MFC LogoBastrop 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.

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In case you need another reason to love Bastrop, check out our Music Friendly vibe in this video featuring some Bastrop music spots and our very own "Musician About Town," Jonas Wilson.

And, don't miss the latest articles by Raoul Hernandez, from The Austin Chronicle, and Cameron Drummond, from the Bastrop Advertiser:  

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

News & Videos



Governor Abbott Announces Bastrop Designated As Music Friendly Community - Press Release

Bastrop Music Festival

Music Friendly Community Advisory Committee

   Gary Blake, Owner - Blake's Music Shop

   Dock Jackson, Council Member - City of Bastrop

   Cameron Cox, CEO - Bastrop Economic Development Corporation

   Adena Lewis, Director - Tourism & Economic Development, Bastrop County
   Kathy Danielson, Executive Director - Bastrop Convention Center    Lippy Mawby, Owner- Astro Record Store
   Lori Dickey, Co-owner - Neighbor's Kitchen & Yard and Ironbridge Icehouse    Jonas Wilson, Musician, Composer, Producer, & Owner - Mr. Pink Records
   Phil Hurley, Committee Chair, Singer, Songwriter, Touring Musician

   Larry Wilson, Touring Musician



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