Jump For Joy For The Amateur Night At The Apollo Kicks Off Its 86th Season In Harlem

Amateur Night at the Apollo, sponsored by Coca-Cola, returns on February 19th at 7:30 p.m. marking the 86th year of the signature program, and will introduce the new “Set It Off Man” Greginald Spencer. Continue Reading →

Jimi Hendrix In Harlem, Featuring Fishbone, Nona Hendryx, Ernie Isley And More At The Apollo

jimi-hendrix-in-harlemThe Apollo presents a special concert celebrating rock legend Jimi Hendrix. Hendrix‘s star was born on the Apollo stage when he became an Amateur Night winner in 1964. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater To Hold Amateur Night Auditions In Harlem, Philly And DC

apollo1The Apollo Theater announced today that it will hold auditions for its legendary Amateur Night show, now in its 82nd year, in multiple cities this Fall. Continue Reading →

In Search of the Next Apollo Legend, Amateur Night Auditions Takes On New Orleans

apollo-amature night in harlemThe Apollo Theater today announced a major new initiative as part of its signature Amateur Night show. The Apollo and Coca-Cola will present a national talent search for the next Apollo legend, during the 2016 Essence Music Festival. Continue Reading →

Special Amateur Night With The Fabulous Deborah Cox At The Apollo

Deborah Cox attends the 10th Annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala at The Apollo Theater_Photo by Shahar Azran for WireImageOn Wednesday, June 15 th , in celebration of Black Music Month, the world famous Apollo Theater will present an especially “soulful” edition of its signature show with Amateur Night: Nothin’ But Soul. Continue Reading →

‘The Tree Of Hope’ Kids On 131st Street In Harlem NY 1937

the tree of hopeA very rare photograph looking north along Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., (7th Avenue) of Harlem kids surrounding The Tree Of Hope stump at its original location on the boulevard looking north at 7th Avenue and 131st Street in Harlem, New York in 1937. Continue Reading →