Combs, Opry Entertainment combine on entertainment complex
Friday, April 14, 2023
– Luke Combs and Opry Entertainment Group announced plans on Thursday for a multi-level entertainment complex in downtown Nashville to open in 2024.
The 69,000-square-foot complex with an indoor/outdoor capacity of nearly 3,200 people will be customized to reflect Combs' passions for music, songwriting, whiskey and sports. Features include a 1,500-person capacity concert footprint for ticketed events as well as a proposed 9,000-square-foot rooftop with unobstructed views of the Cumberland River and Nissan Stadium. The three interior levels will feature distinct entertainment experiences inspired by Combs.
"I got my start in town playing on this stage and to have the opportunity to work with Ory Entertainment to transform it into my own bar is a dream come true," said Combs. "I can't wait for my fans to see what we're up to."
"I knew there was something extraordinary about Luke from the first time I heard him perform 'Hurricane,'" said Colin Reed, Executive Chairman of Ryman Hospitality Properties, which includes Opry Entertainment. "Even as he's gone from filling bars to stadiums around the world, Luke has remained deeply committed to his fans and his craft. As the downtown entertainment district continues to evolve, we view this new experience as a tremendous opportunity to position Second Avenue with a global audience of country music lovers, anchored by Luke Combs' massive international fan base."
In addition to daily live music up-and- coming talent in Nashville, the venue plans to host a full calendar of ticketed concerts and events.
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