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Address: Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Albany, NY 12220
Phone Number: +1 518-473-1061
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Hovering dramatically over Empire State Plaza, The Egg is a world-class...

Hovering dramatically over Empire State Plaza, The Egg is a world-class performing arts complex.

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I have seen quite a few live acts performing arts .Music. The latest was JOHN MAYALL a WELL KNOWN BLUES ARTIST.I have seen THE FAB FAUX a BEATLES tribute band INCREDIBLE! THESE... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 17, 2016
moesdad2003
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Albany, New York
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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I have seen quite a few live acts performing arts .Music. The latest was JOHN MAYALL a WELL KNOWN BLUES ARTIST.I have seen THE FAB FAUX a BEATLES tribute band INCREDIBLE! THESE ARE THE BEST EVER!You would not believe how great they really are.

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

A good place to visit when on the area. Nice views from the wall along the egg. There were many ppl inside awaiting a show.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice place Relaxing area Monumental sight Beautiful view Near by museums Fun time Happy vacay spot Pics to take

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Rochester New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

What a great place for a concert. Not a bad seat on the house. Very personable vibe with the comforts of being indoors.

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Aurora, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Really interesting concept. Volunteer staff greeted us as soon as we entered the concourse, to direct us to the Hart Theatre.Elevator operator friendly. There appears to be not a bad seat in the house. Seats are wider than average and the amount of leg room was amazing. My husband is 6'2" and had at least 4 inches of space from... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The Egg is the catchiest element of Governor Rockefeller's bureaucratic Stonehenge of a Mall. Great concert venue with superb acoustics. Check online for upcoming concerts, usually a great variety.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

It might explain why they decided to build a huge egg in the centre of their city. I'm not too sure whose idea it was to include the egg in as an attraction, but that speaks to the fact that there is NOTHING to do in Albany. Also, I'm pretty sure no one lives in the city since the streets... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great place for small concerts, if you can catch a show you'll be very pleased. Check the concerts coming up.

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Thank Dane V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

The building is beautiful although I didn't see any shows their was a small exhibit about the building in the lobby which I read.

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Richardson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

The Egg is such a unique venue! You can appreciate it from the outside as well as from the inside. While we did not attend any venues inside the theater, we did attend my husband's graduation which was in a meeting room under The Egg. It was awesome! Great photo ops all around The Egg including shooting from across the... More 

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