Kentucky: Butchertown Stadium to be managed by AEG [video]

source: StadiumDB.com

Kentucky: Butchertown Stadium to be managed by AEG [video] Louisville City have announced that Anschutz Entertainment Group will manage the new stadium in Butchertown. The brand new stadium for as many as 14,000 people should be ready next year.

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Lou City revealed on Tuesday that their football/soccer stadium in Butchertown will be managed by AEG Facilities, global leader in the live event market. The decision comes a year before scheduled opening of the venue.

AEG will also provide Louisville City with “event content development, purchasing, vendor services, marketing and event-day operations for the arena” when the stadium opens in spring 2020, according to a press release.

Louisville City stadium in Butchertown

Louisville City's stadium has been under construction since mid-2018. The football club selected a joint venture of Messer and Harmon construction firms to deliver the project worth an estimated $65 million, already some 15 million more than announced initially.

Interestingly, the new stadium continues to grow in terms of capacity. First it was presented as a 10,000-seater. In 2018 the capacity grew to 11,300 and now permanent capacity stands at 11,700. Even more, total matchday capacity, including temporary accommodation, will reach 14,000.

Finally, the club has released a high-quality video overview of the stadium, which we are pleased to show you:

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