Shutdown Has Long-Term Impact on Live Music in Athens

 Why It’s Newsworthy: The economic effects of COVID-19 have been especially hard on the live music business, and the historic Athens music scene hasn’t been spared from these economic issues. 


Members of the local music community spoke about the unpleasant possibilities that await if no political action is taken to combat the stagnation brought on by the lack of live music.

Elijah Johnston is a senior majoring in journalism at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.



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