Curtains Up NYC is a City of New York program from MOME and Small Business Services that offers free application assistance for NYC businesses and nonprofits connected to live performance applying for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program of the federal government. Find out how to apply here.
MOME supersized Music Month to include 40+ events over the course of 6 months, all safe, virtual and free. As always, NY Month Extended Play (NYMMEP) will have something for artists, industry and fans, but with an added urgency in order to support our vital music scene at a time of unprecedented concern. See what's in store at nymusicmonth.nyc.
Open Culture is a new City government program that allows ticketed, socially distanced outdoor performances, rehearsals, and classes at nearly 200 street locations throughout the five boroughs. Click here to learn more about Open Culture guidelines and permits.
Music Heals provides hundreds of NYC musicians – many who have lost income during the pandemic – fair wages and benefits under union guidelines. The one-hour performances are a way to thank the staff and those they are treating at vaccine sites. Details at on.nyc.gov/MusicHeals.