Old Citadel (Edmonton)

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The Starlite Room
The Old Citadel
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Former names The Citadel, The Rev
Location 10030 102 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
T5J 0V6
Coordinates 53°32′23″N 113°29′45″W / 53.53985°N 113.49595°W / 53.53985; -113.49595Coordinates: 53°32′23″N 113°29′45″W / 53.53985°N 113.49595°W / 53.53985; -113.49595
Seating type Standing room and table seating
Capacity 1000[citation needed]
Built 1925
Opened 2004

The Old Citadel is a 1925 brick building in Downtown Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, one block south of Jasper Avenue, the city's main street. The building was originally built as a "citadel" (church or place of worship) for the Salvation Army. By 1965 it was converted into the first venue of the Citadel Theatre company, with the company taking its name from the name of the building. After the company moved to a new purpose-built theatre building on Churchill Square in 1978, the building was converted to a concert hall and bar. The concert venue inside was for many years named the Rev Cabaret. Under this name, it hosted a variety of concerts including early 1990s shows of then-unknown American bands Nirvana and Green Day. In 2003 the Rev closed, and was reopened as the Starlite Room in 2004, which operates as a members-only club.[1] As of 2012 the lounge/bar downstairs is called "Brixx Bar".


The following are some of the artists that have performed at The Starlite Room:


  1. ^ http://www.edmontonplus.ca/edmonton/venues/starlite-room
  2. ^ http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kmfdm_jules_starlite.jpg
  3. ^ http://www.gigposters.com/poster/112636_Nirvana.html

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