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Porter, Golson, Elias Coming To Atlanta Jazz Festival Memorial Day Weekend

Atlanta Jazz Festival
Poster art by Yoyo Ferro

Jazz 91.9 WCLK is proud to be a media partner of the 39th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival, May 27 - 29 at Piedmont Park.   The Atlanta Jazz Festival is an annual rite of Spring that takes place over the Memorial Day Weekend.  It is the entertainment gateway to Summer in Atlanta.  The festival features three separate stages of entertainment including local, international and main stage performances.

Executive Director of the City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs Camille Russel Love stopped by WCLK and talked about it with Jamal Ahmad on The SOUL of Jazz.

This year’s line-up includes Saxophone Legend, Benny Golson, Brazilian Vocalist, Eliane Elias, Gregory Porter and Jamison Ross.  As always, the Atlanta Jazz Festival is free and will take place from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. on May 27; 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. on May 28; and, 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. on May 29.

Stay tuned to Jazz 91.9 WCLK for live music opportunities during the Atlanta Jazz Festival 31 Days of Jazz in May.

For a full look at this year’s amazing line-up of performances, more information and FAQs, visit:  www.atlantafestivals.com.