On March 16, the city of Boston introduced the Boston Artist Relief Fund, which can problem grants of $500 and $1000 to particular person artists who have been financially impacted by the coronavirus Covid-19. These grants are available to Boston artists across disciplines. Local band Honey Cutt launched their debut album, “Coasting,” on March thirteen, but minimize their tour quick as a safety measure. They are actually selling merch to try and recoup a few of the misplaced income. (Courtesy Kaley Honeycutt)Spring is a serious touring season for a lot of full-time musicians and bands, and as tour dates and festivals get canceled, so do opportunities to promote merch.
This fund is currently for freelance and impartial artists residing within the Portland tri-county area. The Mayer Foundation provides grants to particular person artists and nonprofits who are distressed or suffering on account of poverty, low earnings or lack of economic … Read More