Sofar Sounds Launches ‘Listening Room’ Livestream

Sofar Sounds — which has made a name and a business for itself by staging “secret gigs and intimate concerts” featuring emerging artists for an invited, engaged audience — is among the many businesses in the live-entertainment space that have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. While it was thriving both as a platform — it staged more than 10,000 concerts last year in North American and Europe — and a business, obviously it’s had to postpone its normal operations for the immediate future. However, the company has launched a daily “ Listening Room ” livestream to support independent artists through the pandemic, where viewers can donate to artists directly or to the Sofar Global Artist Fund . The company stresses that 100% of the money donated will be distributed to artists. Last week, the company announced plans to pay advances to artists for canceled shows (more info HERE […]

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