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SAVE OUR STAGES ACT

How Independent Music Venues Became a Powerful Lobbying Force

A group of venue owners formed in response to the pandemic successfully got a $15 billion support bill passed to help small venues stay afloat during the pandemic.

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How Independent Music Venues Became a Powerful Lobbying Force

In The Loop Magazine - Page 2 of 643

Save Our Stages Act just passed as part of the COVID-19 Relief Bill! Thank you for helping to #SaveOurStages! You responded in an overwhelming fashion. NIVA thanks those across the country... ¡LINE UP PARA EL CONCIERTO NAVIDEÑO ESPECTACULAR! THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY DEC 18-19 @ 7PM Due to overwhelming support from the artist community, we are expanding to two days, Friday AND Saturday of this weekend! We are super grateful, and think you will be impressed by the effort that... In The Loop Magazine’s

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In The Loop Magazine - Page 2 of 643

Venues Still Haven’t Seen $15 Billion Covid-19 Grant Program In Action

Live entertainment venues are in a risky situation. Many have had their doors shuttered for almost a year. In December, Congress created a $15 billion grant fund to support performance venues and other institutions after recognizing that thousands were at risk of closing permanently, however, this fund has still not launched. The Save Our Stages Act authorized the Small Business Administration (SBA) to dole out grants. The SBA promised to target small- and medium-sized venues, with 500 employees or less and

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Venues Still Haven’t Seen $15 Billion Covid-19 Grant Program In Action

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–A New York state judge tossed out a lawsuit from a group of property and business owners who wanted to stop a homeless facility from opening in the Blue Moon Hotel on Orchard Street. New York Post –A 21-year-old driver struck a bicyclist, a pizza deliveryman, and then fled on foot from the scene at Delancey and Columbia streets. He later returned and was arrested. Channel 7 –Congress moved to help struggling performance venues, but if financial support promised through the “Save Our Stages Act” doesn’t

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CityLab Daily: When A City’s Largest Employer Goes Remote-Optional

The Save Our Stages Act has been described as the biggest show of federal support for arts and culture in U.S. history. It started with a few independent music venues. In Idaho and Michigan, federal aid for renters has met resistance from Republican-led legislatures, forcing cities and counties to find workarounds. Oonee says it has an ad-supported solution for securing your two-wheeled transportation—and CEO Shabazz Stuart sees real growth potential. What we're reading This could be the last stop for busing

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CityLab Daily: When A City’s Largest Employer Goes Remote-Optional

NEWS: Thank You for Helping #SaveOurStages - COMBO

Thanks to your voice, Congress has included the Save Our Stages Act in the recently passed stimulus bill, and thanks to your generosity the NIVA Emergency Relief Fund has distributed more than $3M to more than 150 vulnerable independent venues and promoters. We could not have done this without you. Thank you! Unfortunately, Federal funds have not yet reached venues, and in the meantime there are hundreds of venues and promoters at immediate risk of permanent closure before they receive government aid. If you

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NEWS: Thank You for Helping #SaveOurStages - COMBO

San Francisco’s Music and Entertainment Venue Recovery Fund is Now Official

Failed to save article Please try again French Cassettes play a surprise "After Hours" Noise Pop show at Cafe du Nord on Friday, Feb. 28. (Estefany Gonzalez) Even though the Save Our Stages Act passed in Congress late last year, most independent music venues are still hanging on by a thread as they wait for the federal grant money to be distributed. Meanwhile, rents, mortgage payments and bills are stacking up. Some Bay Area venues have closed already, and others’ owners are accruing massive debt. Fortunately,

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San Francisco’s Music and Entertainment Venue Recovery Fund is Now Official

Independent music venues in Nashville weigh risks between accepting PPP or grants

Independent music venues in Nashville weigh risks between accepting PPP or grants (FOX 17 News drone image) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Music venues are facing a tough choice when it comes to Covid-19 relief funding. While the Save our Stages Act offers a huge chunk of relief, some worry if they don’t get approved for a shuttered Venue Operations grant, they’ll miss their window to at least apply for any PPP relief. The big issue is that venues can’t get both PPP and grant money at the same time, and

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Independent music venues in Nashville weigh risks between accepting PPP or grants

Up to Eleven's Jacki Becker on the aching loss of live music

Jackie Becker (far right) and crew with Murder By Death at the Stanley Hotel // photo courtesy Jacki Becker. In April of last year, I spoke with longtime concert promoter Jacki Becker of Up to Eleven and Mammoth Productions about The National Independent Venue Association and how the Covid-19 shutdown affected the live music industry. While things are looking up, somewhat, with the passage of the Save Our Stages Act as part of the pandemic relief bill signed at the end of December, we’re still not back to

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Up to Eleven's Jacki Becker on the aching loss of live music

Is It Too Late To Save Our Stages In Dallas?

The Passing Of The Save Our Stages Act Brought A Light To The Doorsteps Of Independent Venues Across The Country. But Is Anybody Home? In late December, after a hard-fought six-month battle in the federal legislature, congress passed the Save Our Stages Act as part of the proposed $900 Billion COVID-19 relief package. The bill allocates about $15 billion to the entertainment industry and was introduced back in June by Texas Republican sen. John Cornyn and Democrat sen. Amy Kobluchar of Minnesota. Live entertainment

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Is It Too Late To Save Our Stages In Dallas?

