In conjunction with World Migratory Day (May 8) and Main Event, we invite you to join us in Historic Downtown Bastrop for Bird Lover Weekend! With exciting events like Beer & Bird Songs, live raptor demonstrations, face painting and more - there's something for everyone to enjoy! 

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Bastrop Music Friendly
Community Designation

On August 13, 2020, Bastrop was certified by the Texas Music Office as a Music Friendly Community.  Bastrop is the fifteenth Music Friendly Community in the state of Texas.  In Texas, the music industry is responsible for 97,000 permanent jobs and 9.6 billion dollars of economic activity annually.  Our Music Friendly Community designation will help us promote our diverse music industry and help it grow by fostering economic development in Bastrop.

Music Friendly News & Events 

Governor Abbott Announces Bastrop Designated As Music Friendly Community - Press Release
Be Like Bastrop: Tour Music Capital Satellite in New Jonas Wilson Long-Form Video
Live in Bastrop: City Makes Push to Welcome Music Industry to Town

Music Friendly Advisory Committee

Phil Hurley, Committee Chair - Singer, Songwriter, Touring Musician
Gary Blake, Owner - Blake's Music Store
Cameron Cox, CEO - Bastrop Economic Development Corporation
Kathy Danielson, Executive Director - Bastrop Convention Center
Lori Dickey, Co-owner - Neighbor's Kitchen & Yard and Ironbridge Icehouse
Alex Henley, Musician
Dock Jackson, Council Member - City of Bastrop
Adena Lewis, Director - Tourism & Economic Development, Bastrop County
Lippy Mawby, Owner- Astro Record Store
Jonas Wilson, Musician, Composer, Producer, & Owner - Mr. Pink Records
Larry Wilson, Musician 

Adventure Awaits You