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The Warfield

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box office • purchased seats • orchestra section • great concert

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  • Photo of Citymaps San Francisco
    One of the best concert halls in San Francisco, the Warfield is somewhat of an institution in San Francisco. Well-respected, popular, and hosting some of the most significant acts of our time, you'll love taking in a show here.
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    4 years ago
    On March 1st, The Warfield presents Dr. Dog, Saint Rich, and Moses Sumney! We can't wait to hear B-Room, Dr. Dog's latest album, recorded in Philly--we hear it's got a lot of soul in it, bringing some changes to their psychedelic indie sound.
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  • Photo of latindrummer2112
    9 months ago
    The Warfield is noble looking theater with a rich history. The exterior of the venue is kind of unassuming, but the interior had a touch of class about it. The interior had high ceilings, regal drapery and gold embellishments. It’s a 2300 seater originally built in the 1920s. Promoter Bill Graham converted the venue into a concert hall in the 70s and it’s been a world renowned venue for live acts ever since. It was very cool to see all the framed concert posters of all the artists that have graced the Warfield’s stage. Artists like Deftones, The Killers, Faith No More, Prince, Rancid, Jane’s Addiction, Pearl Jam, George Clinton and countless others covered the lobby walls. The Warfield staff were on it. They were courteous, professional, and very thorough. The venue is kind of like a diamond in the rough. The surrounding neighborhood leaves something to be desired. Just be careful out there.
  • Photo of hpheleen
    10 months ago
    We went for a hard rock concert at the Warfield, the queue one hour before start was huge, but the crowd was polite and friendly. security checked the people on age to hand out the wrist bands to proof you are allowed to drink Alcohol (weird thing for us ). after walking to the X-ray the building is old and very nice .. acoustic is good. free standing on the first floor between yellow lines on the floor, drinks very expensive (Usd 15 for a 50cl beer)
  • Photo of Chris L
    10 months ago
    The sound was amazing. Stage was well layed out. The security staff was beyond good. Very helpful and made it easy for my disabled wife to get through security check point without feeling violated. The ADA seating does have a little to be desired however. Very difficult to see from a wheelchair over everyones heads. The staff was great but locals not very kind to those who can't get up and walk around. The only thing keeping this from being a 5 star venue was restrooms and the parking. Had to pay $40 and park over 3 blocks away. The parking area next to venue did not want to park my Cadillac, claimed they was full but when we walked by on way to the venue was parking a bunch of little cars. Just post sign no large SUVs. The distance is hard to navigate with a wheelchair on San Francisco sidewalks. But otherwise great place to watch rock concert. It would be nice if law enforcement would clear the hoods and crazy homeless out but don't hold that against venue. Our boys in blue definitely have their hands full in Downtown Frisco.
  • Photo of KellyC1231
    a year ago
    Attended a concert at the Warfield on a recent trip to SF. The theater is typical vintage venue The building is old and run down...but we loved the opportunity to see and experience Warfield. Parking was a challenge and it's not in a great area of town. Expect to be panhandled to and from the theater. Keep in mind it's a piece of history...
  • Photo of Alzor S
    a year ago
    Aww man- some of the greatest acts in rock music have played there even though it's kind of a dump. But that's rock and rim.
  • Photo of John F
    a year ago
    Went to see the Moscow Ballet perform The Nutcracker...nice theater, plenty of parking nearby...served alcohol, though way overpriced. I purchased seats in the orchestra section, row B, and paid $125.00 a seat...only problem is that you are seated on the floor, with the stage above you, and you could not see the dancers from the ankles down...which when you watch ballet, that us kind of important. Then the show started 30 minutes late, with an announcement at the 30 minute delay mark, giving a bogus reason the starting late.
  • Photo of PDQ911
    a year ago
    Cool place to see very cool dudes. A smallish theatre offering an intimate experience. Good acoustics, and a cool vibe. Highly recommended
  • Photo of Nikki129
    a year ago
    We went to see the Monkees. It was a great show. You can have drinks if you want. The lighting was very good. Would see a show there again.
  • Photo of kristen b
    a year ago
    Arrived to the Thrice concert on Sept 15th. The outside is a little sketchy with plenty of homeless sleeping on the street. They did not bother anyone and minded their own business. I have a service dog, and when I came in they demanded paperwork. Nietzsche has been working since she was 2 and is now 11. She is licensed by the state of CA as a service dog and has designated service dog tags on her vest. I took Nietzsche's vest off to show them the tags and they again stated I needed paperwork to let her in. I don't carry around paperwork stating my disability or need for a service dog. Per the ADA... " Some, but not all, service animals wear special collars and harnesses. Some, but not all, are licensed or certified and have identification papers. If you are not certain that an animal is a service animal, you may ask the person who has the animal if it is a service animal required because of a disability. However, an individual who is going to a restaurant or theater is not likely to be carrying