The Rivoli
334 Queen St. W.
416-596-1908
www.rivoli.ca

 
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Rivoli Backroom

Winner of dine.TO's "BEST OF AWARDS 2013" for BEST Live Entertainment Venue



Setting the Stage
The world famous Rivoli Back Room stage has hosted so much talent over the last two decades. Great sightlines, fully licensed menu and daring programming make it a Toronto landmark club. Capacity now 200 souls.
Who played the Riv? riv history
Photos: here
Venue Info: here

 
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RIVOLI RESIDENCIES

All shows 19+. Tickets at the door unless otherwise noted

FEB

MON FEB 1 – (Comedy)

ALT DOT COMEDY LOUNGE

MC Julia Hladkowicz

with

Laurie Elliott – Canadian Comedy Award-winner 
Sandra Battaglini – Canadian Comedy Award-winner
James Hartnett – Canadian Comedy Award-winner
Mark Little – Mr. D, Won Just For Laughs Homegrown Competition & Yuk Yuk's Great Canadian Laugh Off
Drew Behm

Joe Vu

Massimo
Jackie Pirico
Rick Silber

& more!

Doors: 8:30 pm, Show 9:00 pm
Cover: $5 

TICKET LINK: http://ow.ly/XkWYg
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS:
Website: altdotcomedylounge.com

Facebook: facebook.com/altdotcomedylounge

Twitter: @altdotcomedy

TUES FEB 2 – (Comedy)

ALT DOT COMEDY OPEN MIC

Doors: 8:30 pm, Show 9:00 pm
Cover: $5 

TICKET LINK: N/A
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS:
Website: altdotcomedylounge.com

Facebook: facebook.com/altdotcomedylounge

Twitter: @altdotcomedy

WED FEB 3 – (Burlesque)
REVEAL ME BURLESQUE
Red Herring presents Toronto's monthly social burlesque show!
AND IT'S OUR FOUR YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

Emcee: Daytona Bitch
PROS:
1. Whiskey Winter
2. James and the Giant Pasty
3. Daytona & the Button Holes GROUP
4. Red Herring
5. Nyree MacPherson with a Microphone (SINGER)

MORE PROS:
1. Kate Mior (International Mime)
2. Tom Balmont (ENGLAND Sideshow!)
3. Kitty Litteur (Australia!)
4. SURPRISE VANCOUVERITE!

Doors: 8pm
Cover: $10 Door
TICKET LINK: N/A
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS: https://www.facebook.com/events/761202293983623/

THURS FEB 4 – (Jazz/Experimental/Rock)

MOUSE ON THE KEYS w/Chobo

Doors: 8:00pm

Cover: $20 Advance
TICKET LINK: https://masseyhall.com/eventdetail/MouseontheKeys

EVENT /SOCIAL LINKS: https://www.facebook.com/events/545108258995987/

FRI FEB 5 – (DJ Party - 50s, 60s, 70s Soul/Funk/Rock n Roll)
HOLD TIGHT
On FRIDAY FEBRUARY 5th, two of Toronto's most prominent DJ's/party animals, DJ BLUSH (Brittney Townson) and DJ MISTY (Misty McKenzie-Hill) are bringing back their hip-shakin' dance-party HOLD TIGHT to Toronto's legendary live music and eclectic party space, THE RIVOLI – and you NEED to be there!
Doors: 10pm
Cover: $5 bucks b4 11 / $10 afterwards

TICKET LINK: N/A

EVENT /SOCIAL LINKS: https://www.facebook.com/events/1192987280731211/

SAT FEB 6 – (DJ Party – Dance/Electronic)
DJ Spence Diamonds w/DJ Corey Dawkins & DJ LaZe
Doors: 8:00pm
Cover: $10
TICKET LINK: N/A
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SUN FEB 7

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MON FEB 8 – (Comedy)
ALT DOT COMEDY LOUNGE

Doors: 8:30 pm, Show 9:00 pm
Cover: $5 

TICKET LINK:
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS:
Website: altdotcomedylounge.com

Facebook: facebook.com/altdotcomedylounge

Twitter: @altdotcomedy

TUES FEB 9 – (Indie Soul/Pop)
LAWRENCE w/Astronomer & DJ General Eclectic
Doors: 8:00pm
Cover: $7 Advance, $10 Door
TICKET LINK: http://ticketf.ly/1NK7BsQ
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS: https://www.facebook.com/events/1633326540261788/
LAWRENCE http://lawrencetheband.com/
ASTRONOMER https://astronomer.bandcamp.com/
DJ GENERAL ECLECTIC https://www.mixcloud.com/djgeneraleclectic/

