Filipino musicians drive Hong Kong’s music scene, but gigs have dried up
Posted at May 08 12:57 PM
Hong Kong’s live music scene, already muffled by months of anti-government protests last year, was all but silenced this winter by the coronavirus outbreak. Some infections were linked to what the government called a “bar and band” cluster in nightclubs. Many of the Filipinos who power the financial hub’s live music scene — singers, guitarists, pianists, drummers and bassists — have been unemployed for months.
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