GEORGIA MUSIC PARTNERS ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF FULTON COUNTY MUSIC ECONOMY IMPACT STUDY WITH GLOBAL MUSIC LEADER SOUND DIPLOMACY

  ATLANTA, GA July 25, 2019 — Georgia Music Partners (GMP), in partnership with Fulton County and Sound Diplomacy, announced today the launch of a six-month comprehensive study of recording studios, rehearsal spaces, music venues and music festivals in Fulton County. This ground-breaking initiative aims to map related business across the county and assess their economic impact. To lead this …

RECORDING ACADEMY ™ ANNOUNCES GEORGIA MUSIC PARTNERS CO-FOUNDER TAMMY HURT AS NATIONAL VICE CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

ATLANTA — The Recording Academy™ recently announced its newly elected Board of Trustees, voted upon at the organization’s annual spring Board of Trustees meeting in late May. Managing partner of Placement Music and Georgia Music Partners VP of Legislative Affairs. Tammy Hurt will serve as Vice Chair, and Record producer Harvey Mason Jr. has been elected as the Chair of …

GOVERNOR NATHAN DEAL SIGNS GEORGIA MUSIC INVESTMENT ACT, HB-155

GEORGIA MUSIC PARTNERS SUCCESSFULLY BROUGHT TOGETHER VARIOUS INDUSTRIES TO ACHIEVE TAX INCENTIVE FOR MUSIC INDUSTRY Tax Incentive Expected To Boost Music Industry in Georgia ATLANTA — Georgia Music Partners (GMP) and more than 200 music-related businesses applaud the passage of the Georgia Music Investment Act (House Bill 155), signed into law by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. “We have started another …

GEORGIA HOUSE AND SENATE PASS GEORGIA MUSIC INVESTMENT ACT

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

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

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 …

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

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

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 …