Latino groups ask Music Commission to support creation of Latino music fund

A new coalition is pushing the Music Commission to support allocating some of the city’s funds for live music to Latino musicians.

Members of the Latin Music Coalition Austin spoke at last week’s meeting of the Music Commission to highlight a proposal that calls for $1.5 million from the recently created Live Music Fund to be directed toward a separate Latino Music Fund that would address career development, venues and lack of resources for events. The proposal also…

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