724 Brent St, Louisville, KY 40204

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Imagine a performing arts venue with the energy of a nightclub.  A venue that is intimate and wide open to creative possibilities. Over the course of several days, Old Forester’s Paristown Hall could host one of today’s hottest indie rock bands, tomorrow’s rising pop star, a contemporary performance by the Louisville Orchestra, and an event celebrating Louisville’s diverse international music community spanning the globe. With its incredible flexibility and versatility, Old Forester’s Paristown Hall will surprise and delight not only audiences, but artists with its accommodations.

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Supporting Local, Regional and National Artists

Supporting Local, Regional and National Artists

Old Forester’s Paristown Hall is a standing-room, general admission venue for national touring bands, collaborative projects, local and regional artists, new works and nontraditional performance experiences. The culturally curious will experience a whole different take on the region’s performing arts in an alternative space to the traditional concert hall.

The Venue

The Venue

The project is a $12 million, 28,000 sq. ft. standing room venue accommodating up to 2,000 patrons. The design is fluid and flexible to accommodate a myriad of performance styles. The venue will include an adjacent green space area that will be activated with public events and festivals. We have been inspired by comparable venues across the USA to emulate, while being authentic to Louisville.

Promoting Economic Development, Workforce Development & Cultural Tourism

Promoting Economic Development, Workforce Development & Cultural Tourism

Old Forester’s Paristown Hall will have a positive cultural and economic impact-- creating opportunities for nearby businesses and further fueling economic development, talent attraction and tourism to Metro Louisville and the Commonwealth.

Expanding Community Impact

Expanding Community Impact

Old Forester’s Paristown Hall will produce and host new, dynamic community and neighborhood events, including festivals and family-friendly gatherings, as well as fundraisers, conventions and programs and performance opportunities for local favorites.

Attracting New Audiences

Attracting New Audiences

The venue’s prime target audience will be Millennials – live music lovers who enjoy a night out with friends – with drinks, dancing and the hottest touring and local bands and musicians.