Irving Plaza

(212) 777-6800 | View Website

17 Irving Pl, New York, NY | Directions   10003

40.734918 -73.988447

 
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Bar & Club Special Features: Live Music

Bar & Club Type of Music: Alternative Rock, Electronica, Funk, Soul & R&B, Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock & Pop

Payment Methods: American Express, MasterCard, Travelers Check, Visa

Neighborhoods: Gramercy Park, Midtown

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Irving Plaza

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Irving Plaza
Recommends

Great place to see a show. Opening bands are generally worth showing up early for; call ahead for set times if you're the kind of person who cares.

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4.5
over a year ago

Intimate Venue Offers Great Performances – I've been to Irving Plaza a dozen times and have seen some excellent shows there, including an incredibly lively and heartfelt performance from Neil Finn in the summer of 2002. Irving Plaza has a great feel to it - very clean and nice. Prices for beer are typical of other places in the city, but the shows I've been to are usually very reasonable - anywhere from $12 - $30.

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3.5
over a year ago

hmmm – they have cool bands come, and sometimes you can be in for a real treat, as with the 8/14 strokes/stripes show. however, i find the boxoffice people and a couple security people to be rather rude. THe venue itself is very cool, with a big screen infront of the stage which lifts up when it starts. IMPORTANT- This venue has a worse problem with shady scalpers than pretty much any other place in the city. I think it's because they sometimes book acts that are just too big for the venue. ALMOST EVERY scalper outside of Irving is peddling fake tickets, and the door people are not gonna take pity and let you in because you got duped - trust me i've seen it

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4.0
over a year ago

Rock on! – Irving Plaza is an enjoyable place to see a show. The pre music and videos on the screen are an added bonus. I have attended roughly 10 shows here and my only major complaint is how late the shows start. But otherwise the sound is good, the prices are ok and the crowd is neat.

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4.0
over a year ago

Old Reliable – I can count on Irving Plaza for eclectic and quality band bookings at normally affordable ticket prices. The buy-at-the-door options to avoid TicketMaster charges is a plus, too.

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5.0
over a year ago

Great small venue with big bands – I love this place when up and coming groups are in town. Low key with can beers but just the right size.

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4.5
over a year ago

one step down from the big time – So your favorite band's not big enough for Madison Square Garden? Count your blessings that they'll be playing here instead. With generally excellent sound and okay sight lines (just don't try to muscle up to the upstairs railing unless you get there super early) Irving is a large room with a deceptively intimate feel. On a recent visit, I brushed by a big guy at the bar, only to realize it was a leopard-print-clad Elton John!

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