The Apollo Music Café


Apollo Concessions

Apollo concessions at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem open 90 minutes before and during the intermission of select evening performances at the Apollo Theater, and offer varied light fare and bar service.

Our approach to food is simple, local and delicious. The concessions and drink menu changes seasonally and features specialty snacks, cocktails, local beer, wine and spirits.

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Apollo Music Café Series

The Apollo Music Café is a musical performance series paired with bar bites and drinks designed to bring independent, cutting-edge artists to a forward-thinking audience. Featuring diverse performances across myriad genres (R&B, hip hop, soul, jazz, pop, funk, and rock), this monthly series showcases artists drawn from the independent music scene who are destined to impact the way music is heard and experienced.

Private Events

To inquire about hosting an event at Apollo Theater, contact a planner or email

Amenities at
The Apollo Music Café

Handicap Accessible
In-House Av/Tech
Indoor Event Space
Parking Lot
Reception Area
Tall Ceilings

Styles at
The Apollo Music Café

Cultural Institution
National Register of Historic Places

Event Spaces at
The Apollo Music Café

The Main Stage

Onstage seating for 300 and auditorium seating for 1,500

A living monument to the Harlem Renaissance, the Apollo Main Stage Auditorium boasts a Belle‐Époque crimson décor, spacious public areas, onstage seating for 300 and auditorium seating for 1,500. It offers a one‐of‐a‐kind ambiance for special events ranging from fashion shows, product launches, and conferences, to weddings, graduations, and other receptions.

The Soundstage & Apollo Music Café

200-225 seats and a bar/café

The Apollo’s third-floor Soundstage is a 1,680 square foot, flexible space that features an intimate, lounge‐like performance setting with 200-225 seats and a bar/café. The Soundstage is an ideal venue for music performances, readings, listening parties, commercial shoots, press conferences, executive meetings, intimate receptions and more.

The Atrium

For an exclusive pre or post show affair, consider using the lobby atrium to wow your guests. Passed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres are the perfect way to start the show.

Contact Details

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The Apollo Music Café