Irving Plaza has stood for more than 150 years. Since its conversion into a primarily rock-centric auditorium in 1978, the Irving Plaza venue has played host to iconic live performances such as Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton. More contemporary rock groups such as the Dave Matthews Band have found a warm welcome here too. Prior to the conversion, the original Irving Plaza served in a variety of eclectic roles. No fewer than four individual brownstones were combined to form a hotel. Later, this location became a center for performing dance groups, a meeting house, a ballroom theater and a hall for Polish veterans. Many artists consider Irving Plaza to be an important stepping stone in their musical or live performance careers. Get your tickets to a number of exciting Irving Plaza events at StubHub.
Can I bring my children to Irving Plaza shows?
Irving Plaza has an all-ages policy in general. Some events at the Plaza may be rated for a particular age group and recommend that an adult accompany any minors. Note that regardless of the live performances at Irving Plaza, patrons need to be 21 years of age to purchase a wristband and have access to alcohol.
What is the Irving Plaza's seating capacity?
This venue can seat 1,200 patrons. You have the option to reserve your preferred seat in some cases.
Can I get to Irving Plaza via New York's public transport options?
Yes, New York City's public transit services can take you to your Irving Plaza event. The subway system in the city can get you to Irving Plaza using one of several Lexington Avenue Express or Broadway Express lines. In addition to this system, you can take city transit buses to the venue using lines such as the M1, M2 or M3.
Can I check my coat or bag at Irving Plaza?
The venue provides a coat check service for all events for a small fee. Note that if you enter the plaza with a backpack, you will need to check it with this service before you are allowed into the main event area.
Does the venue serve food?
Irving Plaza serves a wide variety of snacks, bar food and light refreshments at your leisure. Alcohol is available for purchase provided you meet the age restriction.
Is Irving Plaza a wheelchair-friendly facility?
Irving Plaza strives to be as inclusive as possible to give all patrons the enjoyment they deserve. The main entrance to the building is accessible from the street, and wheelchair users can go straight in as the entrance is flush with the street. Once inside, there are two levels you can choose from.
Can I park nearby?
Several parking garages have spaces available for rent. Some of the closest garages are only a few hundred feet away from Irving Plaza and within easy walking distance.Back to Top
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