Apollo Music Café, January 13, 2012His voice rises and falls like ocean waves rolling over the white sands of his Dominica homeland. A guitar-welding troubadour whose tenor is as melodious as the island accent of his native tongue, Heston’s music soothes, cajoles, and ultimately envelopes listeners into a sensual atmosphere rich with whispered promises. The Atlanta-based artist is unabashedly romantic. His newest album,
reminds us why we are here—to love.

Dominica born, Philly schooled, and Atlanta refined, Heston is a largely self-taught singer/songwriter/arranger/producer and guitarist with the smooth, singular sound and the bohemian appearance has attracted a devoted following in Atlanta. He has partnered with Grammy winning producer Phil Driver, Khari Simmons (Jiva), and Sam Sims on his album Storyteller.  This e album earned Heston nominations for a BET-J Virtual Award for “Best Underground Artist” and two Soul Tracks Readers Choice Awards for “Best R&B/Soul Male Artist” and “Best New Artist of the Year.”

 

             

JASON MORAN

The Apollo Theater and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents Harlem Nights/ U Street Lights an adventurous three-part program, exploring the deep musical connections between the Harlem and DC jazz scenes. Curated by Kennedy Center Artistic Director for Jazz, Jason Moran. MORE>>

BROADWAY NIGHT

A new batch of artists won't quit until they're a star on Broadway in this special edition of Amateur Night: Broadway Night. Superstar Billy Porter, a 2013 Tony Award-winner for Best Actor in a Musical for Kinky Boots, shows them how it's done with a very special performance sure to bring the roof down. MORE>>

 


The Apollo's 2014-2015 season is made possible by lead support from Citi, the Coca-Cola Company, Troy and Keisha Dixon, Folonari Wines and Cavicchioli 1928, the Ford Foundation Fund for Global Programs, the Hearst Foundations, Robert K. Kraft, The Parsons Family Foundation, the Ronald O. Perelman Family Foundation, JoAnn Price, Rockefeller Cultural Innovation Fund, The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation, Earl W. and Amanda Stafford, Time Warner Inc., the Reginald Van Lee New Works Fund, the Apollo Board of Directors and many other generous donors.
 
Lead annual support is also provided by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.