Analysis May 2024: How musicians are finding opportunities through livestreaming


With musicians finding it harder to find traditional performing engagements, some players have found a profitable way to make livestreaming work for them

When lockdowns and venue closures suddenly forced musicians everywhere to go online to find an audience, a few string players had already established a regular online following by livestreaming their playing on YouTube or Twitch. For these musicians, and those who started livestreaming consistently during the pandemic, the activity has been a way to develop and interact with an online community…

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