Texas Music Office Announces Salado Designated As Music Friendly Community | Office of the Texas Governor

June 9, 2022 | Austin, Texas

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The Texas Tunes Office environment these days announced that the Village of Salado, having concluded the multi-stage certification system, has been designated as a Songs Friendly Group by the Texas Tunes Office environment (TMO). The New music Pleasant Neighborhood method seeks to foster music organization-relevant economic growth in Texas towns and communities. With guidance from the TMO, the new music sector in Texas made more than 210,000 immediate and indirect lasting employment in communities all across the Lone Star State and generated $27.3 billion in economic activity in the pre-pandemic 12 months of 2019. Songs Welcoming Communities licensed by the TMO are really serious about attracting and developing the nearby tunes sector to spur area career creation and financial expansion.

The group celebration showcasing dwell music and hosted by the Village of Salado and the TMO is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12, 2022, commencing at 5:30 pm at the outdoor pavilion of the Shady Villa Hotel, 416 S. Principal Road, Salado. TMO Local community Relations & Outreach Professional Chip Adams will current the Music Pleasant Neighborhood designation to Mayor Michael Coggin.

“The Village is keen to embrace the title of becoming a Audio Welcoming Neighborhood and additional strengthen Salado’s tunes field by connecting and supporting musicians, songwriters, venues, and suppliers,” stated Stacey Ybarra, Assistant Village Administrator of the Village of Salado. “Music marketplace stakeholders, the Salado New music Pleasant Group Advisory Board, and the Village of Salado are psyched to perform closely collectively to handle prospects and troubles to endorse an previously perfectly proven community music sector, entice statewide talent, and entice guests from all around to rest and take pleasure in the fascinating seems of Salado!”

“Salado has a lengthy background of supporting audio and the arts,” reported Richard Paul Thomas, Chair of the Salado Music Pleasant Group Advisory Board and musician/songwriter. “Being a component of this statewide certification software opens new prospects to expand and strengthen Salado’s commitment to songs.”

“Being named an official New music Friendly Group by the Texas Songs Office environment is basically reinforcing what we’ve already known,” explained David Seward, Vice-Chair of the Salado Music Helpful Community Advisory Board and songs agent. “Salado is, and has been, a pal and advocate for the stay audio earth. From our many proficient community musicians all the way up to national touring artists, Salado enjoys dwell tunes! I consider this designation will get us one particular move closer to displaying that Salado is a desired destination and not just a quick prevent on the way to a further spot.”

“As a location proprietor and board member, I am energized for the possible to create partnerships with other Audio Friendly Communities in the state,” reported K.D. Hill, Board Member of the Salado New music Welcoming Neighborhood Advisory Board and music location owner. “If this designation can assistance raise the variety of musicians undertaking below and possibilities for all musicians within the Village of Salado, it will be a wonderful point for the neighborhood.”

For far more information on the neighborhood celebration on Tuesday, June 12, visit: facebook.com/SaladoMusicFriendly

For media inquiries, contact Stacey Ybarra, [email protected], 254-947-5060.

Salado joins extra than 30 other Texas towns that have obtained the official Songs Helpful Community designation, signing up for Fort Truly worth, Austin, San Antonio, Denton, Lindale, Stephenville, Conroe, San Angelo, Nacogdoches, Abilene, McKinney, Waxahachie, Waco, Alpine, Bastrop, New Braunfels, Victoria, Lubbock, Denison, Arlington, Brenham, Dripping Springs, Round Rock, El Paso, Odessa, Vidor, Grand Prairie, Port Aransas, San Marcos, Dallas, Bryan, McAllen, and Wimberley. Houston is at this time working through the certification process.

Study extra about the Texas Audio Friendly Group system: gov.texas.gov/new music/site/new music-pleasant-communities