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Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

99 Grove St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4720
+1 415-624-8900
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Great venue!

Just attended Dreamstate here, and it was a great venue for this event. From the main floor to the... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Brooke B
Good venue

We were just at the auditorium for Hans Zimmer Live and I was impressed. The layout of the building... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Klamath Falls, Oregon
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Major venue for a variety of famous acts and performers.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“balcony seats” (2 reviews)
“sight lines” (2 reviews)
“concert” (9 reviews)
99 Grove St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4720
Civic Center
+1 415-624-8900
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Just attended Dreamstate here, and it was a great venue for this event. From the main floor to the upper level seated area, this venue was great.

Thank Brooke B
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We were just at the auditorium for Hans Zimmer Live and I was impressed. The layout of the building is a little confusing, but we also went up the wrong stairwell while looking for our seats and had to wander a bit. Once we figured...More

1  Thank ejfisch
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Having been here once before, I knew going into this concert that it would be one to remember. Entry in is always super fast (usually no waiting - even when sold out). The staff is on it and makes things run smooth. There are a...More

Thank Dashboard179
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This was my 3rd time at the civic...I love that this venue doesn't have assigned seating for their concerts...there is not a bad seat in the house! I have seen PearlJam , Kings of Leon, & YoGabbaGabba here & have had an amazing time each...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is an old school concert and gathering venue. Not that pretty inside but it gets the job done. Fine.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Great concert, was not impressed with seating. This is an open auditorium with seating upstairs and standing only downstairs. Would definitely spend extra for a seat. Standing for 3 1/2 hours was excessive..

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Great place for a concert. Has great acoustics, sight lines, and plenty of room for a crowd. I had no problems with seeing the stage to watch the band play.

Thank Eugene K
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I've attended many events at this location - great place - the parking is limited in the area if you get there after your show starts. Parking does fill up quickly - right across the center underneath the yard is you easiest parking location -...More

2  Thank Johnny R
Reviewed 7 July 2016

After buying tickets to see Disclosure at Bill Graham, I made several inquires to both the venue itself and the ticket agency. No one seemed to understand the true meaning of all GA tickets, how hard it would or wouldn't be to get balcony seats,...More

4  Thank PRGirl9495
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I attended the Apple Developer conference and the opening sessions were held here. Coming from overseas I was quite shocked over all the homeless in the area surrounding the venue. However, once inside this building it is quite magnificient and could be reconfigured from the...More

Thank Harald J
Civic Center
Civic Center is the seat of power for all things
government and performance-related in the city.
Although its streets are best walked during daytime,
numerous cultural gems are within close proximity to
one another. The symphony, opera, ballet, and jazz
center offer year round entertainment within the
shadow of the city’s Beaux-Arts crown jewel: the gold
tipped dome of City Hall.
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4 September 2017|
Response from ejfisch | Reviewed this property |
There's really no parking AT the auditorium, and since I'm not from the area, I can't attest to the locations of paid garages/lots. When I was trying to figure out the logistics for getting there during my trip, a lot of... More
9 November 2016|
Response from StudioCityMark | Reviewed this property |
Its's a small arena and we sat in the upper reaches of the balcony for a Fall Out Boy concert and it wasn't bad. FYI: Pretty heavy security and UBER has a hard time finding you after the show if you use their service (highly... More
11 May 2016|
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Response from StudioCityMark | Reviewed this property |
UBER's the way to go. Pick a spot to pick you up within a block or so of the arena so they can get to you in a reasonable amount of time. We stayed at the Omni and it cost around $5.00 one way. Well worth it.