Chicago Events & News - Josh Ritter at the Riviera Theatre Jan. 29, 2016
Known for his Americana sound which combines folk, country, R&B, and rock, singer and guitarist Josh Ritter will perform in Chicago, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. He’ll be joined by his crew, the Royal City Band, when they play the Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine Avenue. Special guest Elephant Revival will join them. It’s an all-ages show, and it begins at 7:30 pm. Bonus: your ticket purchase, which costs $32.50, includes a download of Josh Ritter’s newest album, Sermon on the Rocks.
A Literary Songwriter
Josh Ritter has been called one of the 100 greatest living songwriters by Paste magazine. At Oberlin College he studied history and music. He is also the author of a historic novel, Bright’s Passage, about a World War I veteran, widower and single father faced with great danger.
The Riviera Theatre
Located in the historic Uptown theater district, and coming up on its 100th anniversary in 2017, the Riviera is a former movie house and nightclub. Today, it hosts concerts and special events. It takes about 25 minutes to drive to the venue from Best Western Grant Park. Parking options include limited street parking and 3 public parking lots no more than 3 blocks away. You can also reach it on the CTA Red Line Train in about 40 minutes. For more information about Josh Ritter's Riviera Theatre concert, visit the website. For more on the artist go to Josh Ritter's website.
1100 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60605
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