What You Need to Know: Atlanta Sound Studio Ordinance

January 14th, 2017

Thanks to your hard work, phone calls, and letters we defeated the ordinance for a second time at the zoning committee meeting on January 11th. We have now come to the final step in the political process. We need you to call, write the city council, and join us on January 17th to stand together against the studio ordinance. The …

URGENT: Write or call your City Council Representative Today. Zoning Board Vote TOMORROW – 1-11-17

January 10th, 2017

ATTENTION: City of Atlanta Sound Recording Studio’s, Engineers, Educator’s and Stakeholders – WRITE OR CALL ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL TODAY!! A proposed Sound Studio Ordinance (Z-16-069)  introduced by Councilwoman Felicia Moore is threatening Atlanta’s music industry by targeting recording studios. Our sound recording studios have brought millions of dollars into the city’s economy, created jobs and helped to nurture the homegrown talent and culture …

Georgia Music Partners Leaders Appointed To House & Senate Music Economic Development Study Committee

August 23rd, 2016

ATLANTA — Several key Georgia Music Partners (GMP) leaders have been appointed to the Joint Georgia House and Senate Music Economic Development Study Committee. Georgia House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle announced that board members Michele Caplinger, Mala Sharma, and advisor Matt Still, as well as members Steve Weizenecker, Brandon Bush and Charlie Brusco have …

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 …

2016 Georgia Music Day – a Showing of Wide Ranging and Unified Support

March 4th, 2016

Sincere thanks to the 300 + supporters who came out to Georgia Music Day.   Your commitment, time and support helped elevate the strength of the industry.  We’ll need your support throughout the year to keep our momentum strong. Both the House of Representatives and the State Senate recognized the impact of Georgia’s music industry on our great state with a …

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 …

We have Bipartisan support from all over Georgia!

February 10th, 2016

This week, the Georgia House of Representatives will consider, for the first time, a bill focused on growing the music industry by attracting big touring productions and scoring opportunities. The music industry in Georgia is a $3.7 billion dollar industry contributing more than $313 million in tax revenue to the state and local government. With numerous opportunities for growth, the …

Georgia Music Partners State of the Union 2016

February 3rd, 2016

We just held our State of the Union address to kick off 2016 and it’s going to be a huge year! Tina O’Hailey and the fine people at SCAD here in Atlanta allowed us to host the event in their theater. Mala Sharma and Tammy Hurt, both co-presidents of GMP, pulled us all together to give us a run down of everything …

Music Is Economic Development Panel: Buckhead Club – WED. 2/3 – 12:00 PM

January 29th, 2016

It is proven that a vibrant music ecosystem sparks job creation, economic growth and tourism. On January 26th, Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia Tourism Department declared 2016 “The Year of Georgia Music”.  GMP has partnered with Network of Women (NOW) to present “Music IS Economic Development”. Industry panelists will discuss how growing Georgia’s music industry can create jobs, grow music tourism and keep …