Twenty musicians to participate in 'Muse On 2020'

The "Muse On 2020" project by Kocca. [KOCCA]

Twenty musicians including Dickpunks and Choi Nakta will participate in "Muse On 2020," a series of concerts to help artists struggling due to the coronavirus, the Korea Creative Content Agency (Kocca) announced on Wednesday.

The selected musicians will be given a chance to perform live and take part in radio and web entertainment programs.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Kocca launched "Muse On 2020" to provide financial support for musicians facing difficulties amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Out of 574 applicants, the selected 20 musicians are Dear Cloud, Dickpunks, Lacuna, Lay Bricks, The Solutions, April 2nd, 9.10000, Kim Su-young, Thama, Motte, Sole, pop duo Uza & Shane, Yoon Ji-young, Lee Min-hyuk, Jung Jin-woo, June, Choi Nakta, Jeongmilla, Gonne Choi and Choi Ye-geun.

"Muse On 2020" will be held every Saturday for 10 weeks at the Gwanghwamun CKL Stage in central Seoul starting Aug. 15. Dickpunks and Lay Bricks will stage first while indie band Monni will join as a guest.

In order to prevent the spread of the Covid-19, the concert will be operated with a distance seating system with a limit of 60 available seats.