Austinites get a preview of the city’s busking pilot program

It’s all part of the City of Austin’s Economic Development Department’s street performing pilot program as part of ATX Musicians Compensation Initiative. The real estate development company Trammel Crow is underwriting the program through a one-time allocation of $150,000 to pay street performers in …
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Review: Thank heaven for the music in odd ‘Marie and Rosetta’

But it’s 1946 and, she tells us, there are no hotels or boarding houses willing to put up a band of itinerant musicians. This funeral home is part of a loose network of places willing to give them somewhere to sleep, even if it’s in a deluxe, satin-lined coffin. Why should the dead be the only ones who are …
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Austinites get a preview of the city's busking pilot program