This Labor Day Weekend, The King of Soca, Machel Montano brings Carnival to Harlem.
MACHEL MONTANO
LIVE AT THE APOLLO
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Friday, August 30 + Saturday, August 31, 2024
9:30PM EDT
Apollo's Historic Theater
MACHEL MONTANO
LIVE AT THE APOLLO
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Friday, August 30 + Saturday, August 31, 2024
9:30PM EDT
Apollo's Historic Theater
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AMATEUR NIGHT AT THE APOLLO
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Wednesdays
7:30PM EDT
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AMATEUR NIGHT AT THE APOLLO
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Wednesdays
7:30PM EDT
Sponsored by Coca-Cola
The Apollo Joins The Kennedy Center 47th Class Of Honorees
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The Apollo Joins The Kennedy Center 47th Class Of Honorees
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Live Nation presents
DAVE CHAPPELLE + JON STEWART
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Saturday, July 20, 2024
9:00PM EDT
Apollo's Historic Theater
Live Nation presents
DAVE CHAPPELLE + JON STEWART
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Saturday, July 20, 2024
9:00PM EDT
Apollo's Historic Theater
Teens are heating up 2024! From the freshest trends to breakout artists, the energy is wild.
Teen Takeover: At The Boiling Point
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Friday, July 19, 2024
6:00PM EDT
The Apollo Stages at The Victoria
Teen Takeover: At The Boiling Point
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Friday, July 19, 2024
6:00PM EDT
The Apollo Stages at The Victoria
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Eric Roberson
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Saturday, October 12, 2024
8:00PM EDT
Apollo's Historic Theater
Eric Roberson
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Saturday, October 12, 2024
8:00PM EDT
Apollo's Historic Theater
TODAY
Jul 19
| 6:00PM EDT
Jul 19
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Jul 19
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The Apollo Stages at The Victoria
Teen Takeover: At The Boiling Point

Teens are heating up 2024! From the freshest trends to breakout artists, the energy is wild.

Don’t miss Teen Takeover: At the Boiling Point - marking Teen Takeover’s 10th unforgettable year! This is where time slows down, pressure builds, passion and creativity are unleashed! Expect insane live performances, interactive experiences, and a DJ with the hottest tracks.

This summer’s standout event is where you’ll glow, meet new peeps, and unleash your creative side. Brought to you by this year’s cohort of  Apollo Theater Academy High School Interns, it’s gonna be legendary!

RSVP NOW for the event of the summer, made for teens, by teens.

Jul 20
| 9:00PM EDT
Jul 20
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Jul 20
Apollo's Historic Theater
Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart

Live Nation presents Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart at The Apollo on Saturday, July 20, 2024.

Jul 27
| 8:00PM EDT
Jul 27
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Jul 27
Manadja Confirme with clasped hands poses against a dark background, wearing a fur-trimmed garment, gold jewelry, and multiple earrings.
Apollo's Historic Theater
Welcome In Manadja Confirme

Experience Manadja Confirme live in concert on The Apollo stage. This show will be rich in music and traditional modern dance from the Ivory Coast.  Manadja Confirme will also present his new album The Challenges. Come and vibrate to the rhythms of Manadja Confirme. Also featuring: Aziz 47, Adeba Konan, Ble Marus, Bipomi Junior, Kley Sale.

Aug 21
| 7:30 PM EDT
Aug 21
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Aug 21
Apollo's Historic Theater
Amateur Night at The Apollo: Season Opener

A new season of Apollo’s signature series returns! Known as one of New York’s most popular live entertainment experiences, Amateur Night at The Apollo attracts performers and audiences from around the world in a classic talent competition that has launched the careers of countless legendary artists, from Ella Fitzgerald, Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill, H.E.R, Machine Gun Kelly, Jazmine Sullivan and more. 

 

Join the fun with the weekly classic competition that sheds light on the careers of a whole new roster of stars. Be a part of the notoriously “tough” audience in an interactive evening unlike any other and lend your voice to decide who will “Be Good or Be Gone!” to win the triumphant grand prize. 

Amateur Night at The Apollo sponsored by Coca-Cola,  is hosted by the comedian Capone. Each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess and Set It Off Man Greginald Spencer. Keep a lookout for C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage!

