Accomplishments

  • Organized the first International Make Music Day in Long Beach, a global celebration of music on summer solstice each year.
  • Held a Local Music Summit with over 100 attendees to talk about the future of music and current conditions in Long Beach.
  • Worked with the City of Long Beach & multiple councilpersons to update live music policies regarding Busking, low volume music, CUP permitting, & more.
  • Released a Long Beach Musicians Guide for musicians that want to perform in Long Beach
  • Successfully lobbied for the inclusion of more music friendly policies in the Downtown Dining and Entertainment District.
  • Created and published a city-wide Live Music Map Guide for tourists that was distributed at over 25 locations in Long Beach.
  • Increased live music opportunities in numerous new businesses and previously under-used public spaces.
  • Facilitated the creation of more open mic nights, and online forums, for artists to meet and share their music with one another and the general public.
  • Facilitated connections between musicians, event producers, businesses, local business improvement districts, and city government.
  • Assisted businesses with resolving entertainment permit issues, and advocated for them to establish fair pay practices for the services of musicians.
  • Created an online booking database for local musicians.