The present went on as deliberate regardless of pushback from state’s authorities.
Earlier this month, we reported on the nation’s first ostensible socially distanced live performance to come up out of the COVID-19 pandemic, a show in Arkansas headlined by country-rock singer and Bishop Gunn frontman Travis McCready. The present, deliberate at Fort Smith venue TempleLive, instantly grew to become a controversial subject within the music business at giant as a result of its potential safety-related repercussions.
After the deliberate live performance went viral, Arkansas’ government issued a cease-and-desist letter to TempleLive, who metaphorically ripped it to shreds and moved ahead with the present anyway. Energy to the folks.
TempleLive’s 1,100-person most capability was diminished to accommodate 229 seats, which have been sporadically full of masked revelers. These patrons have been required to have their temperature taken and keep six ft aside always. Have a look contained in the eerie present, which additionally featured help act Lauren Brown, beneath.