The country took a sharp turn with the presidential election. A new administration will look at the pandemic with new ideas and plans. Within the year of 2021, we might not see live music events come back in full force, but by the end of the year, our hopes will be trending upwards.
Things may never be the same in the future. Live music events may be smaller. Contracts and agreements may have to be made between the patrons and the venues before engagement. There may be some type of screening at the entrance of events before entry.
Ways Musicians Engaged with the Fans During the Pandemic
Nowadays, musicians depend on live events for their income. Since the inception of the Internet, the way musicians make money has changed drastically. Physical media like CDs, tapes, and DVDs are a thing of the past. These days, artists make ends meet with the funds they make on tour.
During the pandemic, artists had to reinvent their business model once again. Some artists were streaming live shows on their social media platforms. A new trend called Verses took the spotlight where artists from similar genres and time periods battled each other through their catalog.
Artists also had to beef up their streaming revenue through platforms like Apple Music, Spotify, and Pandora. Luckily, in recent times, artists have been getting paid for every time their music is streamed on these platforms. There was a time when that wasn’t happening. The smart musicians negotiated deals where they will see money from their streams.
When Will the Fans be Able to Enjoy Live Events Again?
By 2022, The fans should be able to build memories with their favorite musicians. pharmaceutical companies are working hard on vaccines. The new administration is putting protocols into place to slow down the pandemic. The world as a whole has a better understanding of what’s going on.
Human beings are intelligent. We have faced huge problems before, and we always come out on top. Musicians will get to shine like the stars they are, and the fans will get to tell their grandchildren about the good times.