In just the last two weeks, Stageit brought in far more than it did for all of 2019. After 11 little-noticed years, the platform is being discovered by more musicians as a way to play and get paid, from home.

Although Lowenstein clearly always believed in the platform, he’s pragmatic about how fortune has figured into it. ‘We’re talking now because Stageit is having a moment, but we’re having a moment because our model was way too ahead of the curve,” he said. “That’s not a compliment to me. Standing up on a surfboard 20 seconds before the wave hits is not an accomplishment — we were just too soon. All the things that were not working then for an artist are working now, and we’re protecting the artists who need it now the most.”
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