City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs

May 26-27: Atlanta Jazz Festival 2018

May 20, 2018

Support for Jazz 91.9 WCLK Programming comes from the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, presenting the 41st Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival at Piedmont Park, May 26 - 27.   WCLK will be on hand and we'll join you in welcoming two days of top-flight Jazz artists including:  Dianne Reeves, Jon Batiste with The Dap Kings, Teri Lyne Carrington and Social Science, Jazzmeia Horn, Tia Fuller Quartet, Anat Cohen Quartet and many more.

Support  for  Jazz 91.9 WCLK programming comes from the City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, presenting the final concert in the Atlanta Jazz Festival's "Emerging Jazz Icons Series " featuring Pianist Christian Sands on Saturday, April 7 at 8:00 p.m. at the Woodruff Arts Center's Rich Theatre.  Sands will be performing everything from Afro-Cuban rhythms to Hip-Hop beats to dirty Blues.

The Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs presents the inaugural Emerging Jazz Icons on Saturday, November 4th at the Woodruff Arts Center. The series is designed to promote up-and-coming Jazz artists and the original Southern art form. Vocalist Charenée Wade, a featured artist on WCLK, kicks off the series. More information is available here.

Atlanta Jazz Festival

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.