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Virgin Atlantic launches flights to ‘live music capital’ with return fares from £409

New direct services to Austin, the Texas capital, have been confirmed by Virgin Atlantic – the airline’s first new route to the United States since 2015. The four times a week service from Heathrow will operate on the airline’s 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft offering 31 Upper Class seats, 35 Premium seats and 192 Economy Delight, Classic […]

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What makes Austin the live music capital of the world?

Austin has seen legendary musicians rise to fame in his embrace – none other than Janis Joplin, Roky Erikson, Willie Nelson, Gary Clark Jr., Bob Schneider and Shakey Graves have made their home in the city. Austin’s music scene rivaled that of much larger cities like New York and Los Angeles, winning the title of […]

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Revolutionaries needed to transform Ghana’s music industry – Krymi

Krymi talks about revolutionary people for the music industry Sensational Ghanaian singer Krymi said the Ghanaian music industry needs revolutionaries to transform the space and increase international appeal. Speaking in an interview with the Topsy Turvy edition of TV3 New Day, the artist explained that the growth of the music industry for the development of […]

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Leftfield Austin: The “Live Music Capital of the World”

It’s late for my last night in Austin and I know I should head back to my hotel. For once, I think it would be nice to fly without being hungover. But this is not the case. East Austin’s dive bars are far too alluring for that. This once Hispanic neighborhood of small one-story buildings […]

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Plans underway to create a regional destination – Salmon Arm Observer

Shuswap, music capital of British Columbia. The Salmon Arm Folk Music Society (SAFMS) would like to see the Shuswap become a recognized regional destination for music. Salmon Arm Council received a letter from David Gonella, Executive Director of the ROOTSandBLUES Festival, requesting Council support for an application to the Federal Tourism Assistance Program. “As we […]

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A new creative hub to develop the Victorian music industry

Victorian musicians, music businesses and organizations will have a new home to generate and present talent, thanks to the Andrews Labor government investment in the new music market, which opened in Collingwood today . The $ 2.5 Million Music Marketplace will provide event, performance and collaboration spaces in addition to education, collaborative working and conference […]

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Owensboro officially proclaims itself the bluegrass music capital of the world

On Friday, the city of Owensboro officially declared itself the bluegrass music capital of the world. A committee of community members has also been formed to help use this title to generate economic development. The project was fully funded by private funds. “The idea is to create a sustainable structure and use our bluegrass musical […]

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Tamworth TAFE to Offer Music Class in Country Music Capital After Local Muso Freddie Bailey-Cook Advocates | The head of the daily newspaper in the North

community, Kids in Australia’s country music capital will finally be able to study music at home in Tamworth. 17-year-old Freddie Bailey-Cook has big dreams of country music success With a stage name of FredBear, a background of local muso Kim Bear and a style that monkeys Keith Urban, the local guitarist and songwriter. last year […]

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Kentucky’s ‘Country Music Capital’ Resumes Live Music Next Week

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (FOX 56 / WKYT) – Throughout the pandemic, many concert halls have had to shut down, including the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center in Rockcastle County. The center has looked like a ghost town in recent months, but soon the country music capital of Kentucky will be booming again. They will have a […]

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Developer Wants Southwest Austin Amphitheater to Strengthen Status as “Live Music Capital of the World”

The president of International Development Management Co. said he wanted to consolidate Austin’s status as “the live music capital of the world.” AUSTIN, Texas – A development company is planning a massive amphitheater at the center of an entertainment and residential project near Bee Cave. According to a report by the Austin Business Journal (ABJ), […]

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For our live music industry, the state government roadmap is a road to nowhere

There is no roadmap for reopening Victoria’s concert halls. The state government has announced a roadmap to reopen the state once we reach 80% of double vaccination levels, but we are not there. The current map ends at a density quotient of one person per four square meters for sites, which is a fraction of […]

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A pivot from music industry worker to music industry advocate

“Horrible, terrible, wonderful, humiliating,” said Jeannette Gregor, describing the year since South by Southwest’s cancellation in March 2020. She said she was feeling all the emotions she could get. Before the pandemic, Gregor wore several hats: she was a bartender, event coordinator, music festival production worker, screenwriter. When things first came to a standstill in […]

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World capital of bluegrass music? | New

There is no sign on the city limits proclaiming Owensboro the “Bluegrass Music Capital of the World.” But what is now the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau has been working since 1985 to make that dream a reality. And last week, thousands of bluegrass fans from at least 32 states descended on Owensboro for […]

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Explore the “Live Music Capital of the World”

Our guide on a bike tour of the capital had recorded an album and actively wrote songs. Her experience as a singer / songwriter stood out. As she led us along the perfect Ann and Roy Butler hiking and biking trail on e-bikes and then diverted us through the downtown streets, she sprinkled her discovery […]

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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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20 Reasons Why Atlanta Is America’s Music Capital

Nashville, NYC, LA, Austin—bless your heart BY Atlanta Magazine – May 11, 2018 migosArtwork by Alex Fine Atlanta is the best city for music. It’s a bold claim, we know. But we’re tired of reflexively straying, obscuring our greatness in a show of Southern hospitality. It’s not that we don’t appreciate what New York, Los […]

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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 […]