Simphiwe Dana At ‘Africa Now’ Event In Harlem (video)

Simphiwe DanaNow in its 3rd edition, the Africa Now weekend festival with the Apollo Theater spotlights today’s African music scene with Simphiwe Dana, Tumi Molekane and The Soil. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ray Chew Talks Grant Houses, Apollo, Melba Moore And More

ray-chewKeyboardist and orchestral arranger Ray Chew has been a key figure on some of television’s most watched shows, serving as music director and/or composer on “Showtime at the Apollo,” “American Idol,” “Dancing With The Stars” and ABC’s newest singing competition series, “Rising Star.” Continue Reading →

Cam’ron, JuJu And A$AP Mob Rep Harlem In GQ

harlem shcuffle in gq magazineHarlem takes center stage in GQ’s latest issue. In “Harlem Reshuffled” the magazine sheds light on some of the borough’s shining stars in hip-hop and pop culture including A$AP Mob and Cam’ron. Continue Reading →

Check Out ‘Apollo Live’ on HarlemWorldMag.com

apollo theater liveThat’s right, you can go on HarlemWorldMag.com here to see the entire series of Apollo Live on BET.com live from the Apollo Theater on 125th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Apollo Celebrates It’s 80th In Harlem

Doug E. Fresh, Wayne BradyLast night the Apollo Theater commemorated its 80th anniversary with a special revamped iteration of its prestigious spring gala. Continue Reading →

Apollo & BMI Partner to Present BMI¹s Signature Panel Discussion Series

apollo panel make your music move (2) Jenella YoungThe Apollo Theater and Broadcast Music, Inc. ® (BMI®) have partnered to present BMI’s renowned “How I Wrote That Song®” panel at the iconic Harlem Theater, providing an opportunity for aspiring songwriters and composers to learn about the craft of songwriting from today’s Latin hitmakers. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater Hosts Africa Now Festival 2014

africa now bannerThe Apollo Theater, in collaboration with World Music Institute, presents Africa Now, a four–day music festival spotlighting today’s African music scene. Continue Reading →

The Apollo’s 80th Anniversary Celebrates Celia Cruz

cela cruz in controlA great tribute to the Guarachera de Cuba: The Queen Celia Cruz. The event is presented in partnership with Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and in collaboration with Omer Pardillo. Continue Reading →

Apollo Club Harlem Returns

Apollo TheaterBy Walter Rutledge

Apollo Club Harlem returned to the Apollo Theater for four performances Thursday, February 20 through Sunday, February 23, 2014. The evening consisted of a pre-show musical interlude by pianist Isaac Ben Ayala, a lively revue and post show dancing on stage for orchestra patrons. Continue Reading →