The Chattanooga Music Census is a community-led initiative to gain a better understanding of the current needs of the Chattanooga-area music community. The initiative is led by the Chattanooga Tourism Co., ArtsBuild, the City of Chattanooga, and over 30 local partners, through a grant from the Lyndhurst Foundation. The Census will launch on Friday, October 7, 2022and administered by Sound Music Cities, a leading provider of music ecosystem studies and music census work. It will capture information about the Chattanooga-area music economy and help the city and community to make more informed, data-driven decisions to support the music ecosystem. Become a partner and learn more about the Chattanooga Music Census at

WHAT: The Chattanooga Music Census Launch Event

WHO: Chattanooga Tourism Co., ArtsBuild, Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly, other local officials, and other Chattanooga Music Census partners. 

WHEN: Friday, October 7, 2022, at 11:30 am EST

WHERE: ArtsBuild, 301 E 11th St #300, Chattanooga, TN 37403 


Barking Legs Theatre | Barrelhouse Ballroom | Benwood Foundation | Bessie Smith Cultural Center  Brewer Media | Caravan Tribe | Chattanooga Business Elite | Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce | Chattanooga Cigar Club | Chattanooga Girls Rock | Chattanooga Presents | Chattanooga Public Library | Chattanooga Symphony and Opera | Chattanooga Theatre Centre | City of Chattanooga | CMinorWorld Co. | Dynamo Studios | East Lake Expression Engine | Finley Stadium | Friends of the Festival | Hamilton County Schools | Hip Hop CHA | Hunter Museum of American Art | J103 Radio | JFest | Lyndhurst Foundation | Music + Fashion + Arts Foundation | New Covenant Fellowship Church | NoogaToday | RISE | River City Company | Songbirds Foundation SoundCorps | Soundforce | String Theory | Summer Dregs Productions | The Union Chattanooga | Upper Room Studios | Times Free Press | Tivoli Theatre Foundation | University of Tennessee at Chattanooga | WanderLinger Brewing Company | WRCB Local 3 News | WUTC Radio


About the Chattanooga Tourism Co. 

The Chattanooga Tourism Co. serves the community by using visitor-generated funds to inspire people to visit and connect them with authentic Chattanooga experiences. Visitor spending contributes to a quality of place, resident savings, thriving local businesses, job creation, capital investment, and public services including education and safety. The 700+ Tourism Co. partners represent a variety of industries including lodging, dining, food and beverage, attractions, manufacturing, finance, government, healthcare, retail, and more.  
MEDIA CONTACT: Hannah Hammon, Chattanooga Tourism Co. or 256-996-5788