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Address: 318 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1833
Phone Number:
+1 520-740-1000
12:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 18:00

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nostalgic funkiness

This old theatre hosts many live performances. Beer and wine as well as popcorn was available for purchase. The location is right next to Diablo Burger on Congress which is... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Tucson, Arizona
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Missouri City, Texas
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224 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We visited here with friends for the Adam Ant concert over the weekend. I really wanted to enjoy the venue, as it is a historical location, but the women's restroom was filthy and already out of toilet paper before the main act started, the sound for the concert was so bad that you couldn't understand a word being sung, and... More 

Thank longhornjz
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I have loved this theatre since I was a little girl. The venue, the atmosphere, the environment make me feel at home. I should say-made* me feel at home. I am sadly disappointed in my last two experiences. I always give a second chance as I'm aware that Tucson is built on local business and small businesses trying to succeed.... More 

1 Thank vida928
Sedona, Arizona
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50 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The century-old Rialto is our favorite downtown venue for top musical talent. The theater was renovated a few years back to the tune of over a million dollars and has kept it's historic beauty. The sound system is superb and the lighting is totally expert level, especially for shows. My wife and I have seen Dave Mason, John Mayall, Citizen... More 

Thank MadjagMadjag
Tucson, Arizona
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65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This old theatre hosts many live performances. Beer and wine as well as popcorn was available for purchase. The location is right next to Diablo Burger on Congress which is awesome. Grab a gourmet burger and craft beer and then go to a concert. There are also many other restaurant choices within walking distance. Seating in this venue is actually... More 

Thank grb53
Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a nice place to see a concert my wife and I and some of our adult children have attended concerts their many times, but, I will NEVER go there again. On more than one occasion I have seen the security staff being overly aggressive and the last time in April was horrifying. This one young was just having... More 

3 Thank Ray M
Tucson, Arizona
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127 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The Rialto is a great place to see a concert or comedy show. You can buy tickets at the box office or online. The venue isn't huge and makes for an intimate show. The acoustics are way better than most of the places I've been. The service is excellent and the bands usually hang out afterward for a meet and... More 

Thank Actually3
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

The venue was not good for a crowd this size. There was no air on so it was soooo hot inside. The security people were far from friendly. Not a good set up on getting people inside the venue. It was not an organized event for being sold out they should of had more people and better planning. The show... More 

2 Thank Kristina S
Tucson, Arizona
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99 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We saw Elvis Costello here earlier this month and it was fantastic. Seating was all assigned and even though we were very near the back, we could see just fine. Sound was great. Alcohol is served here as well and that's a bonus! Finally, this is a truly historic theater that is run and maintained by a local non profit.... More 

Thank Kipp M
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40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Went on the spur of the moment to see John Hiatt. Fun to hear a fabulous concert in a small venue with a rich history and great sound.

Thank hiker58
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142 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We joined a small crowd for Jim Brickman's holiday (& more) show. And, enjoyed good seats, albeit on padding folding chairs. The Rialto offers a variety of shows at reasonable prices. Staff & volunteers are friendly, helpful. Good to see the theater gaining ground financially after some difficult times.

Thank DS1Arlington

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