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ACL Live Private Events

ACL Live at The Moody Theater is a state-of-the-art live music, performance, and private event venue that also serves as the new home of the KLRU-TV produced PBS program Austin City Limits, the longest running music series in American television history. An official SXSW venue, set in downtown Austin, ACL Live is the premier destination for live performances as well as private events. Our contemporary venue is LEED certified; reflecting our commitment to green living with the highest standard in sustainable development.

Virtual Tours

The ACL Private Events Team offers turn-key solutions, working with you on capturing your vision and securing every detail of your event from pre-planning and day-of-show, through event wrap-up and strike. Whether you choose a full venue buyout or host a smaller event on the Music Porch or in one of the galleries, ACL Live at The Moody Theater provides endless possibilities to provide entertainment, catering, and impeccable decor for your affair.

Meet the Team

Michaelyne Escobar Long

Director, Private Events
O: 512-404-1318
mescobar@acl-live.com

Jenn Walker

Director, Private Events Production
O: 512-404-1326
jwalker@acl-live.com

Don Pennington

Producer, Private Events
O: 512-404-1325
dpennington@acl-live.com

Hallie Williams

Producer, Private Events
O: 512-404-1322
hwilliams@acl-live.com

Haley Woolford

Coordinator, Private Events
O: 512-404-1329
hwoolford@acl-live.com

Venue Capabilities

In the heart of downtown Austin, the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater (ACL Live) is a world-class live music venue and home of the longest-running music program in television history, Austin City Limits.

ACL Live promotes over 80 concerts and over 100 private events each year, including SXSW, benefit galas, parties and conferences. Since the venue was also created for taping a national television show, the space has a state-of-the-art soundstage with in-house video capture capabilities. ACL Live is now one of the country’s premiere content and media centers, reaching millions of viewers worldwide.

Venue Services

ACL Live offers turn-key solutions, working with you on capturing your vision and securing every detail of your event. From pre-planning and day-of-show, through event wrap-up and strike, we assist you at every step. Whether you choose a full venue buyout or host a smaller event in one of our many spaces, ACL Live provides endless possibilities to provide entertainment, catering, and impeccable decor for your affair.

 

Services Include

  • Event Management
  • Production Management
  • Talent buying
  • Ticketing
  • Event Marketing
  • Video production: Director, Tech Director, cameras, crew, etc.
  • IMAG capabilities
  • Live Stream capabilities
  • Staging: decks, truss, stairs, ramps, etc.
  • Audio: FOH/MON Engineers, PA, consoles, microphones, crew, etc.
  • Lights: Lighting Designer, console, rentals, gobos, etc.
  • A/V: Video Operator, projectors, screens, switchers, controls, monitors, crew etc.
  • Backline rentals
  • Power
  • Rigging
  • Stage Labor
  • Runners/PAs
  • Wardrobe
  • Hair/Make UP
  • Crew catering
  • Artist hospitality/Dressing Rooms
  • FOH Labor
  • Security
  • Medics
  • Décor
  • Rentals
  • IT Services
  • Production Parking
  • Valet services

Seating Capacities

Venue Capacity

  • Seated 2100+
  • General Admission Floor 2500+

Stage Level

  • Seated 700+
  • General Admission Floor 1200+
  • Gala 500

Mezannine

  • 334 Fixed + 100 Standing
  • Includes 14 ADA Wheelchair
  • Private viewing seats on this level
  • All fixed seats have armrests w/ drink holders

Balcony

  • 1112 Fixed
  • Includes 10 ADA Wheelchair
  • Includes 14 ADA Wheelchair
  • Balcony can be blacked out with house curtains if not in use
  • All fixed seats have armrests w/ drink holders

Miscellaneous Options

  • ACL-Live offers full video & recording studio and equipment.
  • Outside Terrace – 46’x54’ space is available for outdoor events
  • Arena Style  – 110’x90’ open space (no stage)

 

Experiential Tours

In addition to daily tours, ACL Live offers custom tours to cater to your group’s personality.

Packages include: 

 

The Scott Newton Experience: Roadmap of Photos (3 hrs)

  • Mezzanine Gallery Cocktail Reception
  • Full guided tour of ACL Live and ACL Live TV
  • Scott Newton Tour for 2 hours
  • Photo Booth (link for digital upload)
  • Optional W Boxed Lunch or meal on Music Porch
  • Signature Cocktails Menu
  • Custom Playlist for cocktail hour
  • Custom digital screens to showcase your company or event
  • Group Photo taken by Scott Newton as a post event gift

ACL Hall of Fame Experience (3 hrs)

  • Mezzanine Gallery Cocktail Reception
  • Full guided tour of ACL Live and ACL Live TV
  • Venue lighting package to show your guests a private VIP Concert setting
  • Optional GOBO’s for branding
  • Optional Austin City Limits Skyline
  • Photo Booth (link for digital upload)
  • Optional W Boxed Lunch  or meal on Music Porch
  • Signature Cocktails Menu
  • Custom Playlist for cocktail hour
  • Custom digital screens to showcase your company or event
  • Group Photo taken by Scott Newton as a post event gift

Past Clients and Accolades

“I would be honored to work with any of you again on any event. Your leadership and professionalism made all the difference in the world – and your entire team was terrific. Putting in the extra ‘row’ on the musical chairs stage was a reflection of everything about you. You thought it would make the experience better, and you made it happen. You made a company-full of people have an extraordinary time last night – that they’re treasure for a long, long time. With great respect and appreciation!”

– Jimmy Dunn

 

“My sincerest thanks to you, Don and the rest of the staff at ACL for the amazing evening on Tuesday. The food, the tour, and the photo booth were a real hit and it made our meeting even better. The W Hotel put out a beautiful, delicious dinner for us and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Thank you again and God bless you!!!”

– Kris Southard

 

“I am still beaming from the party on Saturday. Everything was absolutely perfect! And we couldn’t have done it without all your help. Working with each and every one of you was such a pleasure and I appreciate everyone’s professionalism, attention to detail and flexibility. I have received so many compliments from employees on the décor, the food, the bar, the music, the lights, the Photo Booths and the After-Party! Kudos to everyone! “

– Janelle Austin, Events Supervisor

Make an Inquiry

For further information please contact privateevents@acl-live.com.

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