Reno Singer-Songwriter Nick Eng Turns to Livestreaming during Coronavirus

Livestreaming can be a daunting and difficult task for some but as Tamara Snight reports it hasn’t stopped local musician Nick Eng from interacting with his followers. Additional social media reporting by Krista Abacan.

Musicians and artists around the world, such as Nick Eng in Reno, are switching to online live performances due to cancellations and other obstacles presented by COVID-19.
Eng, 23, has a large Gen X following creating a sense of nostalgia during his performances. Influenced by 1960s PopRock, Brit-Pop and Garage-Rock, Eng showcases a style predating his own age. Photo provided with permission by Kellie Sasso.
In more normal times, Eng frequently performs with four bandmates whom he describes as good friends. Photography provided with permission by Kellie Sasso.
Eng said he expects his next livestream show to be sometime in late April. In the meantime, he said he will continue to write and record new material.

Reporting by Tamara Snight with additional social media reporting by Krista Abacan

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