NEW ORLEANS, LA (CelebrityAccess) – Huka Entertainment has announced the formation of a network of nearly 50 music venues, from clubs to arenas, across the southeastern United States that that the company intends to form the backbone of their touring operation.
The venue network extends from Texas to Florida in nearly 25 southeastern markets from Florida to Los Angeles, including key markets such as New Orleans, Jacksonville, Charleston, N.C. and Houston, TX.
Huka has also secured exclusive booking deals with a number of venues in these markets; The Texas Club in Baton Rouge; Sanger Theatre, Merry Widow in Mobile, AL; Avondale Brewery, Workplay, The Lyric Theatre in Birmingham, AL; Greenfield Lakes Amphitheatre, Brooklyn Arts Centre in Wilmington, NC and the Pavilion in Tallahassee.
As well, Huka has partnered with a number of bands to help them develop on the road, such as Old Dominion, St. Paul & The Broken Bones and Moon Taxi, who started in clubs and moved on to larger stages, the company said.
"Over the past year our Vice President of Touring, Dave Fortune and his team have been lining up venues to create one of the deepest and most comprehensive independent southeastern touring routes available," said Huka Entertainment CEO Evan Harrison. "This network of venues enables us to help develop bands over the long haul, taking them from club stages to arenas and ultimately to our world class Festival stages in a very powerful way."