• About Stage48
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Located in Hell’s Kitchen, NY, Stage 48 is a multi-use venue that hosts Concerts, Night Life, and Private/Corporate Events. Built in the 1950s as a horse stable, the building has been completely remodeled utilizing the beauty of the old industrial architecture and incorporating complimentary modern elements to create an ambience that currently does not exist in any NYC venue. A large horseshoe balcony overlooks the main floor providing excellent site-lines of the 34 foot wide stage. Several elevated VIP areas are located on both floors and a state of the art Sound, Lighting and Video system will ensure an experience like none other.

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By Train:
Stage 48 is located on 48th Street between 11th and 12th Avenues. Take the E Train to the 50th Street Stop, the NQR Train to 49th Street, the 1 Train to 50th Street, or the 7 Train to 34th Street-Hudson Yards. Get MTA train directions here!

By Bus:
Stage 48 is located near the M50, M12, M11, M42 buses.  Get MTA bus routes here!

 

  • Where can I park?

    There is no designated parking for Stage 48. However, Parking is free on the streets after 7pm. Here’s a map of nearby parking lots

  • How can I get tickets to events?

    You can purchase tickets online on our website by clicking BUY TICKETS on any event page and you will be redirected to the Ticketweb Site.

    If you find yourself in the area, you can stop by our box office and purchase tickets for select shows in person, free of ticketing service fees. Please call in advance to ensure hard tickets are being sold for the event your wish to attend. The Stage 48 box office is located on the 2nd floor and is open Monday-Friday 11AM – 6PM, Saturday & Sunday on show days ONLY – 5PM – 12AM. The box office accepts cash only. If tickets for our shows do not sell out prior to show, they will be sold at the door on the day of show.

    Tickets purchased in front of the venue are usually counterfeit and admittance with a counterfeit ticket will be denied.

  • Are tickets refundable? What if a show is rescheduled or canceled?

    Tickets are not refundable, all sales are final. If a show is rescheduled the new date will be immediately posted to this website and your ticket for the original show will be honored at the rescheduled date. If a show is canceled, refunds are available at point of purchase. You will be refunded automatically if you purchased a ticket through Ticketweb or Ticketmaster. Please note openers are always subject to change.

  • What’s the dress code?

    For Nightclub Events: Dress to impress. Upscale club attire is recommended. Designer, form fitting jeans are acceptable as long as they aren’t torn or worn out. Do not wear baggy jeans, shorts, baseball caps, jerseys, camouflage, crop tops, t-shirts, shirts with profane statements, tank tops, or cut offs. Casual and dress slip on or tie shoes are acceptable. Flip flops, construction boots, or worn out tennis shoes are not acceptable. Dress code is strictly enforced. The doorman has the final discretion. For Concerts: Casual dress is acceptable but fashion before comfort!

  • Do you have a hotel rate for accommodations nearby the venue?

    Yes we do! Check out our friends at Comfort Inn Midtown West, The Washington Jefferson Hotel, Holiday Inn Express, and Yotel for a preferred rate!
    For a complete listing of hotels near Stage 48, visit our friends at ConcertHotels.com .

  • Are shows free? Can I get in for free?

    Depends on the event. Some of our shows are free but you may need to be invited. Normally, if it’s an open event for an artist, you will need to purchase tickets.

  • Is there re-entry?

    Unfortunately not. Stage 48 has a strict no re-entry policy. All exits are final (excluding the smoking area).

  • Can I bring in outside food or beverages?

    Sorry, we do not allow outside food or beverages to be brought in to our establishment.

  • What kind of drinks do you serve?

    We have full service bars on all 4 floors of our venue and provide wine, liquor, cocktails, and beer.

  • What are the payment options once I’m in the venue?

    We have an ATM located on the 1st and 3rd floors of the venue. Cash is always accepted and we also accept all major credit cards.

  • How old do I have to be?

    This depends on the show. Most are 21+ yet some shows are all ages (16+).

  • Do I need to bring an ID?

    Yes. A government issued photo ID is required.

  • How do I go about booking a show at the club?

    The best way to approach booking a show at the club is by going to our Contact Us page on our website and submit there.

  • Do you guys hold private events?

    Yes we do! Go to our Contact Us page on our website and send us details regarding your event!

