The Water Street Music Hall is a large capacity, 7000 square foot entertainment complex featuring two rooms that can be used together or separately. We are located in the St. Paul Quarter entertainment district of Rochester, NY - conveniently located directly off I490 east and west via exit 13.
Our doors opened in 1977 as the Country Warehouse, and has since been The Warehouse, The Horizontal Boogie Bar and the Boogie Bar. It became the Water Street Music Hall in 1999 and has emerged as one of Rochester, NY's premier concert spots, garnering the "Best Live Music Club" and "Best Live Entertainment Venue" in Rochester NY for the past 10 years.
Our main room is approximately 5000 sq. foot. of open space with a 1700 square foot balcony overlooking the stage. Capacity for this room is 1000. As all shows are different, you will need to check details of each show to see if we are offering seating or standing room only.
Sections of our Balcony can be rented out.
Our smaller room, The Club @Water Street is approximately 2200 sq. feet of open space with a multi-tiered balcony that wraps around the room. It is a unique room offering an intimate setting of standing room or table seating. The 30 foot, spacious bar came from an old church and offers a view of the stage, while the back of the room has a concession stand where you may purchase a snack.
The Club at Water Street is equipped with projectors and screens for support use from the main room for a live broadcast of that show, slides and/or video or sporting events. Capacity of The Club is 350 standing including the balcony space. The room offers a full PA and Stage as has gained a reputation as a great live room.
Our goal is to offer an eclectic and original format of live music entertainment. Please check our calendar for details!
Please note that standard door times do not reflect the time the artists start but, the time allowed for entrance. Advance tickets for many upcoming shows are available through Front Gate Tickets. We accept CASH only for tickets purchased at the door but we do have an ATM for your convenience.
We do not have a box office. Please check the details of each show carefully for ticket information.
If you're interested in renting the Water Street Music Hall for private function please contact us at 585-546-3887.
*Note We no longer rent to outside promoters.
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