The continued pandemic has taken its toll on many industries throughout the globe. The music scene, significantly the reside market, has been left virtually in ruins, with numerous venues closing store for good. Moreover, the implications for psychological well being have been devastating, not just for most of the people however musicians whose total way of life depends upon live shows.
With the upcoming “Set Break” fundraising live stream event, a primary for The Relix Channel solely on Twitch, hosted by Backline, there appears to be a glimmer of hope —or at the very least a reprieve from every day headlines. The free occasion is slated for this Saturday (April 10) at 2 p.m. EST and can characteristic not solely a slew of musical performances however home numerous wellness experiences, together with from Wanderlust, Breathwrk, The Large Quiet, and Meditation Studio by Muse.
The newly-announced wave of performers are Outdated Dominion, Wyclef Jean and Jerry Wonda (of The Fugees), Bailey Bryan, Fruition’s Mimi Naja, Phoffman of Greensky Bluegrass, Souleye, and Vacationer’s Kenny Vasoli. Particular appearances shall be made by Rage Towards The Machine’s Tom Morello, Lily Cornell Silver (daughter of the late Chris Cornell), Khruangbin frontwoman Laura Leezy, photographer Danny Clinch, and YOLA.
“Set Break will exhibit the music trade’s resilience, greater than a 12 months after the pandemic devastated our livelihoods,” Hilary Gleason, Backline’s Govt Director, says in a press assertion. “Backline has offered a protected place to land for trade staff throughout this time, and the occasion will deliver collectively followers, artists, and organizations who all consider within the trigger and need to create a safer and extra supported setting for music to thrive.”
The most recent batch of performers be part of previously-revealed artists Alanis Morissette, Leon Bridges, Dawes, Black Pumas, Sara Bareilles, Bob Weir and Wolf Bros, Ben Folds, Oteil Burbridge, Los Lobos, Michael Franti, Okay. Flay, Galactic, American Authors, Larkin Poe, Deer Tick, and DJ Millie.
Discover out extra details about “Set Break” here.