James Brown Live At The Apollo 1968 (Video)

Live At The Apollo is a live album by James Brown and The Famous Flames, singing it’s A Man’s World medley at the Apollo in 1968 with Lost Someone and Bewildered recorded at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Black History Month 2018 Programs At The Apollo Theatre In Harlem

On this first day of February, we wanted to share the Apollo ‘s suite of upcoming Black History Month programs –including their major Season highlight – Soundtrack ’63 happening on February 24th, 2018. Continue Reading →

Sheila E. On Political Album, Prince And Performing At The Apollo In Harlem

Sheila E. is booked. The Grammy-nominated performer is keeping busy by recording two albums, performing shows around the country and working on a documentary. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat Statement In Recognition Of Black History Month

Today, uptown U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement in recognition of Black History Month, also known as National African American History Month. Continue Reading →

Amateur Night Making A Star Showcase With Special Guest Star Tank

Donavan_Tank1On Wednesday, September 21st, the Apollo Theater, in partnership with the Coca-Cola Company, will present Amateur Night at the Apollo: Making a Star, a special edition of the Theater’s signature show, supporting emerging performing artists. 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 →

James Brown’s ‘Papa Don’t Take No Mess,’ 1974, (RLive/Update)

james brown papaHere’s soul brotha number one James Brown‘s hit “Papa Don’t Take No Mess” recorded live on Soul Train in 1974. The song is from “The Payback,” album originally recorded for a rejected soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Hell Up In Harlem. Continue Reading →

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