Contact Congress for Musician Relief
Musicians everywhere are hurting as the COVID-19 pandemic has put a halt to nearly all gigs. From the smallest local bands to the largest touring acts, it’s affected us all financially. Now, the Recording Academy is asking for everyone to contact Congress to get them to include relief for musicians in their upcoming legislation.
“During these unprecedented times, Congress is actively working on relief packages to support Americans, our health, and our economic well-being,” the Academy writes. “It is critical that self-employed, freelance and independent music makers have access to relief funding to help alleviate any of the financial burdens inflicted by canceled tours and gigs, studio sessions and other employment opportunities.”
The process is simple. Visit the Recording Academy’s Advocacy web page and enter your address. The form automatically selects your representatives and has a pre-written message to send them. All you do is fill in your name and hit send.
“Contact Congress today and urge lawmakers to include the artistic community in any relief package,” the Academy concludes. “Music makers need all of our help.”