A new business opening in Sioux Falls next month is already creating some buzz.
The District opening near the Empire Mall next month is a concert venue, a restaurant and a lounge. Owners say it's a much needed addition to Sioux Falls.
Pepper Entertainment out of Sioux Falls is bringing a unique venue to the city. The business that Jered Johnson started as a concert marketing firm is now giving bands a new place to perform.
"We felt there was a void for this size event hall. And as far as the multi theme goes, there really isn't anything like it. Where you can actually go in, have dinner or have a drink, and then go over to an event," CMO of The District, Jered Johnson said.
The District doesn't open until November 8th, but it already has 50 events lined up. Everything from concerts to weddings to corporate events and dinners can be held in this unique space.
"The District is a multi scene entertainment dining destination. We have a full service restaurant, a full service lounge, and of course a full service event center," Johnson said.
The concert venue will be able to hold 1,500 people, including seats in special suite areas. One even offers a very unique view of the performances.
"We also have a corporate suite that essentially is right on the stage. So you're practically in the band," Johnson said.
Johnson hopes a grand opening event with some big name entertainment will kick off the new business in a big way.
"Come in. Check out the lounge. Check out the restaurant. Obviously come over and enjoy the show. It's all free to the public. So we're really excited about kicking it off with a free event, with a band as big as Uncle Kracker," Johnson said.
You can find a list of concerts and purchase tickets to shows on the District's website, TheDistrictSF.com.