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 →

McCoy Tyner, Ron Carter and Roy Haynes At Summerstage At Central Park

McCoy TynerJoin McCoy Tyner, Ron Carter and Roy Haynes for Summerstage in Association with Blue Note Jazz Festivaln Central Park in manhattan, New York. Continue Reading →

Nina Simone Sings “Ain’t Got No…I’ve Got Life” In Harlem (video)

nina simonaGreat footage of legendary Nina Simone at the historical 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival that took place in Marcus Garvey Park during the summer, only months apart from the inaugural Woodstock concert. Continue Reading →