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Lisa, Lima Sun, 27 March 2022
Great venue to see a show!
Liked: The venue has lots of space; loved the general admission seats! Affordable night out!
Disliked: There could be another bar on each side; lines for drinks can be long.
Sarah, Ballston Spa
No complaints, it was a very good venue.
They weren't too organized before doors opened but they figured it out. The sound quality and setup was great. Overall excellent concert venue.
Liked: Friendly staff.
Disliked: Unorganized preshow.
Lynzie, Niagara, Canada
This was my first time coming to a concert at the Main St. Armory, and I loved it. I came from Niagara, Ontario, Canada just to see Breaking Benjamin and through a snow storm! And it was worth it! It was a little off putting to be not even inside yet and see someone coming out with a broken, bloody face though. I was happy that there was a lot of security and police there - I've been to lots of concerts and have literally never seen that many people be removed. I guess Americans are "passionate" about drinking, mosh pitting and fighting. At no point though did I feel unsafe - I stayed away from the front where the mosh pit was. The sound wasn't very good the closer you got to the front anyway. The women's washroom has the best old wooden doors and I'd love to know where they came from and what their story is. I was glad I came and would totally come back if there was another big band I'd like to see. Bush are coming, but they're coming to a small venue in Toronto also which is closer, but I'll be back I'm sure. Thanks for having Breaking Benjamin.
Liked: The venue was great; large; open; had an upstairs; had some seating; not very long in line at the bars.
Disliked: The sound system could be better, it was a little distorted.
Jenice, Haledon, NJ
This weekend was my first time at the Armory. I drove 5 hours from Jersey just to see "Panic! At The Disco", and I was very impressed with the venue. Beautiful and well-kept for it's area, and definitely very spacious. While it did get a little hot a little too quickly, I was very impressed with the quality of sound and management of the venue. Definitely will try to make the trip to come back soon!
Liked: Very spacious; easy to find; amazing sound quality.
Disliked: There are some not-so-effective security staff; very humid; the area is a bit shady.
Josh M and Deanna I, Utica, NY
First time at the Main Street Armory and it was great. The staff was nice and pleasant to be around. The venue was great and sounded excellent. We will definitely be back for more great music. Thank-you for the awesome time!
Liked: Great venue and staff.
Disliked: Need more bathrooms.
Jeff H, Winsted, CT
We saw the Flaming Lips there October 2011. Great place to see a concert - Lips put on an awesome show- sound was great!
Liked: Easy to find- open space excellent for concert
Disliked: ATM ran out of money quite early
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