ACL Live Awarded “Venue Of The Year” by Academy of Country Music


Austin, Texas (March 25, 2014) – Austin’s world-class live music venue, Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater (ACL LIVE), has been awarded “Venue of the Year-Small Capacity” by the Academy of Country Music.

ACL LIVE’s competition for “Venue of the Year-Small Capacity” included Lancaster’s American Music Theater, Hyannis’s Cape Cod Melody Tent, Athen’s Georgia Theatre and Boston’s House of Blues. The industry awards are voted on by all professional members of the Academy.

“ACL Live truly deserves this award! We are proud to see a major partner of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Austin receive this type of recognition." said –JT Boch Program Director KASE/KVET

The ACM Awards honors and showcases the biggest names and emerging talent in country music industry.

“We set a goal early on at ACL Live to be the venue for all genres of music and Country has been a very important part of our calendar. To be recognized by our colleagues in the Country Music industry as the best small capacity venue in the nation to play is a huge compliment” said Colleen Fischer, General Manager and Director of Booking at ACL Live.

The state-of-the-art Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater (ACL LIVE) venue, home to America’s longest running music television program, Austin City Limits made its debut in February 2011. Since its launch, the venue has played host to an array of top country music talent as part of the concert schedule as well as tapings for the PBS Television series, artists include Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Eli Young Band, The Dixie Chicks, Florida Georgia Line, Dwight Yoakam, Tim McGraw, Kasey Musgraves, Miranda Lambert, Vince Gill, Loretta Lynn, Toby Keith, Keith Urban and more.

ACL Live looks forward to welcoming Trisha Yearwood, March 26th, Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland, April 10th and Billy Currington, May 1st. Tickets for these shows are on sale now at

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