Covid-19 has left the music industry in a state of shock. Countless numbers of festivals and concerts were scheduled to go on over the next few months. With the blink of an eye, none of them will see the light of day. With festival season right around the corner, there are many questions if that will even go on. Even if it does, it will certainly be in a limited capacity. For now, this is our new norm.
Below, put together by Billboard, are eerie photos of some of the hardest-hit musical venues across America. From New York to Califonia and everything in between, nothing has been able to stand the test of time over the past few weeks. Let’s hope we do see a dramatic turnaround so these venues can have their marquees gleam which big artist is coming to town, instead of coronavirus statements like “wash your hands” and “stay safe.”