Drexel Music Trade Pupil Founds Block by Blockwest Music Pageant in Gentle of COVID-19 | Now

When life hands you a pandemic, launch a virtual Minecraft music festival — at least, this was the approach taken by Michael Silverglade when COVID-19 sabotaged his band’s spring touch and, subsequently, his senior project.

Michael Silverglade distinctly remembers that day that all the things modified — for himself, his internship, his band and even his senior venture.

The fourth-year music trade pupil set to graduate this June was interning for Dwell Nation at its 2,500 capability Philadelphia live performance venue, The Fillmore, the day of March 12, 2020. He set to work within the morning, and all the things was seemingly regular. The Disco Biscuits had been set to play that night time, and the tour for his personal band, Courier Club, was presupposed to kick off only a few days later, and proceed on into Might. Establishing the tour had been part of Silverglade’s senior venture for his diploma.

“Then, by the afternoon, it was like, all the things was cancelled or postponed and we couldn’t do something,” Silverglade recalled, because the afternoon of March 12 was when the order…

 
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