GEORGIA HOUSE AND SENATE PASS GEORGIA MUSIC INVESTMENT ACT

March 31st, 2017

HB-155 AWAITS SIGNATURE OF GOVERNOR NATHAN DEAL Tax Incentive Expected To Boost Music Industry in Georgia Click here to download PDF ATLANTA — Georgia Music Partners (GMP) and more than 200 music-related businesses applaud the passage of the Georgia Music Investment Act (House Bill 155). The bill passed the Georgia House of Representatives 157–11 and the Georgia Senate 46-7, thanks …






Recent Update on HB-155

March 22nd, 2017

We’re very happy to report that we passed out of the Georgia Senate Finance Committee with a vote of 9-2. There were some changes made that we hope to address, resolve, and fix. They have put a 10 day minimum on the touring component of the bill. They have reduced the credit to 15% only. We hope to get on …






Georgia Music Investment Act To Be Introduced

January 27th, 2017

Georgia Music Partners is excited to announce that Representative Amy Carter of Valdosta will be introducing legislation that if passed would create thousands of new music industry job opportunities. The Georgia Music Investment Act or HB155 is designed to lift Georgia’s music ecosystem. This legislation resembles Georgia’s successful film and video game incentive not only creating new jobs but also …






A legislation to make it harder for Recording Studios to operate in City of Atlanta has been proposed.

December 8th, 2016

Atlanta Recording Studios are under fire. Call to Action. Imagine if you had to obtain additional permits to operate a Recording Studio in Atlanta? Georgia Music Partners is an advocacy coalition of music industry professionals, educators and artists. We exist because we know that creating and studying music matters for our schools and our economy. We have worked with local …






The Alchemy Sky Foundation Uses the Power of Music to Help Local Veterans.

November 23rd, 2016

November is Military Appreciation Month, and we would like to introduce you to an Atlanta non- profit working to enrich the lives of veterans through music therapy. Alchemy Sky was founded in 2014 by Jaye Budd, with the simple goal to bring music to the people who need it. Alchemy Sky started out by bringing music therapy sessions to homeless …






John Jarrard Foundation

September 14th, 2016

Georgia is home to an abundance of accomplished, and in some cases globally known, musicians. Our state is full with a rich musical culture whose foundation is giving back to the community. It is key to any musician’s success and we all know that music can deeply impact an individual and become a guiding light throughout someone’s life. Georgia Music …






GMP’s Executive Director, Stanley Romanstein, speaks at The Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter’s Summer Celebration

July 29th, 2016

Last week GMP attended The Recording Academy – Atlanta Chapter’s Summer Celebration. We were there to share our mission with the top music creators in Georgia. Here is what GMP’s Executive Director, Stanley Romanstein, had to say: “Good evening, and thank you so much for coming out tonight. I give my time and my money to Georgia Music Partners (GMP) …






Limited edition R. Land #GeorgiaMusic merchandise to benefit GMP now available!

June 24th, 2016

Georgia Music Partners has teamed- up with Merch Mountain, a Georgia-based e-commerce platform, to offer limited edition R. Land #GeorgiaMusic merchandise online. R. Land’s colorful artwork, entitled “Turn Up The Volume” visually encapsulates a snapshot of the breadth of diverse musical talent that comes from Georgia. “I am very excited support Georgia Music Partners (GMP)”, said Brit Turner, Owner, Merch Mountain and …






Atlanta music industry stars invade Capitol for Georgia Music Day (SLIDESHOW) on BizJournals

March 4th, 2016

BizJournals did a great write up of the Georgia Music Day event at the Capitol this past Wednesday. “A Who’s Who of Georgia musicians and music professionals stormed the Georgia Capitol Building March 2 to address the impact and issues facing Georgia’s $3.7 billion music industry and celebrate Georgia Music Day.” “Several high-profile artists from diverse genres and music business …