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Startup Otter Network launched new tools in its product suite, Otter Director 2.0 and Teleport. (Otter Network)

In the summer of 2020, Nick Tangborn got up close and personal at concerts. As CEO of Otter Network, a local video production tech startup, he and his team live-streamed video at ACL Live at 3TEN showcasing soul band Tomar & the FCs, rock 'n' roll band Western Youth and indie band Moving Panoramas, among others.

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Free Week and Hot Summer Nights Festivals are both free of charge to live music lovers. (Red River Cultural District)

Austin’s famous live music scene is roaring back to life in the New Year, starting with Red River Cultural District’s annual Free Week Music Festival. This will be the first Free Week festival since 2020.

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Members of Parker McCollum’s fan club scored VIP access to events, access to private jam sessions, opportunities for meet and greets and more. (MusicFX)

A thousand fans of Austin-connected country singer and songwriter Parker McCollum are now members of one of the world’s first fan club NFTs.

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