• November 27, 2020
Tom Shackleford

Tom Shackleford

Based out of Brooklyn, Tom Shackleford has been writing about the American scene focusing on music and cannabis culture since 2014 with bylines for Pancakes & Whiskey and AXS. Tom has also spent much of the past decade working in both entertainment media and the live music industry with roles at SiriusXM, Central Park SummerStage, the Village Voice, and Forest Hills Stadium

Trump, Congress and Coronavirus keep Screwing Artists

Sadly, at the moment the safest bet is that the nation’s music venues – whether small or large; divey or luxurious – won’t reopen at full capacity until 2022, and that will send shock waves across the concert industry. The coronavirus pandemic has already left a graveyard of American venues permanently shuttered in its wake, […]Read More

Bands Take Virtual Stage to Save Venues from Politicians

Over the weekend, 25 artists from across the contemporary pop spectrum – ranging from the Foo Fighters and Miley Cyrus to Reba McEntire and The Roots – all took part in the first-ever “Save Our Stages Fest.” The downer of a name is because venues nationwide keep closing permanently in the midst of COVID-19 lockdowns, […]Read More

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