From The Pub To The Porch: Beemo Adapts To Performing During The Pandemic
The pandemic arrived right when Orlando Americana band Beemo was gearing up for a busy few months of performing.
Singer Dan Harshbarger says it was like a ‘punch in the gut’ for the band.
“Honestly, in the very near term, it was such a shock. I think all of us, we just sort of went reclusive for just a little bit.”
After a hiatus, though, Beemo is performing again- socially distanced and sometimes from porches rather than pubs- and they’re about to unveil a music video.
Harshbarger, Sean Quinn, Matt Juliano, Tony Mickle and Justin Braun join Intersection via zoom for a conversation about classic cars, garden gnomes, and how the pandemic has given them a new perspective on performance.
Matt Juliano says 2020 has been tough, not being able to perform for friends and family, and wondering “when am I going to get to play the song for the people that I care about?”
“I’m very curious to see how the world and how, you know, in a more specific level, how the music industry is gonna be different when people start playing shows again,” says Juliano.
“I have a suspicion that every artist on the planet is going to come out with an album next year, because everybody’s been sitting in their houses writing songs.”
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