With federal aid to venues only now arriving, how are tour managers, stagehands, bookers, and their colleagues in the concert business making ends meet?
Staff from 22 Chicago music venues talk about how far they still are from normal—and what it’ll take to keep them around till we all get there.
“Right before the shelter-in-place got announced, we started thinking: OK, how can we help?”
Current musical obsessions of ESS codirector Olivia Junell, curator Adia Sykes, and Reader music editor Philip Montoro
Experimental Sound Studio cofounder and executive director Lou Mallozzi is stepping down—and the rest of the staff is stepping up.