Austin-based Transmission Events expanding to Dallas

Oct 20, 2014
Austin American Statesman

Austin-based concert promoter Transmission Events is expanding, adding Dallas to the list of cities it serves


Transmission Events, which got its start eight years ago booking venues in Central Texas, has grown into also booking for venues in Houston and San Antonio


The company’s entry into North Texas, finalized this week, comes via the acquisition of Dallas-based Tactics Productions. Executives said the two companies had previously partnered on some 


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Kris Youmans, Tactics Productions’ president and primary talent buyer, will join the Transmission Events team, the company said


Another North Texas music veteran, Ryan Henry, has also been hired. Henry most recently worked as a talent buyer for the Granada Theater, a Dallas live music venue


The Transmission Events Dallas team is already set to take over booking at one venue, Club Dada. More are expected to follow, the company said


In Austin, Transmission Events books more than a dozen venues, including the Mohawk and Red 7. It also puts on Fun Fun Fun Fest, an annual festival celebrating independent music


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