Amateur Night at the Apollo

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Photograph: Shahar Azran
Apollo Theater exterior
Apollo Theater, Harlem Wednesday May 27 2015
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Kick off the Apollo Theater’s 2015 season with the always anticipated Amateur Night at the Apollo. Past winners include stars like Ella Fitzgerald, the Jackson 5 and Billie Holiday. This year’s winner (who isn’t actually crowned until November) takes home $10,000 and a chance to jump-start their career in entertainment. Be good or begone!
Venue name: Apollo Theater
Address: 253 W 125th St
New York

Cross street: between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (Seventh Ave) and Frederick Douglass Blvd (Eighth Ave)
Transport: Subway: A, C, B, D, 1 to 125th St
Price: $20–$32
Event phone: 212-531-5305
Event website:
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