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Jun 26
| 7:30PM EDT
Jun 26
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Jun 26
Amateur Night at The Apollo: Grand Finale
Apollo's Historic Theater
Amateur Night at The Apollo: Grand Finale

This is the Amateur Night show you’ve been waiting for! Winners from the Semi-Finals return in this final competition for the title of Child Star of Tomorrow earning $5,000 while the Grand Finale winner receives $20,000. The talented performers return for one last chance to leave it all on the line with hopes of becoming the next Ella Fitzgerald, Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill, H.E.R, Machine Gun Kelly or Jazmine Sullivan.Audiences have casted their vote to get them this far, but in the Grand Finale, you decide who will Be Good or Be Gone and win the triumphant grand prize. Don’t miss the final Amateur Night sponsored by Coca-Cola performance of the season hosted by the comedian Capone with a festive pre-party with DJ Jess and Set It Off Man Greginald Spencer.

Jun 29
| 8:00PM EDT
Jun 29
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Jun 29
Smokey Robinson
Apollo's Historic Theater
Smokey Robinson

Apollo Legend Smokey Robinson returns to The Apollo’s historic stage for the first time in almost 10 years for a night of soulful hits from his legendary discography including recent hits from his new album— GASMS. Provider of the soundtrack to our lives, GRAMMY® Living Legend — Smokey Robinson will give us a thrilling night to remember!

Jun 30
| 3:00 PM EDT
Jun 30
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Jun 30
Honoring the Ancestors: Celebrating the Harlem Makers Project
Apollo's Historic Theater
Honoring the Ancestors: Celebrating the Harlem Makers Project

Join us for an unforgettable celebration as a talented ensemble of musicians, actors, and writers gather to honor the people, organizations, and events that shape Harlem's rich and vibrant history. This special evening pays tribute to distinguished figures such as Malcolm X, Althea Gibson, Marcus Garvey, Dorothy Maynor, Coleman Hawkins, Pauli Murray, Larry Neal, Queen Mother Moore, and many more.

Don't miss this chance to experience the spirit of Harlem through the stories of its most influential contributors. Long-time Harlem resident and CUNY Professor Emeritus William Seraile highlights the significance of this project, stating, "Harlem lacks an identity. Not an identity of culture but rather an identity of its history: Who did what where? Who lived there? It begs the question: Where are the historic markers? Now, through the Signs of the times, Harlem has visual reminders of its unique history.

Aug 30
| 9:30PM EDT
Aug 30
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Aug 30
Machel Montano
Apollo's Historic Theater
Machel Montano

This Labor Day Weekend, The King of Soca, Machel Montano brings Carnival to Harlem! Bring your friends, family, and loved ones for the ultimate celebration of music, culture, and community.

From his chart-topping hits to his infectious energy, Machel Montano knows how to throw a party like no other. Join The Apollo for the hottest celebration of music, culture, and community with those you love this Labor Day weekend.

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Celebrating 90 Years of Black Culture, Creativity, and Community!

Good Morning America 3- D-Nice chats about Apollo Theater's Spring Benefit
DJ and record producer D-Nice drops by to talk about the Apollo Theater's Spring Benefit, and the impact it’s had on the community over the years.
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New York Times - Kathy Hochul, Usher and Babyface Turn Out for the Apollo
More than 1000 musicians, politicians and philanthropists gathered in Harlem on Tuesday night to celebrate the theater's 90th anniversary.
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October 14, 2024
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ABC7- Babyface inducted to the Apollo Walk of Fame
Grammy-winning singer, writer, and producer Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds can add one more honor to his name - Apollo Walk of Fame inductee.
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October 14, 2024
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The Cut - The Women Who Run Harlem
The Women Who Run Harlem Major cultural institutions in the neighborhood are changing and more relevant than ever.
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October 14, 2024
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The Wall Street Journal - The Apollo Theater, a Bastion of Black Culture, Turns 90
It was the depths of the Great Depression. Racial segregation prevailed in much of America. But in Harlem the opening of the Apollo Theater on Jan. 26, 1934, produced a frisson of hope.
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October 14, 2024
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