The Paramount Arts Center

The Paramount Arts Center


The Paramount Arts Center
1300 Winchester Avenue
Ashland, KY 41101
United States

The Paramount Arts Center, hosts headline entertainers, Broadway plays and performances in every genre year round. Housed in the restored Paramount Theatre which, built in 1931, the Arts Center began presenting performing arts in 1972. The theatre seats 1400 people and is listed as a Kentucky Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. The theatre has a resident ghost named “Paramount Joe” and fans still come to see the location of Billy Ray Cyrus’ famed “Achey Breaky Heart” video shoot.

Restored movie theater operated by a nonprofit organization as a venue for music, dance, and other performing arts.

The theatre seats 1400 individuals and has been used by a wide range of promoters over the past years. Promoter rentals include Gallagher, George Carlin, Coasters Drifters Platters, Ashland Community College Graduation Ceremony, King's Daughters Medical Center Employee Awards Night, The United States Air Force Band, high school proms, weddings, local and other headliner entertainment. For specific information on renting the theatre


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