Music Cities Convention
Tulsa, OK, USA

2 - 5 November 2022

On 2 - 5 November, Music Cities Convention will be travelling to Tulsa, OK for its 11th global edition, presented by the Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts, and Culture.

Featuring two days of talks and presentations, complimentary music tours, after parties and tons of live music and networking opportunities, the Tulsa MCC will be our biggest and longest event yet, and an all-round celebration of music and cities.


Tulsa, OK is home to iconic venues including the historic Cain’s Ballroom, award-winning BOK Center and the legendary Church Studio, and has a deep-rooted music culture making it the perfect setting for Music Cities Convention.


Discover what inspired the “Tulsa Sound”, explore Tulsa gems like the Woody Guthrie Center and the highly-anticipated Bob Dylan Center, opening in May 2022, as well as learn all about how to use music to develop more vibrant cities with 30+ of the world's leading experts and 500+ delegates.

Tulsa Music Cities Convention will also host the first-ever in person edition of the Music Cities Awards. Head here to learn more about the initiative and apply.

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Conference days

20+ Presentations & Panel Discussions

20+ countries represented

Official online event hub


Evening events



Guided tour of Tulsa must-sees

Topics to be covered

Global music city policies, music for economic & social development, music & health, music & technology, music & education, role of music in future cities, night time economy, supporting musicians, city & place branding, music tourism, music & real estate, music for community building and more.

Who should attend?

City leaders, musicians, festival/event directors, real estate professionals, economic development professionals, academics, music industry professionals, night-time economy managers, culture officers, non-profit leaders, for-profit executives, tourism directors and anyone else with an interest or focus on how music is instrumental in creating vibrant and sustainable cities.

Schedule Overview


2nd November 2022

Opening Reception

  • Opening Reception @ the Bob Dylan Center & Woody Guthrie Center 

  • Drinks, food & live music

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3rd November 2022

Main Convention Day #1 

  • MCC Talks @ Hyatt Regency

  • Lunch @Mother Road Market

  • Evening Reception & Live from Cain's Recording @ Cain's Ballroom 


4th November 2022

  • MCC Talks & Lunch @ Cain's Ballroom

  • Fire In Little Africa Documentary Screening

  • First Friday Art Crawl @ Tulsa Arts District

  • Music Cities Awards @ Cain's Ballroom

Main Convention Day #2 

Main Convention Day #2


5th November 2022

Optional Tour Itineraries

  • Curated itinerary of Tulsa must-see attractions. 

  • More info coming soon.

Main Convention Venues

Hyatt Regency Tulsa

In the heart of downtown Tulsa’s business, entertainment, & cultural districts.Modern and spacious hotel accommodations with amenities perfect for making your work week, vacation, or extended stay experience “feel like home”

Check out their website here.

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Current Early Bird tickets starting from $250 USD.

Click below to find more information on all ticket categories and get your pass to the event


Join the Official

Event Group!

Join the official event group on our Music Cities Community and start networking with other attendees!

Get your event ticket and then request access by clicking on the button below:


Host Organisation

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Supporting Partners

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Become a sponsor

If you’re interested in sponsoring the event, then just get in touch with Cami for more information at

Any questions?

Visit our FAQ page here

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