Socially distanced concert: Travis McCready at TempleLive in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Photograph: Kevin Mazur/Getty

Travis McCready sang Riders, a song about perseverance, earlier this week in a former Masonic temple in Arkansas as Americans returned to hear live mu(...)

Blues-rock musician Travis McCready aims to put on a scaled-down show this week  in Fort Smith, Arkansas, a feat his tour promoter says ‘represents hope’ for the music industry. File photograph: Sergione Infuso/Corbis via Getty Images

The first big “socially distanced” concert in the US since the coronavirus lockdowns is set to take place this week, providing a glimpse into the futu(...)