TODAY'S PAPER
65° Good Afternoon
65° Good Afternoon
EntertainmentMusic

The Paramount cracks list of Top 10 clubs

After rehearsing there for his European tour, Billy

After rehearsing there for his European tour, Billy Joel decided to play a "spur of the moment" charity concert on Oct. 16, 2013 at the Paramount in Huntington. Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

The Paramount is now a Top 10 hit.

The Huntington club came in at No. 10 among American clubs on the most recent Pollstar list of top clubs for the first nine months of 2014. The three-year-old club finished at No. 13 on the industry trade magazine’s worldwide rankings, selling more than 85,000 tickets in the first three quarters thanks to shows ranging from a rare club concert from Steely Dan to a surprise appearance from Ed Sheeran to a sold-out show with Bill Cosby.

In a statement, the club's directors thanked “all of Long Island for supporting our vision and helping us to achieve this success.”

Boston’s House of Blues finished first on the list, followed by the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C., and Terminal 5 in Manhattan.

Exclusive subscription offer

Newsday covers the stories that matter most to Long Islanders. We dig deep to uncover the facts, hold the powerful in check and keep a watchful eye on Long Island.

Your digital subscription, starting at $1, supports local journalism vital to the community.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Comments

We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

More Entertainment