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AMC: Nick Rashad Burroughs is James Brown Live
October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - October 7, 2018 @ 12:00 am
Featuring: Nick Rashad Burroughs is James Brown Live
About The Show
Apollo Music Café Featuring
Nick Rashad Burroughs is James Brown Live
Produced By Michael Borges
Broadway favorite, Nick Rashad Burroughs (Kinky Boots) celebrates the work of the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, Soul Brother Number One, and the amazing Mister Please Please Please himself; James Brown and the Famous Flames.
Produced by Michael Borges, this show will recreate two iconic James Brown performances, James Brown & The Famous Flames live on the T.A.M.I show in 1964 and James Brown and the J.B.'s live in Italy in 1971, with a full band, costumes, and the Famous Flames. The concert will give tribute to this versatile artist and his extensive repertoire, including "I Feel Good", "Its a Man's World", "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag", and "Get Up (Sex Machine)" with arrangements and musical direction by Joshua Stephen Kartes.
Apollo Music Cafe
Harlem's Best Kept Secret
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 the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival.