The Paramount set to construct state-of-the-art radio studio inside downtown Huntington storefront

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Huntington, Long Island, New York (Friday, March 6th, 2015):  The Paramount in Huntington, Long Island, New York – the 12th highest attended club / venue worldwide – is proud to announce a new marketing partnership with Connoisseur Media Long Island, for the purpose of constructing a new radio studio in downtown Huntington.  Currently being built in the storefront on 370 New York Avenue, the studio space will allow the artists, bands and musicians who visit The Paramount for concerts or comedy shows to promote their brand on-air in the 20th largest radio market in America (Nassau/Suffolk M.S.A.).

The unique setting of this new studio will allow passersby on New York Avenue the chance to watch their favorite radio stations broadcast live, while interviewing the stars of the show on the night of a concert, through massive windows right at street level.  Slated for completion in May 2015, the newly constructed, state-of-the-art, studio will offer musicians a platform to promote their concert tour and / or upcoming new music releases to over 1.6 million of Connoisseur Media Long Island’s weekly radio listeners on any of their five stations; WWSK FM, WALK FM, WKJY FM, WBZO FM or WHLI AM.

The Paramount is not only committed to bringing the best in live entertainment to the market, but also to offer the talent that plays the room the opportunity to sell their brand to a loyal Long Island fan base.  “We want to show the artists how valuable to Long Island market is to their business and to provide them with every media opportunity available to showcase their talents” The Paramount’s Directors stated. “How cool will it be to walk down New York Avenue in downtown Huntington and be able to see legendary artists like Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Jeff Beck being interviewed on-air by D.J.’s right in front of your eyes” they continued. “This new feature of our venue sets us apart from any other club in the world, and will provide access to a P.R. vehicle that is unmatched by what any other theater can offer its stars” they exclaimed.

According to Connoisseur Media CEO Jeff Warshaw “This studio project brings us back to basics and reminds us how cool radio can be.  Not only with our ability to be local, and hyper local in this sense, but also how we can relate and reflect the lifestyles and interests of our listeners through the music and the artists we play.  This studio will connect all those dots and offer a killer experience for the artists, our audience and our radio stations.”

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. With nearly 50,000 Facebook fans, The Paramount clocked in at #12 worldwide in Pollstar Magazine’s list of best Club Venues for 2014 ticket sales.  The venue was also ranked by Billboard Magazine as the “23rd Hottest Club” in 2014. In just over three years since opening, The Paramount 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, Joe Walsh, Steve Miller Band, Willie Nelson, B.B. King, ZZ Top, Weezer, Matchbox 20, Jewel, The Monkees, Steely Dan, John Fogerty, Slash, Limp Bizkit and many, many more Grammy-award winning entertainers.  The Paramount has the versatility to set up events in a standing, hybrid or fully-seated configuration in our upper level 1,573-capacity venue featuring; a large main dance floor, fixed side-loge balcony seating, mezzanine seating and “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. The Paramount hosts numerous special events including; weddings, sweet 16’s, bar/bat mitzvahs, fundraisers and corporate rentals.

The Paramount Comedy Series has featured such names as: Dana Carvey, Dennis Miller, Jim Breuer, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Lovitz, Joan Rivers and Rob Schneider…to name just a few.  In partnership with STAR Boxing, The Paramount has hosted nationally televised live bouts on ESPN, Showtime’s “SHO-BOX” and NBC Sports as well as regionally on MSG Network; and is the hometown venue for WBO Welterweight Champion – Chris Algieri, “The Pride of Huntington”.  The Paramount has been mentioned on national television programs such as: ESPN’s Mike & Mike and Sunday NFL Countdown; ABC’s “The View”; NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and The Dan Patrick Show; FOX News and “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., Jim Breuer’s “Coming Home Tour” on EPIX, as well as FUSE TV interviews with Karmin and Twenty One Pilots.  The Paramount has been reviewed and its events covered in countless websites & print publications – most notably; Newsday, N.Y. Times, N.Y. Post, Daily News, Rolling Stone, Billboard and Pollstar.  The Paramount will continue to present sold-out shows featuring the best in live entertainment for Long Islanders.
For more information contact:

The Paramount:
Adam Ellis
Director of Marketing
370 New York Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743
Tel: 631.673.7300 x 303
Fax: 631.673.6311