Amateur Night at the Apollo: Top Dog – Harlem Week Edition
August 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Celebrating Harlem Week August 8 - 22
This Week's Show
Wednesday, August 15
At this special evening of Amateur Night, winning contestants from this spring square-off at the Top Dog competition. Winners will advance one step closer to the winning 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.
* Additional $3.50 facility fee, online and phone service fees apply
Amateur Night at the Apollo Salutes Harlem Week
This week's featured guest is WHCR-FM, Harlem Community Radio, whose programming is a multilingual mixture of music and talk and is produced by members of the community. WHCR-FM DJ Justice will perform beneath the famous marquee, and other featured guests include Selena Hill of WHCR-FM’s “Let Your Voice Be Heard” and Tina Dixon, host of WHCR-FM’s Sunday Night Praise Break.
HALF OFF FOR HARLEM
During the month of August, Harlem residents can experience Amateur Night at a discounted price – 50% off. To take advantage of this special discount offer, Harlem residents must present a valid photo ID and proof of residence when purchasing tickets for these shows at the Apollo Box Office. Restrictions may apply.
Amateur Night At The Apollo
About The Show
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.