$4.98B

Music industry contribution to state GDP

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118,389

Jobs Supported

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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

    • American Music Theatre
    • Ardmore Music Hall
    • Benedum Center
    • Big Dub Festival
    • Bryce Jordan Center
    • Camp Bisco Festival
    • Carnegie Library Music Hall
    • Flood City Festival
    • Hersheypark Stadium
    • Keswick Theatre
    • Made In America Festival
    • Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    • Musikfest Festival
    • PPG Paints Arena
    • Roots Picnic Festival
    • Sands Event Center
    • Stabler Arena
    • The Pavilion
    • The Peach Music Festival
    • Theatre of Living Arts

    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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