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Vents Magazine, December 2014
Black Fret Announces 2015 VIP Launch Party and Member Drive Jan. 24 at Gibson Brands Showroom Featuring Aaron Behrens (@AaronBehrens) & The Midnight Stroll
by RJ Frometa

KXAN, November 2014
Black Fret Grant Recipient Gina Chavez Performs
by Nikki Bonner

Austin Business Journal, November 2014
GSD&M looks to Black Fret-affiliated musicians for ad soundtracks
by Chad Swiatecki

Austin Man Magazine, Fall 2014
Music Aid
by Steve Habel

Cherrywood Neighborhood Association, November 2014
Black Fret Awards 10K Grants to 10 Austin Musicians
by Heather Wagner Reed

RAD Austin Magazine, November 2014
Black Fret Black Ball
by Kathryn Leffingwell

Ovrld, November 2014
Dear Austin: Celebrating Black Fret
by Laura Roberts

Austin Chronicle, November 2014
Playback: Lines, Rhymes, and Redemption
by Kevin Curtin

Austin Fusion Magazine, November 2014
Black Fret Wrap Up

Culturemap, November 2014
Local music supporters get uniquely Austin concert at Black Fret’s Black Ball
by Katie Friel

AMFM Magazine, November 2014
Black Fret Announce The Recipients of Ten $10,000 Grants in Austin at Black Fret Ball

Vents Magazine, November 2014
Black Fret’s 2014 Grant Recipients Announced
by RJ Frometa

Austinot, November 2014
Black Fret Awards $100,000 to Austin Musicians
by Cris Mueller

Community Impact Newspaper, November 2014
Black Fret announces first batch of music grant award winners
by Joe Lanane

Austin Business Journal, November 2014
Black Fret seeks to expand membership after debut Black Ball
by Chad Swiatecki

Austin360.com, November 2014
Black Fret awards 10 grants to local music acts at Paramount gala
by Peter Blackstock

Sound Dessert, November 2014
Emily Bell Makes Her Mark

KXAN, November 2014
Black Fret Black Ball

Austin Fusion Magazine, November 2014
Black Fret Holds Black Ball on November 8, 2014
by Erika Pinktipps

NY Times, November 2014
Well-Endowed Music
by Michael Hoinski

Miss A, October 2014
Black Ball in Austin to Benefit Black Fret
by Meera Rajagopalan

KOOP – The Austin Artists Show, October 2014
Part Two
Matt Ott, Graham Wilkinson, Lincoln Durham, Elizabeth McQueen talk about Black Fret

Austin360.com, October 2014
Black Fret to announce grant recipients…
by Deborah Sengupta Stith

Vents Magazine, October 2014
Black Fret to award ten Austin musicians with $10,000 grants on stage at the Black Ball, Nov. 8
by RJ Frometa

Ovrld, October 2014
Lincoln Durham has one string on his guitar: A snapshot of a murder ballad at a Black Fret show
by Laura Roberts

Community Impact Newspaper, October 2014
Working in #ATX: Music industry
by Joe Lanane

The Austin Beat, October 2014
Interview with Colin Kendrick

Austinot, October 2014
Austin Musicians to Receive $100,000 at Inaugural Black Ball
by Brittany Highland

Austinot, September 2014
Wild Child: Austin’s Hottest Breakout Band Remains Untamed
by Gina Sigillito

Ovrld, September 2014
Black Fret Bedtime Stories: A Photo Essay
by Laura Roberts

AMFM Magazine, August 2014
Black Fret inaugural ‘Black Ball’ gala set for November 8 at Paramount Theatre

Community Impact Newspaper, August 2014
Music nonprofit sets date for first annual grant gala
by Joe Lanane

Austinot, August 2014
Music Management Company Succeeds with Global Vision
by Gina Sigillito

TODO Austin, August 2014
Lobo’s Bites: Black Fret names high level music board
by Lobo Corona

Austin.com, August 2014
These Guys Love Music So Much They’re Giving Austin Bands Thousands Of Dollars
by Gina Sigillito

Austin Monthly, August 2014
Up close and personal with The Rocketboys and Quiet Company
by Sarah Thurmond

Ovrld, August 2014
An evening spent getting to know Quiet Company a little better
by Laura Roberts

101X, August 2014
Quiet Company and CB Hudson explain Black Fret
by Jason and Deb

Oak Hill Gazette, August 2014
The word from Oak Hill – A look at Black Fret
by Mike Jasper

MyFoxAustin, August 2014
Matt Ott talks Black Fret

Community Impact Newspaper, August 2014
Quiet Company to live stream exclusive performance
by Jennifer Curington

KGSR Lone Star State of Mind, August 2014
Quiet Company live in studio (begins at 33:10 in the stream)
by Roger Allen

KXAN, August 2014
Interview with Matt Novesky and CB Hudson

AMFM Magazine, August 2014
Quiet Company live streaming from Orb Recording Studios at Black Fret member party

ATX Man, August 2014
For Musicians, By Musicians
by Alyssa Brant

How Did I Get Here?, August 2014
Matt Novesky and CB Hudson talk Black Fret
by Johnny Goudie

Lonestar Music Magazine, July/August 2014
Black Fret Roundup
by Richard Skanse

AMFM Magazine, July 2014
Black Fret announces Advisory Board for 2014 grant nominees

Culturemap, April 2014
New nonprofit Black Fret prepares to grant $100,000 to local musicians
by Phillip Wozny

KOOP – What’s New Radio Show, April 2014
Matt Ott discusses 2014 Black Fret nominees
by Tracey Schulz

Austinot, April 2014
Black Fret Prepares to Give 100,000 Dollars to Austin Musicians
by Brittany Highland

Austin Business Journal, April 2014
Black Fret prepares to give $100,000 in grants to Austin-area musicians
by Chad Swiatecki

Austin360.com, April 2014
Black Fret to award 10 $10,000 grants to local musicians
by Deborah Sengupta Stith

How Did I Get Here?, March 2014
Interview with Colin Kendrick and Matt Ott
by Johnny Goudie

Austin American Statesman, February 2014
Black Fret to get cash to artists
by Peter Blackstock

Austin American Statesman & 360 Blogs, January 2014
Out & About with Black Fret
by Michael Barnes

CultureMap, January 2014
Black Fret kicks off year with VIP gala
by Nick McGregor

Miss A, January 2014
Recap: Black Fret 2014 kick-off party
by Meera Rajagopalan

Austin Business Journal, January 2014
See who rocked out in Austin at the Black Fret fundraising party
by Chad Swiatecki

Austin Fusion Magazine, January 2014
Ben Kweller And More Rock 2014 Black Fret Membership Drive
by Blair Barnett

ovrld, January 2014
Black Fret – A Non-Profit Giving Money to Local Musicians
by Bailey Cool

BLEEP Magazine, January 2014
On the Scene at BLACK FRET
by Hatley Moore

Do512 Blog, January 2014
Black Fret Launch Party at Gibson Showroom

Austinot, January 2014
Black Fret Event Supporting Local Musicians Will Feature Ben Kweller
by Brittany Highland

Miss A, January 2014
Black Fret kick-off party and member drive
by Meera Rajagopalan

Listen Hear, January 2014
Show Review: Elizabeth McQueen holds EP release party
by Luke Murphree

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