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Awesome venue for a concert.

The Hart Auditorium is an awesome place for concerts. We got to enjoy Harry Connick Jr. and it was... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2019
Carl H
Clifton Park, New York, United States
Albany's entertainment gem

After seeing over 50 shows, I can safely say The Egg is a wonderful venue to see live music. Having... read more

Reviewed May 7, 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to like this building but the tour was boring.not for kids. The shape of the building is interesting and thats all. also not happy that I didn't know where to take a photo in front of the building. TBH, maybe they disclosed on...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

The Hart Auditorium is an awesome place for concerts. We got to enjoy Harry Connick Jr. and it was like being in a club. He and his band said they enjoyed playing at smaller venues and seemed to be having fun.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Carl H
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

After seeing over 50 shows, I can safely say The Egg is a wonderful venue to see live music. Having the option of two separate venues is also a plus for those lesser known and/or acoustic leaning acts that work better in a smaller more...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 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
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Reviewed January 15, 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
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Reviewed November 11, 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
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Reviewed November 6, 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 August 27, 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 August 6, 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 April 10, 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
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December 7, 2018|
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Response from luvnyc76 | Reviewed this property |
Only in lobby. No drinks allowed inside besides water
May 12, 2017|
Response from georgeg583 | Reviewed this property |
Park beneath the egg in the V lot (for visitors) for the Empire State Plaza.