Venues:  Hanging on…Barely

Copyright: Dylan Priest Photography

In pre-Covid days, the Key West, Florida, music scene averaged 300 live performances playing across 55 local venues per week.  As a result of the pandemic, there are now only 19 venues in Key West that are currently hosting live music, and averaging only 115 live performances per week.  Many of these performances are solo artists or duets, mainly because… 

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Music + Beer: Natural Combo

James Noble, an entrepreneur based in Palm Beach County, FL, made a direct connection between venues, live music, and beer…by creating a beer brand in June 2017, Noble Blue Ale. The tag line on the label? “Support Live Music”.  

Photo Credit: James Noble,
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