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Ella Fitzgerald was inducted into the inaugural Apollo Legends Walk of Fame in 2006. In 1934 Ella performed for the first time at The Apollo, becoming the first winner ever of the Amateur Night competition!Purchase This Legend Seat
Etta James was inducted into The Apollo’s Walk of Fame in 2012. With ballads such as “At Last” and “Trust in Me,” James’ versatile style included blues, soul, jazz, R&B, and rock.Purchase This Legend Seat
James Brown ‘The Godfather of Soul’ was inducted into The Apollo’s Walk of Fame in 2007. He holds the record for the most performances at the theater having appeared at The Apollo over 200 times.Purchase This Legend Seat
In 2006 Little Richard was inducted into the inaugural Apollo Legends Walk of Fame. That year he performed his legendary hit “Tutti Frutti” at The Apollo’s spring gala.Purchase This Legend Seat
Legendary trumpeter Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong was inducted into the Apollo’s Walk of Fame in November 2014. A New Orleans native known for blowing his golden trumpet and his signature gravelly voice… “What a wonderful world,” it is.Purchase This Legend Seat
Michael Jackson was inducted into The Apollo’s Walk of Fame in 2010 during The Apollo’s 75th anniversary. At nine years old, his first Apollo appearance was at Amateur Night with The Jackson 5. Jackson would later become one of the greatest entertainers of our time.Purchase This Legend Seat
Richard Pryor was inducted into The Apollo’s Walk of Fame in 2015. This year non-musical artists were honored for the first time and the Apollo launched a new comedy series.Purchase This Legend Seat
In 2016 Prince was inducted into The Apollo’s Walk of Fame. He held a special press conference at The Apollo in 2010 announcing his ‘Welcome 2 America‘ tour to begin on a purple day in December.Purchase This Legend Seat
A limited number of Apollo Legends seats will be available in February, which include: Redd Foxx, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Celia Cruz, Chuck Jackson, Jackie ‘Moms’ Mabley, Charlie ‘Yardbird’ Parker.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have any questions about your seat dedication, please contact The Apollo’s Development Department by email at [email protected]. After payment, the Development Department staff will contact you to confirm your purchase and desired inscription.
*Please Note: Seat purchasers cannot be guaranteed seating in the locations bearing their inscriptions when they attend productions. Wording of the seat inscriptions is subject to length limitations and approval by The Apollo.
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List of supporters as of 11/10/2023