WED FEB 10
ARTIST: TBD
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THURS FEB 11 – (Indie Pop/Rock)
CATEY SHAW w/Parallels & Featurette
Doors: 8:00pm
Cover: $12.50 Advance
TICKET LINK: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1007873
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS: https://www.facebook.com/events/101564950210933/
CATEY SHAW: https://www.facebook.com/cateyshawmusic
PARALLELS: https://www.facebook.com/Parallels
FEATURETTE: https://www.facebook.com/featurettemusic
FRI FEB 12 – (Indie Alt Rock)
READY THE PRINCE w/Callfield & Me, You, and Mack
Doors: 9:00pm
Cover: $10
TICKET LINK: N/A
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS: https://www.facebook.com/events/571919482960974/

SAT FEB 13
DUB CONNECTION SOUNDSYSTEM
Dub Connection Soundsystem returns to The Rivoli! We had a great dance there a few years ago, happy to be back to play soundsystem!

Join us on the wood floor...we'll bring in the 4-box configuration....all custom analog handmade soundsystem..HEAVYWEIGHT STYLE! We string up and play the tuffest and baddest reggae & dubwise on vinyl & dubplate only! K Zar, Woodsman and the Crew bringing it 110%

Performing live the vocal talents of Nkrumah and Ras Yunchie! These men have had crowds bawling forward in many a TO dance, including on DCS...and this time will be more niceness! KICK UP A FOOT!
Doors: 10:00pm
Cover: $10
TICKET LINK: N/A
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS: https://www.facebook.com/events/1565373643685120/

SUN FEB 14 – (DJ Party – Valentine’s Day)
LOVE ME, LOVE ME NOT VALENTINE’S DAY JAM
Music by: Marlove - Charmz - Sol Empress
Doors: 10:00pm
Cover: $10 Advance
TICKET LINK: Contact 416.824.1812
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS: https://www.facebook.com/events/459386240913615/

MON FEB 15 – (Comedy)
ALT DOT COMEDY LOUNGE

Doors: 8:30 pm, Show 9:00 pm
Cover: $5 

TICKET LINK:
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS:
Website: altdotcomedylounge.com

Facebook: facebook.com/altdotcomedylounge

Twitter: @altdotcomedy

TUES FEB 16
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WED FEB 17
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THURS FEB 18 – (Soul/Funk/Rock)
JOHN ORPHEUS & THE MOLASSES SOUL BAND w/The Celebration Army,
Graham Ko & Kompany, Darryl Costello
Doors: 9:00pm
Cover: $5
TICKET LINK: N/A
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS: N/A

FRI FEB 19 – (Hip-Hop/R&B/DJs)
REMIX PROJECT LOUNGE
Doors: 8:00pm
Cover: $10
TICKET LINK: N/A
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS: TBD

SAT FEB 20 – (Rock)
OAK RECORDING STUDIO SHOWCASE
GRAND FORMAT w/1990 Future, The Lad Classic, Gravy Jones
Doors: 8:00pm
Cover: $10
TICKET LINK: N/A
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SUN FEB 21 – (Punk/Rock/Comedy)
ARTIST: Scott Thompson’s MOUTH CONGRESS w/Guests
Doors: 8:00pm
Cover: $10
TICKET LINK: N/A
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MON FEB 22 – (Comedy)
ALT DOT COMEDY LOUNGE

Doors: 8:30 pm, Show 9:00 pm
Cover: $5 

TICKET LINK:
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS:
Website: altdotcomedylounge.com

Facebook: facebook.com/altdotcomedylounge

Twitter: @altdotcomedy

 

TUES FEB 23
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WED FEB 24 – (Cabaret Variety)
VIVA CABARET YURY
Doors: 7:00pm
Cover: $25 Advance
TICKET LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/viva-cabaret-tribute-to-the-greatest-divas-tickets-20996078837
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS: https://www.facebook.com/events/1015747528486400/1015747535153066/

THURS FEB 25
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FRI FEB 26 – (Rock)
ALDS RED CARE EVENT
Doors: 8:00pm
Cover: $10
TICKET LINK: TBD
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS: TBD

SAT FEB 27 – (DJs – Soul/Funk/Afrobeat/Hip Hop)
FOOTPRINTS
DJs GENERAL ECLECTIC & JASON PALMA bringing you the best dance floor music from the past to current day. You'll hear everything from vintage Latin, Afrobeat, Reggae, Ska & Tropical Beat Edits to Hip Hop, Trap, House, Disco, Soul & Funk and a bunch more in between.
Doors: 10pm
Cover: $5 bucks b4 11 / $10 afterwards
TICKET LINK: N/A
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SUN FEB 28
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MON FEB 29 – (Comedy)
ALT DOT COMEDY LOUNGE

Doors: 8:30 pm, Show 9:00 pm
Cover: $5 

TICKET LINK:
EVENT/SOCIAL LINKS:
Website: altdotcomedylounge.com

Facebook: facebook.com/altdotcomedylounge

Twitter: @altdotcomedy

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