Water Street Music Hall
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Jake Watson of Silver Creek Attractions at Water Street Music Hall on August 30, 2014
|Former names||The County Warehouse, The Warehouse, The Horizontal Boogie Bar, The Boogie Bar|
|Address||204 N. Water St.|
|Location||Rochester, New York|
|Seating type||General Admission|
|Capacity||Main room: 1000
It is a large capacity, 7000 square foot entertainment complex featuring two rooms that can be used together or separately. The venue also hosts The Club at Water Street, a smaller room with a multi-tiered balcony that wraps around the room. The smaller room, The Club at 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. 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 400 standing including the balcony space. The room offers a full PA and Stage as has gained a reputation as a great live room.
It 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. It has one of the longest bars in the city, stretching 80 feet.