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Harlem
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Ovie Alston
(Jazz)
The Ink Spots
(Music)
Ed Sullivan
(Movies & TV)
Tim Moore (comedian)
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Apollo Theater

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Apollo Theater

Music hall which is a noted venue for African-American performers add

Category: Music

Launched in 2006.

Countries: United States (81%), United Kingdom (6%), (6%)

Main connections: Harlem, Gorillaz, Ovie Alston

Linked to: Columbia University, Manhattan School of Music

 

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2006

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Gorillaz - It was later announced that an American version of the event would take place from 2 to 6 April 2006 at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem

 

Gorillaz - Palladia broadcast an Apollo Theater show in HDTV on 31 December 2006


2007

American Gangster (film) - "American Gangster" premiered in New York City at the Apollo Theater on October 20, 2007

 

Cornel West - He spoke to over 1,000 of his supporters at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, N.Y.C., on November 29, 2007


2008

Akiko Wada - Wada became the first Asian to perform at the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, when she performed there in September 2008 as part of her 40th debut anniversary tour


2009

James McAvoy - He appeared onstage in 2009 at Apollo Theater's "Three Days of Rain"

 

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David D'Or - D'Or sang a medley including "Amazing Grace" and a rendition of the traditional Hebrew melody "Avinu Malkeinu" at New York's Apollo Theater in Harlem on April 28, 2009, with three New York gospel choirs

 

Michael Imperioli - Imperioli is an active member of The Jazz Foundation of America and co-hosted their annual benefit concert at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, A Great Night in Harlem, in May 2009 celebrated the foundation's 20th anniversary

 

Kathy Griffin - In a July 2009 episode of "My Life on the D-List", after using profanity in an Octomom joke during her routine at New York's legendary Apollo Theater, Griffin claimed that she received a letter banning her from the venue


2011

Stevie Wonder - In February 2011, the Apollo Theater announced that Stevie Wonder will be the next in line for the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame


2012

Louis Jordan - Speaking in 2012, Barber recalled seeing Jordan in the early 1960s at The Apollo in New York, with the intention of bringing him to record in the UK for the first time

 

Let's Stay Together (song) - United States President Barack Obama performed a brief phrase of the song during an appearance at the Apollo Theater in New York City on January 19, 2012, for a campaign fundraiser that included Al Green as an opening act

 

Eric Clapton - On 24 February 2012 Clapton, Keith Richards, Gary Clark Jr., Derek Trucks, Doyle Bramhall II, Kim Wilson and other artists performed together in the Howlin' For Hubert Tribute concert held at the Apollo Theater of NYC honoring blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin who died at age 80 in 4 December


2013

Alexandra Burke - Burke made her U.S. performance debut at Apollo Theater on 10 June 2013 as part of the line-up for The Apollo Theater Legends Hall of Fame 2013, honouring the induction of Chaka Khan


2014

Gloria Steinem - In 2014 UN Women began its commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, and as part of that campaign Steinem spoke at the Apollo Theater in New York City


2016

FIFA Interactive World Cup - On March 22, 2016, Mohamad Al-Bacha from Denmark won the FIWC title in the Apollo Theater, beating Sean Allen from England in the final match


2017

Guns N' Roses visited the venue on July 20 2017 for their "Not in This Lifetime" tour as part of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the bands debut album "Appetite for Destruction" add something

 

Guns N' Roses visited the venue on July 20, 2017 for their "Not in This Lifetime" tour as part of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the bands debut album "Appetite for Destruction" add something


2018

Roberta Flack - On April 20, 2018, Flack was appearing onstage at the Apollo Theater at a benefit for the Jazz Foundation of America


2019

Mavis Staples - In May 2019, Staples celebrated her 80th birthday with a concert at the Apollo Theater, 63 years after first appearing at the theater as a teenager with her family band, the Staple Singers, in 1956