Revention Music Center

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Revention Music Center
Former names Aerial Theater (1997-2002), Verizon Wireless Theater (2002-2012), Bayou Music Center (2012-2015), Revention Music Center (2015-Present)
Location 520 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas, United States
Owner Live Nation
Type Arena
Seating type Standing room, reserved
Capacity Concert (standing room): 2,815
Theater (all reserved): 2,400
Club (standing room only): 1,100
Cabaret: 900
Banquet: 850
Wrestling: 500
Opened November 14, 1997

The Revention Music Center (formerly known as Verizon Wireless Theater, Aerial Theater and Bayou Music Center[1]) is an indoor theater owned by Live Nation and located in Houston, Texas, United States. The theater is located at 520 Texas Avenue in the 130,000-square-foot (12,000 m2) Bayou Place entertainment complex in Downtown Houston.


A variety of acts have performed in this venue ranging from Megadeth, James Brown, Chance the Rapper, Demi Lovato, Nas, Coldplay, Kelly Clarkson, Mariah Carey, Velvet Revolver, Chevelle, Owl City, The Killers, Elton John, Kylie Minogue, Lorde, Alanis Morissette, P.O.D., Paramore, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, and WWE NXT. On August 11, 2015, it was announced that venue would be renamed as the Revention Music Center, after the naming rights were sold to Houston-based point-of-sale technology company Revention. [2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Gray, Chris (2012-03-15). "Verizon Wireless Theater Now Known As Bayou Music Center - Houston Music - Rocks Off". Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  2. ^ Gray, Chris (2015-08-11). "Hello Revention Music Center, So Long Bayou Music Center". 

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Coordinates: 29°45′44″N 95°22′01″W / 29.762242°N 95.366872°W / 29.762242; -95.366872