Originally built as a movie palace in 1917, The Riviera is now a premiere mid-sized venue for rock and punk concerts.
Chicago: Built in 1917 as a movie palace, "The Riv" now hosts some of Chicago's best live shows, including the famous Wilco residency in 2008. -IFC Staff
In the movie "The Break-Up" (2006), Brooke (Jennifer Anniston) invites Gary (Vince Vaughan) to an Old 97's concert at the Riviera Theatre.
See a show at the Riv!
If you have to drive to the Riv or the Aragon park in the residential area just south west of the Lawrence Broadway intersection. Don't pay $20 for parking.
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