Kent Stage looks forward to reopening and Save Our Stages Act

Although the Kent Stage is currently closed, the venue still hosts live streams to continue supporting artists. You don’t know what you have until it’s gone, the Kent Stage owner said about the venue’s temporary closure. The Save Our Stages Act was created by the National Independent Venue Association to help independent venues get COVID-19 relief. It helps provide financial assistance to independent venues. Tom Simpson, owner and founder of the Kent Stage, joined a number of small venues supporting the

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Kent Stage looks forward to reopening and Save Our Stages Act

The show must go on: 'Save our Stages' act will help venues including Ridgecrest Cinemas

After nine months of coronavirus-induced shutdowns that have impacted nearly every trade, many in the entertainment industry can hope for better days thanks to the Save Our Stages Act, which was included within the $900 billion COVID-19 relief package passed in December. Perhaps most important locally, the Save our Stages Act will help keep Ridgecrest entertained. The Ridgecrest Cinemas has taken its share of hits over the last couple of years, including the 2019 Ridgecrest Earthquakes as well as COVID-19 pandemic

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The show must go on: 'Save our Stages' act will help venues including Ridgecrest Cinemas

Save Our Stages Act a flop for community theaters

Despite the federal government earmarking $15 billion to support live music venues and movie theaters, community theaters such as the Hill Country Community Theatre aren’t in line to qualify for any of it. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro The Save Our Stages Act passed by Congress in December 2020 will indeed help save musical venues across the nation, just not community theater stages — a blow to the Hill Country Community Theater in Cottonwood Shores. “People have been calling me, emailing me and showing

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Save Our Stages Act a flop for community theaters

Letter: Act now to 'Save Our Stages'

The Save Our Stages Act was passed to provide financial assistance to theaters. Unfortunately, it inadvertently excludes community theaters whose actors are volunteers, as opposed to paid, performers. This would mean that local theater organizations including the Coaster Theatre in Cannon Beach This would mean that Coaster Theatre, Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts, Peninsula Association for the Performing Arts and Astor Street Opry Company would not be eligible to apply for relief. would not be

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Letter: Act now to 'Save Our Stages'

Pittsburgh musicians band together for online concert series to benefit closed venues

Roxian Theater in McKees Rocks. Photo by David Heath. There’s nothing quite like the crackling, electric buzz of an expectant crowd as fans wait for their favorite musicians to take the stage. It’s a feeling that has been killed off entirely by the coronavirus. Pittsburgh’s music scene was wrecked by the pandemic, with bars and clubs closed and nowhere safe to play, aside from the odd outdoor gig here and there in warmer weather. Now, a large group of Pittsburgh musicians and industry professionals are

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Pittsburgh musicians band together for online concert series to benefit closed venues

Pittsburgh music scene bands together for online concert series to benefit closed venues

There’s nothing quite like the crackling, electric buzz of an expectant crowd as they wait for their favorite musicians to take the stage. It’s a feeling that has been killed off entirely by the coronavirus. Pittsburgh’s music scene was wrecked by the pandemic, with bars and clubs closed and nowhere safe to play, aside from the odd outdoors gig here and there in warmer weather. Now, a large group of Pittsburgh musicians and professionals are hoping to keep Pittsburgh’s venues afloat during this perilous

nextpittsburgh.com ,  1m 0
Pittsburgh music scene bands together for online concert series to benefit closed venues

admin_bitlc, Author at In The Loop Magazine

Brooklyn Based Rock Photographer Creates Uplifting New Blog “The Rock and Roll Project” And Focus’ On COVID Era Topics In The Music Industry By James Currie 2020 was a difficult time for the world with not only people getting sick and dying from a new disease, but everything shutting down and socializing cut to a minimum do to the... RAVINIA FESTIVAL AND WFMT CLASSICAL RADIO EXTEND BROADCAST SERIES WITH BRAND-NEW CONCERTS Eight-concert series kicks off on January 21 with concert performances ranging

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admin_bitlc, Author at In The Loop Magazine

Webinar focuses on economic assistance program for arts groups

FARMINGTON — A webinar covering the basics of a federal economic assistance program for arts organizations will be presented Jan. 26 by the New Mexico Economic Development Department. The webinar, which takes place at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 26, will cover the fundamentals of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant, which also is known as the Save Our Stages Act. The program is administered through the Small Business Administration. The initiative was passed as part of the COVID-19 relief package. Theatrical producers,

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Webinar focuses on economic assistance program for arts groups

COVID shut down performances, but the vaccine and new stimulus money have local arts groups feeling hopeful

Oxford Performing Arts Center Executive Director John Longshore talks about plans to get people back to OPAC for live performances after the pandemic passes. Photo by Stephen Gross/The Anniston Star When the COVID-19 pandemic finally ends, John Longshore says, the Oxford Performing Arts Center will host more live events than it ever has before. The Save Our Stages Act, included in the most recent round of stimulus money from the federal government, could help OPAC recoup some of the money it lost over the last

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COVID shut down performances, but the vaccine and new stimulus money have local arts groups feeling hopeful

Weeks after the “Save Our Stages Act” passed, details emerge for local shuttered venue operators

Applications expected to open soon. Here's how to get ready. The Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Reno hasn't been filled with a live audience since early 2020. It's among the many venues that qualify for a slice of a $15 billion federal aid package. Photo - courtesy Pioneer Center After Congress approved $15 billion in pandemic relief to the nation’s theaters and music venues on Dec. 21 as part of a $900 billion overall aid package, details about some of the practicalities—most importantly

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Weeks after the “Save Our Stages Act” passed, details emerge for local shuttered venue operators