Lady Gaga will play a special invite-only show at Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater on June 24 for SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora listeners. The show, announced on Wednesday (May 22) during The Howard Stern Show, is a celebration of the merger of Sirius and Pandora and will mark the first time Gaga has performed at the Apollo, as well as her first show in her native New York in almost two years.
The performance will air on SirisuXM Hits 1, Howard 101 and Pandora NOW; highlights from the show will also be available to Pandora listeners through user-generated playlists and curated stations. “Performing at The Apollo has always been a dream of mine. Thank you to SiriusXM and Pandora for inviting me,” Gaga said in a statement. “I’m excited for my fans to see a special show at this iconic venue.”
Gaga’s Apollo show will coincide with World Pride Month, which is being celebrated in New York City this year. “After getting her start in New York City, Lady Gaga went on to conquer the world with her talent. We are thrilled to have Lady Gaga perform this exclusive show at the world famous Apollo Theater in her hometown as we celebrate SiriusXM and Pandora as one company,” said Scott Greenstein, president and chief content officer of SiriusXM. “SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora listeners will get the opportunity to be part of this once in a lifetime musical experience and we can’t wait.”
Gaga’s SiriusXM show comes on the heels of simliar events at the venue featuring Paul McCartney (2010), Bruce Springsteen (2012), Metallica (2013), Pitbull (2015), Guns N’ Roses (2017) and U2 (2018). Subscribers can win tickets to the show through an invitation sent by e-mail to qualified subscribers who have consented to e-mail marketing from SiriusXM and who have registered their music interests with the company here. Subscribers since May 5, 2019, can enter for the chance to win a trip for two to New York, NY including airfare, hotel stay, and a pair of tickets to the Gaga details here.