VICTORIA BC (CelebrityAccess) — Canadian indie concert promoter MRG Group and MRG Concerts announced its expanding its footprint in Vancouver with the acquisition of local concert promoter and production company Atomique Productions Ltd.
The deal includes Atomique’s portfolio of events includes the Phillips Backyard Weekender, and Rock The Shores festivals, as well as the Rifflandia Festival, which is slated to make a return in 2020.
“My colleagues and I have a lot of respect for Nick, Dimitri, and their team. We are excited to use our national presence to bring more experiences to Vancouver Island and build on the history and commitment to concerts and events that Atomique has cultivated on Vancouver Island,” shares Matt Gibbons, President of The MRG Group.
The MRG Group also announced it has purchased The Capital Ballroom in Victoria. The 575-capacity concert space joins the list of venues MRG Group already operates which includes the Vogue Theatre (Vancouver, BC), The Garrick (Winnipeg, MB) Adelaide Hall (Toronto, ON).
Upcoming performances at the Capital include Milk & Bone, Sleep, Orville Peck, Tokyo Police Club, and Said The Whale.
The financial terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed.