The Apollo presented a special concert celebrating rock legend Jimi Hendrix. 2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the formation of The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Hendrix In Harlem celebrated the guitar great's strong roots and connection to the Apollo, and his music, from the early years on 125th Street as well as classic material from the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Hendrix in Harlem featured funk/ska-punk/rock originators Fishbone with special guests the legendary Ernie Isley, ground breaking music icon Nona Hendryx and R&B/soul artist Liv Warfield.
Live visuals were performed for the evening by Katherine Freer and Peter Burr of Imaginary Media.