  • Does your venue have seating?

    We have limited, first come first served seating for most of our shows and events. For specific events, there will be banquet seating available on the first floor.

  • What are the set times for tonight’s concert?

    We generally do not have set times available until the day of show.

  • If I have a blog. Does that count as press?

    This depends on each situation. The best way to go about this is to contact the band’s manager, publicist or label. Please visit our Contact Us page if it is a Stage 48 press related inquiry itself.

  • What are your camera/video/recording policies?

    All forms of amateur photography are fine. No flash, please! Photo capture is usually limited to the first 3 songs of the headliner’s set. We cannot allow DSLR or detachable lens cameras without prior written consent from the band’s management or event promoter. The same applies for video capture. Lastly, audio capture is on a case by case basis and is subject to the artist’s recording policy.

  • Is there a coat check?

    Yes there is! Our coat check is located on the 2nd floor of the venue.

  • I’m a parent and am worried about sending my kids to an all ages show.

    You are the best judge as to whether or not Stage 48 is the right environment for your child. We encourage first timers to attend a show with their kids to decide for themselves. We find that after that initial visit most parents are comfortable allowing their kids to attend all ages shows at Stage 48.

  • What are your rules on smoking?

    Stage 48 is a smoke free venue. If you wish to smoke, you can do so outside in the smoking area.

  • Inspection

    Please note that you are consenting to an inspection upon entering the venue. You will be subject to an screening that may include a physical search/pat down, a bag check, and/or the use of metal detectors. Items that are deemed as illegal or prohibited are not permitted in the venue and may be confiscated. The venue staff will ensure that all items are properly disposed. In some instances, law enforcement may be notified.

    Illegal items are those deemed illegal at the city, county, State, and Federal level and may include but are not limited to explosives, weapons, controlled substances/narcotics, prescription medications, and drug paraphernalia.

    Prohibited items may include but are not limited to outside food or beverages, liquids, alcohol, chains, pepper spray, laser pointers, inhalers, syringes, incendiary devices, cigarattes, electronic cigarettes, and professional DSLR cameras.

  • Do you have an internship program?

    Yes we do. You can email your cover letter and resume to infoATstage48.com

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      April 26, 2019
      7:00 pm
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      Lucky Cheng’s Drag Cabaret Restaurant & Bar Presents: Lailah Lancing

      Join us on Friday, April 26th when The Lovely Lady, Lailah Lancing is our special guest! 7 PM seating. Drag show starts after everyone’s drink and dinner orders have been taken. Three course prix fixe menu created by Executive Chef Saul Montiel and the kitchens of Cantina Rooftop. Celebrate a Birthday, Bachelorette, Girls Night Out, RuPaul’s Drag Race Fan, or entertain out of town guests! Please visit our website for more information. Ticket button will take you to our online reservations page. Guest check will be presented at the end of the Dinner Show. We do not charge a deposit for reservations or sell tickets.

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      April 27, 2019
      12:00 pm
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      HOLI IN THE CITY – SATURDAY April 27th – FESTIVAL OF COLORS BRUNCH PARTY

      Price increase warning: Holi In The City ticket prices will be going up significantly(100% +) the closer you get to the event date. Get your tickets now, these annual parties have sold out 7 YEARS IN A ROW! Capacity Crowd is expected at each event. For More Info: 908-425-1603 Join a beautiful crowd at Stage48 and get painted in reds, yellows, greens, pinks and enjoy the Festival of colors in style with food, drinks, and the amazing beats by NYC's Top Entertainers. Welcome to the happiest day party in New York City! The Festival of Colors celebrates the coming of spring, the joy of friendship, and equality for all. This Indian Festival happens every year, not only in India but throughout the world. Join us on Saturday, April 27th, 2019. These are day & night events and all nationalities and ethnicities are encouraged to participate! Make sure to wear white because this party gets colorful. The colored powders used in Holi represent happiness, love, and the freedom to live vibrantly. Take the opportunity to cover yourself and your friends in colorful powders and dance your heart out. Enjoy musical performances, delicious food, and an afternoon of messy, color fun! Hope you all can make it! HOLI IN THE CITY "NYC's Biggest Festival of Colors Brunch Party " Saturday, April 27th, 2019 Doors Open at 1 PM - Party Til 8 PM At World Famous 4 Story Mega Nightclub & Rooftop Lounge STAGE 48 605 West 48th Street. New York City GENERAL ADMISSION PERKS : Fully Stocked CASH BARS (1:00 PM – 8:00 PM) No long lines while waiting for a drink as there will be multiple bars on all 4 Floors. Come early and eliminate wait time VIP ADMISSION PERKS : Priority Check-In. No Waiting In Line. Includes All General Admission Benefits White Attire Highly Recommended For This Holi Event We, Will, Have Certified Organic Colors. Guests ARE NOT Permitted to bring there own colors. The event is 21+. Proper ID Will Be Required. ...and our Photographers & Videographers will be present to capture all the merrymaking (and mischief making) one desi party can handle. Your very own paparazzi!

