New COVID-19 Stimulus Deal Includes Relief For Small Businesses, Concert Venues

The Hideout
Long-standing Chicago music hot spots like The Hideout were some of the first businesses to close due to the coronavirus pandemic. Courtesy of Sarah Larson/The Hideout / Courtesy of Sarah Larson/The Hideout
The Hideout
Long-standing Chicago music hot spots like The Hideout were some of the first businesses to close due to the coronavirus pandemic. Courtesy of Sarah Larson/The Hideout / Courtesy of Sarah Larson/The Hideout

New COVID-19 Stimulus Deal Includes Relief For Small Businesses, Concert Venues

Congress has set aside more than $300 billion in small business relief, including $284 billion in PPP loans and $15 billion for independent live entertainment venues. Reset checks in with a business researcher and two local venue owners for the details.

GUESTS: Kennedy Smith, senior researcher at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s Independent Business Initiative

Katie Tuten, co-founder of Chicago Independent Venue League; owner of The Hideout

Robert Gomez, co-founder of Chicago Independent Venue League; owner of Subterranean and Beat Kitchen