Many businesses and individuals are struggling to keep some form of income during the COVID-19 pandemic, and musicians are among those most affected. People are staying away from restaurants where musicians might have played and nearly all concerts have been cancelled or postponed. For this reason, restaurants and musicians in Jackson, Tennessee have teamed up to extend the live music and dining experience to people quarantined at home. The project, titled ‘Music and Chill’ has local musicians and bands perform through a livestream on a restaurant’s social media, and even includes virtual tips as a way for the listener’s to interact.
Although our circumstances undenaibly have more cons than pros, the inability to congregate has initiated many new ideas in technology and entertainment that otherwise might not have come to fruition. Live music from the comfort of your own home is something we might be appreciating long after we’ve forgotten about COVID-19.
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