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Times Union Center

51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207-1527
+1 518-487-2000
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Go early

Went to see Jeff Dunham, the show was good but we just made it on time. It doesn't seem like... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
Albany, New York
Saw Bruce Springsteen here!

It was a great night of music. The concessions could have had more variety. The venue was nice and... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2016
Wendy G
Halifax, Massachusetts
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  • Poor7%
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51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207-1527
+1 518-487-2000
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Went to see Jeff Dunham, the show was good but we just made it on time. It doesn't seem like traffic is handled well in the area around the arena before or after big events. We thought we had given plenty of leeway time for...More

Thank MBH68
Reviewed 11 February 2016

It was a great night of music. The concessions could have had more variety. The venue was nice and clean.

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Have been to this arena for a number of concerts, most recently Bruce Springsteen. As arenas go, it is on the smaller side so you're never that far away. Even thought we were in the "nosebleeds" you could still see well and the sound was...More

Thank Mick7Fairlee_Vermont
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Went to the Jeff Dunham show which was hilarious. The only problem was that the seats don't have enough leg room and are too narrow. Worse than flying in the cheap seats on an airline.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

The TU Center needs attention - & some honest advertising... We were in one of the boxes. The bathroom smelled bad (@ 2 PM). Regarding the seating, the armrests - several of them - just fell off: they're not screwed on. Then I got a...More

1  Thank Snydley4
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Fun night! Mayor's cup - local rivalry. Hockey games are always fun. We had great seats in section 105, row k..

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Will never attend an event there again! Went to Monster Jam tonight with four year old Grandson who had been sick last week, still on cold meds. Figured we could go to The Pit Party (50 dollars), which ran 4-6 ( we arrived at 4:30....More

Thank dibber44
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is a great venue to watch a basketball or hockey game. Viewing is good in all areas. Catch the circus when it is in town or another special show or concert.

Thank Cac1234
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Went to see Siena beat up Fairfield College in a basketball game. had seats near the floor, so I felt like we were right in the action. But, I have had seats in many places and levels in the Center and they are mostly all...More

Thank igolfnbird
Reviewed 22 December 2015

I have seen the greats here: Eric Clapton, Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, and the Dead. I've seen Bobby in several smaller and more intimate venues, and those are significantly better venues for music. By and large, though, these icons don't play the smaller halls, so...More

Thank NossonMeir
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What food options are available in the center.? Iwill be attending this weekends womens basketball tournament and I am on weight watchers so I want to plan ahead.
26 March 2015|
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Response from Wagman224 | Reviewed this property |
There are food stands at Times Union. Some have Diwt conscious selections
Best free place to park free near albany time Union areana
24 January 2015|
Response from Moomus | Reviewed this property |
The garages near the Times Union Center all have parking fees. Near the Empire State Plaza, there is some free parking after 6 p.m. in various locations-check the web site for the Empire State Plaza for locations. There is... More
What are the beer prices at concerts?
24 January 2015|
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