Stabilizing, Protecting, Sustaining and Growing the Music Capital of the World

Austin Texas

+ Foundational Support

We work to ensure Austin musicians have key foundational support that includes Health Support, Business Education, and Career Development. Musicians need fundamental support for medical services (both physical and mental), effective “best practice” business training for business growth and timely financial aid for deserving rising stars.

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Austin's Musician Advocate. An Austin music education based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that, in addition to its education outreach

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Providing access to affordable health care for low-income working musicians, with a focus on prevention and wellness.



Mental health and substance use recovery services for musicians, music industry professionals, and their families.



A 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to cultivating and unifying every aspect of the Austin music community.



A membership-based community of art patrons dedicated to supporting Austin's exceptional local musicians.


+ Live Music Support

We work to ensure live music support for the local businesses that provide live performance outlets. Austin already has the venues, festivals, and music districts necessary to have the most exciting live music performance environment in the world. We work to ensure Austin stays this way by ensuring these places have key regulatory and financial assistance that enables them to be sustainable over time.

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Advocate for the preservation and empowerment of Austin's: musicians, music businesses, culture, and communities.

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Stimulate cultural representation and foster economic prosperity in the creative sector through an equity, diversity, and inclusion lens.

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Our mission is to organize Austin's venue community with a unified focus and voice, in order to achieve policy protection.

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The Red River Cultural District (RRCD) is a cultural tourism destination for authentic live music, food and drink experiences in the heart of downtown Austin, Texas.

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+ Music Business Development

We work to develop the business environment around live music, intellectual property, artist services and more. We work to coalescence the Austin music community by promoting the business and creative aspects for Austin musicians and music businesses locally, nationally, internationally and online to help facilitate business and creative opportunities. We strive to not only promote, but also build and attract these key areas of the industry to Austin.

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For nearly 30 years the Texas Music Office has served the Texas music industry. Its mission to create opportunity and connect businesses continues today.

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Building a stronger and more connected music and creative community in Austin and throughout Texas.

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BMI is the bridge between songwriters and the businesses and organizations that want to play their music publicly.

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The House of Songs invites songwriters from around the world to share the universal language of music in collaborations designed to bridge cultures, build friendships and cultivate peace.

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Honor and celebrate Texas songwriters who have played an important role in defining and interpreting Texas’ distinctive culture.

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+ Affordability

We actively work to ensure affordability for musicians to be able to live in Austin. We focus on four key areas: income, housing, transportation and parking.

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To provide housing aid and assistance for musicians, HOME works to channel the generous donations of those who love Austin music toward easing those challenges.

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Community First! Village

Community First! Village is a 51-acre master planned community that provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for men and women coming out of chronic homelessness.

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We provide people with an affordable, attractive place to call home, as well as opportunities right at their doorstep to transform their lives.

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