Case studies

Live Music Task Force: Austin, TX

Sound Advice for Austin’s $1 Billion Dollar Industry
View Document

Music cities are challenged with sound mitigation, venues, entertainment district redevelopment and livable wages for musicians. Music and related industries have a $1 billion yearly economic impact to Austin, the "Live Music Capital of the World". Downtown growth has increased concerns about sound ordinances and the impact of live music on residential neighborhoods. Comprised of musicians, venue owners, promoters and neighborhood representatives, The Live Music Task Force was established by Council resolution to address music-related issues, and to ensure that the economic and creative vitality of live music remains at the forefront of what makes Austin a desirable city. 


Explore More Case Studies