Aug 28
| 7:30PM EDT
Aug 28
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Aug 28
Apollo Historic Theater
Amateur Night at The Apollo

Known as one of New York’s most popular live entertainment experiences, Amateur Night at The Apollo attracts performers and audiences from around the world in a classic talent competition that has launched the careers of countless legendary artists, from Ella Fitzgerald, Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill, H.E.R, Machine Gun Kelly, Jazmine Sullivan and more. 

 

Join the fun with the weekly classic competition that sheds light on the careers of a whole new roster of stars. Be a part of the notoriously “tough” audience in an interactive evening unlike any other and lend your voice to decide who will “Be Good or Be Gone!” to win the triumphant grand prize. 

Amateur Night at The Apollo sponsored by Coca-Cola,  is hosted by the comedian Capone. Each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess and Set It Off Man Greginald Spencer. Keep a lookout for C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage!

Aug 30
Aug 30 - 31
| 9:30PM EDT
Aug 30
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Aug 31
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Apollo's Historic Theater
Machel Montano

This Labor Day Weekend, The King of Soca, Machel Montano brings Carnival to Harlem! Bring your friends, family, and loved ones for the ultimate celebration of music, culture, and community.

From his chart-topping hits to his infectious energy, Machel Montano knows how to throw a party like no other. Join The Apollo for the hottest celebration of music, culture, and community with those you love this Labor Day weekend.

Sep 4
| 7:30PM EDT
Sep 4
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Sep 4
Apollo Historic Theater
Amateur Night at The Apollo

Known as one of New York’s most popular live entertainment experiences, Amateur Night at The Apollo attracts performers and audiences from around the world in a classic talent competition that has launched the careers of countless legendary artists, from Ella Fitzgerald, Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill, H.E.R, Machine Gun Kelly, Jazmine Sullivan and more. 

 

Join the fun with the weekly classic competition that sheds light on the careers of a whole new roster of stars. Be a part of the notoriously “tough” audience in an interactive evening unlike any other and lend your voice to decide who will “Be Good or Be Gone!” to win the triumphant grand prize. 

Amateur Night at The Apollo sponsored by Coca-Cola,  is hosted by the comedian Capone. Each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess and Set It Off Man Greginald Spencer. Keep a lookout for C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage!

Sep 11
| 7:30PM EDT
Sep 11
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Sep 11
Apollo Historic Theater
Amateur Night at The Apollo: Quarter Final

Known as one of New York’s most popular live entertainment experiences, Amateur Night at The Apollo attracts performers and audiences from around the world in a classic talent competition that has launched the careers of countless legendary artists, from Ella Fitzgerald, Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill, H.E.R, Machine Gun Kelly, Jazmine Sullivan and more. 

 

Join the fun with the weekly classic competition that sheds light on the careers of a whole new roster of stars. Be a part of the notoriously “tough” audience in an interactive evening unlike any other and lend your voice to decide who will “Be Good or Be Gone!” to win the triumphant grand prize. 

Amateur Night at The Apollo sponsored by Coca-Cola,  is hosted by the comedian Capone. Each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess and Set It Off Man Greginald Spencer. Keep a lookout for C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage!

Sep 18
| 7:30PM EDT
Sep 18
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Sep 18
Apollo Historic Theater
Amateur Night at The Apollo

Known as one of New York’s most popular live entertainment experiences, Amateur Night at The Apollo attracts performers and audiences from around the world in a classic talent competition that has launched the careers of countless legendary artists, from Ella Fitzgerald, Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill, H.E.R, Machine Gun Kelly, Jazmine Sullivan and more. 

 

Join the fun with the weekly classic competition that sheds light on the careers of a whole new roster of stars. Be a part of the notoriously “tough” audience in an interactive evening unlike any other and lend your voice to decide who will “Be Good or Be Gone!” to win the triumphant grand prize. 

Amateur Night at The Apollo sponsored by Coca-Cola,  is hosted by the comedian Capone. Each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess and Set It Off Man Greginald Spencer. Keep a lookout for C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage!

