There are some cities that are defined by their musicians. That when you think of the city, that musician might come to mind, and when you think of that musician, it is likely that their city, or something about their city, pops into your head. Our initial list of city defining musicians is here.
Louis Armstrong, New Orleans
Motley Crue, Los Angeles
Grateful Dead, San Fransisco
Jimmy Buffett, Key West
Bonus: Detroit is definitely a multi-musician branded city, with artists that are associated with the city such as Eminem, Bob Seger, Alice Cooper, Aretha Franklin, and Ted Nugent to name a few, along with everyone associated with Motown.