Black Music is the Culture of Austin. Fund It. Period.

For decades, Austin has been at the forefront of music tastemaking. As various genres such as Rock, Blues, Jazz, and elements of Neo-Soul are premier staples for Austin’s music scene, festivals like SXSW, ACL, Reggae Fest, and even JMBLYA have helped to continue to reinforce Austin’s rightful title as the Live Music Capital of the world.

Mask On Austin

soulciti recently caught up with Austin’s Assistant City Manager, Christopher Shorter, to discuss the “Mask On PSA” he participated in as well as some ongoing concerns with the city as it relates to Austin mitigating COVID 19.