The Crisis in Music: Austin Edition (featuring Ted Gioia and Mayor Steve Adler)

Date and Time

Thursday, September 15th
7:00 PM


All Saints Episcopal Church
209 W. 27th St
Austin, TX 78705



Mayor Steve Adler

The Front Porch is proud to present, “The Crisis in Music: Austin Edition” as a special edition of our
Unplugged on the Front Porch music series. 

NOTE: We are near capacity.  If you go to rsvp at COHO EVENTS and discover that there are no more tickets available, please know that there may be some seats at the gate, but it is not guaranteed. We are live streaming this event and KUT’s Views and Brews will be podcasting it.  


Ted Gioia

The lecture will address the current state of Austin’s music industry and take place on Thursday, September 15 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at All Saints’ Episcopal Church. The evening will kick off with a keynote presentation by noted author and music historian, Ted Gioia, who is sponsored in part by the Soul of a Musician series. He is followed by a panel of important figures in the music industry moderated by NPR’s John Burnett, who will engage conversation about improving the state of music in Austin. Panelists will include: Mayor Steve Adler; Jennifer Houlihan (Austin Music People); Will Bridges, (Owner @ Deep Eddy Cabaret, Co-owner @ Arlyn Studios and Lambert’s Barbecue); Harold McMillan (Kenny Dorham’s Backyard); Dr. John Mills (Butler School of Music, UT Austin); Nicole Bogatz (Austin Federation of Musicians) and Eve Monsees (Antone’s Records).

KUT’s Views and Brews will record and podcast the event. BookPeople, Austin’s independent bookseller, will host a book signing in a meet and greet with Mr. Gioia afterwards–a portion of proceeds will go to HAAM, the Health Alliance of Austin Musicians.

Austin arts and music advocate Letsbevy will proudly sponsor the Philip Marshall Trio, who will perform during the book signing.

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