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Favorite venue in Philadelphia...so far

First off, I would like to try the balcony next time. It is a compact place and seems like there... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Peter W
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Concert

We saw a concert here and, it was amazing we defiantly go back. If you are going just be aware they... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
MikeM22rugger
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Chester, Pennsylvania
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11 Nov 2018
“Favorite venue in Philadelphia...so far”
18 May 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

First off, I would like to try the balcony next time. It is a compact place and seems like there would be great views up there and you wouldn't be too far away. The Fillmore is too new and seems a little generic somehow. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter W
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is not a place designed for people who are older than twenty five, who have no tattoos or piercings or have any desire to sit. The first thing to do here is to buy earplugs from the nice lady at the front entrance. You...More

Date of experience: June 2018
8  Thank misanthropicdreamer
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We saw a concert here and, it was amazing we defiantly go back. If you are going just be aware they only serve snacks like candy and chips.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MikeM22rugger
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Extremely rude staff.....won't go again and tell anyone I know about our experience there...very unprofessional

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Suzanne J
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We've attended many concerts at Union Transfer. Good sound, variety of bands, well organized, well priced to see live music. As I am an older adult, I wish there was more seating as standing for 2+ hours is challenging for some of us.

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank TravelQueen2
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

A pretty nice venue for a hip/hop concert. There was a 2$ coat check. Two large bars. There is a large wrap around balcony where we stood and could watch the artist upclose without having to be in the thick of things on the bottom...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank ssorsrm
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We visited Union Transfer for Celeste Giuliano's Pinup Peep Show. The lighting and sound were great, and the stage was easily visible from anywhere in the room. I liked that there was a bar available in the stage room, and also one in an adjoining...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank tmm522
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We came to Philadelphia from Washington D.C. to see Kamasi Washington and Sun Ra at Union Transfer. We took a Lyft to the venue, but you can walk to the venue from the Spring Garden subway stop. The venue is in a regular commercial neighborhood...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank TheWkndWarrior
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Nice venue..intimate yet plenty of room. Drinks high, but not too outrageous. Staff was really courteous. Nice parking behind the venue. Didn’t see much parking anywhere else. No dinner options I could see before the show.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank livinginPA
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I enjoy going to the Union transfer. It’s easy to get to and the place seems cleaner than other venues. Something that is interesting is between sets they let you leave and you can come back. Also they have 3 bars so you don’t have...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Jason432
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bobcorsini
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Response from TravelQueen2 | Reviewed this property |
Every time I have been at UT there has been no seating. Stand up the whole time. General admission. But from the various price of the tickets, looks like they put in seating. I'd call to be sure.
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