Known for its intricate light shows and impressive sound, the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is one of the prime places to see a concert like Queens of the Stone Age on Thursday, April 17, 2014. To get the full experience at the San Francisco venue, brush up on the following guest information.
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Seating Information
The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is a completely indoor, 7,000-seat venue. Depending on the artist, the venue can have a general admission pit on the floor, or reserved seating set up. If there is reserved seating, it will include sections 1-6 closest to the stage, and will be followed by sections 7-12. Tiered seating surrounds the floor, and the loge level ranges from 203-222, with even numbers on the right side of the stage and odd numbers on the left, and Sections 221 and 222 are directly down the center. The same goes for the balcony seating, which ranges from 301-323 with the odd numbers on the left and the even numbers on the right side of the stage. In some cases, all of the seating will be general admission, and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium General Information
The following items are prohibited to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all patrons at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium: Weapons, large backpacks, strollers, alcohol, cans, glass, coolers, pets, umbrellas, bikes, skateboards, and large blankets. No recording devices will be permitted inside, and cameras are allowed on a case-by-case basis. The entire venue is smoke-free.
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Parking Information
Parking is located in a garage near the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium for a flat event rate fee. The garage is located off of McAllister Street between Polk and Larkin Streets. The BART Station is also located nearby for those who would prefer to use public transportation.
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Gate Times
The venue generally opens 1-2 hours before the show is scheduled to begin.
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Accessibility
The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium has accessible seating in the loge and balcony that can accommodate those in wheelchairs so the stage is visible. If the event is general admission, please notify staff when you arrive at the venue and they will assist you with the needed seating.