National Geographic Goes Inside Gibson Guitars In Nashville On Made In A Day

Bob Marley, Muddy Waters, B. B. King, Carlos Santana, Robert Johnson, Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix all played at the Apollo Theater and they all played Gibson guitars sometime in their careers. Continue Reading →

New Artists For “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo” Livestream Today

An expanded list of artists will now join the “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo” concert event which will livestream tonight, Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 7:30pm ET/4:30 pm PT on www.apollotheater.org. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater Announces Performers For “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo”

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the world-famous Apollo Theater will present “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo Theater,” a special musical event streamed live. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Apollo Theater To Livestream Let’s Stay (In) Together Benefit Concert With DJ D-Nice

Apollo Theater announced that on Tuesday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. it will present “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo Theater,” a special musical event streamed live at apollotheater.org. Continue Reading →

Questlove To Direct Documentary ‘Black Woodstock’ About 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival

Ahmir Thompson, better known as Questlove, is set to make his feature directorial debut on the documentary film “Black Woodstock” about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival. Continue Reading →

Harlem Cultural Festival, “The Black Woodstock,” Harlem, New York, 1969 (Video)

The Harlem Cultural Festival (also known as Black Woodstock) was a series of music concerts held in Harlem in New York City during the summer of 1969 to celebrate African American music and culture and to promote the continued politics of black pride. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Charles Christian Inventor Of The Electric Guitar Solo (Video)

charles-christian1Charles Henry “Charlie” Christian (July 29, 1916 – March 2, 1942) was an American swing and jazz guitarist who lived and played the electric guitar throughout Harlem. Continue Reading →