The North Adams performance was the final of three planned "mini" concerts hosted by the hospital system, with the first a brass quintet at the main campus in Pittsfield and the second with strings at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington.
On learning of Greenagers' outdoor education and job programs for teens and young adults in the Berkshires, Ma and Ax offered to team up for this outdoor event. The evening includes a conversation with the musicians and Greenagers Executive Director, Will Conklin.
In a creative answer to performing live during the public health response to COVID-19, Ma and Ax traveled the county alongside a flatbed truck equipped with a stage, sound system, and strapped down piano from which they performed at each of their stops.
Belair and Nelson have always sold music online but saw an opportunity to expand while the brick and mortar operation is closed.. They have increased their offerings on both Discogs and Etsy, where they sell music posters.