Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Kim Baker, Kentucky Middle for the Arts CEO announce the construction of the Previous Forester’s Paristown Hall.
Nikki Boliaux, Louisville Courier Journal

Louisville’s newest music venue is trying to come robust out of the beginning gate with a late summer time lineup that features a numerous range of acts — from singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw to rock group Interpol.

Previous Forester’s Paristown Hall, a standing-room venue inside the Paristown Pointe neighborhood, will open July 23 with a present featuring Louisville musician Ben Sollee, dance troupe Pilobolus and headlining act Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue.

The venue at 724 Brent St. is owned and operated by The Kentucky Middle for the Performing Arts and is a part of a $28 million revitalization effort that started in 2015.

This week, the venue announced its opening night time performance along with five different exhibits that may take place by means of November:

  • Lucero with Lydia Loveless on July 25
  • Interpol with Surfbort on Aug. eight
  • Gavin DeGraw on Aug. 23
  • Ryan Bingham on Nov. three
  • Hippo Campus on Nov. eight

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Find more information about the exhibits under.

In line with a press release, Previous Forester’s Paristown Hall can be a common admission venue for national touring bands, collaborative tasks, new works and nontraditional arts experiences.

The 28,000-square-foot constructing value $12 million to finish and may accommodate up to 2,000 patrons for exhibits and events, the release said.

Programming for Paristown Hall might be led by Production Simple, a Louisville-based mostly talent-buying and promotion company.

The brand new venue is the third facility operated by The Kentucky Middle for the Performing Arts. Its different properties are The Kentucky Middle on Fundamental Road and the Brown Theatre on Broadway.

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“It’s fantastic to see Previous Forester’s Paristown Corridor nearing its opening, bringing both locals and visitors to experience these numerous modern artists and unique occasions,” the middle’s president and CEO Kim Baker stated in a release.

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“The Middle is thrilled to open the doors to this new venue and share the imaginative and prescient that we’ve been creating for a few years.” 

Tickets for the exhibits will probably be out there at The Kentucky Middle field office or on-line at

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2019 shows at Old Forester’s Paristown Hall

All tickets can be purchased at The Kentucky Center box office, 501 W. Main St., or online at

► Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with Pilobolus, Mucca Pazza and Ben Sollee

When: Tuesday, July 23. Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Friday,…