Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Music Office (TMO), the City of Smithville and the Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce will co-host a Music Friendly Community Workshop on Tuesday, August 10.
Chip Adams, TMO Community Relations and Outreach Specialist, will be on hand to explain the Music Friendly Community designation and answer questions.
Participation in TMO’s Music Friendly Community program provides communities in Texas with a network to foster the development of the music industry and sends a clear message to industry professionals that certified communities are serious about attracting and developing growth. of the music industry. The Smithville workshop is the first step in the certification process. Once completed, Smithville will join over 20 other Texas cities that have achieved the coveted âMusic Friendlyâ designation.
âAs we unleash the full power of the Texas economy, I look forward to continuing to work alongside community and business leaders in Smithville to ensure they have the knowledge and tools. they need to be successful, âGovernor Abbott said. âMusic plays an important role. the Texas brand and our local economies, and I thank the Texas Music Office for helping communities, large and small, amplify creative partnerships and spur new business growth. “
âWe are thrilled to be hosting a Music Friendly Community workshop here in Smithville,â said Smithville Mayor Joanna Morgan. “We recognize the powerful effect music has on our economic development. Having the Texas Music Office as a resource will be an invaluable asset to our community.”
Musicians, venues and the general public are all welcome.
Community Music Workshop – Smithville
Tuesday August 10, 2021 at 6 p.m. CT
Smithville Recreation Center
106 Gazley Street, Smithville, Texas 78957
Media questions and requests can be directed to Leo Dominguez: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information on TMO’s Music Friendly Community program: gov.texas.gov/music/page/music-friendly-communities