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Great venue

I came for a business conference and it worked out very well. It has a good set up, it is clean and... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2019
Roslyn, New York
Trip to Liverpool. ( sorta)

My wife and I and another couple went to the beetles imitation concert. Not 4 but 5 stars. What a... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Albany, New York
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Hovering dramatically over Empire State Plaza, The Egg is a world-class performing arts complex.
Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Albany, NY 12220
+1 518-473-1061
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Reviewed 7 February 2019

I came for a business conference and it worked out very well. It has a good set up, it is clean and pretty nice. The parking garage is easy also.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 540dereks
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

My wife and I and another couple went to the beetles imitation concert. Not 4 but 5 stars. What a show. In the larger of the two theaters. Very comfortable seats and lotsa legroom. Sit to the right. Closer to the exits and bathrooms. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kingofteeth
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We saw a comedy show. Upon reading the reviews, we were nervous about not finding parking and how much of a walk to and from in the outside weather. So earlier in the day we drove down to check it out. We didn’t take the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank luvnyc76
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

View and sound are so excellent. Not a bad seat in the house. Perfect venue for musical guests. I have seen Ken Mo, Robert Cray, Boz Skaggs, Leon Russell, Lyle Lovett, Leon Russell, and many others. Acoustics are really great!

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank SusN11
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Two halls - one just less than 500, the other just under 1000, where you can see and hear from every seat. Nicely sloped. One concert I was in the second row, and was closer to the main singer than the bass player on the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank NossonMeir
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Egg (actually it doesn't look at all like an egg; I'd say more like a clam) is a performing arts venue operated by the State of New York and situated (literally) on top of a state office complex. I've seen concerts at two of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ellis P
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

There are two theaters one with 982 seats and the other with 450 seats. In the middle of Empire State Plaza.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 645raimundc
Reviewed 14 February 2018

The Egg is great - not a bad seat to see the show - but the show was terrible - the David Bowie Tribute Concert was an insult to Bowie - the male singers were ok but the female singer was just terrible - the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Lori A
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Loved it. Better leg room than most. Great, unobstructed views of the stage (from where I sat) and helpful staff. Architecture is delightfully whimsical and a breath of fresh air to the mediocre cattle boxes we’re herded into for entertainment.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank heathers607
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We go there a lot , no bad seats , acoustics are great and we alway look forward to the next show they have scheduled. This last one was WAR - a step back in time but soooo good! Thanks

Date of experience: January 2018
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8 December 2018|
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Response from luvnyc76 | Reviewed this property |
Only in lobby. No drinks allowed inside besides water
13 May 2017|
Response from georgeg583 | Reviewed this property |
Park beneath the egg in the V lot (for visitors) for the Empire State Plaza.