My Delta Rae Year

By Amanda Epstein Amanda is a lover of music and a contributing writer for multiple music publications. She has written interviews, reviews, and features. When she is not working, she can be found traveling to catch live concerts, discovering new artists, and learning to play the guitar. Based in Maryland, she travels around the country […]

Knuckle Puck and crowd at Mahall's

How to Support Independent Venues and Musicians’ Crews in the Times of COVID-19

While the best ways to support musicians during this time is pretty straightforward (buying music/merch, streaming tunes, and sharing the love with friends), it isn’t as obvious how to support the folks who make concerts happen. Live venues, unable to host concerts, need money for rent, utilities, payroll, and other expenses. Touring crew and others […]