Amateur night at the apollo theater
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And of course on just about any Wednesday night you can still take the A train to the Apollo and see it for yourself The Jackson Five tried out and so did Jimmie Hendrix. If they could please the people at the Apollo, they could please any crowd. They knew about Porto Rico, the crazy stagehand who served as the audience's hit man on Amateur Night.
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Amateur Night At The Apollo
If the great lure of Amateur Night was the thrilling prospect of helping to discover a bright new talent, a major part of its attraction was the slightly perverse pleasure of watching some poor soul fail miserably. When Amateur Night at the Apollo debuted in , it quickly became the leading showcase for many young, talented, new performers such as a year-old Ella Fitzgerald, who went on to become one of the first Amateur Night winners. They knew they would face the toughest and most demanding audience in the world, a crowd notorious, especially on Amateur Nights, for its vocal and sometimes physical demonstrations of displeasure. In fact, if the crop of hopefuls for the Wednesday night show looked too good, the crew at the Apollo took steps to make sure there would be at least a couple of surefire bombs. Click here for the current schedule of shows. The ghettos, factory towns, and dusty crossroads of America are filled with dreamers.
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Showtime at the apollo
Yet they showed up and tried -- an estimated 15, in just the first 20 years of Amateur Night at the Apollo. When Amateur Night at the Apollo debuted in , it quickly became the leading showcase for many young, talented, new performers such as a year-old Ella Fitzgerald, who went on to become one of the first Amateur Night winners. Amateur Night at the Apollo April 3 7. More recently, The Apollo's Amateur Night has probably enjoyed its greatest reach through the hit syndicated television show Showtime at the Apollo which was seen in over a hundred markets nationwide for more than 15 years. Among the most spectacular Amateur Night successes was James Brown's in the mid-fifties.
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