Huntington, N.Y. (October 27, 2014) – In the most recent issue of Pollstar Magazine, a leading publication in the concert industry, The Paramount in Huntington, Long Island, New York was ranked 13th highest in the world for Club Venues, following the end of 3rd quarter year-to-date 2014. The ranking was based on ticket sales from January 1, 2014 to September 30, 2014. As The Paramount continues its march to an inevitable Top 10 ranking by 2015, the venue’s Directors; Dominic Catoggio, Jim Condron, Brian Doyle & Stephen Ubertini are “extremely grateful to our booking partner – Live Nation, our ticketing partner – Ticketmaster, our local media partners, our hard working staff, and all of Long Island for supporting our vision and helping us to achieve this success.” In this past quarter alone, the venue hosted sold out shows with music superstars Steely Dan and Ed Sheeran, comedians Joan Rivers and Bill Cosby, as well as the Long Island Music Hall of Fame’s 5th Induction Gala honoring, amongst others, recording industry icon Clive Davis and veteran concert promoter Ron Delsener – who was inducted by legendary Pink Floyd musician Roger Waters.
About The Paramount:
Opened September 30, 2011, this live entertainment venue located in Huntington, Long Island, New York features: Concerts, Comedy, Boxing and other special events. Booked by Live Nation with Ticketmaster ticketing, The Paramount hosts an average of 200 events per year. Ranked by Billboard Magazine as the “#23 Hottest Club in 2014” the venue also clocked in at #13 in the world on Pollstar Magazine’s list of Club Venue Ticket Sales following the 3rd Quarter for 2014 year-to-date.
In just over 3 years since opening, The Paramount has quickly established itself as the premier venue on Long Island – the 20th largest media market in the U.S., with nearly 2.5 million households* (*Arbitron: Nassau / Suffolk MSA). Top artists who have taken the Paramount’s stage include; Billy Joel, Ed Sheeran, Pitbull, Don Henley, Willie Nelson, B.B. King, ZZ Top, Weezer, Counting Crows, Matchbox 20, The Blues Brothers, Jewel, The Monkees, Steely Dan, John Fogerty, Slash, Limp Bizkit & many, many more Grammy-award winning entertainers.
The Paramount has the versatility to set up either standing or seated concerts in our upper level 1,555-capacity club, featuring a large dance floor with fixed side-loge balcony & mezzanine seating. The venue’s ambiance & 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-themed speakeasy. The Paramount hosts numerous special events including; weddings, sweet 16’s, bar/bat mitzvahs, fundraisers & corporate rentals.
The Paramount Comedy Series has featured such names as; Dana Carvey, Dennis Miller, Jim Breuer, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Lovitz, Bill Cosby, Joan Rivers & Rob Schneider…just to name a few. In partnership with Star Boxing, The Paramount has been televised nationally on ESPN, Showtime’s “SHO-BOX” and NBC Sports. With over 43,000 Facebook fans, The Paramount has also been mentioned on National television programs such as; ABC’s “The View”, NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”, MSNBC’s “Imus in the Morning” as well as on Howard Stern’s Sirius/XM Satellite Radio Show.
The Paramount has hosted nationally televised music programs such as; VH-1’s “Top 20 Countdown”, CW’s “The Next”, AXS Live concert specials with; Yellowcard, Trace Adkins and Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Music Choice’s “You & A” with Cher Lloyd, MTV’s “This is How I Made It” with B.o.B. as well as interviews & webisodes on FUSE TV with Karmin and Twenty One Pilots. The Paramount has been reviewed, and its events covered, on countless media websites & print publications – most notably; Newsday, N.Y. Times, N.Y. Post, Daily News, Pollstar Magazine, Rolling Stone and Billboard Magazine. The Paramount will continue to present sold-out shows, featuring the best in live entertainment for Long Islanders.