Birdland

Jazz Clubs Reaching Out for Help during Coronavirus Pandemic

Jan 7, 2021
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Birdland recently joined the list of endangered jazz venues using a GoFundMe campaign to try and survive.

WBGO's Director of Editorial Content, author and award-winning jazz writer and columnist Nate Chinen recently wrote a news story about the club's financial struggles.

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Birdland Jazz Club has officially joined the endangered venue list.

A GoFundMe campaign initiated this week aims to raise at least $250,000 to help prevent the venue from closing permanently, in the wake of a nine-month draught precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic.