“I saw work just disappear”: Australia’s live-sound technicians on the impact of coronavirus

Harrison Maher, a systems technician for JPJ Audio, was building sound systems for Dropfest when the Australian Federal Government announced its ban on events of more than 500 people on Monday of last week. He had four months of shows lined up, including Download, Bluesfest, and Splendour In The Grass, all of which fell like dominoes. “I saw work, in a period of 30 hours, just disappear,” he says.

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