The Daily Headliner – 18

The Daily Headliner – 18

NBA Roadblock

While the NBA has been at the forefront of restarting sports, a contingent of players led by Kyrie Irving and Avery Bradley has voiced concerns over support for black causes before restarting the season. Commissioner Adam Silver believes an agreement can be made.

U.S. Open is on Schedule

New York plans to host the U.S. Open tennis tournament beginning on August 31 as scheduled. However, fans will not be in the stands, and some star players are expressing concerns.

The Roots and Michelle Obama

The 13th annual Roots Picnic will be virtual this year on June 27. The Roots are teaming with Michelle Obama to put on the event this year on YouTube. Other participants will include Roddy, Ricch, SZA, Snoh Aalegra, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chris Paul, Janelle Monáe, and Tom Hanks.

Venue Reopenings

While the Georgia governor is allowing music venues to reopen starting July 1, many Atlanta venues are considering when and how to do it best. In Virginia, a drone company is working utilizing drones to help venues disinfect.

Listening Recommendations

Tucker Beathard plays an acoustic Can’t Stay Here.

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