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.