Music Keeps Us Sane During COVID Pandemic!

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The BIG ISSUE’s Malcolm Jack paints a picture on how musicians should keep their creativity alive amid the ongoing pandemic.

As the grassroots music industry slides ever closer to the financial abyss while the Chancellor Rishi Sunak and his Conservative cronies thumb their noses with comments to the effect of “sorry but can’t you just all retrain and get proper jobs?”, I think of my mate Gav.

During normal times Gav works mainly as a tour manager and sound engineer, but like a lot of people in the industry in the cash-strapped digital age, he’s got so much side-hustle that even his side-hustle has side-hustle.