Financially Vulnerable, Independent Music Venues Worry Of Having To Sell

“…federal aid is crucial not only to avoid a mid-pandemic shutter, but to be able to resist the lure of a corporate buyout. “If you’re a mom-and-pop business, not a Live Nation or AEG, you only can take on so much debt,” he (Scott Hammontree) says, “until you can’t take it anymore.”

Financially Vulnerable, Independent Music Venues Worry Of Having To Sell : NPR

Photo by this writer’s visit to Manhattan’s Gonzalez y Gonzalez (8.13.2015) with a selection of local musicians led by percussionist John Rodriguez.

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