$4.98B

Music Industry Contribution to state GDP

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118,389

Jobs Supported

Stephen Siwek/Economists Inc.

7,281

Music Businesses

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A2IM/RIAA

3,714

Royalty Recipients

SoundExchange

34,158

Songwriters

ASCAP/BMI

Rich in jazz, rock, and its own Philly Soul,

Pennsylvania has produced some of the biggest and most influential names in music. Billie Holiday, Bill Haley & His Comets, Patti LaBelle, Hall & Oates, The Roots, Christina Aguilera, P!nk, and many more – Pennsylvania’s contributions to America’s musical heritage is incalculable.

Some
Notable
Musicians

  • Billie Holiday
  • Christina Aguilera
  • Erroll Garner
  • Hall & Oates
  • Jim Croce
  • Joan Jett
  • Live
  • Mac Miller
  • P!nk
  • Patti LaBelle
  • Perry Como
  • Poison
  • Taylor Swift
  • Todd Rundgren
  • Will Smith
  • Wiz Khalifa

    Music Venues & Festivals

    • 222 Ormsby
    • 3577 Studios
    • American Music Theatre
    • Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall
    • Appell Center for the Performing Arts
    • Ardmore Music Hall
    • Ars Nova Workshop
    • ArtsQuest (Musikfest, Musikfest Cafe, Levitt Pavilion)
    • Basement Transmissions
    • Benedum Center
    • Big Dub Festival
    • Briggs Farm Blues Festival
    • Broken Goblet Brewing
    • Bryce Jordan Center
    • Camp Bisco Festival
    • Carnegie Library Music Hall
    • Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead
    • Cattivo
    • Chameleon Club
    • Chris’ Jazz Cafe
    • City Winery
    • Club Cafe
    • Con Alma
    • Crafthouse
    • Don’t Let the Scene Go Down on Me! Collective
    • F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
    • Flood City Festival
    • gFx
    • Godfrey Daniels
    • Green Soul
    • Helium Comedy Club
    • Hersheypark Stadium
    • HMAC
    • Honcho
    • Hot Mass
    • Jamey’s House of Music
    • JB Lovedraft’s MicroPub
    • Jergel’s
    • Johnny Brenda's
    • Kelly Center for Music, Arts and Community
    • Keswick Theatre
    • Levitt Pavilion
    • Made In America Festival
    • Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    • McGarvey’s Pub
    • MilkBoy
    • Miller’s Store Blackwell
    • Mount Hope Estate & Winery
    • Mr. Smalls Theatre
    • Musikfest Cafe
    • Musikfest Festival
    • New Hope Winery
    • One Centre Square
    • Ortlieb’s
    • Phantom Power
    • PhilaMOCA
    • Pittonkatonk
    • PPG Paints Arena
    • Relish
    • Reverb
    • Rex Theater
    • Rivals
    • Roots Picnic Festival
    • Roxian Theatre
    • Ruba Club
    • Sad Summer
    • Sands Event Center
    • Sellersville Theater
    • Shady Lady Productions
    • Sherman Theater
    • SOUTH Jazz Club
    • Spirit
    • Stabler Arena
    • Stage West
    • State Theater - Center for the Arts
    • Susquehanna Folk Music Festival
    • The Barbary
    • The Fire
    • The Kennett Flash
    • The Lamp Theatre
    • The Locks
    • The Pavilion
    • The Peach Music Festival
    • The State Theatre
    • The Strand Theater
    • Theatre of Living Arts
    • Thunderbird Cafe & Music Hall
    • Union Transfer
    • Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
    • Voltage Lounge
    • Warehouse On Watts | WOW
    • Warmdaddy's
    • World Cafe Live
    • XL Live Harrisburg

    Music Schools

    • Carnegie Mellon School of Music
    • Curtis Institute of Music
    • Duquesne University
    • Gettysburg College
    • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    • Lebanon Valley College
    • Millersville University School of Music
    • Pennsylvania State University
    • Temple University
    • University of the Arts
    • West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    Major Music Conferences

    • Launch Music Conference & Festival
    • Millenium Music Conference
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