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Recommended Seats For End-Stage Setups

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

On the Floor: Sections Floor A, Floor B, Floor C and Floor D are a part of Floor Seating, 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 106, 107, 108 and 109. 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.

Section 102 offers a comfortable head-on view for end-stage shows

Head-on to the Stage: Seats directly across from the stage, like those in 1, 2, 3 and 101 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 Tickets

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 and 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 222 and 213.

Recommended Seats for Great Views of the Stage

Rows 1-10 in Sections Floor A, Floor B and Floor C

  • Overall best view of the stage
  • Feel like you're part of the performance!
  • Closer to front means no looking over taller fans

Section 204

  • Front view of stage with no obstructed views
  • Cheaper upper level ticket prices
  • Personal TV monitor in Row 1

Sections 107, 108, 116 and 117

  • Close to the stage on the lower seating tier
  • Able to see the center of the performance while staying close to the performance

To search tickets in these seats, select an event and apply the filter labeled Great Views of the Stage.

Highest Rated Seating Zones

  • Floor - - Most fans will agree that floor seats are the best seats for seeing a concert at Madison Square Garden. Given their proximity...
  • Eighteen76 Balcony - - For fans looking to relax and enjoy a concert in a private and comfortable setting, the Eighteen76 balcony is an ideal locati...
  • 100 Level Side - - For fans who can\'t/don\'t want to sit in the first 15 rows of the floor, sections 108 and 116 are the next best thing for a ...
  • Chase Bridges - - The Chase Bridge seats are among the most unique seats in Madison Square Garden thanks to a bridged catwalk-style design whic...
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  • "Floor seats in section F Row 12 (Aisle seats #15 and 16)" - - It was great having "aisle seats" and on the Floor of Madison Square Garden. The seats were also con...
    Floor F, Row 12, Seats 15, 16
  • "Black and Blue " - - For a place that brags that they spent nearly $1 billion dollars on state of the art renovations, so...
    Section 203, Row 3
  • "Straight Away Views and Super Convenient" - - Although we were on the opposite end of MSG from the stage, our seats had pretty good straight away ...
    Section 205, Row 1, Seat 9
  • "Good Perspective From the Lower Corner" - - My seat was near the very top of the section on the lower level, but still had very good views with ...
    Section 104, Row 22, Seat 5
  • "Side Stage Magic!" - - Almost right in line with the front of the stage with amazingly close views of the performance. You...
    Section 109, Row 6, Seat 3
  • "Was pleasantly surprised...." - - That our seats where much better than expected, really didn't even need to look at screens. We like ...
    Section 108, Row 15, Seats 3 and 4
  • "Great Bar Rail Seats for a Show!" - - While far from the performance on the opposite end of the arena and on the 200 level, I have to admi...
    Section 204, Row BS
  • "Poor Angle From So Far Away" - - Sometimes being close to the stage isn't always a good thing. In my case, I was near the left side ...
    Section 222, Row 24, Seat 24
  • "Totally Unique Experience " - - Tough to describe these seats. Was on the barstool, which is above the two regular rows of seats. Yo...
    Section 313, Row BS, Seat 1
  • "Front Row Was Not My Favorite" - - Although the seats feel close, they are well behind the front portion of the stage and it was hard ...
    Section 213, Row 1, Seat 7
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