Local band, Jai Baker 3, turns to social media amid pandemic

Posted at 9:04 PM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 21:05:25-04

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, dozens of local performers from singers and musicians have turned to social media to earn money, share their skills and provide some comfort.

This is the new normal for Jai Baker 3. The country music group is performing from their home holding weekly online concerts to keep in touch with their fans staying at home during the pandemic.

"We're trying to keep the music alive the best we can," Jai Baker said.

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"I hope this brings comfort to people, a sense of normalcy in a very unnormal situation," David Baker said.

Beyond the digital shows, the trio continues to practice in anticipation of a return to public performances.

"Not being able to do it has opened my eyes to the blessing we can do this," David said.

And when they get back to the stage some things will not matter.

"I can't wait to get back out with the loading and unloading and negative degree temperatures," drummer Kevin Bonewitz said. "I won't mind that at all after all of this."

"My pet peeve — people get too close to my mic stand and kick my stand and it hits my teeth. I'm not going to care," Jai said.

Among what they care about is their music and continuing their craft as a band of brothers.