These Performers Literally Play for Their Lives

For musicians and artists who don’t have traditional access to healthcare, one music festival has them covered. O+ (“O Positive”) is a music festival in Kingston, NY that invites musicians and artists from around the United States to perform, and in exchange they get free access to health care services. Doctors, dentists, and other providers are recruited as volunteers. At the 2018 festival, over 173 musicians and artists made 465 clinic visits.

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