The city, in western China, is roughly 1,200 miles west of Shanghai.
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In recent years, a pipeline between music industry executives in Nashville and business and government leaders in Chengdu has quietly developed.
Music Row executives have been hosted on trips where Chengdu officials have unveiled their vision for their own music corridor called the Chengdu Musical Fun district.
The executives were shown a large model of what the Musical Fun district will look like, including impressive new music venues.
They were also given presentations of the incentive and rent-reduction programs that the district will offer an array of music businesses that set up shop there.“The city boasts an impressive investment in infrastructure to support a large tourism industry and growing population, including a large-scale music festival.