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The Apollo Music Café

Why we
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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 celebratefood@greatperformances.com.


Discover
The Apollo Music Café

Our venues beautifully blend form and function, combining rich design with modern amenities while keeping sustainability in mind. They serve as the ideal backdrop to meet your event needs and enhance your guest experience with stunning views, history, artwork and more.

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Frequently Asked
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If you are planning an event and are looking for a truly unique space, you may want to consider hosting it at The Apollo Music Café. As the official caterer for The Apollo, we can help you get started.

  • What Kind Of Events Can Be Held At The Apollo Music Café?

    The Apollo is perfect for all types of events including music shows, comedy shows, public forums, fashion shows, fundraising and non-profit events, as well as social events, weddings and graduations.
  • Would The Apollo Music Café Work For A Corporate Event?

    Absolutely. The Music Café at the Apollo can be set up for all kinds of events, corporate, social, and more.
  • Can I Have My Event At The Apollo Music Café Catered?

    Of course. The Great Performances catering team can work with you to help you plan the perfect event along with our team of culinary experts.
  • How Much Does It Cost To Rent The Apollo Music Café?

    Catering costs vary depending on the requirements for your event including the number of people, the type of event (breakfast buffet, cocktail reception, seated dinner, etc.), the style of service and waitstaff needs, and the food that is being served. Our team of expert event planners can help you design the perfect menu for your catered event.
  • Who does catering for The Apollo Music Café?

    Great Performances is the exclusive caterer for The Apollo Music Café and can take care of all the planning for your special catered event.
  • Are We Allowed To Bring In An Outside Caterer?

    Great Performances is the exclusive caterer for The Apollo Music Café, outside caterer is not allowed.
  • How Do I Contact The Apollo Music Café To Run An Event?

    You can contact Great Performances at 212.727.2424 or email us at celebratefood@greatperformances.com for bookings or inquiries at The Apollo Music Café.
  • How Much Does It Cost To Run A Catered Event At The Apollo Music Café?

    Catering costs vary depending on the requirements for your event including the number of people, the type of event (breakfast buffet, cocktail reception, seated dinner, etc.), the style of service and waitstaff needs, and the food that is being served. Our team of expert event planners can help you design the perfect menu for your catered event.
  • What Events Has Great Performances Run At The Apollo Music Café?

    Great Performances works with The Apollo Music Café on all kinds of events including weddings, corporate events, lectures and more.

TESTIMONIALS

Fabulous celebrations!

Thanks for a fabulous event! It went great and I appreciate [the Great Performances] staff.
– Vera D.

You’re a star! I was so pleased with everything. The food was fabulous. You kept sending it out. You had the perfect amount of staff. Can’t thank you enough and I look forward – very much – to working with you in the future!

– Victoria W.

The evening was everything we could hope for and more. I loved every minute working with and we will be reaching out when future events pop up.

– Yvonne G.

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253 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027

To get started planning your event, contact:

Contact: 212.727.2424


Email: celebratefood@greatperformances.com

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