Don't Forget about the River Rock in Richmond

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been to the River Rock only once since it’s been a casino, but several times when its tower was a clock for the Riverport Market, which was not dissimilar to the Lonsdale Quay.

Photo credit: Richard Eriksson on Flickr

It was for my birthday and we gambled, had drinks, and scarfed down mounds of prime rib at the buffet – other than that, I don’t remember much else. Now they’ve got a fancy shmancy hotel and will have a Canada Line station there as well. As I was doing a lot of periodical reading the other day, I came across an ad for the River Rock in the Georgia Straight.

Upcoming acts at their theatre include:

  • Boys II Men – December 29th and 31st
  • Patti Labelle – January 11th
  • Lionel Ritchie – January 18th
  • Amanda Marshall – January 19th
  • Even more interesting acts include:

  • Chippendales Revue- February 1st
  • Air Supply – February 7th and 8th
  • Dame Edna – February 14th and 15th
  • Bellydance Superstars – March 21st and 22nd
  • The B-52s – March 28th
  • While this post shouldn’t fall into my “cheap things to do” category, we should be reminded that there are some acts for all tastes that come to Metro Vancouver who don’t perform downtown. Also, seeing as how I rarely, if ever, blog about Richmond, I thought it would be worth noting. Seriously though we would actually consider going to see Brent Butt on January 25th or especially Lewis Black on February 29th (and March 1st).

    **warning: coarse language is used in the following video**

    Tickets for all shows at the River Rock are available through Ticketmaster. If we do end up going to see Mr. Black, I’ll be sure to write about our experience.

    Current Contests on Miss604
    *All contests are open to residents of Canada only, unless otherwise stated. Contest timelines are published on each individual post along with entry methods. Some contests may only be open to those 19 years of age and older. Winners are announced on the contest blog posts. Contest policy »

    7 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

    1. PatZSaturday, December 29th, 2007 — 11:13am PST

      hahaha Boyz II Men still exist? my aunt once gave me one of their cds for christmas way back when.

    2. Keira-AnneSaturday, December 29th, 2007 — 12:17pm PST

      Maybe you and I should venture out that way for a post-birthday trip for you. I’d suggest taking in the Chippendales Revue in hopes that Patrick Swayze might bounce out onto the stage and start thrusting his hips for us. Yes, I used the word “thrust” in your comments.

    3. Miss604Saturday, December 29th, 2007 — 12:29pm PST

      Or at least someone with similar hair? But I thought you might want to see the Bellydance Superstars…

    4. GZ ExpatSaturday, December 29th, 2007 — 7:18pm PST

      You know you are on the backside of your career, when you are stuck playing in Indian casino’s.

    5. Keira-AnneSaturday, December 29th, 2007 — 11:21pm PST

      PC = First Nations

    6. BradleySunday, December 30th, 2007 — 10:12am PST

      and to take that one step further, Vikings must be referred to as 2nd nation people on the east coast

      Anyways, im gonna try to get tix to lewis black, i love that guy!

    7. GZ ExpatSunday, December 30th, 2007 — 2:46pm PST

      Keira…I’ve never been known to be all that PC. Heck, I coulda said ‘Injuns’…but, I didn’t.

      I look at it this way, for years we (white folk) took everything they had…now they are getting back at us all by taking everything we have. Good on ’em.

    Also on