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Margin Walker Owners Discuss Closure
Graham Williams and Ian Orth step back to reassess amid unknown future
"...industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, local concert promotions company Margin Walker closed up shop for good on Monday after..."

Dec. 15, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Ex-Margin Walker Principals Mint New Music Events Company: Resound
Booking business represents signs of life in rebounding live music
"...When Austin’s most prominent independent concert promoters, Margin Walker, closed last December during a pandemic that brought..."

June 7, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Faster Than Sound: Growing Up Margin Walker
I've only ever experienced Texas music under the independent reigns of Graham Williams. I didn't know how lucky I was.
"...and his team announced the closure of concert company Margin Walker Presents. After a venue extinction year, cessation of..."

Dec. 25, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Margin of Error
Some Texas high schools may be violating the "top 10%" law, which guarantees admission to UT and other Texas colleges and universities, by exaggerating the number of students in the top 10% of their graduating classes.
"...universities. "I suspect high schools are fudging," director Bruce Walker said in a recent interview, referring to House Bill..."

April 21, 2000 News Feature by Jonathan David Carroll

Faster Than Sound: 12 Years of Peligrosa Drives ¡Eso Es!
Local DJ collective sets a mood at Margin Walker’s new fiesta-val of all Latinx talent
"...¡Eso Es! day fest. Chanel Quiñones of local bookers Margin Walker Presents also drew on her childhood in assembling..."

Aug. 30, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Stratus Properties Acquires Transmission Events
Graham Williams starts new booking business: Margin Walker Presents
"...booker Graham Williams has launched his own booking company: Margin Walker Presents...."

May 16, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

First Concert: Rosa Madriz
Margin Walker director / booker Rosa Madriz describes a Houston Rodeo when she and her whole family took in Selena
"...Rosa MadrizDirector/Talent Buyer, Margin Walker Presents..."

June 29, 2018 Music Feature

Faster Than Sound: The Spiritual Side of Quentin Arispe
Plans for Pride Month, Resound concert promotions, and IRL record store day
"...says Arispe. "It's just the circumstances that change." Former Margin Walker Leads Launch Resound..."

June 11, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Playback: Biggest Austin Music Stories of 2016
Looking back on the biggest Music news headlines of the year
"...Death of Fun Fun Fun, Birth of Margin Walker..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Sound on Sound Gets Medieval
Sound on Sound’s über headliner: 23 acres of Sherwood Forest
"...within the city limits. The core group, now called Margin Walker, rallied under the leadership of club owner/bar czar..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: No Fun Fun Fun Fest in 2016
Fun Fun Fun Fest won't happen this year and here's the exclusive on why
"...with the latter starting a new booking concern called Margin Walker Presents...."

Sept. 16, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Guy Clark 1941-2016
End Transmission: Adios Guy Clark, and Transmission Events as we knew it
"...Jerry Jeff Walker, who released popular versions of "L.A. Freeway," "That Old..."

May 20, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Faster Than Sound: Recapping the Year SXSW Got Canceled
Venue closures, fundraising, and industry layoffs headlined Austin music's difficult 2020
"...blow with closure of Texas' largest independent concert promoters, Margin Walker Presents, whose co-founder Graham Williams told the Chronicle,..."

Jan. 1, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

We Have an Issue: What’s Your Function?
Reporter Brant Bingamon goes inside the city’s buggy, behind-the-times website
"...Margin Walker's Next Move: Ex-Margin Walker principals announced this week..."

June 11, 2021 Column by Kimberley Jones

The Austin Music Poll Got COVID-19
In a once-in-a-lifetime music year, the 40th annual Austin Music Poll pivots.
" the ensuing 42 weeks, that honor's 2016/2017 prizewinner, Margin Walker, went out of business only last month. Their..."

Jan. 8, 2021 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

We Have an Issue: Looking for Bright Spots in a Historically Bad Year
The Top 10s Issue
"...While to Rebuild": Staff writer Kevin Curtin speaks with Margin Walker co-founders Graham Williams and Ian Orth about their..."

