Tag Archives: Austin Music People

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 by Courtney Griffin

Smoking ban gets fogged at Music Commission

A preliminary proposal to ban smoking on all patios in Austin was met with pushback and prompt backpedaling at a meeting of the Music Commission on Monday.Proposed by Central Health, a taxpayer-funded district in Travis County, a potential amendment to…

Friday, June 3, 2016 by Jack Craver

Biz leaders ponder how to maintain Austin’s soul

Elsewhere in Texas, a conversation about how to save a town’s soul may lead to talk of a mass baptism. But in Austin, the discussion centers more on music and housing.“Maintaining Austin’s Soul” was the subject that a panel of…

Monday, February 29, 2016 by Elizabeth Pagano

Reporter’s Notebook: Weekend update edition

Don’t miss the omnibus… On Friday, Mayor Steve Adler unveiled what he is calling “the Austin Music & Creative Ecosystem Omnibus Resolution.” In short, the resolution directs the city manager to take a look at some options for aiding the…

Monday, February 8, 2016 by Austin Monitor

Reporter’s Notebook: Petitions, among other things

Pilot Knob, revisited… Over the weekend, City Council’s recent Pilot Knob deal got a lot more ink. As you might remember, the Austin Monitor first wrote about the deal, which will bring affordable housing to the planned unit development, at…

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 by Tyler Whitson

City to host “Music Venue Summit” ahead of spring

In preparation for South by Southwest and other spring events, the city’s Music and Entertainment Division will host a two-hour “Music Venue Summit” on Jan. 25 at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center.The event will include city staff…

Monday, October 12, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Austin’s music industry talks future, fees

This summer’s release of the Austin Music Census, along with recent and potential music venue closures, paints a dire picture of Austin’s celebrated music scene and has prompted a dialogue about the future of local artists and venues. That conversation…

Thursday, July 30, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Can Austin help save Austin music?

Amid concerns that Austin’s rising costs may be driving out the music industry that has been so integral to the city’s popularity, Austin Music People released its Biennial White Paper yesterday. As a supplement to the paper’s extensive policy recommendations,…

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