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Mann Center for the Performing Arts

5201 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131 (Fairmount Park)
+1 215-546-7900
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Ranked #59 of 281 attractions in Philadelphia
Type: Theaters
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We went to see Sara Barielles at the Skyline Stage at the Mann. For those of you that know the Mann, it is up a hill and to the right of the Mann Center. After you climb to the top, if you look back, you see a stunning view of Philadelphia's skyline -hence the name! There are no seats for... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

What an fabulous show. I don't think there was a bad seat in the place. It was my friends birthday present from her husband. I was asked to go since they had someone that couldn't make it and I'm so glad I had the chance to go. My bucket list has another on crossed off. Diana had us in tears... More

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Wallace, North Carolina
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3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Great sound, views of the city from the top of the lawn are exceptional. Very nice surroundings, like going to a nice park for the evening to hear some great music, will definately be back for more shows.

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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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86 reviews 86 reviews
21 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I have been to many outdoor venues and this place ranks in my top five. While to cables running down the side of the isles tripped up a few people, I saw no other draw back to this place. Plenty of locations to grab a quick beer during the concert.

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Brooklawn, NJ
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53 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The truth is, the Mann is a really good venue - it's attractive, the seats are fairly comfortable (much better than most of the venues in Philadelphia), and the sightlines and sound are solid. In some areas, you can even see the skyline of Philadelphia off to the side of the stage. In your seats, it's a genuinely great place... More

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Albrightsville, Pennsylvania
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15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This was my first visit to the Mann, and I will go back the next opportunity I get. The setting is beautiful, and there is the most amazing view of the city from the top of the lawn. Everyone was super-friendly and helpful. The acoustics were tremendous.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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61 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The Mann Center is a great place to see a concert. It's more like an open air pavilion with covered seating as well as a lot of area at the back and sides for lawn seating/ general admission. They have some great bands here as well, so skip the giant venues and see them here! The food/ drinks are overpriced... More

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Morgan, nj
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Friend and I took our kids to see R5. Awesome venue. Lots of space. Staff at entrance and bars were so nice. Quick pick up for taxi

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29 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I am late sending this review but am doing so, anyway. I first attended this venue back in the 1980s when we saw Al Jarreau perform there (a great performance). i still remember our tickets were only $8.00. I really liked the Mann Music Center then and I still do. I saw Vanessa Williams in concert in 2005 (what a... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Fun night, low key crowd, had no issues to speak of. Yes, the parking is a bit disorganized but not really a big deal, you are after all in Phila and it is more or less expected to be chaos. The Mann is a great place to see a show.

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