CHARLESTON, S.C. (CelebrityAccess) Nashville-based National Shows 2 has entered into an exclusive booking agreement with the Charleston Gaillard Center in Charleston, S.C.
This will be NS2’s second venue partnership in the Charleston market. The agreement gives NS2 exclusive booking rights to all national touring contemporary artists, comedians, and commercial children’s shows, according to a statement.
The Gaillard Center was built in 1968 and the 1,800-capacity facility had a $145 million overhaul in 2015. Recent shows include Lewis Black, Tony Bennett, and ZZ Top.
“This partnership with NS2 will only boost the Gaillard Center’s strong start in presenting contemporary and comedic talent. We are excited to be working with a high-quality promoter in NS2,” said Stephen Bedard, Gaillard Center’s President and CEO.
“Entering into this partnership with the state-of-the art Gaillard Center affords NS2 the opportunity to continue to bring artists to a community that has been an integral part of our success. We look forward to growing Charleston’s vibrant entertainment scene, and increasing awareness throughout the music industry that this not a market to be overlooked,” said Darin Lashinsky, NS2 President.
Shows currently on sale in this partnership are Bruce Hornsby & The Wood Brothers (June 27) and Bill Burr (September 16). Tickets are on sale now at gaillardcenter.org.