Musicians face financial, emotional blow from COVID cancellations

Musicians are forced to adjust to make ends meet after a wave of omicron cases led to canceled performances.

SEATTLE — As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across Washington, many live performances are being canceled out of an abundance of safety. 

Local artists and venues are pulling the plug on certain shows, all in an effort to slow the spread of COVID. Those cancellations are having a huge impact on the local music scene.

“I would definitely say my favorite part about what I do is performing,” said Zan Fiskum, a full-time musician from Maple Valley. “Every time I’m on stage, I get this

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