A brand new line-up of contestants competes for the chance to perform during the May 9th Show Off and move on to Top Dog on May 16th. It all leads to the chance of winning the title of Super Top Dog and a cash prize ($5,000 in the Child Star category and $20,000 in the Adult category) on November 21st!
Aspiring musicians, singers, dancers, comedians, rappers and spoken word artists try their best to please the audiences that can make them an Apollo legend. Get ready to cheer or jeer as you decide who stays and who gets booted off stage. At Amateur Night, you tell the performers to be good or be gone!
Amateur Night at the Apollo is hosted by the comedian Capone. Each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess followed by the dynamic vocals of Joe Gray, the “Set it Off Man.” And keep a lookout for C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage.
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Syncopated Ladies is a Female Tap Dance Band from Los Angeles, CA widely known for viral videos that have been Beyoncé approved and accumulated over 50 million views. They also were featured on So You Think You Can Dance - Season 11 as the Winner of the First Crew Battle, Good Morning America, and The Ellen Show with Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D.
Syncopated Ladies was created by critically acclaimed tap dancer and choreographer, Chloé Arnold, who was discovered at an early age in Washington, DC by legendary choreographer Debbie Allen. Now a leading lady of tap, Chloé has performed on stages around the globe and her choreography has been featured on hit television shows such as So You Think You Can Dance, Good Morning America, The Talk and over 25 episodes of The Late Late Show With James Corden, as well as national commercials/ print campaigns for brands such as Special K & Macy’s.
Amateur Night at the Apollo is hosted by the comedian Capone. Each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess. And keep a lookout for master impressionist C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage.