The House of Songs is a songwriter exchange program that pairs Austin songwriters with musicians from partner countries such as Denmark, Sweden, and Canada to work together, co-writing for two-week sessions.
Texas Music Office:
Music Friendly Community: Austin has been named a ‘Music Friendly Community’ in the State of Texas. Texas Music Office Director Brendon Anthony presented the certification to Austin Mayor Steve Adler on November 6th at Austin City Hall. Participation in the Texas Music Office's "Music Friendly Community" program provides Texas communities with a network for fostering music industry development, and sends a clear message to industry professionals that certified communities are serious about attracting and developing music industry growth.
Music Industry Directory: The Office of the Governor’s Texas Music Office created the Music Industry Directory, capturing music businesses of all kinds, from commercial music to education to tour services. In collaboration with the Texas Music Office, the Music & Entertainment Division provides the maintenance and promotion of Austin’s portion of the directory. The listing serves as a very much needed industry asset, connecting members of the community together to cultivate a stronger Austin music community.