Interview with Patrick "Elwood" Francis, June 15, 2021

Project: Gig Economy Workers in the Era of COVID-19 Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Guitar technician Patrick "Elwood" Francis describes how he got his start as a guitar technician, some of the many bands and guitarists he's worked for, and how the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown of 2020 affected his livelihood as a touring tech. Francis also talks about the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination pushback, the re-opening of venues for touring acts, and how shows and finances may be affected.

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2021oh0487_gig0030

Interviewee Name

Patrick "Elwood" Francis

Interviewer Name

Kopana Terry

Interview Date

2021-06-15

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Francis, Patrick Interview by Kopana Terry. 15 Jun. 2021. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Francis, P. (2021, June 15). Interview by K. Terry. Gig Economy Workers in the Era of COVID-19 Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Francis, Patrick, interview by Kopana Terry. June 15, 2021, Gig Economy Workers in the Era of COVID-19 Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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