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.
"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.
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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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.
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.
Adam Ostrow is awesome.
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!!
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!
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.
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?
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.
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'.
Boo people on amateur night
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
Got to come back soon, but it needs more leg room for the seats
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.
go to an Apollo Live Show! so much fun!
The box office is open, and its packed for amateur night. Definitely a ton of fun with a group of friends.
Get your tickets in advance, they are cheaper.
Don't boo people from your hometown. No matter how much they suck.
No cameras allowed
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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...
Be early enough to beat the lines. xo
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.