Music Friendly Denton

Certified Since 2018

Participation in the Texas Music Office's "Music Friendly Community" program provides Texas communities with a network for fostering music industry development and sends a clear message to industry professionals that certified TX Music Office Logocommunities are serious about attracting and developing music industry growth. Denton is one of those communities and in February 2018, was the third city in Texas to be certified as Music Friendly.

With numerous music venues within walking distance of Denton’s vibrant downtown Square, Denton’s ambiance - day and night transpire independent expressions through music and art.

Denton’s creative and intelligent wealth is fueled by two 100+-year-old universities, the University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University, which attract musicians   and artisans of all mediums to become part of the Denton community. The University of North Texas College of Music is the choice of more than 1,500 music majors from nations worldwide, the largest number of music majors of any university in the United States.

If you are looking for a live show, check out the Discover Denton Events Calendar.

Music Friendly Denton has an industry list of contacts in Denton. If you would like to be added to this list, please email Christina Davis.

  1. Texas Music Office
  2. MVA of Texas
  3. Healthcare Subsidies
  4. Famous Dentonites

Texas Music Industry Directory  

Connect with more than 100 different music industry professions, searching by region, including: commercial music business, music education, music industry services (attorneys, music publishers, music non-profits), media covering the music industry, music video production, and many more.  

Want to make the Music Industry Your Career? 

The Music Business Guides page covers everything from Available Sales and Use Tax Exemptions to Misappropriation and Right of Publicity, and even Starting a Record Label. Each topic has valuable, straight forward information that includes resources where applicable.

Economic Impact Study 

In 2015, the Texas Music Office commissioned the first of a series of studies on the impact of the music business on the Texas economy. In 2021, the Texas Music Office continued its work with Jon Hockenyos and his team of economists at TXP, Inc. to update the original study.