Local musicians share their quarantine plans during the coronavirus. Get to know Nik Flagstar and His Dirty Mangy Dogs.
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Name: Nik Flagstar And His Dirty Mangy Dogs
Social media: Facebook.com/nikflagstarandhisdirtymangydogs
What’s going on with you musically right now?
We just released our sixth full-length album called “Thrift Store Cowboys” available on all major platforms – Spotify, iTunes and Bandcamp.
What are your general thoughts about the coronavirus?
It is important that we all deal with smaller amounts of inconvenience now so that the huge inconvenience of overflowing hospitals is avoided.
What event/activity are you most sad was canceled because of the coronavirus?
Monster Jam at The Bay Center because the tickets were for my son's birthday, and Nasty Fest in Alabama is our favorite annual music festival we play each year
Will you still work at a different job during the quarantine?
I have a day job as an archaeologist and luckily I'm working in the field now. Our office personnel (are) more affected.
If you plan to self-quarantine, what TV/movies will you watch and why?
Rewatching “Seinfeld” because it's fun and not depressing.
I'm currently reading the new Stephen King novel "Elevation“
What music do you recommend right now?
Everyone should be supporting local and independent artists in their communities.
How would you describe your self-quarantine fashion aesthetic?
T-shirt and boxer shorts.
What other unique plans do you have as you self-quarantine? We will be going live on Facebook doing mini-shows. Be on the lookout for those online events.
Do you have an uplifting motto or mantra?
Make the story of your life worth the read.