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KeyBank Center Club Seats & Premium Areas

  • 200 Level Club - Some of the best seats for a Sabres game are found in the 200 Level Club at KeyBank Center. These elevated sections have comfortable sitelines and tic...
  • Rinkside VIP (Sabres Games) - Rinkside VIP tickets feature one of the most desirable experiences at a Sabres game. This area refers to the first row of seating in the lower level -...

Best Seats For a Concert at KeyBank Center

The most common seating layout at KeyBank Center for concerts is an end-stage setup with the stage located near sections 109, 110 and 111. For many concerts there are also slight variations to the layout, which may include General Admission seats, fan pits and B-stages.

Floor seats, like those in Floor 2 are among the most sought-after tickets

On the Floor: Sections Floor 1, Floor 2, Floor 3 and Floor 4 are Floor Seats, which offer some of the closest views of the performers. For many concerts, floor sections are added or removed. These performer-specific adjustments may alter the floor layout and the views from each floor section.

To the Side of the Stage: For close views of the stage with a little bit of elevation, consider seats to the side of the stage in 103, 104, 105 and 106. The view is not head-on like on the floor, but many of the seats are closer to the stage, provide better elevation and are actual stadium seats.

Floor 1 offers a comfortable head-on view for end-stage shows

Head-on to the Stage: Seats directly across from the stage, like those in 100, 122, 123 and 200 provide the most comfortable looks of the performance. Even upper level sections offer unobstructed sitelines. Just keep in mind that you won't be able to see as much detail from these seats as you would if you sat closer to the stage.

Consider the Following When Buying Concert Tickets

Seats behind the stage are occassionally sold: Unless your main objective is to just get in the building, you'll want to completely avoid anything behind the stage - like those in/near or above sections 109, 110, 111 and 112. It's unlikely the performer will turn around to salute you - and you're more likely to be completely blocked out from seeing the show.

If you're on the shorter side (or bringing kids), consider floor seats only in the first few rows: The most common complaint amongst floor ticketholders is that they can't see the stage because of taller people in front of them. As an alternative, consider side sections near the stage that will still have you close and high enough to see.

Lower level side sections are not created equal: While the side sections closest to the stage are top-notch, side sections farther from the stage may leave you with a cramp in your neck. Sections 103 and 119 are not well-angled towards the stage - leaving you to turn your head for an ideal view. Instead, consider head-on sections in the lower level or even close side seats in the upper level like Sections 216 and 215.

Floor Seats for Concerts

  • Floor Seats - On the KeyBank Center concert seating chart, the closest sections to the stage are located at floor level. These are often considered the best seats f...

Home & Visitor Bench For Basketball Games

Home Bench - For most basketball games the home team players sit in front of Section 104

Visitor Bench - The visiting team sits in front of Section 106

Sabres Bench & Visitor Bench

Sabres Bench - The Sabres players sit in front of Section 104 and Section 105

Visitor Bench - The visiting team sits in front of Section 105 and Section 106

Shoot Twice Seating for Hockey

The Sabres shoot twice towards the net in front of Sections 107 and 108. Along with nearby sections, these seats will give you the best views of the Sabres as they attack in the first and third periods.

Studio Boxes Seating for Hockey

  • Studio Boxes Seating - The Studio Boxes at KeyBank Center are some of the most unique seats at a Sabres game. The seats are located on the 200 Level Club concourse and are r...

KeyBank Center Seat Views

Recommended Seats for Great Views

For Hockey: Rows 13-20 in Sections 104, 105, 106 and 116

  • Great views from the lower level near center ice
  • Excellent seating height to follow the action
  • Close to the entry tunnels at Row 18

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Recommended Seats for Impressing a Guest

For Sabres Games: Sections 205, 206, 207 and 208

  • Fantastic elevated views from along the sides of the arena, with a chance to be near center ice
  • Exclusive club level amenities with access to club lounge with premium bars

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Recommended Seats for Kids and Family

For Sabres Games: Sections 304 and 305

  • Near a lot of concessions on the upper level
  • Close to a merchandise store to purchase Sabres souvenirs for the family
  • Ticket prices in the lower tier

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Recommended Seats for Partying and Socializing

For Hockey: Sections 320, 321 and 322

  • Right above the Labatt Blue Zone area on the lower level
  • The Labatt Blue Zone is an ideal place to party and socialize with alcohol available for purchase
  • Ticket prices in the lower tier

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KeyBank Center Seating Reviews

  • "Decent seats" - - These seats were not that bad, good view of the net where the Sabres shoot twice, Decent over all vi...
    Section 312, Row 10, Seats 10-14 / Hockey Review
  • "Great seats, three rows from the glass" - - It's the Sabres 2X end so you see them attacking twice to that end. Seats themselves are great to s...
    Section 106, Row 3, Seat 20 / Hockey Review
  • "Great view of entire stage" - - It was a good view of entire stage. The access to food and restrooms were great. I did NOT LIKE the ...
    Section 200, Row 1, Seats 6,7,8 / Concert Review
  • "Good seats with a good view" - - The net does interfere with the view at the other end, and the seating is tight. My wife and I are ...
    Section 123, Row 10, Seats 15-16 / Hockey Review
  • "Got to FEEL the game " - - 2nd row from glass behind visiting goalie on the aisle. Totally different experience for me as I am ...
    Section 111, Row 2, Seat 13 / Hockey Review
  • "Great Seats" - - Center ice 12 rows up, what more can you say. You miss a little play in the corners but overall grea...
    Section 105, Row 12, Seats 7,8 / Hockey Review
  • "Aerial view" - - Very high, but you can see the whole rink. All the excitement of the game at a great price.
    Section 318, Row 10, Seats 13-16 / Hockey Review
  • "Good seats for better price" - - You see the visitors shot twice which my dad likes. Price of seats is great.
    Section 304, Row 3, Seats 5-6 / Hockey Review
  • "Fabulous" - - The absolute best seats that I have ever had!!!!!
    Floor 2, Row 4, Seats 1 & 2 / Concert Review
  • "Good view" - - It was a good view but the seats were very narrow
    Section 118, Row 1 / Concert Review   Verified Customer
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