Music soothes. Music heals. It educates, elucidates, captivates. It inspires. It can change the world. Losing live music hurt. So when my friend sent that invitation (To her neighbourhood Edmonton Folk Fest concert), I could feel my whole face instantly light up. I felt a huge weight, a COVID virus-shaped weight, an isolated, mask-wearing, physically-distanced, grocery shopping is the only outing-shaped weight, lifted off of my shoulders.