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THE PARAMOUNT STORY:

Since Opening on September 30th, 2011, The Paramount has become a top live entertainment venue.  Located in Huntington, Long Island, New York, The Paramount – in concert with TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® – hosts a variety of concerts, comedy, boxing and other special events. Booked by Live Nation and utilizing Ticketmaster ticketing; The Paramount hosts an average of 200 events per year. In five years since opening, The Paramount has quickly established itself as the premier live venue on Long Island – the 20th largest U.S. media market (*2.5M HH-Arbitron: Nassau/Suffolk MSA).  Pollstar Magazine ranked The Paramount as the #11 worldwide club venue (*annual att. Q3 ‘16). With 70k+ Facebook fans & 11k+ Twitter & Instagram followers, the venue was also ranked by Billboard Magazine as the “23rd Hottest Club” in 2014.

Top artists who have taken The Paramount’s stage include: Billy Joel, Ed Sheeran, Rod Stewart, Jeff Beck, Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Steve Miller Band, Judas Priest, Willie Nelson, B.B. King, ZZ Top, Rob Thomas, Steely Dan, John Fogerty, Pitbull, Jewel, Slash, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Michael Bolton, Melissa Etheridge & many, many more Grammy-award winning entertainers.  The Paramount Comedy Series has featured such names as: Kevin Hart, Jim Breuer, Whoopi Goldberg, Joan Rivers, Dana Carvey, Dennis Miller, Steven Wright, Rob Schneider, Weird Al Yankovic & Frank Caliendo…just to name a few.  The Paramount Tribute Series regularly hosts the best tribute bands in the country to sold-out crowds, where fans can relive the sounds of their generation, spanning numerous decades and genres.  The Paramount Legends Series features acclaimed arena artists from the entertainment world for exclusive events that provides guests with once-in-a-lifetime experiences.  In partnership with Joe DeGuardia’s STAR Boxing, The Paramount has hosted multiple nationally televised live bouts as part of our “Rockin’ Fights” Series and is the hometown venue for former WBO Welterweight Champion – Chris Algieri “The Pride of Huntington”.

The Paramount has the versatility to host live events in a standing, hybrid or fully-seated configuration in our 1,573-capacity venue featuring; a large main upper level dance floor, fixed side loge-balcony seating, mezzanine seating and a “Skybar”.  The venue’s ambiance and intimacy have amazed bands, their fans and guests alike – especially the lower level 450-capacity V.I.P. Founder’s Room – styled as a 1920’s speakeasy with private rooms. The Paramount also hosts numerous special events including; weddings, sweet 16’s, bar / bat mitzvahs, fundraisers and corporate rentals.

Located adjacent to the venue lobby, The Paramount features a state of the art radio studio inside the facility. In partnership with Connoisseur Media Long Island, “The Studio @ The Paramount” offers the artists who play the room a platform to promote their music to over 1.6 million of CMLI’s weekly radio listeners on any of their five (5) stations; WALK 97.5, K-98.3 FM, The New 103.1 MAX FM, 94-3 The Shark and WHLI 1100/1370.  With street side views, “The Studio @ The Paramount” provides an opportunity for fans to watch their favorite stars being interviewed by local DJ’s up close & personal or performing LIVE on-air.

The Paramount will continue to present the best in live events and offer once-in-a lifetime experiences for our fans and the local community.  The venue donates numerous concert tickets to many local charity groups, hosts annual blood drives and executes regular food drives.  The Paramount strives to provide the best customer service and showcase quality entertainment for Long Islanders.  Moving forward, The Paramount plans to expand to a second location at a new venue in the stadium area of Baltimore, Maryland.

The Paramount has been mentioned, hosted or recognized in the following Local, Regional & National Television, Radio, Film, Print and Online Media Outlets:

Howard Stern’s Sirius / XM Satellite Radio Show – Ed Sheeran & Jim Breuer
FOX News – Dennis Miller, Bill O’Reilly & Greta Van Susteren – Presidential Town Hall with Gov. John Kasich
ABC “The View” – Whoopi Goldberg & Jenny McCarthy
NBC “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” – Kevin Costner & The Roots
VH-1’s “Top 20 Countdown” – Hosted Weekly Taped Show
MTV – “This is How I Made It” – B.o.B.
EPIX – Jim Breuer’s “Coming Home Tour”
“Back in The Day” – 2016 boxing movie w/Danny Glover
Associated Press
Getty Images
CW “The Next” – Hosted Television Show
Limp Bizkit “Ready To Go – ft. Lil Wayne” Music Video
AXS Live concert special – Yellowcard
AXS Live concert special – Trace Adkins
AXS Live concert special – Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
“Imus in the Morning” – Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Music Choice “Primed” – Kalin & Myles + Mainland
Music Choice “You & A” – Cher Lloyd
FUSE TV – Karmin interview
FUSE TV – Twenty One Pilots interview
Jim Breuer & The Loud and Rowdy “Old School” Official Music Video
Mike & Mike on ESPN – Frank Caliendo
Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN – Frank Caliendo
The Dan Patrick Show – Frank Caliendo
ESPN Radio – Frank Caliendo
ESPN Fight Night
Showtime’s “SHO-BOX” – Boxing
NBC Sports – Boxing
MSG Network – Boxing
HBO Sports – Chris Algieri / Boxing
Boomer & Carton – 66 WFAN AM Radio
The W.T.F. Podcast with Marc Maron
Yahoo Music
Rolling Stone Magazine
Billboard Magazine
Pollstar Magazine
Cablevision News 12 Long Island
Verizon FIOS 1 Long Island
Long Island Business News
Long Island Pulse Magazine
Good Times Magazine
FOX 5 Good Day New York
NBC WNBC TV Ch. 4
CBS WCBS TV Ch. 2
ABC WABC TV Ch. 11
FOX WNYW TV Ch. 5
WPIX TV Ch. 11
WLNY TV Ch. 55
Newsday
NY Times
Daily News
NY Post
Digital Journal
Village Voice
AM New York
Metro NY