Beats From The Streets

The ingredients for a lively music scene aren’t just talent and recording studios, but an urban venue of great streets and neighborhoods where artists can interact and draw inspiration.

"What do rappers, rock stars, and country singers have to do with restoring the civic spirit and bringing life back to cities and towns? Maybe more than appears at first listen."

Jay Walljasper, a senior fellow at Project for Public Spaces, illustrates the connections between place and music in a recent guest editorial published on Walljasper cites the need for lively and vibrant urban neighborhoods to foster a local music scene.

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