documentation of his or her medical condition or disability. Therefore, such documentation generally may not be required as a condition for providing service to an individual accompanied by a service animal. Although a number of states have programs to certify service animals, you may not insist on proof of state certification before permitting the service animal to accompany the person with a disability." When my husband went to buy tickets he was not able to get accessible seating via online. It stated he needed to call to purchase those tickets. He attempted to call multiple times within the box office hours and could never get anyone to pick up. He ended up purchasing balcony seats so she could lay at our feet. This is completely fine since she is trained to get into tight spaces. After speaking to two individuals they agreed to allow my into the concert. The supervisor then was concerned about the noise. I assured him this was not her "first rodeo". As you can tell by the picture, she is fine around loud noises. He was kind enough to move our seats to a table, which I am thankful for even though I did not ask for it. The venue itself has great sound. We will be back if a band we enjoy plays there. I just hope they educate their team for a smooth process. If you have to talk to the box office to get accessible seating, please have someone answer your box office phone line.
  • Photo of QZOCK
    a year ago
    Venue is great. Comfortable seats. Not too big. Adequate sound system. Don't know if the sound system was Warfield's or Perfume's. Entry quick. Ushers efficient and friendly. Area surround the theatre needs work by SF (and the country as a whole). At least provide sanitary facilties for people so that they can do their thing.
  • Photo of Ben F
    2 years ago
    Haven't been here in quite some time. Holds a lot of memories for me. Saw a lot shows here in the late 90s, and have a lot of posters from said shows somewhere in a big box. First thing I noticed when we got inside onto the second tier floor was how disgustingly wet/sticky/spongy the floor/carpet was. I guess decades of concerts will do that. I always remember everything being mostly enjoyable and friendly at this venue but there were definitely a few overzealous flashlight/aisle ushers during the performance we recently attended. Guess the times are more hipster than hippie these days. Still a classic SF music landmark not to be missed.
  • Photo of William M
    2 years ago
    It is dirty, let's start there. The place needs a good scrubbing, to start with. The staff are, for the most part, helpful, and some are very helpful. The music can be and often is wonderful, but the condition of the place is off-putting.
  • Photo of Craig N
    2 years ago
    Warfield Theater was a very nice place to see Kenny Loggins for a concert! The National Electrical contractors Association had their closing entertainment at the theatre and was a VERY good choice.
  • Photo of Sherry W
    2 years ago
    Kamasi Washington opened for Snarky Puppy. An amazing tenor sax player, with an amazing band. Snarky Puppy was outstanding! Young and talented, great horn section, amazing keyboard players, two drummers, one also a full percussionist. The Warfield is the ideal place for music. Great seats, wonderful acoustics, etc.
  • Photo of TheChoclateFactory
    We were walking along Market Street when we spotten this theater. Or better said, we spotted the name on the announcement sign: Erykah Badu! Just as we were leaving the closed tenue, a staffmember came to the door to fill us in. Sold out, but 20 more tickets were to be sold in 2 hours at the box-office. Yes! We arrived at the door and there was a small line, no more than 10 people. It was going to happen! We were going to see EB! After a long wait, someone came to announce that the fee was going to be $70 and cash only. That pissed a lot of people off, but here's why I like this Theater(besides the beautiful interior): people who had cards only, could go inside to an ATM and get the $70. They then could return to their own spot in the line which was kept by the attendants. So nobody jumped line and everybody(who did't leave pissed) got to get a ticket! Chapeau to the Warfield staff! The show as great, needles to say!
  • Photo of Weelee20
    2 years ago
    A beautiful and intimate venue. Sound was great, one of the best venues I've been to. Security was very friendly and helpful.
  • Photo of liquidbrazilian
    2 years ago
    We went there to see Chris Robinson Brotherhood. What an epic concert! The Warfield is a very nice venue and the band certainly made the whole experience fantastic. The only downside: it's extremely hot there! So if you go in a cool evening, like we did, be sure to layer so you don't melt indoors.
  • Photo of Sherry W
    2 years ago
    First of all, the building is incredible. The acts that have performed there are legendary. My husband loves progressive rock, and the show did not disappoint. Excellent venue.
  • Photo of T-cells
    3 years ago
    Artistic and charming, this dated but still very capable venue hosted a night of solid rock-n-roll for me and my wife. Impressive acoustics and comfortable warn-in seats made for an enjoyable experience while taking in the Fortress Tour set from Alter Bridge last month. I would definitely attend another performance at this venue. Aside from the sky-high alcohol prices (to be expected), I have no complaints about this place. Very cool visit.
  • Photo of Sturgeonslawyer
    3 years ago
    For financial reasons, we saw this show (King Crimson) from the balcony. The sound was excellent and the view ... would have been, except for someone stoned out of his mind who stood up and danced for most of the show, blocking our view. The entry to the hall is a bit narrow and crowded, but once in it expands and there's a bar upstairs.

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