Chicago house pioneer Lil Louis is celebrating his 49th year (of DJing) and returning to Chicago for one night only this July.

Lil Louis: The 49 Tour takes place July 1 2023 at The Riviera — a venue steeped in Chicago dance music history, though not lately:

Completed in 1917 by architects George and C.W. Rapp (Rapp & Rapp), it was built as a movie theater for the Balaban & Katz chain. Transformed into a private nightclub in 1986, the Riviera Theatre is now one of Chicago’s premier concert and special events venues.


Lil Louis: The 49 Tour will also feature TSHA, Ron Carroll, DJ Heather, Lady D and CTRLZORA.

The Riviera Theater is at 4746 N. Racine Avenue in Chicago; tickets are available here.

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4746 N. Racine Ave.
Chicago, IL


July 1 2023
Doors: 7pm



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