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Michelle Ebanks Named Next President and CEO of The Apollo

The Apollo has appointed Michelle Ebanks as the next President and CEO of the nation’s foremost African American performing arts center dedicated to Black arts and culture.

Gladys Knight, Spike Lee & Stout Added To 2023 Apollo Spring Benefit Line-Up

The Apollo today announced new additions to its 2023 Spring Benefit. The 'Empress of Soul,' Gladys Knight joins the line-up as an esteemed musical guest. Academy Award winning director Spike Lee is also confirmed to present the Impact Award to six-time NBA champion and the league's only six-time MVP, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Apollo Music Café alumni and esteemed vocalist, Stout, is slated to appear as a musical guest with a special Tina Turner tribute. The historic organization's largest annual fundraising event returns Monday, June 12 with an evening themed “The Next Movement!”  

Jazz Is Dead Announces New Album With Legendary Afrobeat Drummer Tony Allen

The genius that is Tony Allen departed this mortal world in April of 2020, but not without leaving an unmatched legacy that crossed oceans and borders, bridging cultures and forging a sound that changed music. As the drummer for Fela Kuti’s revolutionary Africa 70, Allen’s polyrhythmic drumming defined Afrobeat.

Roxy Roca Premieres New Music Video For 'Yazoo Queen' With Glide Magazine

Austin-based dynamic rock group ROXY ROCA has announced the premiere of their brand new music video for their latest fiery single “Yazoo Queen” with Glide Magazine. The powerful new track, charged with true rock ‘n’ roll grit, is now available for purchase on all digital platforms as well as the band’s website.

Patrick Droney Shares Soaring New Single 'Go Getter'

Patrick Droney returns with a dynamic, self-penned new single entitled “Go Getter,” available now via Warner Records. The concept of time threads the narrative of the song, underscored by the lyric, “Playing with time ‘cause you know that it knows better,” which sets the tone for the accompanying video directed by Gus Black.

Tina Turner Has Died At Age 83

Tina Turner, the 'Queen of Rock'n Roll' has died peacefully today at the age of 83 after a long illness in her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland.  With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model. 

THE LION KING to Welcome New Young Simbas Beginning in June

The Lion King will welcome Donovan Louis Bazemore and Davis Matthews alternating as “Young Simba” beginning Tuesday, June 6. Learn how to purchase tickets to The Lion King!

Dean Ford to Release 'Dream Fever' EP in June

The forthcoming 6-track EP was co-written and produced by studio wizard Bleu (Demi Lovato, Jonas Brothers, Michelle Branch) and further elevates the vibrant and effervescent sound Dean is best known for. The multi-instrumentalist and songwriter took inspiration from legends such as David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Madonna, and James Brown.

Rap Legends Eric B And Rakim Will Make History First Rap Act To Perform At Stone Pony

The North to Shore Music Festival will Celebrate 50 Years of Hip Hop with a history-making moment when hip-hop legends Eric B & Rakim, hit the stage Tuesday, June 13th at 8:00 pm EST at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park. This, in collaboration with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and the North to Shore Music Festival. This is the first time for a hip hop act will perform on this iconic stage.

Susan Tedeschi Will Headline Indianola's Club Ebony Grand Reopening

 An artist who felt a strong connection to B.B. King—and whose guitar skills King greatly admired—will be the headliner for the grand reopening of Indianola’s historic Club Ebony on June 1-3, 2023. Susan Tedeschi and her husband, Derek Trucks, also performed in 2021 at the opening of the B.B. King Museum and Interpretive Center’s Expansion and Memorial Courtyard to pay homage to one of their music mentors.

Interview: Carmen Cusack of LAY YOUR HANDS ON ME

An actor telling other peoples' stories just became a singer-songwriter telling her own, as Carmen Cusack releases her first-ever album of original compositions.

The Segal Theatre to Present Evening Celebrating Linda Chapman & Jim Nicola of NYTW on Thursday

On Thursday, April 27th at 6:30pm, The Segal Theatre will present an evening celebrating the work of Linda Chapman and James C. Nicola at the legendary New York Theatre Workshop.

Music in the Mountains to Present Mr Wilson Trimiklini in June

Mr Wilson is a Reggae / Funk act, formed in 2018 and based in Limassol. They fuse elements from different genres of music, as each musician comes from a different background, ranging from Rock, Latin, Jazz, Fusion and Folk music, to create a unique music experience. 

New Muhammad Ali Musical ALI Will Have its World Premiere In Louisville in Fall 2024

The World Premiere of ALI will be presented in Ali's hometown of Louisville, at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, in Fall 2024. Learn more about the show here!

Courtney Hadwin Releases New Single 'That Girl Don't Live Here'

Courtney Hadwin has released her new single 'That Girl Don't Live Here'.

Lara Downes, Michael Mwenso, And Friends Celebrate Earth Day At The Greene Space On April 20

On the cusp of Earth Day and the release of her forthcoming album Love at Last, Billboard chart-topping pianist, cultural catalyst, and media personality Lara Downes co-hosts and performs in Love At Last: A Celebration Of The Earth And Its Inhabitants, a special event at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR on Thursday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m. 

The Apollo Names New Theater Space After Longtime Leader Jonelle Procope

On Monday, March 27, The Apollo’s Board Chair Charles E. Phillips announced that the 99-seat theater in The Apollo’s new Victoria Theater—which marks the first major expansion in the organization’s history—will be named after its current President & CEO Jonelle Procope.

A Certain Ratio Shares New Track 'Holy Smoke'

With their latest studio album, 1982, tantalizingly in reach, A Certain Ratio have shared a final taste of what to expect with the glistening old-school funk of “Holy Smoke”. The new single finds ACR pay tribute to the genre’s forefathers, from James Brown to Chaka Khan to Prince. 

International Music Icon Angelique Kidjo New Doc QUEEN KIDJO Reigns During 15th Anniversary Season Of AFROPOP

Queen Kidjo will hold court during season 15 of the award-winning documentary series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange.

Danny DeVito Will Return to Broadway in Theresa Rebeck's I NEED THAT; Roundabout Announces 2023-2024 Season

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced the Broadway and Off-Broadway line-up for the 2023-2024 season. Check out all the details on who, what, when, and where!


James Brown has not appeared on Broadway.

James Brown has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

James Brown's first West End show was The Phantom of the Opera which opened in 2021

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