NAICS Code 711130 Musical Groups and Artists


Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation


This industry comprises (1) groups primarily engaged in producing live musical entertainment (except theatrical musical or opera productions), and (2) independent (i.e., freelance) artists primarily engaged in providing live musical entertainment. Musical groups and artists may perform in front of a live audience or in a studio, and may or may not operate their own facilities for staging their shows.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Establishments primarily engaged in organizing, promoting, and/or managing concerts and other musical performances without producing their own shows are classified in Industry Group 7113, Promoters ofPerforming Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
  • Companies, groups, or theaters primarily engaged in producing theatrical musicals and opera productions are classified in Industry 711110, Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
  • Freelance producers (except musical groups and artists) primarily engaged in musical activities independent of a company or group are classified in Industry 711510, Independent Artists, Writers, andPerformers.

Illustrative Examples

  • Drum and bugle corps (i.e., drill teams)
  • Independent musicians or vocalists
  • Orchestras
  • Bands
  • Musical groups (except theatrical musical groups)

Industries Included

  • Bands
  • Bands, dance
  • Bands, musical
  • Chamber musical groups
  • Chamber orchestras
  • Choirs
  • Classical musical artists, independent
  • Classical musical groups
  • Concert artists, independent
  • Country musical artists, independent
  • Country musical groups
  • Dance bands
  • Drum and bugle corps (i.e., drill teams)
  • Ensembles, musical
  • Jazz musical artists, independent
  • Jazz musical groups
  • Musical artists, independent
  • Musical groups (except musical theater groups)
  • Musical productions (except musical theater productions), live
  • Musicians, independent
  • Opera singers, independent
  • Orchestras
  • Popular musical artists, independent
  • Popular musical groups
  • Rock musical artists, independent
  • Rock musical groups
  • Singers, independent
  • Soloists, independent musical
  • Symphony orchestras
  • Vocalists, independent

Industry Leaders