About the Show

Apollo Music Café

The Apollo Music Café series is designed to bring independent, cutting-edge artists to a forward-thinking audience. Featuring diverse performances across a myriad of genres (R&B, hip hop, soul, jazz, pop, funk, and rock), this monthly series showcases artists drawn from the independent music scene who are destined to impact the way music is heard and experienced. Certain Music Café presentations will complement Apollo Music Mainstage events such as Africa Now! and theHarlem Jazz Shrines Festival.

HOST: Jodine Dorce
HOUSE DJ: DJ Hard Hittin' Harry

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Past Shows

Apollo Music Cafe:
The Frenchie Experience

Hosted by Jodine Dorce
Curated by Lisa Yancey

Songbird Frenchie Davis was in the Broadway cast of the hit show “Rent,” played the role of Effie White in “Dream Girls” and became a Grammy- nominated artist for the revival of “Ain't Misbehavin.” Frenchie appeared on the first season of NBC's hit show “The Voice” and joined forces with Christina Aguilera to become one of the top finalists. Her cover of "When Love Takes Over" landed at #3 on the iTunes Dance Chart.

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