Live Music in the Airport Expands to 23 Shows a Week

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Airport concessionaire and live music sponsor Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services (DNC) is adding Monday and Tuesday shows to Earl Campbell’s Sports Bar and Annie’s Café and Bar beginning March 4, 2013. The four additional music performances will bring the total number of live, weekly music shows at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to 23 in six different terminal venues.

“Supporting local music has been a part of Austin-Bergstrom since its founding,” said Terry Mahlum, Regional Manager for DNC. “The success of the music program has led to airports around the country following the Austin lead by adding live music performances in terminal buildings and concepts. DNC is proud to keep the music going at ABIA and continue sharing some of Austin’s culture with the world.”

Located near Gate 13, Earl Campbell’s Sports Bar will now host shows Monday through Friday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Annie’s Café and Bar will now host shows Monday through Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. at its Gate 18 location. For more information on the Music in the Air program, including a list of different venues and performance times, as well as slated artists, visit: www.austintexas.gov/department/music-air-0.

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport generates a $2.4 billion economic impact to the Austin area annually. Austin’s airport has nonstop service to 39 destinations in the U.S. and Mexico, 10 airline carriers, and served a record 9.4 million passengers in 2012. The airport is growing to meet the future needs of Austin with improvements ranging from terminal expansion to parking. Austin-Bergstrom is entirely self-sustaining, generating its own revenue to cover its operating costs. For more information, visit www.abia.org.
 

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