Sep 25
| 7:30PM EDT
Sep 25
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Sep 25
Apollo Historic Theater
Amateur Night at The Apollo

Known as one of New York’s most popular live entertainment experiences, Amateur Night at The Apollo attracts performers and audiences from around the world in a classic talent competition that has launched the careers of countless legendary artists, from Ella Fitzgerald, Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill, H.E.R, Machine Gun Kelly, Jazmine Sullivan and more. 

 

Join the fun with the weekly classic competition that sheds light on the careers of a whole new roster of stars. Be a part of the notoriously “tough” audience in an interactive evening unlike any other and lend your voice to decide who will “Be Good or Be Gone!” to win the triumphant grand prize. 

Amateur Night at The Apollo sponsored by Coca-Cola,  is hosted by the comedian Capone. Each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess and Set It Off Man Greginald Spencer. Keep a lookout for C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage!

Oct 2
| 7:30PM EDT
Oct 2
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Oct 2
Apollo Historic Theater
Amateur Night at The Apollo

Known as one of New York’s most popular live entertainment experiences, Amateur Night at The Apollo attracts performers and audiences from around the world in a classic talent competition that has launched the careers of countless legendary artists, from Ella Fitzgerald, Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill, H.E.R, Machine Gun Kelly, Jazmine Sullivan and more. 

 

Join the fun with the weekly classic competition that sheds light on the careers of a whole new roster of stars. Be a part of the notoriously “tough” audience in an interactive evening unlike any other and lend your voice to decide who will “Be Good or Be Gone!” to win the triumphant grand prize. 

Amateur Night at The Apollo sponsored by Coca-Cola,  is hosted by the comedian Capone. Each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess and Set It Off Man Greginald Spencer. Keep a lookout for C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage!

Oct 9
| 7:30PM EDT
Oct 9
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Oct 2
Apollo Historic Theater
Amateur Night at The Apollo: Quarter Final

Known as one of New York’s most popular live entertainment experiences, Amateur Night at The Apollo attracts performers and audiences from around the world in a classic talent competition that has launched the careers of countless legendary artists, from Ella Fitzgerald, Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill, H.E.R, Machine Gun Kelly, Jazmine Sullivan and more. 

 

Join the fun with the weekly classic competition that sheds light on the careers of a whole new roster of stars. Be a part of the notoriously “tough” audience in an interactive evening unlike any other and lend your voice to decide who will “Be Good or Be Gone!” to win the triumphant grand prize. 

Amateur Night at The Apollo sponsored by Coca-Cola,  is hosted by the comedian Capone. Each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess and Set It Off Man Greginald Spencer. Keep a lookout for C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage!

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Celebrating 90 Years of Black Culture, Creativity, and Community!

D-Nice chats about Apollo Theater's Spring Benefit.
D-Nice chats about The Apollo's Spring Benefit - GMA3
DJ and record producer D-Nice drops by to talk about the Apollo Theater's Spring Benefit, and the impact it’s had on the community over the years.
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October 14, 2024
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Kathy Hochul, Usher and Babyface Turn Out for the Apollo.
Kathy Hochul, Usher and Babyface Turn Out for the Apollo - NY Times
More than 1000 musicians, politicians and philanthropists gathered in Harlem on Tuesday night to celebrate the theater's 90th anniversary.
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October 14, 2024
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Babyface inducted to the Apollo Walk of Fame.
Babyface inducted to the Apollo Walk of Fame - ABC7
Grammy-winning singer, writer, and producer Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds can add one more honor to his name - Apollo Walk of Fame inductee.
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October 14, 2024
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New York Times: Kennedy Center Honorees Include Francis Ford Coppola and the Apollo
The renowned Harlem theater will be the first institution to receive the honor. Artists being recognized are Bonnie Raitt, Arturo Sandoval and the Grateful Dead.
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October 14, 2024
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Amateur Night host comedian Capone and Amateur Night winner Cruz Angel stands on stage, smiling and holding a large check for $20,000.
Cruz Angel Wins Amateur Night at The Apollo and $20,000 Prize - Broadway World
Announcements
October 14, 2024
Comedy Club
Grammy Award
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The Women Who Run Harlem - The Cut
The Women Who Run Harlem Major cultural institutions in the neighborhood are changing and more relevant than ever.
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October 14, 2024
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