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The Denver Music Summit kicks off this Friday

In 2009, a study commissioned by the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs introduced Creative Vitality Index (CVI), a metric created by Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) to measure our city's cultural viability. Based on Denver's CVI, the study determined that the Mile High City was an emerging national cultural hub, especially its music scene. The Denver Music Summit, which essentially resulted from that study, aims to continue helping solidify that notion this weekend. (The Summit runs from Friday, November 22, through Sunday, November 24, at the McNichols Building and the Mercury Cafe.)

See also: WESTAF introduces Independent Music on Tour, a grant program for local musicians

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Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006.
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