"One of the Apollo Theater’s fans got it almost right when she told Earl Caldwell of The New York Times: 'You get two shows at the Apollo. That’s what I like down there. You get the show on the stage and the one in the audience.'" And then there's the space where the performers, and […]
'Talib Kweli performs a set as part of WNYC's 11th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Apollo Theater, "Where Do We Go From Here?: MLK and the Future of Inclusion"'. -- +WNYC
He came onstage dropping rose petals and left it dropping tears. The artist yasiin bey (yes, all lowercase), formerly known as Mos Def, spent two evenings in December at the world-famous Apollo Theater in Harlem saying goodbye. After his final U.S. performances (he has three upcoming dates at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.), he […]
Two days ago, Yasiin Bey and Ferrari Sheppard released their collaborative album as Dec. 99th, December 99th, and yesterday, amidst Bey's farewell shows at the Apollo Theater, the pair stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform "Seaside Panic Room" and "N.A.W." for the audience, cloaked entirely in bright lights and intense shadows.
Over the next few days, Yasiin Bey will be performing the final shows of his career at the Apollo Theater in Harlem and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Last night he kicked off his farewell mini-tour with the first show the Apollo and a fan recorded the whole damn thing and liberated it for […]
Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def) played the first of two shows at New York City’s historic Apollo Theater last night, bringing out special guests Slick Rick and Pharoahe Monch during his set. Bey and Rick performed their collaboration “Auditorium” from the 2009 album The Ecstatic. Show More Summary
Bey kicked off his series of shows last night. Continue reading…
This past weekend in Miami, Yasiin Bey announced that he has two new albums on deck that he will be premiering during his upcoming performance at The Apollo Theater on December 21st. Speaking with Miss Info on Public School NYC’s WNL Radio broadcast, Bey revealed the impending release of As Promised, his long-awaited collaboration with […]
With fewer New Yorkers practicing double dutch jump rope, an annual tournament at the Apollo Theater in Harlem will draw teams from France and Japan.
played with barely a pause over two hours Sunday night, racing from piano to acoustic guitar between songs at the Apollo Theater in New York, as he cycled through “a comprehensive retrospective” of his 25-year catalog. Big voices are...Show More Summary
(PG-13: Language) Louis C.K. was feeling particularly savage when he dropped by Conan‘s Apollo Theater special. He went on a hilariously cruel rant about how dancing is the worst career choice, but not before destroying Coco’s house band.
The rapper formerly known as Mos Def will hit the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center for four shows on his farewell run.
He'll be there! Tito Jackson wants to reunite Jackson Five for the 50-year anniversary of their Apollo Theater performance.
Tracy Morgan dropped by Conan‘s Apollo Theater special to talk about falling flat on stage and how he set himself up to fail with the infamous Apollo crowd. He also joked about the consequences of his car accident and performing comedy for the Patriots’ owner.
(PG-13: Language) “Behind Every Great Host is a Great Guest.” Ryan Reynolds dropped by Conan‘s Apollo Theater special to promote edible underwear, a dolphin documentary, his fling with Coco and more. Or not. Roll the clip!
The Jazz Foundation of America's annual gala was held at the historic Apollo Theater on October 27th and honored the contributions of McCoy Tyner and Dr. John. The former earned the Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award while the latter received the Hank Jones Award... Continue reading…
Rory Scovel has performed multiple times on Conan. But never before on a stage like the Apollo Theater in Harlem, where Team Coco has taken the TBS late-night show for the week. So Scovel made the most of it, wandering into the crowd, down an aisle, interacting with audience members and even looming above them […]
Louis C.K. stopped by Conan O'Brien's show Tuesday at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, where they talked about—what else—the upcoming election. It's good that everybody's (still) talking about it, though, because it's there, looming, and it's truly imperative that people get out and vote. Show More Summary
Louis C.K. is very enthusiastic about the prospect of Hillary Clinton as POTUS. “I think she’s great,” the comic said on Conan O’Brien’s second night of late-night shows from the Apollo theater in Harlem. “She’s talented and super-smart. Show More Summary
Conan O’Brien meets, goes shopping, and sings with his Harlem neighbors during his week of shows at the historic Apollo Theater. Conan is doing shows at the theater between October 31 and November 3, 2016. Conan starts his week-long residency at the world famous Apollo theater by hitting the streets of Harlem, buying a few […]