“Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo” Livestream Concert

Thursday, June 4 At 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT

Tune-In To Watch The LiveStream Benefit Concert At: www.apollotheater.org

Music has the incredible power to connect, transform and heal.¬†We hope you will support the legendary¬†Apollo Theater¬†and¬†join us for a special event featuring music that lifts our spirits, shapes our lives, and continues to unite us all.¬†Tune-in to watch the¬†‚ÄúLet‚Äôs Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo‚Ä̬†livestreaming¬†concert¬†event on¬†Thursday, June 4 at 7:30p ET/4:30p PT¬†at¬†www.apollotheater.org¬†and support the¬†Apollo Theater¬†for generations to come.

‚ÄúLet‚Äôs Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo Theater‚Ä̬†is sponsored by¬†Gibson, through the¬†Gibson Givesfoundation. The free benefit concert will showcase an array of special guests delivering poems and performances dedicated to the memory of those who have lost their lives due to COVID-19. The landmark livestream event features performances by¬†‚ÄúCAPTAIN‚ÄĚ KIRK DOUGLAS OF THE ROOTS,¬†KOOL & THE GANG,¬†GARY CLARK JR.,¬†ROBERT RANDOLPH,¬†RAY CHEW,¬†MICHAEL MCDONALD,¬†LIL BUCK & JON BOOGZ,¬†KEB MO,¬†CELISSE HENDERSON,¬†INFINITY‚ÄôS SONG,¬†MARC BAMUTHI JOSEPH¬†and¬†DJ REBORN¬†as well as special appearances from¬†DIONNE WARWICK,¬†DOUG E. FRESH,¬†ROY WOOD JR.¬†and more to be announced. During the show, artists will perform the music of¬†Apollo legends¬†such as¬†B.B. King, Patti LaBelle,¬†and¬†Stevie Wonder, and highlight the¬†Apollo‚Äôs 86-year contribution¬†to¬†arts¬†and¬†culture.¬†

The¬†‚ÄúLet‚Äôs Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo Theater‚Ä̬†concert will also be available for free streaming by media partner,¬†TIDAL.

In response to the pandemic and the cancellation of¬†Apollo-produced¬†live events through the month of June, the¬†Apollo¬†has established an emergency relief fund to financially stabilize the¬†Theater¬†and safeguard its future. In addition, a portion of the funds raised will be allocated for¬†micro grants to support local merchants¬†and¬†small businesses in the 125th Street neighborhood impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The ‚ÄúLet‚Äôs Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo‚Ä̬†event marks the launch of a partnership between¬†Gibson¬†and the¬†Apollo Theater¬†which will include collaborations on future show programming, music preservation,¬†music education initiatives, and support established and emerging talent.¬†

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