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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

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

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: 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

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

Levitation Announces 2019 Fall Lineup
John Cale, Angel Olsen, and Kurt Vile highlight fall fest
"...This year finds Levitation co-presenting nights with local promoters Margin Walker Presents and a slew of sweet independent labels:..."

April 24, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music News: De La Soul, J Balvin, and T Bone Burnett Headlined Hump Day
Music happenings yesterday and today
"...Margin Walker & Brooklyn Vegan’s Lost Weekend (Mohawk) and Thrasher..."

March 14, 2019 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

2018/19 Austin Music Industry Poll Top 10s
Nearly half of this year's Austin Music Poll/Austin Music Awards winners are now known
"...4) Margin Walker..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Music Feature

Austin's House Music Scene Clings to the African-American Community That Birthed It
House music rose to prominence from Chicago’s black music community and hangs on here in its original form
"...make it happen," says Ian Orth, marketing director at Margin Walker Presents and the promoter behind Learning Secrets parties...."

Feb. 1, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Austin Music Awards Reveals 2019 Lineup
Punk icons, big name scions, viral rappers, and more top the talent
"...Austin Chronicle, South by Southwest, Stratus Properties, C3 Presents, Margin Walker, Circuit of the Americas, Austin Music Movement, KUTX,..."

Jan. 22, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Faster Than Sound: Music Lab Explores Consolidation
Rehearsal space’s Oltorf location posted for sale; Hi, How Are You Day draws the Flaming Lips; and Esme Barrera tribute launches Girls Rock El Paso
"...12, 2018), built the lineup with local alt veterans Margin Walker Presents and Johnston's booking team United Talent Agency...."

Jan. 18, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

The San Marcos Music Scene Runs Deep
ACL Fest hip-hop headliners Brockhampton might just be the tip of the iceberg from our neighbors south on I-35
"...Apogee Presents, a promotions company they hope becomes "the Margin Walker of San Marcos." Still San Marcos, Not Austin..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Music Feature by Jeremy Steinberger

Jawbreaker, Last Band on the Titanic
Saving lives decades on
"...picturesque environment for a punk show. Credit local promoters Margin Walker, because the venue’s capacity of 7,000 meant that..."

July 14, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Courtney Barnett Previews New LP
Mohawk hosts Margaret Atwood-quoting barrage
"...relocation from Saengerrunde Hall. In a Facebook comment, promoter Margin Walker Presents blamed the move on a change in..."

May 15, 2018 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Austin Music Industry Award Winners Announced
Best radio station, record store, club, music writer, and more honored
"...Antone’s 4) Amy Corbin, C3 Presents 5) Graham Williams, Margin Walker Runners-Up: Anthony Stevenson, Come & Take It Live;..."

Feb. 25, 2018 Music Post by James Renovitch

Comedy, This Month!
Who brings laughs to Austin stages in the next few weeks?
"...the first show is already sold out. (Boo!) But Margin Walker has gone and added a second show. (Yay!)..."

Jan. 29, 2018 Arts Post

Is Austin's Growing Dance Music Scene in Need of Its Own HQ?
We talk to a dozen members of ATX’s electronic music community
"...of roving party Learning Secrets and marketing director at Margin Walker Presents. "There has to be a level of..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Playback: The New Face of Austin Music Festivals
Taking stock of Austin’s festival landscape a week after the conclusion of ACL Fest
"...off is the Olympics," consider SOS DOA, though chief Margin Walker talent buyer Graham Williams says he enjoys curating..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Fest Make-Up Shows
Salvage includes Grizzly Bear, Cannibal Corpse, Noname
"...in San Antonio the weekend of SOS, but the Margin Walker talent buyer expects to bring them back to..."

Oct. 16, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Fest Canceled
Promoters cite loss of financial backing
"...of the investor will not affect his booking company Margin Walker Presents, which counts a staff of 14 and..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Come & Take It
On Austin as a metal town, and a leaked shortlist for the next Austin Music Office boss
"...That doesn't mean we have no action: megabooker Margin Walker reliably presents the hippest heroes of the genre,..."

July 7, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Sound on Sound Fest Is Set, but What About Fun Fun Fun?
SOS Fest dropped its lineup this week, but what of predecessor FFF?

June 23, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Fest Pops!
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Electric Wizard, and king Stooge himself
"...The Margin Walker lineup also reps Chicago poet Noname, slacker pop..."

June 20, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

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