Singer Akia Knowles is one of the lucky musicians still able to perform live. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Singer Akia Knowles is one of the lucky musicians still able to perform live. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Singer Akia Knowles is one of the lucky musicians still able to perform live. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Day the music died: Hong Kong’s jobless musicians struggle as Covid-19 ban on live gigs remains

  • Unable to play for months, some rely on welfare payments, switch to food delivery jobs
  • Musicians suggest extra social-distancing precautions so they can return to work sooner

Topic |   Music
Singer Akia Knowles is one of the lucky musicians still able to perform live. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Singer Akia Knowles is one of the lucky musicians still able to perform live. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Singer Akia Knowles is one of the lucky musicians still able to perform live. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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