This article has been imported from chorus.fm for discussion. All of the forum rules still apply. The New York Times: For small music venues, the situation is dire. Starved for revenue since March, and with no lifeline from Congress, independent clubs across the country are shuttering by the dozen — devastating fans and artists alike and delivering a brutal blow to the ecosystem that develops tomorrow’s Grammy winners and underground heroes.One music executive, however, thinks he can save them, through a plan to invest in small clubs and build an indie touring network. more Not all embedded content is displayed here. You can view the original to see embedded videos, tweets, etc.