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Good Mojo

Hammerstein Ballroom has been around a while and has a really cool energy to it. It's definitely a... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Terry M
Standing Room Only

This is an old venue near Penn Station. General admission tickets mean standing room only. Not a... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Long Island, New York
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9 May 2018
“Good Mojo”
10 Apr 2018
“Standing Room Only”
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311 W 34th St, New York City, NY 10001-2418
+1 212-307-7171
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I went to see Justin Timberlake here and he's normally selling out venues like Madison Square Garden. This venue only allows 2500 so it's definitely special access! We were floor level and I only got there a little more than an hour before the concert...More

2  Thank landladytina
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 January 2012

New year's eve rip-off! We bought front row seats second balcony for Matt & Kim new years eve show - when we got there second balcony was closed! still struggling to get refund from ticketmaster but the venue staff were worse than useless

3  Thank billem63
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Hammerstein Ballroom has been around a while and has a really cool energy to it. It's definitely a standing room only place, although the 1st and second balconies offer seating, if you choose that option. It's a very cool old place that has some mojo...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This is an old venue near Penn Station. General admission tickets mean standing room only. Not a comfortable venue. Use the bathroom elsewhere, you will lose your spot.

Thank sushiguy79
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We saw As It Is, Waterparks, and 2 other bands. Great small venue so that everyone is up close. Sound is very good. Bar is accessible, even during the show. Will go again for the right band.

Thank dpec421
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

It's an acceptable venue for concerts. If you want up front, you're standing through the start-up bands to the main concert. Could be hours. Going for a drink or restroom would lose you your early place near the front. Not an easy place to do...More

Thank laso11
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I had the pleasure of speaking in the ballroom and really liked the layout The multiple levels, the balcony seats and big stage with cool back green room, very cool

Thank rayhigdon
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I was just here for the Telemundo Upfront and I had an absolutely amazing time. The set up of the event was immaculate. The service from the staff was top notch. It was also a seamless entering process which a lot of venues in the...More

Thank Jojo H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great theater, good facilities, very good location, friendly people and in the heart of Manhattan. Highly recommended for any kind of events, from small parties to large concerts.

Thank Ricardo M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Went here a wrestling show because I always wanted to with the history of this place, it was well worth it! If you are a wrestling fan, or a fan of great venues, come here to see a show!

Thank StanDubar
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We had concert tickets for Sting. Due to severe weather conditions and a state of emergency in the NYC area there were no trains to Manhattan and we were unable to make it. We spent hours on the phone and every agency we talked to...More

Thank NYCitian
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Went to see Tarkan. Had floor tickets, standing room only. Got a little squeezed towards the end of the show. Absolutely beautiful inside, great security and staff

Thank jaybirdrcky
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14 May 2018|
Response from Terry M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can choose whatever seat you want in whatever row. Just keep in mind that if you get up to use the bathroom or get a drink or something else, and someone is not around to keep your seat, you could lose it.