The Texas Music Office seeks to hire a Marketing Specialist. The TMO Marketing Specialist is assigned to the Office of the Governor’s Texas Music Office (TMO) within the Economic Development and Tourism Office (EDT), and reports to the Director of the Texas Music Office. Job duties include: performing complex (journey-level) marketing work, coordinating and conducting general office operations, TMO social media management, coordination of media requests with the OOG Press Office, and special projects, as assigned.
It’s said that everything is bigger in Texas and in the hilarious new PSAs for Don’t mess with Texas, singer, songwriter and actor Joe Jonas finds lassoing litter may be his biggest challenge yet. The PSAs feature the former Westlake, TX resident taking an over-the-top approach to keeping Texas roadways free of litter, and inspiring a whole office of people to join him in the effort. As the new face of Don’t mess with Texas, Jonas joins the likes of other Texas artists who have lent their support to the campaign including George Strait, Willie Nelson, Black Pumas, Erykah Badu, the Randy Rogers Band, Las Fenix, and Grupo Fantasma.
The Texas Music Office today announced that the Village of Salado, having completed the multi-step certification process, has been designated as a Music Friendly Community by the Texas Music Office (TMO). The Music Friendly Community program seeks to foster music business-related economic development in Texas cities and communities.
As the Texas Music Office's Music Friendly Community program has grown to include more than 30 communities and cities, the events that the cities produce and promote continue to grow too. Check out what's happening across Texas in the various communities in our Music Friendly Communities' Events Round-Up.
On Thursday, May 19, the Texas Music Office will host the Lone Star Showcase at the Folk Alliance International conference in Kansas City, MO featuring BettySoo, Natalie Price, Danny Schmidt, Giula Millanta, and Los Arcos Hermanos Pena. This is our first year back since the January 2020 conference in New Orleans. Additionally, to find out how you can get involved in Folk Alliance International, check out the Southwest Regional conference in Austin this September 21-25.
The Texas Music Office will join our sister office - the Texas Film Commission - at their upcoming FILM FRIENDLY TEXAS FORUM on May 20, at Southfork Ranch in Parker, TX. TMO Community Relations & Outreach Specialist Chip Adams will host a panel on our Music Friendly Communities Program. Associate Vice President of Creative and Branding & Director of the Fort Worth Music Office Tom Martens is scheduled to join Adams on the panel discussion.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Music Office (TMO), Angelina Arts Alliance, and the City of Lufkin will cohost a Music Friendly Community workshop on Monday, May 9 at 5:30 pm. TMO Community Relations & Outreach Specialist Chip Adams will attend the workshop to explain the Music Friendly Community designation and answer questions.
From rock to rap, country to jazz, the annual “Lubbock Music NOW” album highlights the best artists performing and writing original music in our region. The application process for artists for the 2022 Lubbock Music NOW album opened May 1. Applications and songs must be submitted by May 31.