$1.35B

Music Industry Contribution to state GDP

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26,623

Jobs Supported

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1,893

Music Businesses

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A2IM/RIAA

1,718

Royalty Recipients

SoundExchange

18,192

Songwriters

ASCAP/BMI

The Show-Me State has produced some of the most influential names in music,

from Chuck Berry to Sheryl Crow to Eminem. The state has a storied history among many genres and continues its tradition as a leader and trendsetter in music.

Some
Notable
Musicians

  • Chuck Berry
  • Ike & Tina Turner
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Tech N9ne

    Music Venues & Festivals

    • Arrowhead Stadium
    • Blue Room
    • Busch Stadium
    • Chesterfield Amphitheater
    • Dancefestopia Festival
    • Enterprise Center
    • Green Lady Lounge
    • Knuckleheads Saloon
    • Madrid Theatre
    • Middle Of The Map Fest Festival
    • Midland Theatre
    • Off Broadway
    • Old Rock House
    • Rose Music Hall
    • Starlight Theatre
    • The Blue Note
    • The Firebird
    • The Phoenix
    • The Westport Saloon
    • Uptown Theater

    Music Schools

    • University of Missouri-Kansas City
    • University of Missouri School of Music

    Major Music Conferences

    • American Choral Directors Association Conference
    • Folk Alliance Music Conference
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