Apollo Theater

American blues singer Billie Holiday (1915 - 1959) singing with an orchid in her hair, early 1950s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Harlem’s Apollo Theater To Honor Blues Singer Billie Holiday

The Apollo Theater is planning events to commemorate the 100th birthday of blues singer Billie Holiday.

03/03/2015

Red Rooster Harlem (nycgo.com)

NYC Tourism Agency Releases Video Touting Harlem As Tourist Hot Spot

The city’s tourism agency, NYC & Company, released a short documentary Wednesday that spotlights the northern Manhattan neighborhood’s restaurants, music venues and theaters.

01/07/2015

Photo Credit: Apollo Theater

Legendary Concert Venues In America

Five of the most legendary concert venues in America are the Apollo Theater, the Fillmore, the Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden and Ryman Auditorium.

02/11/2014

The marquee at the historic Apollo Theater announces the death of former South African President and civil rights champion Nelson Mandela, on December 5, 2013.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Empire State Building Lit Up In Tribute To Nelson Mandela

From Harlem to Hollywood, Paris to Beijing, people hailed Nelson Mandela’s indomitable courage in the face of adversity as an inspiration for all.

12/06/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly at the Apollo Theater - June 20, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Soon-To-Be NYC Cops Undergoing Multicultural Immersion Training

The NYPD’s newest incoming officers, set to graduate from the academy in a couple of weeks, got a lesson in cultural sensitivity from their boss on Thursday.

06/20/2013

James Brown performs at the UK Music Hall Of Fame 2006 concert (credit: Samir Hussein/Getty Images)

‘Godfather Of Soul’ James Brown’s Music, Moves Inspire Apollo Theater Show

The famous theater announced Tuesday it is partnering with the city of Lafayette, La., on “James Brown: Get On the Good Foot – A Celebration in Dance.”

03/26/2013

Apollo Theater (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Gladys Knight To Be Judge On New Singing Series Featuring Famed Apollo Theater

Move over Jennifer Lopez — a veteran singing diva is joining the ranks of judges on reality TV: Gladys Knight.

07/11/2012

Fans line up outside the Apollo Theatre ahead of Justin Bieber's concert on June 18, 2012. (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Justin Bieber Gives Away Apollo Theater Concert Tickets To Fans Who Bought His Perfume ‘Girlfriend’

The $168 bundle came complete with a 3.4-ounce spray, 1.7-ounce spray, hair mist, body lotion and Bieber’s new album “Believe,” which is set to be released on Tuesday.

06/18/2012

Apollo Theater (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Apollo Theater Set To Take Amateur Night Across The Pond

The legendary Apollo Theater is taking its amateur night across the pond, and it’s looking for four talented and lucky contestants to represent the Big Apple.

03/31/2012

Bruce Springsteen (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Bruce Springsteen Delivers Memorable Performance At Apollo Theater

The power and the glory were unleashed in the heart of Harlem on Friday night as Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band took to the stage of the storied Apollo Theater.

03/10/2012

Apollo Theater (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Lionel Richie, Etta James To Be Inducted Into Apollo’s Hall Of Fame

The ceremony will be held at the historic Harlem theater on June 4.

03/08/2012

Living Colour with Shemekia Copeland at the Robert Johnson tribute at the Apollo

Elvis Costello, Living Colour, The Roots Pay Tribute To Robert Johnson At The Apollo

On Tuesday night, March 6, New York’s famed Apollo Theater hosted a diverse lineup of artists paying tribute to blues legend Robert Johnson.

03/08/2012

The Apollo Theatre on February 12, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

Apollo Theater Mourns ‘True Music Icon’ Whitney Houston

On Sunday afternoon, a bouquet of pink roses was at the entrance, attached to a sign reading “RIP Whitney.”

02/12/2012

Bruce Springsteen (credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Springsteen, E Street Band To Play At Apollo

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform at Harlem’s historic Apollo Theater next month.

02/01/2012

President Barack Obama

President Obama Breaks Into Song While Speaking At Apollo Theater

Click to take our poll about who sings the best version of “I’m So In Love With You.” Your choices include more than Barack Obama, Al Green and Tina Turner!

01/20/2012

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