Bull Riders Coutry Bar Coming to 4th Street Live!
Professional Bull Riders Inc. Bring Their "Country Cool" Concept to Louisville
A western-themed bar with a mechanical bull as its centerpiece is coming to
PBR Louisville, a franchise of Professional Bull Riders Inc., is expected to open early next year on the east side of the downtown entertainment hub, with the Cordish Co., the Baltimore-based 4th Street Live owner and operator, to be a partner in the country music venue.
PBR is leasing about 8,500 square feet of second-level space at
Mayor Greg Fischer said Friday that “the addition of PBR brings a dynamic, new feature” to the entertainment district.
“We are committed to remaining cutting edge and providing best-in-class experiences for our guests,” said Bob Dorko, managing director of
The first PBR location opened in 2009 in
Each location of PBR features its own design, with a stage for live music, a large dance floor, a soft-seating lounge area, multiple bars, and what PBR contends is “the world’s meanest mechanical bull.”
Gleason said the
Cordish will operate the food and beverage side of the business, Gleason said, adding that the outlet probably will employ around 50 people. He said the entertainment would include a mix of music played by a deejay, along with live local, regional and nationally touring bands.
PBR Louisville will be open until 4 a.m. most nights and will have an expansive beer and bourbon list as well as a limited southwestern inspired food menu.