After an evening rolling through the bars on Lower Broadway in downtown Nashville, where tip jars are passed around to pay the live musicians, it may seem like there hasn’t been much innovation in the music industry.
But walk up the hill from Lower Broadway to the Nashville Entrepreneur Center sitting up on a crest just outside of downtown, and you will hear a very different tune.
The center is home to music-tech accelerator Project Music, which provides funding to startups innovating a particular segment of the music and recording industry in exchange for equity.
Have a look through our gallery to get a sense of how these Nashville entrepreneurs are modernizing the way music is made, produced, celebrated and enjoyed. All but one of these entrepreneurs are part of the Project Music program.