Streaming, rescheduling, refunds: 2020 Gilmore Keyboard Festival pulls out the contingency plans

One of southwest Michigan's biggest events is pivoting to cope with the region under lockdown.

The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival is among the region’s largest events, scheduled for the spring every two years. Of course, event organizers have contingency plans, but the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing their plans to their limits, according to a report by Southwest Michigan’s Second Wave.

Changes involve cancellations and ticket refunds. But it also includes rescheduled performances and even livestreamed concerts from performers’ homes.

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