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 →

Amateur Night Making A Star Showcase With Special Guest Star Tank

Donavan_Tank1On Wednesday, September 21st, the Apollo Theater, in partnership with the Coca-Cola Company, will present Amateur Night at the Apollo: Making a Star, a special edition of the Theater’s signature show, supporting emerging performing artists. Continue Reading →

Watch Hillary Clinton Vs. Donald Trump At Harlem’s Apollo Theater

trump_and_clinton_gage_and_rick-1470330805-7105-1472754075-4648Harlem will be watching when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet for the first of three presidential debates on Sept. 26, 2016. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater To Hold Amateur Night Auditions In Harlem, Philly And DC

apollo1The Apollo Theater announced today that it will hold auditions for its legendary Amateur Night show, now in its 82nd year, in multiple cities this Fall. Continue Reading →

Summer Sizzles With DMX, Jill Scott, Neville And More With Harlem Week At the Apollo Concerts

apollo1The Apollo Theater today announced its Summer at the Apollo lineup with a series of concerts and events featuring some of the most renowned artists in hip hop and soul/R&B, including Jill Scott, Aaron Neville, DMX, Kurtis Blow and more, as well as its participation in the annual HARLEM WEEK Festival. Continue Reading →