January 6, 2021

3rd + Lamar Named Exclusive Live And On-Demand Production Partner For Open Sky Media

Nick Schenck

Agreement includes production work for Austin Monthly, Austin Home, and Texas Music Magazine

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 6, 2021 — Today, 3rd + Lamar announced an agreement with Open Sky Media to become the exclusive live and on-demand production partner for Austin Monthly, Austin Home, and Texas Music Magazine.

As part of this deal, 3rd + Lamar will continue to produce Austin Monthly’s virtual concert series, Front Porch Sessions, which broadcasts live on Facebook and YouTube. Bands that have performed include Shakey Graves, Charley Crockett, The Band of Heathens, Jackie Venson, and others.

In January, there will be two Front Porch Sessions shows: Jan. 14 with Walt Wilkins and Jan. 28 with Ben Kweller.

“It’s been really rewarding to play a part in keeping live music in Austin alive during the pandemic,” 3rd + Lamar co-founder & CEO Nick Schenck said. “We’re excited to deepen our relationship with Open Sky Media and collaborate with them and their partners on a variety of video concepts this year and beyond.”

In February, 3rd + Lamar will produce the live stream for Austin Home’s inaugural Home & Design Awards, a local competition for commercial and residential architects, interior designers, artisans, builders, and landscape designers. Other projects will be announced at a later date.

“I’ve been impressed with the creativity, standard of excellence, and professionalism from 3rd + Lamar since we began working together in June,” Open Sky Media president Stewart Ramser said. “We’re placing a big emphasis on video this year, and we’re excited to collaborate with their team on a variety of projects across our media properties.”

3rd + Lamar specializes in commercial campaigns, brand videos, documentaries, live event production, and more. 

About 3rd + Lamar
Based in Austin, Texas, 3rd + Lamar partners with leading media and tech companies, direct-to-consumer brands, and startups to tell their stories and fuel their growth. 

About Open Sky Media
Open Sky Media publishes regional magazines including Austin Monthly, Austin Home, San Antonio Magazine, and Texas Music. Open Sky’s market-leading media brands produce the dominant lifestyle titles in their respective markets as well as a variety of digital, event and custom publishing products.