Bowery Ballroom, United Palace, Town Hall, Baby's All Right, Elsewhere, City Winery, Le Poisson Rouge, Saint Vitus, Joe's Pub and Union Pool are just a few of the NYC venues part of NYIVA which seeks aid for independent venues that have been closed during COVID-19.
City Winery's new Hudson Valley location has announced it will be hosting an outdoor live music series called "Concerts in the Vineyard" and the initial lineup includes Chris Thile, Southside Johnny, Joan Osborne and more.
City Winery is presenting this Mother's Day livestream benefit that also features The Indigo Girls, Steve Earle, Richard Thompson, Shovels & Rope, Jorma Kaukonen, Joan Osborne, Joseph Arthur, Stella Donnelly and more.
Like musicians and bands, who are suffering financially while their tours get cancelled, venue staff from bartenders, bouncers, sound technicians and beyond are also going without paychecks while the places they work are closed.
”As an organization, we have been working tirelessly over the past few weeks to find a way to be able to operate safely and responsibly so that we can support our employees, guests, and artistic community. We have tried to set an example for how to balance safe social distancing without total…