Nashville, Tenn. (December 19, 2023) — Outback Presents today announced the promotion of Jenny Reid to Vice President of Ticketing.Reid will oversee all ticketing operations, focusing on country and comedy events.

Outback Presents President Michael Smardak is pleased to announce Reid’s elevation after her four years of employment with the company. During her tenure, Reid has assembled a full-service staff in the independent promoter’s ticketing department. 

“Jenny has built an incredible team that we are extremely proud of,” says Smardak. “With over ten years of experience in ticketing and box office operations, Jenny has led the force to establish a powerful ticketing team at Outback.”

Reid and her ticketing team have managed tours around North America for country artists and comedians including ALABAMANate BargatzeBert KreischerTaylor TomlinsonShane GillisLeanne MorganJohn Crist and more.

Prior to her employment with Outback Presents, Reid worked as Ticketing Manager for New Orleans-based festival and concert promoter Huka Entertainment, coordinating ticketing and box office operations from 2013 through 2016. She later transitioned into the tech side of the business, working in client operations at Ticketfly and onto Eventbrite with the acquisition. 

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About Outback Presents
Outback Presents is the leading independent, full-service promoter of live entertainment. From their home base in Nashville, TN, Outback Presents specializes in producing music and comedy shows, tours, and festivals across North America and connecting their diverse roster of artists with their fans. For more information, visit

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