#SaveLiveEventsNow: Congressional Hearing On Live Event Industry Is Step Toward Much-Needed Pandemic Relief

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Today, the U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection is holding a hearing on the pandemic’s impact on the live entertainment industry, exploring the negative economic effects that the hold on live events has had on event workers. The #SaveLiveEventsNow coalition issued the following statement in support of today’s hearing:
“Since the pandemic began earlier this year, 95 percent of all live events have been canceled across the United States, causing a devastating ripple effect throughout the industry that typically powers these events. We applaud Senators Moran, Blumenthal, and all other leaders of the Subcommittee for holding this hearing and taking a closer look at what is needed to federally support the more millions of workers out of work until shows can return. // Continue to the full article
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