Former Location –
After his first location burned to the ground, Leo Frank along with his business partner Jules Berger, started Leo’s Casino in 1963 at the old Quad Hall Hotel.
Between 1963 and 1972, an illustrious entourage of musical acts performed at Leo’s Casino, including Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Jackie Wilson, Marvin Gaye, Ray Charles, Dionne Warwick, the Supremes, the Temptations and the Four Tops. Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin gave some of their first performances at the club while Otis Redding made his last stage appearance at the club prior to his fatal plane crash in 1967. The club also provided a springboard for numerous comedians, such as Richard Pryor, Flip Wilson and Redd Foxx.
It closed for good in 1972.
7500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH 44103