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Mike Masse

04/05/19 | Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

Apollo Theater

253 W 125th St, Map

212-531-5300

$30 and up


05-04-2019 12:00:00 05-04-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Mike Masse | Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:30 pm Mike Massé is an internationally acclaimed acoustic artist, known for his epic performances of classic rock covers. He initially gained notoriety for his repertoire of covers posted on his widely viewed YouTube channel. He can be seen performing at events around the country and the world, including sold-out shows in the U.S. and Europe. He is passionate about the world of music and is a highly regarded acoustic performer. His acoustic arrangements of classic rock songs are praised for their originality, creativity, accuracy and simplicity. He is careful to remain true to what is beloved about the original recordings, while bringing his own masterful musical flair to each rendition. He has performed live as a vocalist with former and original members of the band Boston, doing a set of all classic Boston songs, some of the most challenging rock vocals ever recorded. Mike will be joined by long-time friends and collaborators, Jeff Hall and Sterling Cottam, on bass/backing vocals, and probably many other instruments. Come celebrate some of the best music even written at an intimate evening of epic classic rock covers. Each night will feature mostly different songs from his repertoire, and will feature different guests. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=338450 Apollo Theater Apollo Theater
Mike Massé is an internationally acclaimed acoustic artist, known for his epic performances of classic rock covers. He initially gained notoriety for his repertoire of covers posted on his widely viewed YouTube channel. He can be seen performing at events around the country and the world, including sold-out shows in the U.S. and Europe.

He is passionate about the world of music and is a highly regarded acoustic performer. His acoustic arrangements of classic rock songs are praised for their originality, creativity, accuracy and simplicity. He is careful to remain true to what is beloved about the original recordings, while bringing his own masterful musical flair to each rendition. He has performed live as a vocalist with former and original members of the band Boston, doing a set of all classic Boston songs, some of the most challenging rock vocals ever recorded.

Mike will be joined by long-time friends and collaborators, Jeff Hall and Sterling Cottam, on bass/backing vocals, and probably many other instruments. Come celebrate some of the best music even written at an intimate evening of epic classic rock covers. Each night will feature mostly different songs from his repertoire, and will feature different guests.

Venue Description: Apollo Amateur Night continues to demand and reward greatness, spurring performers to put every fiber of their being, every ounce of their emotion into pleasing the audiences that can make them an Apollo legend.

The world famous Apollo Theater is so much more than a historic landmark - it is a source of pride and a symbol of the brilliance of American artistic accomplishment. With its rich history and continued significance, the Apollo Theater, considered the bastion of African-American culture and achievement, is one of the most fascinating chronicles in American history.

It all started in 1914 when the theater was constructed on 125th Street, the heart of Harlem. Originally, it was named Hurtig and Seamon's New Burlesque Theatre and African-Americans were not allowed in the audience. In 1934: Ralph Cooper, Sr. decided to do a live version of his already popular radio show, Amateur Nite Hour at the Apollo, at the Apollo Theater, then owned by the Schiffman family. Ella Fitzgerald was one of the first Amateur Night winners. That same year, Cooper, Benny Carter and 16 Gorgeous Hot Steppers dazzled the crowds with the theater's first 'Colored Revue.' Then in 1935, Bessie Smith made her Apollo debut followed by an unknown vocalist by the name of Billie Holiday who graced the Apollo stage and mesmerized the audience with her undeniable style and talent. Soon thereafter, the Apollo Theater quickly became known the place 'Where Stars are Born and Legends are Made' and 'home' to thousands of major performance artists, fans, and patrons of the arts from around the world. The legendary venue has launched the careers of icons such as Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, James Brown and Lauryn Hill and continues to maintain its position as the nation's most popular arena for emerging and established African-American and Latino performers.

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