Apollo Theater, Harlem Renaissance was very popular place and still is. If you look close you will notice that the marque says that is says Duke Ellington is performing. And in the he was very popular artist was well respected.
17 Stunning Images of Black Women During the Harlem Renaissance Era
The Cotton Club might be Harlem’s most famous jazz nightclub. Nightclubs began to develop during the most popular in New York's Harlem neighborhood. Nightclubs were a way for african american artists to express themselves through writing, art, and music.