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ATX Music News

Mike Melinoe Day is Thursday, November 14th

Please join us as Mayor Steve Adler and the City of Austin proclaim November 14th as Mike Melinoe Day in Austin, TX!

Joint Arts & Music Commission Meeting on Saturday, November 16th

Please join us for a Joint Arts and Music Commission Meeting to learn about the Joint Music and Arts Commission Working Group Recommendations on use of the $12M Creative Space Bond funds. For more information visit  Speakup Austin.

Street Peformance Program Returns

We're pleased to announce the performers for 2019 Street Performance Program!

Performances will take place every Saturday afternoon from October 12 to December 7 from 3pm-7pm in front of the Google Building at 300 W 2nd Street.

Tip the Band Pilot Program

No Cash? No Problem! Tip local bands in a flash!



The Music & Entertainment Division has moved to: 5202 E. Ben White Blvd, Suite 400

We are pleased to announce that the City of Austin’s Music & Entertainment Division will be at the new location as of April 29, 2019, along with three other Divisions within the Economic Development Department: Cultural Arts, Small Business Program, and the newly formed Heritage Tourism Division.

The new physical address is: 5202 E. Ben White, Suite 400, Austin, Texas, 78741, near the intersection of E. Ben White and Montopolis Drive. All phone numbers will remain the same.

MED’s Entertainment Services Group—which facilitates permanent and temporary Outdoor Music Venue permits—will remain housed at the Austin Center for Events (ACE) on the 10th Floor at One Texas Center at 505 Barton Springs Rd.

Contact Info

Physical Address:

505 Barton Springs Road
Austin, Texas 78704

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