- One ticket to Summer Break Tour: Big Time Rush
- When: Sunday, August 11, at 7 p.m.
- Where: The Riverside Theater
- Door time: 6 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click here to view the seating chart.<p>
- $43 for main floor (an $86.11 value)
- $37 for balcony (a $75.28 value)<p>
Big Time Rush
Multiplatinum juggernaut Big Time Rush heats up the summer like a second sun with its hotly anticipated Summer Break Tour. Their chart-topping sophomore album, Elevate, enraptured fans with blissful anthems such as “Music Sounds Better with U” and “All Over Again”—leaving appetites whetted for their third album, 24/Seven, which dropped in early summer. The fab foursome, known as BTR to fans, first snatched the hearts of millions with its smash TV show, the most-watched live-action series in Nickelodeon’s history. Punctuating the choreographed carnival of a tour with electrifying dance moves, Kendall leads the affable cast of personalities, which includes James (the ladies’ man), Carlos (the joker), and Logan (the smart one).<p>
As vaudeville heaved its last breaths in the late 1920s, RKO’s Riverside Theater opened in 1928 and served as a performance hall for just a few years before Warner Brothers took it over to screen their films. Decades of neglect followed, reaching a nadir in 1966 when a carelessly tossed cigarette butt incinerated the proscenium’s drapery, prompting the cash-conscious owners to replace the opulent teal velour with workmanlike duvetyn. A slated demolition in 1982 nearly replaced the theater with a shopping mall before a coalition of citizens convinced philanthropist Joseph Zilber to save the space. In the subsequent renovations, craftsmen installed plush red drapery, overhauled the obsolete lighting, and repainted the faded French Baroque gilding of the auditorium, restoring the elegant space to its former glory and inspiring it to get back out on the theater dating scene.