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Moody start for Austin consortium

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World News
December 16, 2019

A consortium including Oak View Group, Live Nation Entertainment and C3 Presents has started construction on the 15,000 capacity Moody Center,a  privately-financed multi-purpose entertainment and sports arena in Austin, Texas.

Other partners include The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Athletics and Texas-born actor Matthew McConaughey,

The $338 million venue replaces the 16,734-capacity Frank C Erwin Jr Special Events Center that opened in 1977 on The University of Texas campus.

The annual SXSW conference and music estival is held in Austin, with the next event set for 13-22 March.

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