Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Dripping Springs, 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.
SBA’s SHUTTERED VENUE OPERATORS GRANT Application Portal To Reopen TOMORROW, April 24, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. CST
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced TODAY that they will reopen the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant application portal tomorrow, April 24, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. CST for operators of live music venues, live performing arts organizations, museums and movie theaters, as well as live venue promoters, theatrical producers and talent representatives to apply for critical economic relief.
On Thursday, April 29th at 5:30 pm, the Texas Music Office (TMO) + the Dripping Springs Visitors Bureau will celebrate Dripping Springs becoming a TMO-certified Music Friendly Community (MFC). TMO Community Relations & Outreach Specialist Chip Adams will represent the TMO, awarding Dripping Springs MFC liaison Pam Owens the "Music Friendly" honor at Hudson’s On Mercer St, a restaurant that regularly hosts local music.
On Wednesday, May 5th at 6 pm, the Texas Music Office (TMO) + the City of Round Rock will celebrate Round Rock's officially becoming a TMO-certified Music Friendly Community. The City of Round Rock has been working for months to complete the multi-step certification process, in order to receive the coveted designation.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Music Office (TMO) and the City of Round Rock will co-host a virtual Music Friendly Community workshop on Tuesday, March 30. TMO Community Relations and Outreach Specialist Chip Adams will co-host the workshop via livestream to represent the TMO, answer questions, and speak about the Music Friendly Community program.
On Wednesday, March 17th at 2:30 pm CT, the TMO’s Texas Music Mixtape hosted a show featuring several #TexasMusic GRAMMY winners from Sunday evening’s award show, including Beyoncé + Megan Thee Stallion (Houston), Snarky Puppy (Denton), Robert Glasper (Houston), Christopher Theofanidis (Dallas), Sarah Jarosz (Wimberley), Miranda Lambert (Lindale), and more! Listen to the radio program's archive via the Texas Music Mixtape's Mixcloud page.
Texas based/born (or raised) acts dominated among the winning acts at the 63rd GRAMMY Awards last night in Los Angeles, CA. 8 Texas acts win 11 GRAMMYs at the 2021 Recording Academy GRAMMY Awards. View the complete list of Texas winners among the 83 different categories, including Texas artists Sarah Jarosz, Miranda Lambert, Bobby Sessions, Megan Thee Stallion, and many more! Houston native Beyoncé made history this year, when she became the most-winning female artist, and the most-winning singer, male or female, in the 63-year history of the GRAMMY Awards with a new total of 28 trophies.
On Wednesday, March 10th, the Texas Music Office's Texas Music Mixtape celebrated International Women's Day with a show featuring all Texas women artists, from all around the state, including Maggie Lindemann, Sarah Jaffe, Calliope Musicals, Ghost Wolves, Chloe Jobim, and more! LISTEN to the Texas Music Mixtape in real time on KOOP Radio 91.7 FM | HD3 every Wednesday from 2:30 pm CT - 3:00 pm CT, or stream it worldwide via KOOP's web player.