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    • Date
      April 27, 2019
      10:00 pm
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      Desi Saturdays

      Each & Every Saturday Night, come experience the Glamour & Glitz of Bollywood as you Mix, Mingle and Dance at New York City’s Hottest Saturday Night DesiParty @ Stage48. Desi Saturdays is one high society DesiParty. Wow factor everywhere. Beautiful people, beautiful venue, beautiful ambiance, and did we mention beautiful people? High energy, amazing music and a packed house are just some of the traits of what you would expect at this weekly Bollywood party. This event is the talk of the town amongst young socialites. It’s so exclusive it only takes place on Saturday Nights, and don’t even try to dress down, because it is almost impossible to get in, but more importantly you would feel so out of place. So don your best, and you may just be lucky enough to party out on Saturdays Nights at Stage48!!

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      May 3, 2019
      7:00 pm
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      Join us Friday, May 3rd when Prada G Major makes her debut as our special guest! 7 PM seating. Drag show starts after everyone’s drink and dinner orders have been taken. Three course prix fixe menu created by Executive Chef Saul Montiel and the kitchens of Cantina Rooftop. Celebrate a Birthday, Bachelorette, Girls Night Out, RuPaul’s Drag Race Fan, or entertain out of town guests! Please visit our website for more information. Ticket button will take you to our online reservations page. Guest check will be presented at the end of the Dinner Show. We do not charge a deposit for reservations or sell tickets.

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      May 4, 2019
      7:00 pm
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      Join us Saturday, May 4th when Vivacious from RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6 is our special guest! 7 PM seating. Drag show starts after everyone’s drink and dinner orders have been taken. Three course prix fixe menu created by Executive Chef Saul Montiel and the kitchens of Cantina Rooftop. Celebrate a Birthday, Bachelorette, Girls Night Out, RuPaul’s Drag Race Fan, or entertain out of town guests! Please visit our website for more information. Ticket button will take you to our online reservations page. Guest check will be presented at the end of the Dinner Show. We do not charge a deposit for reservations or sell tickets.

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    • Date
      May 4, 2019
      10:00 pm
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      Desi Saturdays

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    • Date
      May 10, 2019
      7:00 pm
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      Lucky Cheng’s Drag Cabaret Restaurant & Bar Presents: Brenda Dharling

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      May 11, 2019
      7:00 pm
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      Join us Saturday, May 11th when comedy queen, Sugga Pie Koko is our special guest! 7 PM seating. Drag show starts after everyone’s drink and dinner orders have been taken. Three course prix fixe menu created by Executive Chef Saul Montiel and the kitchens of Cantina Rooftop. Celebrate a Birthday, Bachelorette, Girls Night Out, RuPaul’s Drag Race Fan, or entertain out of town guests! Please visit our website for more information. Ticket button will take you to our online reservations page. Guest check will be presented at the end of the Dinner Show. We do not charge a deposit for reservations or sell tickets.

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    • Date
      May 11, 2019
      10:00 pm
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    • Date
      May 17, 2019
      7:00 pm
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    • Date
      May 18, 2019
      7:00 pm
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      Lucky Cheng’s Drag Cabaret Restaurant & Bar Presents: Miz Cracker

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    • Date
      May 18, 2019
      10:00 pm
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    • Date
      May 25, 2019
      10:00 pm
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    • Date
      May 31, 2019
      7:00 pm
    • Description
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