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Photo by Sachyn Mital
Photo by Sachyn Mital
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Dr. John & McCoy Tyner honored at the Apollo (and Bruce Willis played) — pics

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...

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Fishbone & more playing ‘Hendrix in Harlem’ celebration at The Apollo; unreleased Hendrix live LP out this week

Jimi Hendrix and Harlem's The Apollo go back a long way. He won Amateur Night in 1964, and made additional appearances at the Apollo as guitarist for such acts as...

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Jill Scott tour update: Apollo added, Rakim opening Coney Island

Other upcoming Apollo shows include DMX/N.O.R.E./Jim Jones/Jadakiss, and Kurtis Blow.

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Joe Jackson announces North American tour, playing The Apollo (dates)

Joe will be steppin' out with his piano again this summer.

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Bombino releasing Dave Longstreth-produced album, going on tour (dates & new video)

Tuareg guitarist Bombino's last album was 2013's Dan Auerbach-produced Nomad on Nonesuch, and for its followup he's got a different rock producer and la...

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Joanna Newsom played The Apollo with Alela Diane and Ryan Francesconi, interviewed by Larry King (pics, video)

"Joanna Newsom's performance at the Apollo last night gave chills & there were a few moments where it was so beautiful I teared up" - Dan Berni......

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Kacey Musgraves on tour, coming to The Apollo soon (dates)

The indie world's pop country crossover star of the year, Kacey Musgraves, has been touring like crazy this year. We recently caught her at Farm Aid and in a few days she'll play the second weekend of the Austin City Limits festi...

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Apollo Theater to host ongoing hologram performances (Billie Holiday will be the first)

We've seen people bring out hologram performers before, but historic NYC venue The Apollo Theater will become the "first theater in the Untied States to offer presentations with hologram technology on an ongoing basis," starting later this y...

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Leon Bridges streaming debut album, expands tour, playing The Apollo (dates)

Motown-inspired Texas artist Leon Bridges already has a bunch of tour dates announced, including sold-out NYC shows happening 6/23 at Bowery Ballroom and 6/24 at MHOW, and now he added several more dates including a third show h...

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D’Angelo played The Apollo — setlist & video of his 14-minute version of “Untitled (How Does It Feel)”

There is an unsteadiness at times on "Black Messiah," with the richness of the arrangements sometimes acting as a distraction. This album is both D'Angelo's most resolute and also the one that gets away from him the most...

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