Saturday morning at 8am on The Local Take On WCLK I talked with Cynthia Day, President and CEO of Citizens Trust Bank and co-chair of the Atlanta Business League Super Tuesday taking place on October 2 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. This event will also celebrate the 23rd Anniversary of the 100 Women of Vision Breakfast. Ms. Day speaks with us about the Atlanta Business League and why the Super Tuesday programming is important for our community.

Support for Jazz 91.9 WCLK Programming comes from Dr. Barbara Lewis King and Hillside International Truth Center, presenting Jazz On The Hill on Saturday, September 29 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  This year's lineup includes Actor T. C. Carson and Vocalist L'Tanya 'Sugarlips' Shields.  This event is also part of Hillside's 47th Anniversary Celebration.   For information on this and other events around that celebration please visit

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCKL is sponsored in part by The Suite Food Lounge, home of The Suite Jazz Series. This Thursday for one night only see Brian Bromberg and The Suite Jazz Band. Bromberg is a Contemporary Jazz Bassist and Producer who has had top hit songs for other artists and his own, too. Doors open 6:30pm with dinner and Jazz at 7:30pm. The Suite Food Lounge is located at 375 Luckie Street in Downtown Atlanta. Information and reservations are available at 404-577-2500 or click here.

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by The Atlanta Opera, presenting Charlie Parker's Yardbird. Acclaimed Jazz Saxophonist and Composer Charlie Parker loved music, drugs, and women. He lived fast and died young, leaving an incredible legacy of Jazz. Yardbird tells the story of Parker composing his final masterpiece while in the thin veil between life and death, reflecting on the women who influenced him and made him a master musician.

Join your friends at WCLK as we wrap up our Jazz It Up Summer Concert Series on Wednesday, September 26 featuring acclaimed keyboardist and composer Madoca. Jazz It Up with Jazz 91.9 WCLK at St. James Live with Madoca and her band. Her style is a fusion of Smooth Jazz, Soul, Funk and Latin. Madoca has opened for Rick Braun, Chris Botti and Jonathan Butler. Chill with your favorite Jazz 91.9 WCLK personalities for a great night of Jazz at St. James Live, 3220 Butner Road, Atlanta (30331). Doors open at6 6pm, with Jazz at 7pm.

Saturday morning on The Local Take on WCLK I talked with Brenda Ward and Belinda White with Women After God’s Own Heart Ministry (WAGOH). They are co-chairs of the Saturday, October 6 20th Anniversary Celebration  will host their 20th Anniversary Celebration. It will be held at the Emory Conference Center Hotel, 1615 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329 at 6 p.m. Xernona Clayton, Founder of the Trumpet Awards, will be their keynote speaker.

Ray Cornelius

This weekend's edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry features rising music star Kyla Jade from NBC's The Voice. She stopped by to chat about life after the show as well as her new single, "Make Up Your Mind."

Check out the newest single from rising music senstaion Kyla Jade. It's titled "Make Up Your Mind" and has an classic 80s throwback sound. You may remember her as one of the finalist on the last season of NBC's The Voice.

She thrilled audiences every show with her gutsy renditions of the Beatles classics "Let It Be" and "With a Little Help From My Friends."  

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company

Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company has released first look images and a sneak peek of its upcoming production of Christina Ham‘s Nina Simone: Four Women. The play with music opens September 25-October 21 at the Southwest Arts Center.

Annapurna Pictures has released the official trailer and poster for the upcoming film adaptation of James Baldwin‘s classic If Beale Street Could Talk.

Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple’s unbreakable bond and the African-American family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers (screen newcomer KiKi Layne).


Jazz 91.9 WCLK 44th Anniversary Fall Benefit Concert Featuring Bobby McFerrin

Support WCLK At This Special Performance November 30 At Atlanta Symphony Hall

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