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Recommended Seats For End-Stage Setups

Floor seats, like those in Floor 6 are among the most sought-after tickets

On the Floor: Sections Floor 1, Floor 2, Floor 3 and Floor 4 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 102 , 103 , 104 and 105 . 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 108 offers a comfortable head-on view for end-stage shows

Head-on to the Stage: Seats directly across from the stage, like those in 108 , 109 , 110 and 111 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 114 and 105 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 213 and 212.

Recommended Seats for Great Views of the Stage

Sections 102 and 117

  • Close proximity to stage
  • Tiered seating to avoid obstructed view from taller fans
  • Less expensive than floor seats

Section 204

  • Elevated seating so the sound station setup below will not block your view
  • No obstructed view from taller fans in front of you
  • Less expensive than lower level tickets

Rows A-K in Sections Floor 1, Floor 2 and Floor 3

  • Best seats in the house!
  • Closest proximity to the stage
  • Aisles nearby for easy-in, easy-out

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

Highest Rated Seating Zones

  • Lower Level Side - - Because the stage for most end-stage concerts at Philips Arena is set back farther than usual, side seating on the lower leve...
  • Floor - - For most concerts at Philips Arena the floor is split up into nine seating sections labeled 1-9. The front floor includes sec...
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  • "High Up, But a Good View" - - This was my first time to Philips Arena, and I was disappointed that I would be sitting so high up i...
    Section 312, Row S, Seat 7
  • "Almost Behind the Stage But Not Bad" - - I was curious about these seats since they were a lot cheaper than side view seats on the same level...
    Section 314, Row E, Seat 17
  • "First Row Bummer" - - Between each section in the upper level, there is a rail that goes up about two feet higher than the...
    Section 307, Row A, Seat 17
  • "Awesome Seats!" - - We purchased tickets for the Garth Brooks concert the week before the concert. We knew that the sea...
    Floor 6, Row A, Seats 1 & 2
  • "Great seats" - - We had awesome seats for the Garth Brooks comcert! Ticket purchase was easy - we did an online chat...
    Floor 6, Row A, Seats 1 & 2
  • "Good but not great " - - These seats were close to the stage, it was great to see the band that close. However, seats 13 and...
    Section 117, Row K, Seats 13-14
  • "Awful seats for Lady Gaga" - - Speakers blocked my view. Couldn’t see Gaga for the first 20 minutes because of the speakers. Scre...
    Section 410, Row J, Seat 13
  • "Amazing" - - These seats where better then most of the seats I had on the floor. You could see them perfectly str...
    Section 117, Row J, Seat 2
  • "Great Bang for the Buck" - - Great alternative to paying high price for seats. Stage easily seen. Loved the fact that we were sea...
    Section 308, Row A, Seats 6-11
  • "Great seats right in the middle" - - Best seats I've ever had. Clear view of the entire stage and close enough to see every detail of the...
    Floor 2, Row S, Seats 11-12
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