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Ryan Cox: Live music adapts amid COVID-19



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Two weeks ago, I wrote about the cancellation of South by Southwest resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s safe to say that in the two weeks since that article was published, a lot has changed in the state of Michigan. As of midnight on Monday, Mar. 23, Governor Whitmer’s Stay Home Stay Safe executive order (which intends to halt any “non-essential” public gatherings or activities) was brought into effect. This policy was enacted with the news of over 1,000 cases of COVID-19 being found in Michigan in the last 13 days.

I’m sure this news is (hopefully) not new to anyone, and I’m sure most people are aware of how this global pandemic is affecting every industry. The entertainment industry, specifically live music, has especially felt the impacts of this situation, with countless tours and performances canceled. For some,…



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