SALA APOLO BARCELONA
A temple of DJ’s in the city of Barcelona, Sala Apolo has seen some of the best rick, indie, pop and punk concerts in the past 50 years. Open every night of the week, Sala Apolo hosts exciting events to keep their club goers on their toes. Of course, one of the most unique concepts of Sala Apolo is their weekly schedule. With quirky names to brand every night at Sala Apolo, the club brings about panoply of music genres in their two floor venue.
A former theatre turned night club, Sala Apolo has not one but two separate venues (on some nights, the tickets for both venues might be different). With one venue causing more mayhem than the other, Sala Apolo will always keep you on your feet. One of the most popular venues for concerts in Barcelona, Sala Apolo has seen some of the most famous international artists paying visit to this club; either as VIP’s, or to play their own unique sets.
This is the complete guide to Sala Apolo Barcelona. We will tell you everything you need to know about this popular hot spot in Barcelona; right from what you need to wear, to what you can expect inside the club, and how you can get there easily.
Once you are done, you will be ready to experience a party week which you will never forget.
Location and how to get to Sala Apolo
Located in the Gothic district of Carrer Nou de la Rambla in Barcelona, Sala Apolo is one of the most popular places with an out of the world, banging sound system, blaring out some of the best hips from trance, American pop, and rock.
Located at the popular district of Poble Sec in Barcelona, Sala Apolo is located exactly at Nou de la Rambla 113, Barcelona, 08004 Poble Sec. There are several modes of transport that you can avail of to reach this location; however, the easiest would probably be a taxi or the metro. Here is a detailed view of the different modes of public transport that you can take to reach Sala Apolo, Barcelona, and how long each mode of transport would take you.
From the point of Badalona Centre, Badalona, you can reach Sala Apolo by these modes of public transport:
- Metro L2 in 46 minutes
- Bus H14 and Bus B 25 in 76 minutes
- Train RG1 in 57 minutes
From the point of Tibidabo, you can reach Sala Apolo by these modes of public transport:
- Metro L3 in 63 minutes
- Train S1 in 65 minutes
- Bus 196, Bus D20 and Bus V13 in 92 minutes
From the point of IKEA, Badalona, you can reach Sala Apolo by these modes of public transport:
- Bus B20, Bus B15 and Bus H14 in 82 minutes
- Train R1 in 84 minutes
- Metro L1 and Metro L2 in 58 minutes
From the point of Sant Just Dasvern, you can reach Sala Apolo by these modes of public transport:
- Metro L3 and Metro L5 in 63 minutes
- Train R1 in 85 minutes
- Bus D20 and Bus 157 in 57 minutes
From the point of Placa Espanya, Sant Joan Despi, you can reach Sala Apolo by these modes of public transport:
- Bus 157 and Bus D20 in 70 minutes
- Tramvia T2 in 48 minutes
- Train R7 in 61 minutes
- Metro L3 and Metro L5 in 48 minutes
The closest stations to Sala Apolo Club are the Paral·Lel which is just a short 1 minute walk away from the club, and the Vila I Vilà – Lafont and Paral·Lel-Cabanes which are both just a short 2 minute walk away from the club.
The metro lines L2 and L3 are the closest ones to Sala Apolo Club.
Train Lines R1, R7, S1 and RG1 are the closest ones to Sala Apolo Club.
The bus lines H15 and D20 are the closest ones to Sala Apolo Club.
Dress code and age requirement for Sala Apolo club
The dress code for Sala Apolo is simple; there is no dress code! You can expect young crowds of 19 to 25 in this club, mostly well dressed and chic. Causal club wear is what you should strive for; so a fancy shirt, t shirt, trousers or even a really fancy pair of jeans would do the trick. As for the ladies, you can dress up as much as you wish to, especially on the nights there are concerts and events being held at the club. You never know who you might run into! It is always best to be dressed well. Of course, you can also take advantage of the casual dress policy. However, if you want to avoid any hassles at the front door, it is best not to push your luck too much. It goes without saying that you should avoid wearing sportswear, beach wear, or anything too vulgar or suggestive.
As for the age requirement, as long as you are above 18 years of age, you can enter Sala Apolo without any hassles at all.
Weekly Program at Sala Apolo
With mind blowing live shows, concerts, and parties every night of the week, Sala Apolo has a unique weekly program which is enough to make you look forward to spending every night of the week here.
Monday Nights at Sala Apolo are known as Nasty Mondays. The club stays open till 5 am in the morning, and you can enjoy the best pop, electro pop, crunk, indie rock and music from the 80’s on these nights.
Tuesday Nights at Sala Apolo are Crappy Tuesday, although; don’t be fooled by the name, because these Tuesday nights are probably the best ones in the entire city. With new wave, rock, electro pop and post punk, you can expect to stay up on your feet all night.
Wednesday Nights at Sala Apolo are full of world music, roots, reggae, bass and dance hall with the Cannibal Sound System. A complete change of scenery takes place at Sala Apolo during these nights and are a must visit.
Thursday Nights at Sala Apolo are Cupcake, with the latest hits playing long enough to have you exhausted of dancing. The Stash! Nights are filled with rock and roll of course.
Friday and Saturday is Nitsa Club, with techno, house, drum and bass, electro, soul and rock.
Sunday Nights are better known as Piknic Electronik & Nitsa Club present Bonus track of techno, drum’n’bass, electro and house music.
As you can make out by the weekly schedule, Sala Apolo hosts a different event for every night, keeping the club completely exciting and full of surprises. You can enjoy a variety of music, all the way from Latin, to dance music, pop, electro, trance, house, indie, rock, and so much more. Be sure to check out the weekly schedule above, and you can also visit the Facebook page as well as the official website for Sala Apolo to know all about the exciting events, concerts and parties being held here.
Average line and Guest Lists
On a typical night, you can expect to pay around 15 Euros as an entrance fee, along with a free drink inside the club. There are two separate venues for Sala Apolo, and more often than not, both venues are packed to the brim. On a busy night, you could be kept waiting in line for almost half an hour. It is always advisable to get your names on the Guest List of Sala Apolo to avoid these long waits in line, and enjoy a free entry into the club.
VIP Tables and Bottle service
VIP Tables can start from 250 Euros; however, the prices can rise up according to the kind of events and parties being held on any night. It is a good idea to opt for a VIP Table and bottle service for your group, as you can enjoy a nice, chilled out evening away from the blaring speakers at your VIP table, and still take in the ambience of Sala Apolo completely.
A small beer would cost you around 4.50 Euros, while a tall glass of cold would be 5 to 7 Euros. Other cocktails start at around 8 Euros and go up; the fancier the cocktail, the pricier it is!
Nasty Mondays are definitely the best night to visit Sala Apolo. There are two floors, the ground floor playing mostly American music while the bottom floor specialises more in trance. Sunday nights are another great night to visit the club. You will find Sala Apolo to be filled mostly with younger crowds who like to stay on their feet all night.
The weekends are also a great time to visit the club as you will find it filled with mixed crowds; both local and international.
It is always better to have your names up on the Guest List, or opt for a VIP table, as it eliminates the wait outside the club doors.
Sala Apolo is the ultimate party destination in Barcelona; with some of the most eventful concerts, parties and events being held at this club, it is no surprise that Sala Apolo is thought of as a benchmark for the ultimate night life of Barcelona.