The City of Austin Music and Entertainment Division, the Austin Music Foundation and KUTX have teamed up once again to declare February Love Austin Music Month, and we want you to be part of it, too! Throughout February, get out and support your music scene. When you do, post about it on social media with the hashtag #loveaustinmusic and you’ll be entered to win a prize pack from KUTX and other Love Austin Music Month partners (see below for the list.)
Here are a few ways you can join the celebration …
See Austin Music
Not everyone’s lucky enough to live in the LIVE MUSIC CAPITAL OF THE WORLD, but you are! Get out this month and support Austin artists and local music venues by catching some live music. Where to begin? We’re here to help you with that!
Buy Austin Music
- Buy some music from Austin artists, at a show, or by supporting one of our local record stores.
- Head to Waterloo Records and pick up a copy of the new All ATX benefit compilation, I Want My All ATX, featuring 80s covers from Shakey Graves, The Octopus Project, Shinyribs, Mobley and more.
Support Austin Music
Make a gift in honor of Love Austin Music Month to one of the many non-profit organizations that support Austin music, including (but not limited to) Austin Music Foundation, HAAM, SIMS, Black Fret, Kids in a New Groove, and Swan Songs. (Psst … KUTX is a non-profit, too. Are you a member yet?)
Shop at businesses who support Austin music! See a list of Austin businesses with special Love Austin Music Month offers. Own a business in Austin? Create a special offer for your patrons for the month of February that directly benefits Austin music or encourages your patrons to support it, and share your offer on our list!
Share Austin Music
- Make a playlist of your favorite Austin artists and share it with your friends
- Turn a couple of friends on to KUTX (they can listen at 98.9 FM in Austin, via our online stream, or by downloading our app) and our podcast This Song.
- Share all of your Love Austin Music Month activities on Twitter or Instagram with hashtag #loveaustinmusic throughout the month of February, and enter to win a stuffed swag bag from Love Austin Music Month partners:
- Austin Music Foundation
- Modern Outsider Records
- … and more to come!
Now get out there and LOVE AUSTIN MUSIC!