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Recommended Seats For End-Stage Setups

Floor seats, like those in GA Floor 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 101, 102, 110 and 111. 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 105 offers a comfortable head-on view for end-stage shows

Head-on to the Stage: Seats directly across from the stage, like those in 105, 106, 107 and 207 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 102 and 110 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 220 and 219.

Recommended Seats for Great Views of the Stage

Rows 1-10 in Sections Floor 1, Floor 2 and Floor 3

  • Best seats in the house!
  • Closest proximity to the stage

Sections 113 and 121

  • Great side view of the stage
  • Close proximity to stage without the Floor price tag
  • Tiered seating so no taller fans getting in your way

Section 209

  • Club level with a center stage view
  • Elevated seating means no obstructions
  • Access to Club Level concourse and amenities

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

Highest Rated Seating Zones

  • Floor - - The floor of the United Center is generally divided into 6 different sections for a traditional end stage performance. Floor...
  • Lower Level Side - - Seats in the lower level side sections are some of the best options for fans who prefer to avoid the floor at an end stage pe...
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Seating Tips & Advice

  • "The acoustics for a concert are not the best." - I prefer Allstate, Ravinia or Rosemont for live music in Chicago.
  • "Lots of Fold-up Seating in Sections 104-108" - A lot of the seats in Sections 104-108 are temporary seats that they bring in for hockey and concerts. Seats are cheaper and not as comfortable as permanent seating, but the legroom seems slightly better. Rows 12 and below (including lettered rows) are temporary.
  • "Glass Gets in Way of Row 1 in 200 Level Corners" - If you're sitting in 203-205 or 213-215, skip the first row. The glass partition gets in the way more for these seats than in many others. Save a couple bucks by going up a couple rows and not having to try and look over or through the glass barrier.

Seat Ratings & Reviews

  • "Perhaps the Most Comfortable Seats in the 300 Level" - - If being close to the stage is most important to you, you'll want to spend more money to be in a low...
    Section 310, Row 6, Seat 1
  • "Good to "Get in the Door"" - - We knew that these seats would be on the side of the stage and for what we paid, they were definitel...
    Section 320, Row 9, Seats 1+2
  • "Good view for a great price!" - - These were great seats for the price. Although it was high up and the stage was far away, there was ...
    Section 313, Row 3, Seat 1
  • "Directly Facing the Middle of the Stage" - - Unlike side seating, where you have to turn your body to see the stage, this seat faces exactly the ...
    Section 106, Row 18, Seat 5
  • "Amazing View of the Stage" - - These seats were on the right aisle (farther away from the stage), but you have an amazing angled vi...
    Section 113, Row 6, Seat 1
  • "Side View Only " - - Great venue! You can still see the stage from this section, but because it is a side view, you reall...
    Section 114, Row 17, Seats 4,5
  • "Best Seats in a Long Row" - - Some of the rows in the lower level are pretty long (lots of seats). These seats are on the left ais...
    Section 109, Row 6, Seat 22
  • "Blocked view " - - Great view of stage until people in row 1 stood and blocked majority of view of stage for row 2 and ...
    Section 201, Row 2, Seat 4
  • "Almost Exactly on Side of Stage" - - These seats put you almost directly in line with the performer at the front of the stage. Ideally, y...
    Section 113, Row 18, Seat 14
  • "Club Level is Great!" - - These seats were great. Right on the aisle and only a couple steps from the entry tunnel so we had ...
    Section 211, Row 5, Seat 1
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