March 20, 2020   Comments Off on Music Artists Coalition Appeals to Congress for Financial Assistance News, Press Library

As a result of the continued spread of the COVID-19 Virus the past few months both here in the United States and the World, the music world has been affected. All of Stevie’s festivals have been rescheduled to the fall save Governor’s Ball & Jazz Aspen Snowmass which are set for later in the year. Numerous artists appealed to Congress to help out the music industry due to the cancellation of various shows.

“On the heels of a letter from the Recording Academy appealing to Congress for financial assistance for the music community, the Music Artists Coalition sent a similar letter to Congress signed by dozens of artists and executives, including Don Henley, Lizzo, Maren Morris, John Mayer, Stevie Nicks, Gwen Stefani, Def Leppard and many others. Where the Recording Academy letter focused on freelancers and people involved in the “gig economy,” this one emphasizes workers in the live-entertainment side of the business.”

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