Harlem's iconic Apollo Theater first opened to the public in 1914, and made a name for itself by hosing some of the musical greats over the past century. Artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Sammy Davis Jr., James Brown, Bill Cosby, Gladys Knight, Luther Vandross, D’Angelo, and Lauryn Hill all started at the Apollo.
In this video from our friends at StreetEasy, get an all-access tour of the Apollo Theater.
If you have never been to Amateur Night at the Apollo or any show at the Apollo for that matter, you owe it to yourself to go. Your stock as a seasoned New Yorker will immediately rise as will your appreciation for our city’s rich cultural history and impressive creative talent. Not sold yet? Watch this video and we’ll bet you’ll be planning your visit stat.
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