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Best Seats at Ryman Auditorium

head-on concert view at Ryman Auditorium
Section 13 offers a comfortable head-on view for end-stage shows

Head-on to the Stage: Seats directly across from the stage, like those in Section 4, Section 5, Section 12 and Section 13 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.

Center Balcony Seating

  • Center Balcony Seating - Besides the seats in front of the stage, the balcony center sections (11-14) are the next best option when looking for tickets to see the Opry at the ...

Main Floor Seats

  • Main Floor Seats - Sections 3-6 make up the main floor center and are the largest sections at the Ryman Auditorium. These seats are centered to the stage and are home to...

Standing Room Only

  • Standing Room Only - There is space behind the balcony seats for fans with Standing Room Only tickets. The view is still great and similar to those of the balcony. Of cou...

Obstructed Seating

Ryman Auditorium has poles supporting the balcony that create obstructed views for some of those seated on the main floor.

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Ryman Auditorium Seat Views

Ryman Auditorium Seating Reviews

  • "Side of the Balcony" - - I have been to the Opry at The Ryman before and these seats are not bad. Of course there are better...
    Section 16, Row K
  • "Couldn't Be Better" - - I don't care what anyone says, the balcony has the best views at the Ryman Auditorium. These seats ...
    Section 13, Row N
  • "Probably Better Options" - - This was my first time at the Ryman Auditorium and I didn't realize how different the views could be...
    Section 2, Row W
  • "Not good. "Limted View" basically is no view" - - These seats are not worth paying for. If you want to see anything, don't sit here. The seating char...
    Section 8, Row R, Seats 9, 10
  • "Can't see the entire band. " - - You won’t see much behind the front row performers. The stage does not extend out far enough. It...
    Section 16, Row J, Seat 7
  • "Switchfoot - Sep 28, 2023" - - The middle of this row is good. Toward the larger numbers, there will be a pole with slight obstruct...
    Section 4, Row U   Verified Customer
  • "Perfect for the Opry!!!!!" - - I thought we would be a little off center (and we were) but the stage was wide enough that we could ...
    Section 7, Row J
  • "Just Average" - - The view was just O.K. there was a pole that blocked the artists sometimes which was annoying. Could...
    Section 4, Row T
  • "WASP - Nov 23, 2022" - - Terrible view for a concert. Couldn’t see the backdrop or drum set at all. Really don’t even thi...
    Section 8, Row S   Verified Customer
  • "The Dead South - Jul 7, 2023" - - View was fantastic. The seats are not actual seats, but pews made a long time ago when people were a...
    Section 5, Row J   Verified Customer
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    Venue & Seating Questions

    • How many rows in each section at Ryman Auditorium?
      Each section has a varying amount of rows and seats. Find a section to see row and/or seat numbers.

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    obstructed view seat at Ryman Auditorium
    Ryman Auditorium has poles supporting the balcony that create obstructed views for some of those seated on the main floor.
    outside Ryman Auditorium in Nashville
    ryman auditorium seats
    Ryman Auditorium seats are old church pews and provide very little leg room.
    gift shop at Ryman Auditorium
    The gift shop is located just outside of Ryman Auditorium.
    stairs to balcony at Ryman Auditorium

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