Electric Lady Bird

Electric Lady Bird

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Electric Lady Bird (ELB) delivers commercial-free, curated music from Central Texas artists. The Live Music Capital's best is served up, 24/7, through a user-friendly digital music platform.


Start streaming now. From rock, hip hop, country, Americana, pop and more, ELB has sounds for everyone.

Discover your new favorite musician on the current ELB roster that includes up-and-coming artists and Austin legends.

See live music and other performances at a library near you!


Want your music in this collection? Well, we do too!

During open submission periods, upload 1-3 full-length tracks representative of your overall work to the submission form. The tracks should be from a full album or EP released within the last 2 years that you own the rights to. More details are at our FAQ.

Jurors from the Austin music community will select the best albums. Selected musicians will be awarded $200.00 for full-length albums and $100.00 for EP-length releases. In exchange, the Library will receive non-exclusive rights to stream the album/EP for a 3-year term.

If selected, you will be contacted with instructions on how to join Electric Lady Bird. You must agree to:

  • upload the remainder of your album/EP
  • Library licensing terms, and
  • submit an invoice for payment.


If you have questions not answered in the FAQ, please email electric.lady.bird@austintexas.gov.

Help Pages: File elb_album_invoice_template.docx

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