Unscripted Live! With Ruth Pointer + Film Premiere

Award-winning filmmaker and photographer Sekou Luke (Notes from Harlem) and noted music journalist Christian John Wikane (PopMatters) present Unscripted Live! an interview series that spotlights the stories of legendary and innovative…

Africa Now! Festival

Music and entertainment from the continent continues to drive trends across all facets of culture around the globe. The Apollo’s Africa Now! Festival returns for its eighth year to celebrate…

Amateur Night at the Apollo Season

Known as one of New York’s most popular live entertainment experiences, Amateur Night at the Apollo attracts performers and audiences from around the world in a classic talent competition that…

Kountry Wayne: <br>Straight Out The Mud

Named one of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch in 2021, Kountry Wayne (a.k.a. Wayne Colley) has garnered a loyal following from his widely popular digital sketches and hilarious standup, generating…

Christone &#8220;Kingfish&#8221; Ingram:<br>662 Juke Joint Live

Since the release of “Kingfish”, his Grammy-nominated 2019 Alligator Records debut, guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Christone Kingfish Ingram has quickly become the defining blues voice of his generation. From his…

Soolking

Soolking is a French Algerian singer and rapper who began his career in 2013. His career has included many great hits like “Gueriilla”,”Zemer” and ” Melejim” with over 257 millions…

Uptown Hall: <br>MLK, Activism, and the Arts Broadcast

For more than eight decades, the Apollo has served as a gathering place and convener for local community residents as well as people from across New York City. That tradition…

Apollo Music Café: Samara Joy

Having won the 2019 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at the age of 19, Samara Joy is a self-possessed, deeply emotive vocalist with dynamic power. This rising star has been…

Apollo Comedy Club

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…

Somi and Friends<br>Featuring Dianne Reeves, Thandiswa Mazwai &#038; Msaki

Critically acclaimed for her “African grooves, supple jazz singing and compassionate social consciousness … both serious and seductive” by The New York Times, Somi is known for her wide-ranging vocal…