Bay Beats: S.F. Public Library Launches Free Music Streaming Service Spotlighting Local Talent
From the S.F. Chronicle:
The debut of the new feature will be marked with an event at the Main Library on Saturday, Oct. 28, featuring a diverse lineup of participating artists. The initiative, born of a desire tp support local musicians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in partnership with local retailer Amoeba, offers them a platform for wider exposure.
“Musicians can expand their audiences by the thousands and showcase their art for our community’s enjoyment,” Michael Lambert, the city librarian, said in a statement.
The featured musicians will receive a $250 honorarium for their participation and retain rights to their work. Additionally, they will have dedicated artist pages on the “Bay Beats” website, allowing them to promote their upcoming live shows, new music releases and merchandise.
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