Kohei Hattori Flys As The Amateur Night At The Apollo Winner (video)

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A passionate Kohei Hattori sings “I Believe I Can Fly,” is the new first place, at Amateur Night at The Apollo September 17th, 2014, in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater 2014 Fall/Winter Season

apollo-panel-make-your-music-move-2-jenella-youngThe Apollo Theater today announced an exciting, new addition to its 2014 Fall/Winter season with the Daptone Super Soul Revue (December 4-6)starring Soul music mainstays Sharon Jones and Charles Bradley. Continue Reading →

The Apollo’s Stephanie McKay’ Drops New Track (video)

stephanie jakcsonSinger Stephanie McKay’s new collaboration 2sharp9, with Bob Power—music producer and easily the best-known sound engineer in the world (A Tribe Called Quest, Erykah Badu, D’Angelo)—promises to take listeners on a trip through “… rock ’n’ soul. Continue Reading →

Sam Smith And Mary J Sing ‘Stay With Me’ At The Apollo

mary j an sam smithSam Smith has been making a lot of his dreams come true. The British soul singer took over the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, on Tuesday, June 17th, 2014, the same day his In The Lonely Hour album was released. Continue Reading →

Apollo Announces 80th Anniversary Gala With Host Wayne Brady

Wayne Brady _ Photography by Shahar AzranThe Apollo Theater, a leading not-for-profit performing arts institution, announced that its 2014 annual Spring Gala will be transformed into an epic birthday celebration in honor of the storied Theater’s 80th anniversary, Tuesday, June 10, at 7pm. Continue Reading →

The Apollo’s 80th Anniversary Salon Series

apollo-theater-new-yorkthe-apollo-theater-turns-78-hip-hop-wired-xpgvacn4-1024x7631The Salon Series at The Apollo Theater provides development support for contemporary new work that cuts across artistic disciplines and expands the Theater’s tradition of nurturing emerging and established artists by providing critical support in their creation of new work. Continue Reading →

The Supremes, Live at The Apollo Theatre, 1963 (video)

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The incredible Supremes singing, “My Heart Can’t Take It No More,” live to the toughest, warmest audience in showbiz at The Apollo Theatre in the 1963 in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Ronnie Spector, Strong Harlem Woman

Ronettes in their Harlem NY apartment 1966_L to R Estelle Bennett_Nedra Talley_ Ronnie Bennett Spector at piano_Credit Photographer Kevin .JPGImprisoned by her husband, “little Ronnie Bennett from Spanish Harlem” has now turned her tale of survival into a stage show.

Where else to meet Ronnie Spector, the Sixties girl-group icon, but in the ladies loos? The woman who once boasted the Rolling Stones as her opening act is primping her hair in the mirror, an enormous and fragrant mane bigger than her torso. Continue Reading →