DALLAS (CelebrityAccess) AEG Presents has announced it has arranged two exclusive booking agreements with The Bomb Factory and Canton Hall, concert venues in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas.
AEG has already booked acts like Bon Iver, Death Cab For Cutie, Jack White, Robert Plant and LCD Soundsystem at the 4,300-capacity The Bombfactory since it was reopened in 2015 by owners Clint and Whitney Barlow, according to an announcement. The venue has hosted acts like The Ramones, Phish, Black Sabbath and Nine Inch Nails before it shuttered in the late ’90s, and was the site for the first run of The Vans Warped Tour in 1995.
Canton Hall, also owned by the Barlows, is located next to the Bomb Factory and was once known as Deep Ellum Live were the 1,100-capacity venue hosted acts like The Cure, Weezer and Green Day. It reopened in October with a complete overhaul.
“The Barlows and AEG Presents share a passion and commitment to delivering the best music experiences to fans. Clint and Whitney have built extremely respected venues in Dallas with a proven track record of success and we are pleased that they chose to partner with us. We look forward to working closely with them to further grow the live music experience in Dallas,” said Rick Mueller, President – North America of AEG Presents.
Clint and Whitney Barlow added, “We are honored and excited to be a part of the AEG Presents family. Although we have worked with them since inception, we are happy to broaden that relationship and work with AEG Presents more deeply to make these two venues even more special.”