As a certified Music Friendly Community through the Texas Music Office, San Antonio is dedicated to the growth and development of its talented and diverse local music industry.
San Antonio is home to experienced and talented musicians, music businesses and music resources – and the San Antonio Music Guide is your resource for connecting with them easily.
Do you need to register your music business, band, or yourself in the San Antonio Music Guide?
Our Cultural Interactive Map provides a view of music venues, studios and other arts and cultural locations in San Antonio. If you have any recommendations for other Arts and Cultural locations we have not included here, please send us an email at email@example.com or call us at 210. 206.ARTS (2787), and we will be happy to consider your suggestions.
In the fall of 2016, the Department of Arts & Culture, along with music industry stakeholders, began work on a study of the local music industry – including community feedback sessions, economic impact analysis, and a survey instrument. Using the study as a foundation, the Department of Arts & Culture, along with its Music Committee, is working to develop a Music Strategic Plan to help grow, develop and promote the local music industry as well as define the direction and role of a San Antonio Music Office.
A timeline of past and upcoming the music study and strategic planning efforts is detailed below:
If you are member of the media looking to learn more about San Antonio’s music scene, please contact Krystal Jones, Music Commissioner, 210.207.6730.
The City Council Local Music Spotlight is a program administered by the City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture and that features the music of local San Antonio artists at the beginning and during City Council meetings.
Applications for the City Council Local Music Spotlight program are accepted on a rolling basis.
To be considered for the City Council Local Music Spotlight, complete the application form and email it exclusively to firstname.lastname@example.org along with:
Please directly attach application, photos and songs in an email to email@example.com.
Thank you for your interest in sharing your music with the City of San Antonio. We are excited to showcase our city’s rich and diverse music scene!
A committee of the San Antonio Arts Commission, the Music Committee consists of individuals with expertise across the music industry. The responsibility of this advisory committee, which meets once every two months, includes assisting with the development of a Music Strategic Plan, participating in public meetings concerning the local music industry and beyond, and making reports at regular San Antonio Arts Commission meetings. The members of the Music Committee are:
Per the San Antonio Arts Commission bylaws, the Music Committee can comprise of up to 11 members. If you are interesting in volunteering your time and commitment to the San Antonio music industry by serving on the Music Committee the next time a position is available, please download the application, and email the completed form to Sonia Covarrubias. For questions, call 210.206.ARTS.