Strings plays live on Saturday
Friday, April 3, 2020
– Billy Strings is planning a two-plus hour-long solo set right from his living room in Nashville on Saturday night, part of a series of livestream shows musicians are doing in the wake of COVID-19.
This solo acoustic performance will be broadcast via Nugs on Sat, April 4 at 9 p.m. eastern as part of the new digital concert series "Live From Out There." This is the first time Strings has played live since the Covid-19 outbreak.
Proceeds will benefit Sweet Relief's COVID-19 Fund for artists and crew affected by the loss of work due to COVID-19. The cost is $4.99.
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