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Columbus, Ohio, Is America’s Pop Music Capital, According To This Study

Smart real estate confirmed what we already know – Columbus is one of the best music cities in the country. And apparently we are one pop music city first, because we google the genre more than any of the top 50 US cities. Driving the news: We landed 13th on Clever’s intriguing list, compiled using […]

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Black radio and music industry leader Sidney Miller Jr. dies aged 89

Sidney Miller Jr., the Exclusive black radio (BRE) founder of magazine and conference, died aged 89. The exact cause of death has not been revealed, EUR Web reports. Miller is credited with starting one of the first major magazines focused on black music. He started playing trumpet as a pre-med at Florida A&M University while […]

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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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Local nonprofit helps San Diego artists break into music industry – NBC 7 San Diego

San Diego’s local music scene is slowly returning after pandemic shutdowns. Today, a nonprofit music school, Gallery 130, is helping new San Diego artists break into the industry. “It’s an environment in which we nurture artists early in their careers until they have millions of views on their Spotify and Soundcloud accounts,” said Jesse Brennan, […]

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Lucian Grainge, the most powerful person in the music industry

(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times) Tthink of any successful musical track in the industry and the name of Universal Music Group will instantly appear in mind. The founder of the main man behind this global brand of music production is none other than Sir Lucian Charles Grainge. He is Managing Director and Chairman of […]

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Portland’s music industry comes up with a plan to save the local scene, starting with noise ordinances

Members of non-profit group MusicPortland fear the local government is not doing enough to help local music businesses stay afloat. So the group presented a seven-point plan outlining specific steps that could help ensure the survival of the city’s music scene. The plan includes clarifying city regulations, streamlining enforcement and oversight, and reducing reliance on […]

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Here are some intriguing statistics on the Indian music industry, 2021 edition-Art-and-culture News, Firstpost

The current monetary value of the Indian music industry, according to Vikram Mehra, Managing Director of Saregama and current chairman of the Indian Music Industry trading body, stands at Rs 1,300 to Rs 1,500 crore. Perhaps that’s because we’ve been so hungry for music festivals over the past 18 months that the announcement of some […]

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Meet the entrepreneurs who are taking Denver’s music industry to the next level

(From the left) John Baldwin, Chris Voss, Jason Edelstein and Andrea Hoang of The Salt Lick Records. Photo courtesy of The Salt Lick Records Music A new generation of local labels and arts agencies are striving to make Mile High City the next global music hub and nurture art while they are there. By Madi […]

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Over a third of UK music industry workers lost their jobs in 2020 | Music industry

More than a third of workers in the UK music industry lost their jobs last year – 69,000 in total – as theaters closed, festivals were cut, tours halted and the pandemic wiped out billions of dollars of the value of the sector. UK Music, the umbrella organization representing the commercial music industry, artists and […]

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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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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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Track Mike Judge with Perfect Theme Song in Live-Music Capital

AUSTIN, TX – After midnight, Spencer Garland continued to amicably stalk the King of Animated Comedy of Texas from the stage at C-Boy’s Heart and Soul club on South Congress. “This one is for Mike judgeGarland said, gesturing to the back of the club as if the Emmy-winning comedy director was in the house. The […]

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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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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 […]