New Eventbrite H1 2022  data shows how creators keep Austin’s economy booming. 

Independent Businesses Keep Austin Weird

In the first half of 2022, consumers have spent more than $10M on tickets to events, a post-pandemic high. This is compared to 2021 where Eventbrite creators powered over $16M of commerce in Austin.

Austin Creators Choose Eventbrite

Over 1,200 new Austin-based creators hosted an event on Eventbrite for the first time ever during the first half of 2022.

Independent Music in Austin is Thriving

Top event categories in Austin include: Music, Performing & Visual Arts, and Food & Drink. In one of the United States’ music capitals, close to 1 in 5 (18%) of all of Austin’s Eventbrite events were music related. These music events brought in over 253,000 attendees in H1 2022.

Hip hop & rap tops the charts for most popular music genre, accounting for  9% of music event attendees in Austin in H1 2022.

Ready for your music fix? Check out top Eventbrite creators  in Austin, like  Swan Dive, Come and Take It Productions, and Fallout Theater.