Bands know what it’s like to be on the physical road, traveling from city to city for shows. With many cities canceling live music events, musicians are now traveling a different kind of road.
We’ve been under lockdown in our Crazy Daysies circle since early March, but as Florida reemerges from the cocoon, things are looking up. News is up on their first show after shutdowns, a change in schedule for their live Facebook show, and a new chain (of sorts). Continue reading “Daysies news: Live show date, changes for ‘Live from Ja’Ville’, and a new chain”
Communities across the US are slowly easing restrictions put in place as the COVID-19 outbreak gained momentum. Throughout this whole ordeal, working musicians slammed by entertainment venue shutdowns have kept on keeping on. Shows are coming up that interest me, and I thought I’d share info on these troupers keeping the music lively. Continue reading “Troupers keep virtual music and comedy lively as communities ease restrictions”
I predicted this weeks ago as the COVD-19 shutdown began. My daughter is among the musicians whose livelihood was sledge-hammered, reducing her income stream dramatically. She and her sister work fulltime as musicians, so they knew they had to act quickly to downsize a gigantic loss. The answer, as many have found, was obvious. Livestream shows on Facebook, and maybe, just maybe they could hang in there long enough to keep the business alive.
The first words out of my mouth had to do with algorithms and social media flags on sites like Facebook. Continue reading “Copyright algorithms ensnare indie musicians doing livestreams—what to do?”
Like every working band in the nation, the Crazy Daysies have gone from a full calendar of spring shows to zero shows because of the Coronavirus lockdown. Rebecca and Jenn were one of the first to go to Facebook Live to keep the music going. We all chose to self-isolate early on because of Jenn’s children and because of health issues for a beloved family member we didn’t want to be unable to see in person. That enabled Jenn to perform with Rebecca.
We didn’t know what to expect, and there was an initial surprise. Continue reading “Coronavirus lockdown sparks new feature for Crazy Daysies”