A Nashville Music Resource Everyone Can Benefit From

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music-starts-hereMusicStartsHere.org is a website chock full of excellent content and more than 300 interview segments featuring music business insights from songwriters, publishers, artists, musicians, entertainment attorneys, performance rights organizations (PROs), and other music industry veterans. While the site focuses on the music scene in Nashville, this music resource can benefit anyone looking to learn more about making a career in music.

The genesis of the site began about four years ago, when a businessman named Will Carter moved from Michigan to Nashville. He was soon was connected with the Nashville Chamber of Commerce, and wanted to become active in the music scene, but couldn’t find a place to start. According to Doak Turner, long-time Nashville resident and founder of The Nashville Muse, it was like “moving to Vegas and not being able to find a felt table or a slot machine.” Turner and Carter soon met with the Nashville Chamber of Commerce, and Music Starts Here was launched.

The idea was to provide access to Nashville‘s rich music industry to help newcomers explore the city, delve into music history, and benefit from some of the unique expertise housed in the Music City. Music Starts Here‘s mission, as stated on the website:

MusicStartsHere.org is Nashville’s community, city and industry sponsored initiative designed to help artists, songwriters, musicians, technicians and industry professionals (“Musers”) simplify and streamline the craft and business of making music in and through Music City. To provide an ongoing, relevant and comprehensive resource portal for those looking to pursue their goals and dreams in music.

It’s easy to spend loads of time combing through the content and video on this site – so plan to lose a few hours and gain years of experience when you get there.

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  1. I am trying to start a music organization in Cleveland Ohio, so I may seek out musical talent In my home town, so l may become their manager and put their talents to use. I have been studying the music industry for a year now and feel I am ready. I am very good at talking to people and a good organizer. I am starting a fan page on Facebook to start and getting my paper work in order, I can get artist to listen but they are afraid to get serious, I need to developed contacts. This plan will work, I just need some input. The talent is here, and I know it can be very profitable. Can anyone give me some insight

    1. i need a manager bad..got my own studio,,got boat loads of songs like 500..just need a team..lets do this thang together I’m a great song writer..im from chicago,,but I’m in michigan right now..i aint looking for hand out ,just somebody thats willing to work as hard as me..check my page out..my # is 269 364 05 67..im serious..my music come strictly from my up bringing..im from the streets no studio shit..but after my release i changed my life i put the guns and drugs down and picked the mic up,,now i got a story to tell based on a true story.i can make you a lot of money,,lets work…im on Facebook.com/shortygreazyboi…

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