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 →


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Jump At The Opportunity To Perform At An Apollo Theater Amateur Night Audition

On Saturday, April 20th beginning at 10 a.m. the world famous Apollo Theater will hold auditions for the 2019-2020 seasons of its signature program Amateur Night at the Apollo. Continue Reading →


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Eric Reed’s New Album “Everybody Gets the Blues” From Harlem’s Smoke Sessions Records

Everybody Gets the Blues is jazz pianist Eric Reed‘s strongest statement yet in a lifelong mission to revitalize the gospel roots of jazz. Continue Reading →


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Mr. Soul! Ellis Haizlip And the Birth of Black Power TV (Video)

Right on the heels of the Civil Rights Movement, one fearless Black pioneer reconceived a Harlem Renaissance for a new era, ushering giants and rising stars of Black American culture onto the national television stage. Continue Reading →


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Apollo To Hold Auditions For Amateur Night In Harlem

On Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the world famous Apollo Theater will hold auditions for the 85th season of its signature program Amateur Night Live at the Apollo. Continue Reading →


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Stevie Wonder Protege, Matthew Whitaker To Perform At New York Fashion Week 2018

On February 8th, 2018 at Cipriani, 42nd Street, guests of Style Fashion Week will be treated to an exciting performance by Stevie Wonder protege, Matthew Whitaker. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Faves Larenz Tate And Erica Ash to Host 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards

Larenz Tate and Erica Ash will host the 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night for Harlemites of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating African-American achievements and contributions. Continue Reading →


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