05-25-2016 | News
Women are Dominating Houston Music, Both Onstage and Behind the Scenes
Ann-Marie Tcholakian, owner and manager at Phoenicia Specialty Foods and MKT BAR, is touted by Houston Press as one of the hardest working women in the local music scene and we couldn’t agree more.
“For more than three years, MKT BAR’s Ann-Marie Tcholakian has hosted 30 live local acts every month at her downtown grocery store turned music venue. She continually promotes bands and musicians in our scene who may not get the opportunity otherwise. According to local talent buyer and manager Mark C. Austin, ‘You’d be hard-pressed to find someone spending more money [on local music] on a monthly basis than her.’ “