Apollo Comedy Club

Apollo Comedy Club: Africa Now!

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Presented in partnership with Bob Sumner (producer of Def Comedy Jam, creator of LaffMobb on Aspire), the Apollo Comedy Club celebrates these rich comedic roots with an evening of comedy on the Apollo’s intimate Soundstage to serve as a late night hotspot featuring the best emerging talent in comedy today. Don’t miss the Africa Now! edition of Apollo Comedy Club featuring Akintunde, Alfred Kainga, Marcela Onyango, and Yedoye Travis with music by DJ Qool Marv.

The Apollo has a long history of launching the careers of countless legendary artists and performers in a variety of genres, including comedy. Comedic legends Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Monique, Jamie Foxx and Jackie Mabley (a.k.a. Moms) have all delighted audiences from the Apollo stage.

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Africa Now Festival

The influence of Africa continues to explode around the globe, revolutionizing not only music but driving trends across all facets of culture. This season, the Apollo’s Africa Now! Festival returns for its eight year to celebrate this ever-growing prominence by presenting the best cultural innovators from the African diaspora.

 

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