Tim Neece named General Manager of ACL Live
Tim Neece named General Manager for new Austin City Limits venue
Industry veteran to lead daily operations
Austin, Texas (July 7, 2010) - Stratus Properties Inc. and the Canyon-Johnson Urban Fund
announced today the hiring of entertainment industry veteran Tim Neece
as general manager of the new music and private events venue located within the $300 million W Austin Hotel & Residences™ project, opening this December in downtown Austin, Texas.
As general manager, Neece will oversee operations for the state-of-the-art, 3000 person capacity live music venue that will also serve as the new home of the award-winning Austin City Limits, the longest running televised music series in television history.
The venue is expected to host over 100 concerts a year, in addition to the nights the Austin City Limits show will tape.
at the Moody Theater
will be the premier destination in Austin for live performances as well as private events.
"Tim Neece has 30 plus years of music, talent buying and venue management experience and we are very excited to have him on our team," said Beau Armstrong, CEO of Stratus Properties.
"While we will be booking and promoting shows in house, Tim
will also work with outside promoters such as Live Nation, AEG, C3 and others to bring the best artists to ACL
Neece has spent the last seven years as assistant director in talent buying and business negotiations at The University of Texas at Austin's Texas Performing Arts.