Live music venues such as The Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles were among the first businesses to close during the pandemic. The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant was supposed to be a lifeline for owners.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 08: Live music venue The Teragram Ballroom which remains closed In Los Angeles due to restrictive Coronavirus measures on April 08, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)