Dec. 18, 2020 Column by Kimberley Jones

Faster Than Sound: A Tale of Two Red River Fests
Free Week and This Is Austin, Not That Great share Red River
"...Margin Walker Presents Founder Graham Williams unofficially launched Free Week..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Austin Music Awards Announces First Honorees of 2019 Ceremony
Alejandro Escovedo, Dianne Scott to be fêted at Feb. 27 AMAs
"...Also new this year: a partnership with Margin Walker, the live music booking, promotions, and creative marketing..."

Oct. 17, 2018 Music Post by Kimberley Jones

Jawbreaker Playing Austin in July
Cult favorites set for Skyline Theater
"...a white whale for veteran booker Graham Williams, whose Margin Walker Presents is co-promoting the concert. They were among..."

May 1, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: The First Hit’s Free (Week)
Free Week, free rides, and freeing your mind!
"...Day. The annual club crawl, devised in 2003 by then-Emo's-now-Margin-Walker booker Graham Williams to stimulate concert attendance during a..."

Jan. 5, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

You and a Friend Could Go to Every Resound Show Next Year for $500
Austin bookers’ Sorted Pass joins growing number of ticket bundles
" pass started by the company’s prior iteration as Margin Walker Presents years ago. That promotion, which cost $200..."

Dec. 16, 2022 Music Post by Chad Swiatecki

Hopson Holds On
Jacksonville House Dem increases margin slightly in recount
"...a slight increase in his 102 vote general election margin over Republican Brian Walker challenger...."

Dec. 2, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Faster Than Sound's Musical Top 10s of 2020
Eleven lists of Austin's best releases, theme songs, livestreams, creative pivots and more.
"...Eno, Shakey Graves, Jackie Venson, Graham Reynolds, Deezie Brown, Walker Lukens, Sabrina Ellis, Kelsey Wilson..."

Dec. 18, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

"...Walker Walks Off: Local concert promotions company Margin Walker has..."

Dec. 18, 2020 News Feature

Faster Than Sound: Austin Bands for Bernie
Bands turn out for Bernie Sanders, plus a dive into the SXSW rumor mill and an expanded lineup for the Austin Music Awards
"...Jon Dee Graham, Lolita Lynne, the Well, Sir Woman, Walker Lukens, Kathy McCarty, Rich Brotherton, Tameca Jones, and Harry..."

Feb. 28, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

The Margaret Moser Award: Behind-the-Scenes Concert Wiz Rosa Madriz
The talent buyer and Margaret Moser Award winner discusses her career shift and influential decades in Austin music
" Resound Presents, as well as with prior iterations Margin Walker Presents and Transmission Events, she’s booked gigs across..."

Feb. 23, 2024 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

From Revolution to Entertainment in We Are Fugazi From Washington, D.C.
Chronicle writer Joe Gross goes documentarian for the hardcore pioneers
"...he immediately comprehended the importance of Fugazi's 1989 EP Margin Walker. "I remember going to Olsson's Records downtown, the..."

Dec. 8, 2023 Screens Feature by Tim Stegall

Austin Psych Fest Turns Back the Clock: Toro Y Moi, Cuco, and Levitation Favorites Headline Spring Gathering
Yves Tumor, Mdou Moctar, Melody’s Echo Chamber also psychin'
"...a production and marketing partner since our Transmission and Margin Walker eras, since the days of Radio Room on..."

Jan. 26, 2023 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin’s Leading Independent Concert Promoters Resound and Heard Presents Join Forces
The two Central Texas bookers merge staffs and venue portfolio
"...Events. Orth and veteran Austin booker Williams previously owned Margin Walker Presents, following Williams’ influential history slotting music for..."

May 5, 2022 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

A New Parish Set to Open in Former North Door Location
Owners behind Empire and Resound Presents team up at Eastside Venue
"...Fun Fun Fun Fest and co-operated Transmission Events and Margin Walker. The latter company, which shut down during the..."

Feb. 10, 2022 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

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