AUSTIN, TX — The famed Austin City Limits Live at downtown’s Moody Theater will be getting a sister concert series starting next month.
(Article by Tony Cantu, republished from http://patch.com/texas/downtownaustin/new-austin-city-limits-branded-concert-venue-kicks-next-month)
The Austin American-Statesman reports that business has been so brisk at the five-year-old venue, a second, ACL-branded venue will make its debut in the same space.
Dubbed 3TEN at ACL Live, it will be fit over a ground-floor space across from Austin City Hall on Block 21, which is the site of the W Austin Hotel and Residences, the newspaper reports.
The building is owned by Austin-based developer Stratus Properties Inc., which also owns ACL Live.
ACL officials told the Statesman musicians from the gamut of genres will perform at 3TEN, intermittently before or after a show.
“This showcase room is going to be the place every local band wants to play,” an officials said.
Up-and-coming musical acts are the focus of the new venue — performers who don’t have a sizable enough fan base to fill a full-fledged ACL Live concert, but who could graduate to the main stage with the exposure 3TEN will provide, officials at the venue said.
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