Pandemic Arts

Pandemic Arts is a streaming series produced by Will & Deni McIntire featuring performing artists talking about how the global pandemic has affected their careers, creativity, finances, and vision of the future.

Episode 8 - Tray Wellington 

Blue Ridge Nat'l. Heritage Area Partnership

Episode 7 - Amythyst Kiah

Think there's been enough happening during the pandemic? Amythyst Kiah recorded a new album, moved, and saw her father through a hospital stay. Oh—and she decided to get in shape. At least she hasn't been bored!

Episode 6 - John McCutcheon

Folk music icon John McCutcheon is featured in this episode about self-quarantining, songwriting, and mastering the challenges of making virtual concerts into a personal and dynamic experience.

Episode 5 - Flat Rock Playhouse

This episode focuses on the Flat Rock Playhouse, the State Theatre of North Carolina, and an interview with Lisa K. Bryant, the theatre's producing artistic director.

Episode 4- Isis Music Hall

Scott Woody is one of the family owners of Isis Music Hall in Asheville, NC, which (like all live music venues) has been severely affected by the global pandemic. We talked with Scott about how Isis is staying afloat and keeping its employees despite COVID-19 restrictions.

Episode 3- Jennifer and Darren Nicholson

This episode features Balsam Range mandolinist and vocalist Darren Nicholson and his wife, Jennifer, a musician and vocalist who also teaches high school music courses.

Episode 2- David Holt

Four-time Grammy winner David Holt talks about his life in the year of the global pandemic— a year when he had booked lots of concerts, was scheduled to film Season 5 of "David Holt's State of Music," is battling a (non-fatal) neurological disease, and is preparing to become a grandfather.

Premiere episode

Musicians Natalya Zoe Weinstein and John Cloyd Miller of Fairview, NC (who perform as Zoe and Cloyd) talk about the changes in their lives brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

Pandemic Arts is a production of Will & Deni Films for the Will & Deni McIntyre Foundation, and is made possible by the generous support of: Rhea Bigelow Charitable Trust | Carlyle Adams Foundation | Lauren & Fred Weed Director- Deni McIntyre Producer/ Cameraman- Will McIntyre DP/ Cameraman- Jan Balster Audio recording- Jan Balster, Will McIntyre Editing- Deni McIntyre Talent Consultant- Laura Boosinger
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