AUSTIN, TX (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — C3 Presents has signed on as exclusive talent buyer for national acts at popular Austin, Texas, rock club, Emo’s.
The 15-year-old club books indie, punk, electronica and other underground music, and has become a staple venue for young bands passing through Central Texas. The club has been instrumental in breaking such acts as the White Stripes, Interpol, the Donnas, Riverboat Gamblers, Ghostland Observatory, Death Cab for Cutie and several others.
C3 is an independent promoter headed by Charles Attal, Charlie Jones and Charlie Walker that books over 800 per year and produces the Austin City Limits Festival, Lollapalooza, and the Big State festival in Texas.
Local booking at the club with stay with Deb Gill, Timmy Hefner and Michael Booher.
“Emo’s started as a crusty punk rock club, and has evolved into a full-blown, three-stage music venue that does a little bit of everything from hip-hop to metal,” Frank Hendrix, owner of Emo’s, told Billboard.biz.
Emo’s capacity ranges from 350-1,000.
“The good thing about this is nothing’s going to change,” C3’s Attal told the magazine. “Same expenses, same ticket pricing, we’re not going to change anything. We’re very honored to be working with this club.” –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers