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Governor Abbott Announces Music Friendly Texas Community Workshop In Texarkana
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Music Office (TMO) and the City of Texarkana will co-host a Music Friendly Texas Community workshop on Monday, March 20.
Music Friendly Texas Notes From the Road: February 2023
After a brief hiatus, we are back to sharing a recap of TMO Community Relations and Outreach Specialist Chip Adams’ travels throughout the state. Chip manages our Music Friendly Texas Program, which includes 40 certified cities throughout Texas, and growing every day. This month, Chip made trips to the Woodlands, Corpus Christi, and Granbury, and had the opportunity to meet up with several existing and potential Music Friendly Texas Communities in the region.
Governor Abbott Announces Music Friendly Texas Community Workshop In College Station
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Music Office (TMO), the City of College Station, and Visit College Station will co-host a Music Friendly Texas Community workshop on Tuesday, March 7.
TMO Speaks at Inaugural Coastal Bend Music Industry Symposium and holds Music Friendly Texas Workshop In Corpus Christi
The Texas Music Office (TMO) and Visit Corpus Christi held a Music Friendly Texas workshop on Thursday, February 16 in Corpus Christi as part of the inaugural Coastal Bend Music Industry Symposium.
Governor Abbott Releases Texas Music Industry Economic Impact Report
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the release of the 2023 Texas Music Industry Economic Impact Report from the Texas Music Office (TMO). The biennial report tracks the growth of the Texas music industry, including music businesses and music education, and its impact in terms of annual earnings, local job creation, and economic activity statewide.
Governor Abbott Announces City Of Granbury As 40th Music Friendly Texas Certified Community
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of Granbury, having completed the multi-step certification process, has been designated as the 40th Music Friendly Texas Certified Community by the Texas Music Office (TMO). The Music Friendly Texas program, the first in the nation since introduced by TMO in 2016, seeks to foster music business-related economic development and job creation in Texas cities and communities.
TMO Presents the LONE STAR SHOWCASE at Folk Alliance International 2023
On Friday, February 3, the Texas Music Office hosted the Lone Star Showcase at the Folk Alliance International conference in Kansas City, MO featuring an all Texas lineup of amazing folk artists, including: JM Stevens, Phoebe Hunt, Kamica King, Taylor Rae, Jaimee Harris, and Rebecca Loebe.
8 Texas Acts Win 15 GRAMMYs at the 2023 Recording Academy GRAMMY Awards
Texas based/born (or raised) acts dominated among the nominated and winning acts at the 65th GRAMMY Awards last night in Los Angeles, CA. View the complete list of Texas winners among the 91 different categories.