(Joe Lanane)

Austin musicians and venue owners rally outside City Hall for COVID-19 relief in the wake of the pandemic Monday.

Music venues and other businesses deemed vital to Austin's culture and vitality were given a $15 million lifeline Thursday.

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(Joe Lanane)

Kevin Russell of Austin band Shinyribs speaks Monday morning outside of Austin City Hall in a rally to support Austin music industry workers. City Council will consider COVID-19 relief measures this week.

Editor's Note 1:45 p.m.: This story has been updated from the previously published preview to the rally to tell what happened at the rally.

Austin music industry members and supporters rallied Monday morning in front of City Hall to remind elected officials of their essential role in the "Live Music Capital of the World."

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The Downtown Austin Alliance launched an economic recovery plan to address the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Downtown Austin Alliance announced on Tuesday a new economic recovery plan for downtown amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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