The Low Down
Where to Sit: Most of the theater is standing only, but there are about 850 balcony seats available. Arrive early to snag a seat or to get a spot near the stage.
Know Before You Go: The neighborhood can be a bit sketchy, so be aware if you're walking by yourself at night.
Rants, Raves & Reviews
This giant 1920s-era hall boasts great acoustics and an impressive band lineup.
by Contributor at Citysearch
The main floor is spacious enough that you can enjoy bands without getting socked in the mosh pit. As with most venues, plan on getting hot and sweaty as soon as the action begins. Considering its size (capacity 2,300),â¦
By susans1396997046 at Citysearch
Worst place in the city for a concert! Although the sound was pretty good, the coatcheck situation is a compete nightmare! We waited an HOUR to g... Read More
Energy over sound
By aeh5458 at Citysearch
I went to a concert here last year - the sound wasn't great, but the crowd was. Very energetic place, feels young and vibrant but looks older and ... Read More
By SB B. at Judy's Book
Ah, the Riv. A classic place to see a band perform. The seats up in the balcony are a nice place to "relax," but the main level is where you need... Read More
The Good Old Riv.
By B. L. at Judy's Book
Boy, this place sure must have been a beauty in it's heyday. Even though it is an old building it is still fairly well maintained. Some of the inte... Read More
What happened to the seats
By Kathleen K. at Judy's Book
I saw a band perform at the Riviera earlier this fall, and I was pleasantly surprised. I was expecting a smoke-filled auditorium, tight seating, an... Read More