Strings announces Nashville livestream shows
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Strings announces Nashville livestream shows

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 – Billy Strings announced a live streaming/virtual touring project set to kick off on July 16 in his adopted hometown of Nashville.

The Streaming Strings 2020 Tour will feature nine shows on this livestream-only tour performed in crowdless venues throughout Music City from the bluegrass-based Strings. Both audio and video will be streamed via Nugs TV, FANS, Station Inn TV and TourGigs. Digital "tickets" will go on sale June 16 at noon eastern and can be purchased at billystrings.com.

Dates could change based upon the status of the COVID-19 virus. Contingency plans (and dates) are in place three times over. "For safety's sake, all necessary precautions will be taken. All national, state, and local guidelines will be followed to the letter," according to a press release. "Minimal staff and crew will take part in order to help produce the show."

A portion of all proceeds will be equally divided and donated to several charity partners:
ACLU
Backline
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Tour dates are:
July 16-17 Brooklyn Bowl (Streamed live via FANS)
July 18-19 Station Inn (Streamed live via Station Inn TV)
July 22-23 City Winery (Streamed live via Nugs TV)
July 24-25 Exit/In (Streamed live via TourGigs)
July 26 3rd & Lindsley (Streamed live via Nugs TV)


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