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 …

GEORGIA MUSIC PARTNERS AND THE RECORDING ACADEMY® ATLANTA CHAPTER CELEBRATED GEORGIA MUSIC DAY AT THE CAPITOL TODAY, MARCH 2, 2016

March 3rd, 2016






PHOTO ALERT March 2, 2016 media@georgiamusicpartners.org Click here to download Press Release PDF ATLANTA — Today, both the House of Representatives and the State Senate recognized the impact of Georgia’s music industry on our great state with a proclamation marking the day as “Georgia Music Day.” High-profile artists from diverse genres and music business leaders represented the music industry in front …

Join Us For Georgia Music Day – March 2nd 2016

February 28th, 2016






Please join us on Monday March 2nd for Georgia Music Day at the State Capitol   Georgia’s music history is rich and diverse and should be celebrated.  2016 is after all the Year of Georgia Music. We encourage all industry professionals from singers, songwriters, musicians, producers and engineers from publicists, business managers, entertainment attorneys, promoters and venue managers, music educators and students to …

March 2 Marks Georgia Music Day

February 22nd, 2016






Click here to download Georgia Music Day Press Release WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016 Participating Artists To Include Ed Roland of Collective Soul, Brandon Bush, Katie Deal, John Driskell Hopkins, Michelle Malone, Matt Still, Peter Stroud, The Whisky Gentry and Yacht Rock Revue PUBLIC INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN GEORGIA MUSIC DAY Show Support By Wearing Favorite Band T-Shirt to Work or …

MUSIC INCENTIVE LEGISLATION INTRODUCED IN GEORGIA ASSEMBLY

February 10th, 2016






Click here to download – HB 956 Press Release NEW LEGISLATION INTRODUCED IN GEORGIA ASSEMBLY AIMS TO CREATE JOBS AND GROW MUSIC INDUSTRY IN GEORGIA Music = Business: Georgia Music Industry Generates $3.7 Billion Annual Revenue ATLANTA, GA — Today, Representative Bert Reeves of Marietta, Georgia (District 34) introduced House Bill 956 in the Georgia House of Representatives. This new …

Georgia Music Partners Presentation to Governor Deal

January 12th, 2016






Georgia Music Partners (GMP), the authority on growing and improving the music economy in Georgia, along with Ed Roland (Collective Soul) and John Driskell Hopkins (Zac Brown Band) presented Governor Nathan Deal with an original R. Land Georgia Music print in conjunction with the start of the legislative session on Monday, January 11, 2016.  The artwork showcases many of Georgia’s award-winning and renowned musical talents from across the state. Monday also marked the …

GMP launches fundraising campaign for music advocacy

October 27th, 2015






GEORGIA MUSIC PARTNERS LAUNCHES EIGHT-WEEK CAMPAIGN TO RAISE $100K FOR MUSIC ADVOCACY IN GEORGIA FUNDRAISING TOUR TO KICK OFF WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015 WITH FREE EVENT AT CRIMINAL RECORDS IN ATLANTA’S LITTLE 5 POINTS  Free Public Launch Event to Unveil R. Land’s Exclusive Artwork Turn Up The Volume Which Celebrates Georgia’s Musical Talent   ATLANTA, GA — Turn up the …

Peggy Still Johnson, Brian Hudson and Steve Sidman Named Advisors of Georgia Music Partners

July 20th, 2015






Georgia Music Partners (GMP), the advocacy arm of The Recording Academy® Atlanta Chapter named Peggy Still Johnson, Brian Hudson and Steve Sidman as advisors to its executive committee. GMP advocates the promotion of music in business and related music technology in the state of Georgia. “Our new advisors’ vast experience and understanding of the music business make them ideal additions …

White Paper Identifies Challenges and Opportunities Facing Georgia’s Music Industry

March 2nd, 2015






GMP paper highlights competition, live entertainment and potential growth associated with the movie industry in GA ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Music Partners (GMP), the advocacy arm of The Recording Academy® Atlanta Chapter, has published a white paper on Georgia’s music industry providing a statewide outlook, analysis of competitive challenges and opportunities to boost economic impact while building an international brand. Georgia’s music …

Jeremy Gilbertson and Gwen Hughes Named to Georgia Music Partners Board of Directors

April 24th, 2014

ATLANTA, April 24, 2014 – Georgia Music Partners (GMP), the advocacy arm of The Recording Academy® Atlanta Chapter named Jeremy Gilbertson and Gwen Hughes to the board of directors. Gilbertson is the new executive director, replacing Mala Sharma who was elected to serve as co-president with Tammy Hurt. Hughes is the new corporate secretary for the organization. GMP advocates the promotion of music …