Irving Plaza

Member Rating 2 out of 5 by Cauldar on April 24, 2005

The concerts tend to be top-tier indie rock, mainstream rock, and reformed punk/new wave bands. The bouncers and staff are generally unfriendly, and if you're a smoker, you will hate the smoking arrangements that stick out you outside one door with a little metal barricade around you.

The space tends to feel a little oversold, and there can get to be a real crush up front and along the sides, but they do have a balcony and bar where you can retreat should things get too much.

There are much better venues in the city, but if you're dining to see one of these performers, then you're probably not going to get a chance to see them anywhere else in the city.

Irving Plaza
17 Irving Plaza (at 15th St)
New York, New York, 10003
(212) 777-6817

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