Woolworth Theatre

S&L Integrated utilises EAW and DiGiCo to transform historic Nashville building into a one-of-a-kind event venue and theatre for the city. Photos: Brian McCord, Realty Pictures, LLC.

Sitting proudly as a registered historic site in the Fifth Avenue Historic District of Nashville for its role in the Civil Rights movement, the former Woolworth building has recently been repurposed as an event venue and theatre, with a capacity of 750.

Back in 2021, country music artist Chuck Wicks and partners 615 Ventures and investor and entrepreneur Rob Bellenfant acquired the building, with a view to turning into a Las Vegas-inspired space which could host music, acrobatics performances and comedy acts for the people of Nashville.

Enlisting locally based AV company S&L Integrated to design the venue’s audio system, an EAW Anna ADAPTive system from Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) was designed by Account Executive, Nathan Tomberlin and his team, with a DiGiCo SD12T console chosen for control.

Read the full feature in issue 33.5 of MONDO-DR here.