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Jun 19
| 7:30PM EDT
Jun 19
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Jun 19
AMATEUR NIGHT: SEMI-FINAL
Apollo's Historic Theater
AMATEUR NIGHT: SEMI-FINAL

The competition heats up as winners from the first round of Amateur Night return for a chance to advance one step closer to the $20,000 grand prize. Known as one of New York’s most popular live entertainment experiences, Amateur Night at The Apollo attracts performers and audiences from around the world in a classic talent competition that has launched the careers of countless legendary artists, from Ella Fitzgerald, Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill, H.E.R, Machine Gun Kelly and Jazmine Sullivan.

Join the notoriously “tough” audience in an interactive evening unlike any other and lend your voice to decide who will “Be Good or Be Gone!” to win the triumphant grand prize.

Amateur Night at The Apollo sponsored by Coca-Cola, is hosted by the comedian Capone. Each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess. Keep a lookout for C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage!

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!

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Celebrating 90 Years of Black Culture, Creativity, and Community

Billboard - Babyface & Usher to Be Honored at The Apollo’s 2024 Spring Benefit
Big Daddy Kane will also appear at the event, which marks the historic venue's 90th anniversary. Adam Blackstone will serve as musical director.
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The Women Who Run Harlem Major cultural institutions in the neighborhood are changing and more relevant than ever.
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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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