Sarah King was one of many people to make a career transition during the pandemic. After working in a college bookstore, she became a full-time musician in September 2021, and like other artists at the time, King focused on creating new music and building an online fanbase. The pandemic had hit the live music industry hard. Independent venues struggled to stay open, and production teams were out of work.
Full interview & story here: https://www.marketplace.org/2023/08/08/independent-musician-says-the-touring-industry-is-a-rollercoaster/