Apollo Comedy Club

Apollo Comedy Club

Featuring: Learnmore Jonasi, Quadir Yussuf and Karmen Naidoo
Host: Alfred Kainga

This edition of the legendary Apollo Comedy Club celebrates the rich and unparalleled influence of the African Diaspora on the global community.  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. The Festival kicks off with Apollo Comedy Club on the intimate Apollo Soundstage for a night of laughter featuring Learnmore Jonas, Quadir Yussuf and Karmen Naidoo; hosted by Alfred Kainga.

Perfect for date night, or a night out with friends, don’t miss your chance to heat up your Thursday with the hottest ticket in Harlem. Doors open at 9pm; Showtime is 10pm.

The Africa Now! Festival and Apollo Comedy Club are continuations 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.

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Please contact the Apollo Box office at [email protected] or (212) 531-5305 if any other special assistance is required for your visit. Learn more about our accessibility options here

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.