Apollo Music

Africa Now! Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

“As the son of Afrobeat icon Fela Kuti, Seun Kuti carries a torch for infectious grooves and political songwriting.” -NPR

The Apollo’s Africa Now! Festival closes with an explosive performance from Seun Kuti & Egypt 80. The youngest son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, Seun has continued his father’s commanding legacy since 1997. After touring the globe relentlessly, Kuti and the legendary Egypt 80 make their way to the Apollo stage.

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About the Africa Now! Festival

Celebrate the rich and unparalleled influence of the African Diaspora on the global community in a weekend-long festival like no other. For its ninth season, the Africa Now! Festival spotlights the best cultural innovators and global thinkers from the continent in a celebration of contemporary musicians, comedians, filmmakers, and cultural innovators on the world-famous Apollo stage. Tap in and check out this year’s lineup of artists who are revolutionizing and driving trends across all facets of culture.

The Africa Now! Festival is a continuation of the Apollo’s 2022-2023 season, The Next Movement, an exploration of what’s new, now and next in music, dance, art and ideas.

Get to Know Our Restaurant Partners

Visit our restaurant partners for a bite to eat, food or cocktails as you enjoy our Africa Now! celebration.

Yatenga French Bistro and Bar

Silvana NYC

Shrine World Music Venue

Covid-19 Guidelines

For the safety of our artists, audiences and staff, face coverings are optional but encouraged for all attendees while inside the theater. Click here for more information about our COVID safety policies.