LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Effective January 18, Charlie Walker, president of Live Nation's Music division, resigned after serving in this capacity since 2005. Walker will be relocating to Austin, TX to join Charlie Jones, a partner in Capitol Sports & Entertainment, and independent promoter Charles Attal, co-producers of Lollapalooza and the Austin City Limits music festivals. The three are forming a new concert promotion and event production company to be called C3 Presents.
Prior to the Live Nation spin off from Clear Channel Entertainment, Walker served as COO for Clear Channel Entertainment's North American Live Music division. He served as a senior vice president of the Southwest (2000-02), Northeast (2002-03) and West (2003-04) regions of Clear Channel Entertainment's North American Live Music division. In 2000 he was a general manager in the North American Live Music division. Walker also served in various capacities with the PACE Concerts division in Houston. –Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner