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DWTS and first time at Riverside

I’ve been in the Milwaukee area for almost ten years and FINALLY took in a show at Riverside. I... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2019
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Best place in Milwaukee to see a concert (besides Summerfest)

Second time at the Riverside Theater, great place to see a concert. Really well-laid out, beautiful... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2019
milwaukee, wisconsin
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Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

I’ve been in the Milwaukee area for almost ten years and FINALLY took in a show at Riverside. I really like how small the venue is because it doesn’t take too long to get in the theater once you are in line. You can grab...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WITraveler3353
Reviewed 27 January 2019

Second time at the Riverside Theater, great place to see a concert. Really well-laid out, beautiful design and decor, friendly and helpful staff, good beverage options. Restrooms are smaller (3-4 stalls), the women's had quite the line in between bands. Seats are wide enough, but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jannaqq
Reviewed 17 January 2019

I travel from Chicago to come here. Great acoustics and accommodating staff. A perfect size venue for music.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nomad06003456390
Reviewed 13 January 2019

The theatre is very beautiful; however, the seats are small and it is hard to see the stage. We were in the balcony and the person in front kept moving so I had to keep moving to see the stage.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Betty C
Reviewed 18 December 2018

I read reviews before attending this concert alerting me to the no coat check situation, small tight seats, people getting up to get drinks etc. and so perhaps I kept my expectations in check, but I was really pleasantly surprised at the experience. The seats...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ovmomma
Reviewed 3 December 2018

I have been to shows at this venue countless times, even more now living downtown, just a five minute walk away. Last night we came for Mannheim Steamroller, which was just wonderful! The venue is absolutely gorgeous, the architecture is divine. The workers, everyone from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BAKreiter
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

As always the Riverside is a delightful venue to attend a concert. From the moment you get close to the venue the atmosphere is amazing with bars and food nearby. The front door staff is kind and courteous with a quick check and thru the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank mattf943
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience. This theater is gorgeous! Staff was friendly and helpful. Seats were comfortable. Sound was fantastic!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JoyS2011
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Great views no matter where your seat is located. Seats are extremely narrow! We saw many average sized people squeeze into the seats........and some over-sized people actually stood on the isle side.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JoAnnF164
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We went to two shows in a row (Saturday & Sunday nights). Saturday we were in the third row in the balcony, Sunday we were on main level but back a bit. I have to say I have been to many old theatre venues and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank cynlrhodes
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26 November 2018|
Response from mattf943 | Reviewed this property |
That’s a question I couldn’t actually answer I didn’t connect. I can tell you my service was fine throughout the whole building. Verizon is my provider I wouldn’t see any carrier having a problem tho
26 November 2018|
Response from CaptTrouble | Reviewed this property |
I don't know; you could check to see if they have a website. I thought the show I was at was so great I didn't think about it.