Live music has become one more battlefield in the nation’s culture war over COVID-19.
Americana star Jason Isbell recently announced he would require all fans at his forthcoming shows to be vaccinated or show a negative test result.
But that’s the kind of move more mainstream country artists have generally resisted.
One such artist, Jason Aldean, told a Long Island, N.Y., audience from the stage earlier this month, “The coolest thing about all this [is] I don’t see one f—— mask … I’ve had just about enough of that shit.”
The struggles over COVID-19 restrictions are not confined to any