Music capital

Plans for future concerts revealed by Music Capital in Derry

Last month, the NI executive announced that indoor and outdoor performance would be allowed to return – a big plus for an industry that had suffered more than a year of restrictions. Kieran Dunlop has been producing shows for Music Capital for two and a half years. He believes the Northwestern music scene will come […]

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3. Must-see – Australia

Austin or Nashville? This question is familiar to aspiring musicians looking for a place to start their careers, to singles and singles party planners looking for a fun destination, and to millennials fleeing more expensive coastal towns. Chris Broach, 44, also asks the question. A remote tech musician, he lives in the suburb of Highland […]

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5. Housing costs – Australia

Austin or Nashville? This question is familiar to aspiring musicians looking for a place to start their careers, to singles and singles party planners looking for a fun destination, and to millennials fleeing more expensive coastal towns. Chris Broach, 44, also asks the question. A remote tech musician, he lives in the suburb of Highland […]

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Pandemic threatens Melbourne’s status as music capital

“Victoria’s reputation as Australia’s capital of culture and major events is in tatters,” said CEO Evelyn Richardson. “The government shows utter disregard for one of our state’s most distinctive and hard-fought economic, social and cultural brand attributes. “ These concerns were echoed in a recent analysis by market research firm IBISWorld, which warned that Melbourne […]

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City of Austin issues guidelines to bring back live music capital of the world

Austin’s music scene rivaled that of much larger cities like New York and Los Angeles, winning the title of “Live Music Capital of the World” in 1991 when it was discovered that the city had the most. concert halls per inhabitant of the country. . The reputation is so strong that it continues to attract […]

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Non-profit organization works to make Austin the “capital of live music”

AUSTIN, Texas – The city of Austin’s slogan “Live Music Capital of the World” became official in 1991 when Austin was recognized as having more concert halls per capita than anywhere else in the United States. Today, the city is known for hosting some of the biggest music festivals in the world – SXSW and […]

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Originating Austin as “Live Music Capital of the World,” Take Two

Dear Austin, I have a confession to make: I misled you. It’s not something a reporter wants to say, but here we are. I did this in a story I wrote a few years ago, after a listener asked about Austin’s claim to be the “Live Music Capital of the World.” Do you remember? Maybe […]

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Is Melbourne the music capital of Australia? Sydney or Adelaide could put him to the post

Melbourne’s successful bid to host a prestigious international cities of music conference in 2018 has been hailed as a golden opportunity for it to solidify its status as “Australia’s Music Capital” and “World Music City” “. The Music Cities convention brings together global music players from government, industry and academia and aims to ‘create a […]

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How did Austin become the “Live Music Capital of the World”?

Regardless of what you think of Austin calling itself the ‘Live Music Capital of the World’, you have to admit, that’s quite effective branding. Even people who don’t like music, and who have never been here, equate the city with a vibrant scene. New York is “The Big Apple”. Chicago’s “Windy City”. But people don’t […]