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Def Leppard and Journey Concert

This venue was clean and security was great when entering the facility. You knew what to expect... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Claremont, New Hampshire
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Great facility

We went up to Albany to see a CrossFit competition recently and have to say the facility was really... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Michael D
Denville, New Jersey
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This multipurpose civic center hosts musical performances, ice shows, trade shows and is home to the AHL River Rats, NLP Attack and the Siena Saints MAAC basketball team.
51 S Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207-1527
+1 518-487-2000
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I love coming to shows here, whether it be Comedy Shows, Rock Concerts, or Theatrical Plays. They really put together a good atmosphere and quality performances. There are plenty of places close by to eat or drink or both. Make a night of it!

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

As a kid I always enjoyed going to the previously known as pepsi arena, but at that time I was a lot smaller and things were simple. I have to admit now I have second thoughts when going to the arena, not based on the...More

Thank jackzecca
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This venue was clean and security was great when entering the facility. You knew what to expect once you were in the building. Everyone went through a metal detector and all bags were checked. Seating was tight and not a lot of leg room. Broken...More

Thank 1965MaryAnn
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We went up to Albany to see a CrossFit competition recently and have to say the facility was really nice. Beyond the organization of the event, the bathrooms and other areas of the Times Union Center were all really nice, clean and well maintained.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We come almost every year. It's a great event at a good venue. Can't really complain but nothing to brag about either.

Thank Alethea S
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Always a wonderful to be had at the concerts. The seats are set up so that everyone can see. The sound is great

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We went to see Joel Osteen. I bought tickets for ground floor because walking stairs is painful. We were directed up the first level because "that is where security is checking people," then had to walk down about 40 stairs to the floor. They even...More

Thank charlie19690
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Good venue, good amenities, Amazing concert. High cost for food and drink as you would expect. Easy in and out from the venue which always helps

Thank NTW25
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Recently attended a concert at the TU center. Fairly good acoustics. Large clean rest rooms. Much better venue now that they have completely enclosed it. Parking at the nearby garage was a bit pricey at $20. Enjoyable night out.

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I always enjoy Times Union Center. Great location with ample parking in the area. Restaurant and hotel easily accessible.

Thank Barretomjj
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17 May 2018|
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Response from Barretomjj | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, there’s plenty of parking garages and lots close to Times Union. Reasonably priced for events starting from $10 per vehicle and up. Hope this helps.
Cindy M
20 April 2018|
Response from Barretomjj | Reviewed this property |
I would say no less than hour before the show begins
Nancy C
18 March 2018|
Response from mcdedrick | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of parking in a parking garage directly adjacent to the TU center.