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The City of Austin Economic Development Department’s Music & Entertainment Division  is highly engaged in developing and executing initiatives that help accelerate the growth of the music industry infrastructure in Austin, Texas. 

MISSION

The City of Austin Economic Development Department’s Music & Entertainment Division is highly engaged in developing and executing initiatives that help accelerate the growth of the music industry infrastructure. We do this by serving as an industry liaison and focusing on job creation, musician compensation, talent export, and industry revenue growth.

SUMMARY OF PROGRAM & SERVICES

  • Music Programming: The Music Programming team creates and manages programs focused on musician compensation, professional development and prosperity within the industry.
  • Entertainment Services Group: The Entertainment Services Group creates and manage policies, tools, and partnerships that promote unique, vibrant, safe, and well-planned live music and nightlife experiences in Austin, while promoting venue preservation and sustainability. For more information on the Entertainment Services Group and its services click here.