Washtenaw County venues turn to streaming shows to maintain community connections during pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has struck live performance particularly hard in Washtenaw County, as it has across the world. However, many local music venues have responded to the “new normal” by embracing streamed online performances as an economic and creative alternative to shutting their doors.
It’s not a perfect solution. Logistical and economical challenges make streamed performances more feasible for solo artists, smaller ensembles, and the venues who commonly feature them. And the financial payoff can be hit or miss for both artists and venues.