Alec Baldwin Comedy Tribute Special Set On Spike At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

Alec Baldwin, hot off SNL, will be honored in a night of comedic tributes from his closest friends and co-stars in Spike TV’s original special, One Night Only: Alec Baldwin. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater And World Music Institute Present “Africa Now!” In Harlem

The Apollo Theater in partnership with World Music Institute presents what has become an annual highlight, Africa Now!. Continue Reading →

AFROPUNK Unapologetically Black With Jill Scott, Bilal And More At The Apollo Theatre

From Billie Holiday’s Strange Fruit, to Public Enemy’s Fight the Power, to James Brown’s Say it Loud, and Bob Marley’s iconic call-to-action, War, the Apollo stage has been an incubator and platform for music that sparks consciousness, celebrates empowerment, and births revolutions. Continue Reading →

George Michael And Other Stars Sing “I Wanna Know What Love Is”, Harlem, NY 1985 (Video)

On May 5th, 1985 the Apollo’s renovation is celebrated with a 50th Anniversary grand reopening and television special, “Motown Salutes the Apollo,” with special guests (2:30George Michael, and Diana Ross.

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Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Final Performances At The Apollo Theater (Update)

mos-def-yasiin-beyThe Apollo Theater and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced today that they will present the final U.S. performances of one of hip hop’s most influential artists – yasiin bey (formerly known as Mos Def). Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Doug E. Fresh And Others Return Home To Showtime At The Apollo

Doug_E fresh in harlemDon’t miss an unforgettable night when comedy icons Tracy Morgan, Mike Epps and Gabriel Iglesias; rappers Doug E. Fresh and Rakim; and classic musical acts Bell Biv DeVoe and En Vogue return home to the Apollo stage on Showtime At The Apollo. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater And Classical Theatre Of Harlem’s Last Word On “The First Noel”

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The Apollo Theater will present The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s staging of The First Noel this holiday season. Continue Reading →

Jimi Hendrix In Harlem, Featuring Fishbone, Nona Hendryx, Ernie Isley And More At The Apollo

jimi-hendrix-in-harlemThe Apollo presents a special concert celebrating rock legend Jimi Hendrix. Hendrix‘s star was born on the Apollo stage when he became an Amateur Night winner in 1964. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: The Jock Vs. The Scholar At The Apollo Theater

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By Eartha Watts-Hicks

Walking into the Apollo Theater, Monday evening, September 26th, I saw the crowd of viewers waiting outside, swelling with anticipation. Continue Reading →

Apollo Late Nights New Season Kicks Off With Def Jam Collaboration, Comedy & More

harlem-perfoamnce-at-the-apolloThe Apollo Theater today announced details for its Late Nights at the Apollo 2016-2017 Fall/Winter lineup. Presented on the Apollo’s intimate soundstage, Late Nights at the Apollo includes the Theater’s groundbreaking Apollo Music Café and its newest initiative – Apollo Comedy ClubContinue Reading →