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Mann Center for the Performing Arts

5201 Parkside Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
+1 215-546-7900
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Great summer music venue

We try to go to The Mann for at least one concert every summer. We are never disappointed. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The Mann Center is a great concert venue

We went last summer to see the Lord of the Rings w/the Symphony - Fantastic. You have views of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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5201 Parkside Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
Fairmount Park
+1 215-546-7900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to go to The Mann for at least one concert every summer. We are never disappointed. The performance was excellent. The seating was pretty good. The food offerings are getting better and there is more variety these days, but that is not why...More

Thank jacquelinerose5
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went last summer to see the Lord of the Rings w/the Symphony - Fantastic. You have views of the city when you are walking in and then the seats are just great. We are going again this week to see the LOTR Return of...More

Thank wendyf28
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see Bryan Adams, first time at this outdoor venue. Well organized, friendly staff and food and drink prices are not as pricey as similiar venues. In a nice park setting get there a little early traffic is heavy when you get close to...More

Thank MickeytheSorcerer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went to a concert there. The actual venue was beautiful. Getting in and out was horrible. This center is poorly managed. There were not enough port-a-potties for the amount of people parked. It was extremely negligent on the venue's part especially since they take...More

Thank Mommadramapc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small venue, but cool place to catch a concert. Would be more impressive if the amphitheater was positioned so that you could see the Philly skyline, but still cool.

Thank ewhubbard
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This could be my favorite venue in the philly area. All of the seats are great, and the lawn tends to be an even bettter seating area.

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

What an awesome and clean concert venue! We purchased great seats to see Frampton/Skynyrd concert and had a great time!

Thank fordemt26
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Mann just keeps getting better and better. Wonderful stages - they added a few smaller ones at the top of the hill. Great quick cheap eats and full buffet restaurant with yummy food. Comfy seats. Wonderful lawn seating. The acts get better and better....More

Thank Jenna P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was here for a Phillip Phillips concert with Matt Nathanson and A Great Big World. It is a beautiful venue with good sound. I took a taxi to the show so I don't know how the parking is but the venue seemed easy to...More

Thank Lillian F
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful venue! Really enjoyed the views of Philly from here. Enjoyed a great meal at Crescendos with an amazing city view before the Paul Simon concert.

Thank Dave S
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So grateful we're not the only ones who found the sound unbearable at the Skynyrd show at the Mann on June 10th. What an excruciating experience. The sound was so painful that we left after a few songs. I recorded Simple Man on my phone to prove how bad it was. Like being in a car with blown out speakers and the radio on full blast; painful and deadening. Thanks JDav for posting. We thought maybe it was us. By the way, Frampton was awesome. We didn't know any sound issues with him. Skynyrd's sound man should be fired. Can the Mann reimburse us 1/2 of the ticket price since it was impossible to stay for the main act?
13 June 2016|
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Response from nmerritt64 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Glad you enjoyed the show! We were your neighbors: OAC, row J. We moved around to different spots to try to get better sound: the lawn, sitting by the concessions to the left. The best sound was walking through... More
Is public transportation available from the downtown area to The Mann? We will be staying at Spruce at 12th St.
24 June 2015|
Response from LibbyMY | Reviewed this property |
Yes - check the website for best options. Go to the mann center website and at the top of the page on the right click the turquoise button that says dining and information. There will be an option to select for... More