In August, Texas Music Office Director Brendon Anthony was asked to participate in an online panel on concert safety for the interns of the Universal Attractions Agency. UAA brought together a diverse group of professionals with varying roles in the music industry that will provided the interns with valuable insight from various perspectives.
Every month, we will be sharing a recap of Community Relations and Outreach Specialist Chip Adams’s travels throughout the state. Chip manages our Music Friendly Community Program, which includes over 30 cities throughout Texas, and growing every day. This month, Chip made an extensive sweep through North Texas, and had the opportunity to meet with several existing and potential Music Friendly Communities in the region.
On Saturday, August 27, 2022, Texas Music Office Director Brendon Anthony moderated a panel with Lindsey Major, Head of Customer Experience of The Mechanical Licensing Collective for the CD Baby DIY Conference in Austin, TX.
As the Texas Music Office's Music Friendly Community program has grown to include more than 30 communities and cities, save the date for our fourth annual Texas Sounds & Cities two-day conference.
Governor Abbott, Texas Music Office Congratulate City of Frisco Being Named Host For 2023 ACM Awards
The 58th ACM Awards will mark a return to Texas for the first time since the landmark 50th ACM Awards, which took place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington in 2015. Governor Abbott and the Texas Music Office Congratulate the City of Frisco on Being Named the Host For the 58th Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards in 2023.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of Harker Heights, 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.
Find all information about the TTIR Grant Program for the two Application Groups and NAICS Codes that apply to our office: Applications open September 1: Group 2/NAICS Code 71/Arts, Entertainment and Recreation; November 1: Group 4/NAICS Code 722/Food Services and Drinking Places (aka Venues). Also find future and past webinars for your NAICS Code, and all FAQ's from EDT.
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.