Noticias – News
Texas Music Office Director Brendon Anthony provides a list of TMO accomplishments in his annual Year In Review letter to the Texas music industry including the Music Friendly Community programs and accomplishments, national outreach, the biennial Economic Impact Study, and much more.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of Marshall, 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.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Music Office (TMO) and Visit Galveston will co-host a Music Friendly Community workshop on Wednesday, January 18 in Galveston. Musicians, venues, and the general public are welcome to attend.
Texas Music Office Director Brendon Anthony Speaks at 11th Global Music Cities Convention in Tulsa, OK
Texas Music Office Director Brendon Anthony participated in the opening panel for the 11th Global Music Cities Convention in Tulsa, OK on November 2nd, 2022. Entitled "Music’s Role In a Thriving City", Brendon was joined by fellow panelists Emily Scott, Neighborhood Revitalization Planner, Tulsa Planning Office (OK, USA); and Sharon Yazowski, Executive Director, Levitt Foundation (LA, USA). The panel was moderated by Michael Seman (Moderator), Assistant Professor of Arts Management, Colorado State University (CO, USA).
Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Music Office today announced the Fourth Annual Texas Sounds & Cities Conference to be held Wednesday, November 9, and Thursday, November 10, in Fort Worth. Co-hosted by the Texas Music Office and Visit Fort Worth, the music conference will include panel discussions on Texas music industry development and conversations about potential statewide collaboration between certified Music Friendly Communities, as well as best practices that lead to increased music tourism and local job creation.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Music Office (TMO) and the City of Navasota will co-host a virtual Music Friendly Community workshop on Monday, November 7.
Texas Songwriter U (TxSU) is an annual songwriting development program consisting of a songwriting competition, educational workshop and showcase event. Season 8 of Texas Songwriter U (TxSU) opened for submissions on September 26, 2022 and the deadline to apply is November 21, 2022.
Every month, we will be sharing a recap of Community Relations and Outreach Specialist Chip Adams’ 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 a trips to Harlingen, McAllen, Edinburg, Corsicana, Selma, Houston and had the opportunity to meet up with several existing and potential Music Friendly Communities in the region.