Opened in 1923, the Cotton Club on 142nd St & Lenox Ave in the heart of Harlem, New York was operated by white New York gangster Owney “Killer” Madden.
The Cotton Club was a New York City nightclub from 1923 to 1940. It was located on 142nd Street and Lenox Avenue (1923 to 1935), then briefly in midtown Theater Continue Reading →
Owen Vincent Madden, December 18, 1891 – April 24, 1965, known as Owney Madden and nicknamed “The Killer”, was a leading underworld figure in Manhattan, most notable for his involvement Continue Reading →
Cleo Hayes was born in Greenville, Mississippi, August 18, 1914 – 2012. She was an actress, Cotton Club dancer, and a comedian.
Fox is developing an event series about the Cotton Club, the hottest club in Harlem in the roaring ‘20s, Variety has learned.
Earlier, we covered the Stella McCartney (yes, Paul’s daughter) presentation of her Autumn 2017 Collection at the legendary Cotton Club in Harlem, New York.
“I could listen to this music all night,” Jerry Seinfeld said, soaking up the sounds of the jazz band at the Cotton Club, the site of Stella McCartney’s pre-fall 2017 Continue Reading →
Bandleader and singer extraordinaire Cab Calloway leads an orchestra during a New Year’s Ball at the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York, 1937.
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