People tend to check in during these times:
The place where stars are born and legends are made.
The most legendary...from The Jackson 5 to James Brown...some of the greatest talent the world has ever known has hit this stage. and some of the WORST: check out Amateur night! lol and dress up!
For many years, Apollo was the only theater in New York City to hire black talent. Ella Fitzgerald made her singing debut at 17 at the Apollo, on November 21, 1934.
This theater began hosting African American acts in the 1930, starting with its legendary Amatuer Hour! See some great examples of African-Americans' contributions to us all: http://bet.us/BHM
"I miss the cool nights sittin' in the Carlo, Now it's like "boooo"--we sittin' in Apollo" - Fabolous "Pachanga" Sourced from rapgenius.com.
This historic venue hosted America's first-ever “Gorillaz Festival," during which the band--a.k.a. Damon Albarn with accompanying animations--played every song on their "Demon Days" album.
Historic landmark in Harlem; President Obama sang Al Green’s ‘Let’s stay together’ at this venue in January 2012. http://nbcnews.to/IqbPER NBCPolitics.com
The Godfather of Soul, James Brown, recorded his live performance at the Apollo on 10/24/1962. It became the first Soul album to go platinum. Learn more at theurbandaily.com/music
Built in 1913, the Apollo was one of the first theaters to have fully integrated audiences and employ African Americans/Latinos both onstage and backstage.
This place was open during the Harlem Renaissance and witnessed the jazz legend Duke Ellington perform on stage.
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A walk of fame, tourists, & celebs make this the draw of w.125th st. Someone is always hawking something out front, so always talk them down. Wed amateur night packs them in. Get in line 4 tix early!!
I go to a lot of shows, and I have to say, this is the nicest and friendliest venue staff I've come across
The Apollo Theater in New York City is one of the most famous music halls in the United States, and the most famous club associated almost exclusively with African-American performers.
Adam Ostrow is awesome.
For the film Malcolm X, the welcome for Joe Louis and the march from the police station to the hospital after the release of brother Johnson, were filmed on 125th Street by the legendary theater.
Tupac played Travis Younger here in the play A Raisin in the Sun. He was a member of Harlem's 127th Street Repertory Ensemble which he joined aged 12.
No trip to Harlem is complete without a trip to the legendary Apollo Theater. Some of the biggest names in entertainment have graced the stage & the aspiring stars of tomorrow continue to do so.
Did you know that you have to walk 2.5 miles from Randall's Island Park to the Apollo Theater to burn off the calories from one 32oz. sports drink?
Still catching my breath. My face hurts from laughing.
Every Wednesday the Apollo hosts an Amateur Night, where you can cheer on performers or boo them off the stage! Be sure to get there early for tickets, as this night sells out quickly!
CEO & Co-Founder of the The Art Initiative, Tuan X (also a singer, songwriter & MC) headlined here on March 4th, 2011 in the first season of the 'Apollo Music Café'.
Leave this venue and walk almost directly across the street and buy yourself an exclusive pair of sneakers from The House of Hoops then reward yourself with some sneaker cleaner and maybe 100 other bl
Make sure they aren't having a bogus night like tonight where there was no boo-ing because of a Broadway tribute. I wish I could get a refund.
The box office is open, and its packed for amateur night. Definitely a ton of fun with a group of friends.
Boo people on amateur night
Get your tickets in advance, they are cheaper.
Got to come back soon, but it needs more leg room for the seats
go to an Apollo Live Show! so much fun!
Lo storico teatro dove hanno suonato tutti i protagonisti della black music: da Aretha Franklin a Michael Jackson | The historic black music venue, where all the big and famous artists have played
Amateur Night is on Wednesday
Drinks are a little pricey but there are some great events here!
I visited the Apollo the week after Michael Jackson passed away. I had a chance to sign the infamous memorial wall! Tears...
Don't boo people from your hometown. No matter how much they suck.
No cameras allowed
I have my pic up. How do you think my experience was here?!?
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Be early enough to beat the lines. xo
I can finally scratch this off my bucket list!
Wednesday is amateur night!
Always a good event here.
Le fameux cinéma d'Harlem, point de départ d'une petite balade dans ce quartier en voix d'embourgeoisement et qui contrairement aux idées reçues, n'est pas à craindre.