Apollo Holidays: Amateur Night Holiday Show In Harlem

apollo panel make your music move (2) Jenella YoungThe Apollo Theater will continue celebrating the holiday season with the return of the free family event Coca-Cola Winter Wonderland; a special edition of the Theater’s signature program Apollo Amateur Night Holiday Special with special guest artist Diggy Simmons; and the 8th annual Kwanzaa Celebration Regeneration Night which honors the principles of Kwanzaa through music and dance. Continue Reading →

Marley Heirs Wail One Love Tribute To Legend

Lauryn Hill & Kathy Jordan Sharpton backstage Apollo (1)By Vinette K. Pryce

Benefactors to the legacy left by Robert Nesta Marley rocked the Apollo Theater in Harlem with a tribute concert commemorating the legend’s 35th anniversary appearance at the landmark showplace. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater Kicks Off 2014-2015 Season, Names New Board Trustees

apollo theater boardThe legendary Apollo Theater has announced the election of six new members to its Board of Directors: Robert K. Kraft, Founder, Chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group; Jason L. Mathews, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs… Continue Reading →

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 →