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Business Unusual for Live Music

The following “Business Unusual” account is part of our new initiative, Collecting in Quarantine. With current mandates for all non-essential businesses to close, business is anything but usual in Maryland. In the Business Unusual series, MdHS is asking business employees, owners, customers, passers-by and neighborhood residents to visually share their experiences during the COVID-19 crisis.

Friday, June 5, 2020 – On this day, Mallory Harwerth from Fells Point shared the photo below:

Weekends in the summer are normally the perfect time to attend concerts, outdoor festivals, and live music performances. But the live music industry, like most other industries, is having to find ways to adapt to the present circumstances.

Social Distancing Party flier
Photo courtesy of Mallory Harwerth

Please note: The views, information, and opinions expressed and shared on the underbelly through the Collecting in Quarantine project do not necessarily represent those of the Maryland Historical Society. Our staff does not verify for accuracy the information contained within these submissions. We also do not edit the content beyond minor modifications for formatting or to remove personally identifying information, if applicable. The primary purpose of this series, with the permission of contributors, is to share and collect the experiences of Marylanders living through quarantine at this moment in time.

To learn more about the Collecting in Quarantine project and how to share a story and/or photos of your own, click here.