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New York City Performing Arts

Apollo Theater

  • 253 W. 125th St. Map It
  • Harlem
  • Music
  • Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA

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Michael Jackson, Ella Fitzgerald, and James Brown are just a few of the world-class performers who have appeared on this equally famed stage, which first opened back in 1934 and is Harlem's oldest surviving stage. If the Apollo's Amateur Night doesn't get you up to 125th Street, consider its more intimate Apollo Music Café events on Friday and Saturday nights, featuring a variety of underground jazz, pop, hip-hop, and rock performers.

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253 W. 125th St., at Frederick Douglass Blvd., New York, New York, 10027, USA

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212-531–5300; 800-745–3000-for tickets (Ticketmaster)


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