The Music & Entertainment Division manages programming, services, and funding to diversify and accelerate the growth of Austin's commercial and nonprofit music and entertainment industries. We serve as a central liaison and resource for all music industry stakeholders in order to promote increased jobs, compensation, sector development, nightlife compatibility, and talent export in Austin.

Programs, Services & Funding

  • Artist Programming: Provides professional development and compensation opportunities to increase earnings and capacity for musicians. Contact Program Coordinator Stephanie Bergara for details.
  • Entertainment Services Group: Manages policies, tools, and partnerships to ensure vibrant and well-planned live music and nightlife experiences, while promoting venue preservation & sustainability and compatibility with neighbors. Contact Program Manager Brian Block for details.
  • Funding: Provides funding opportunities for creative businesses to survive and thrive. Please contact Economic & Business Liaison Kimberly McCarson for details.
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