Music Cities Resilience Handbook

June 2020

By: Shain Shapiro, Sound Diplomacy

Creative PlaceMaking

This guide is designed to help cities recovering from COVID-19 establish policies and programs that foster a more resilient music ecosystem. It explains the importance of muscians and music venues to community identity and the relationship of the local music culture to urban development. And it outlines a nine-point plan to help cities equitably support individuals, establishments, and institutions that contribute to its music scene.