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COVID-19 Statement

RIVIERA THEATRE UPDATE TO COVID-19 March 16, 2020 As per Governor Whitmer’s order, we are now temporarily shut down. We will continue to keep you posted when there are updates to share. March 13, 2020 The Riviera Theatre takes the safety of our customers and staff seriously, and will follow the Michigan Department of Health […]

Musical comedy film ‘Moondance’ set for public premiere

MOVIE FILMED IN DOWNTOWN THREE RIVERS, CONSTANTINE IN 2018 Three Rivers Commercial-News | Robert Tomlinson, Staff Writer THREE RIVERS — As Van Morrison so eloquently put it in 1970, “It’s a marvelous night for a moondance.” For Constantine native Matt Whitney, writer and director of the musical comedy film “Moondance,” this Friday and Saturday will […]

Revitalized Riviera

Encore Magazine | Chris KillianPhoto | Brian K. Powers Bruce Monroe knew what treasures were hidden inside Three Rivers’ historic Riviera Theatre when he saw the words “For Sale” on the building’s marquee more than a decade ago. But it was going to take a lot of time, sweat and money to buff them back […]

Readers’ Choice: Scott Adamson Best Bartender

Commercial-News | Alek Haak-Frost THREE RIVERS — Scott Adamson from the Riviera Theatre Bar won the Readers’ Choice Award for Best Bartender. We want to give a big congratulations to Scott for being voted 2019’s Best Bartender by the Readers of the Three Rivers Commercial-News! Last year Courtney Elder was voted 2018’s Best Bartender as […]

Beatlemania comes to Riviera Theatre with 1964… The Tribute

Three Rivers Commercial-News | Robert Tomlinson, Staff Writer THREE RIVERS — When Mark Benson, founding member of the Beatles tribute band 1964… The Tribute, first started the band back in the early 1980s, he never thought it would get as big as it is, 36 years later. “We thought this was going to be something […]

A Slice of Times Square in Three Rivers

Three Rivers Commercial News | Robert Tomlinson, Staff Writer Three Rivers rang in the new year Tuesday with the first-ever New Year’s Eve ball drop on Main Street during the city’s Midnight on Main event, put on by the Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority. TRDDA Executive Director Tricia Meyer said she was impressed by the turnout, having […]

Hipposonics to perform at Riviera Theatre Saturday

Three Rivers Commercial News | Robert Tomlinson, Staff Writer THREE RIVERS — The Hipposonics, a classic rock and R&B band from the South Bend/Elkhart area, will be performing at the Riviera Theatre in three Rivers Saturday, Dec. 7. The show begins at 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased […]

Multi-talented performer Andy Gross to perform at Riviera Theatre

Three Rivers Commercial News | Robert Tomlinson, Staff Writer THREE RIVERS — How can one person go from having a professional racquetball career to becoming a successful entertainer with millions of YouTube views and countless performances around the country? Just ask comedian, magician, and ventriloquist Andy Gross, who will be performing at the Riviera Theatre in Three […]

Zoo Wave to highlight Halloween party at Riviera Theatre

Three Rivers Commercial News | Robert Tomlinson, Staff Writer THREE RIVERS — The Riviera Theatre in Three Rivers will be getting spooky this Halloween, as they will be putting on their 11th annual Halloween costume party Friday, Nov. 1 at 9 p.m. The theme for this year’s 21-and-up event is a “New Wave Scary Monsters Halloween Bash,” […]

The Whiskey Charmers to perform at Riviera Theatre Bar

Three Rivers Commercial News | Robert Tomlinson, Staff Writer THREE RIVERS — Detroit-based Americana band The Whiskey Charmers will take their unique sound to the stage at the Riviera Theatre Bar Friday, Oct. 18. The band is made up of singers and guitarists Carrie Shepard and Lawrence Daversa, who are both from the Detroit area. The band […]