OTR column – the problem with music cities
Cities like Austin and Bristol can point to huge economic windfalls from music and culture, but it’s a different matter beneath the figures
You’ll find this week’s On the Record column from The Ticket here. “It’s all well and good to claim you’re a music city, but what do you do then? Remember that many cities are becoming unaffordable for musicians and other artists because of high rents, while commercial demands are reducing the stock of available venues and artistic spaces.