The Coronavirus Chronicle #3: THE NOMAD’S QUANDARY

Jimbino Vegan has spent half his life traveling Europe playing music, but the pandemic has killed his gigs and forced him to make a difficult choice. We find out more in today's The Coronavirus Chronicle. This piece originally aired on March 20 and was replayed on April 15. 

This piece originally aired on March 20 and was replayed on April 15. 

As the biggest global health crisis in years threatens people around the world, we are checking in with people in Berlin in our new series: The Coronavirus Chronicle.

Jimbino Vegan, 40, is a “musician, artist, and European dude.” He has spent half his life traveling the continent playing music and arrived in Berlin shortly before we met him, busking outside a Kreuzberg cafe.

His greatest fear? Find out more below.


“I don’t have much status, I’m a musician who plays in small bars,” Vegan said. “You could see me on the street playing and you wouldn’t think about giving me any cash because I’m just some dude sitting on the bench playing music.”



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