A city whose growth, character, and economy is partially driven by the music, film, or television industry. Industry towns can include numerous record labels, movie and recording studios, publishing houses, and promotional and booking agencies.
Such cities are characterized by professional actors, musicians, songwriters, producers, and artists; as well as aspiring professionals who generally populate the cities' service industry.
Like any industry town, Nashville has its fair share of aspiring artists and musicians who are waiting tables.
Example cities: Los Angeles, New York City, Nashville