29 Texas born-or-based acts received a total of 46 Grammy nominations
On Tuesday, December 18, Conroe, TX will be officially designated as a Texas Music Office-certified "Music Friendly Community," joining music metros such as Austin, San Antonio and Fort Worth. Conroe will be the first city with the business development designation in the Houston area certified by the Texas Music Office.
The Texas Music Office 2019 Texas Music Events Calendar is filling up with the various annual Music Festivals, Awards Shows, Music Conventions, and more. The TMO refers thousands of clients and tourists each year to annual events centered around music...or with significant budgets for live music. Learn more about what type of events are featured on the calendar, and how event promoters can submit events for inclusion.
We sit down for an interview with Randy Rogers of the Randy Rogers Band to talk about his work carrying on the legacy of singer/songwriter/venue owner/artist mentor Kent Finlay. Rogers and bandmate Geoff Hill come together for 'An Evening with Randy Rogers and Geoff Hill' at Seekatz Opera House in New Braunfels, TX on December 9th. Proceeds from this event will be donated to Texas State University for the Kent Finlay Endowment in the University's Center for Texas Music History. In our exclusive interview, Rogers discusses Finlay's mentorship, and why he is proud to carry on Finlay's legacy of fostering new talent as the owner of Cheatham Street Warehouse.
Governor Greg Abbott and Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the global leader in performing rights management, today announced that BMI is expanding its presence in the Lone Star State and will open its first creative office in Austin, Texas.
On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, The Texas Music Office within will certify Stephenville as the sixth city to receive the TMO's Music Friendly Community certification at a celebration ceremony from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Twisted J. The public is invited to attend this free event. Performing that evening will be Pearl Street Combo, with an open jam following the ceremony featuring other local musicians.
The signing of the Music Modernization Act "will be remembered as a moment when the industry came together to modernize music laws and bring artists a step closer to being paid fairly," writes Sound Exchange CEO Michael Huppe. Learn how this legislation will affect Texas songwriters and artists.
The Texas Music Office will sponsor several showcase opportunities for Texas musicians at the Folk Alliance International Conference in Montreal, Canada, February 13-17, 2019.The Folk Alliance International Conference provides networking, mentorship, professional development and the chance to perform for venues, festival promoters, booking agents, managers, house concerts and industry representatives from more than 35 countries.