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Listen In, Lubbock: COVID And The Music Industry

Local musician, Spivey performs for Texas Tech Public Media's music show, Sound on Tap.
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Local musician, Spivey performs for Texas Tech Public Media's music show, Sound on Tap.

Lubbock is called the capital of live music in Texas. So, what happens when the music stops? Last year when the pandemic made its way to the country, causing mass shutdowns, people in the arts were hit especially hard. Now that in person events and shows are coming back, we’re checking in on the music industry in the Hub City.

Guest:

Thomas Mooney, music reporter and podcast producer

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Kaysie Ellingson is the former news director for Texas Tech Public Media. She came to Lubbock after living in Anchorage, Alaska, working as a documentary producer for Alaska Public Media. Prior to working in public media, Kaysie earned her master's degree in journalism from the University of Southern California with an emphasis in documentary production.
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