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Voter Registration During The National Black Arts Festival

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ATLANTA (WAOK)- Still not registered to vote yet? On Saturday July 14, you can take care of your civic business while enjoying the annual National Black Arts Festival at Centennial Olympic Park.

V-103 and WAOK will be at the festival Saturday from 3-6 pm, along with volunteers from the Georgia Coalition for the People’s Agenda working to register voters for the upcoming November election.

All persons are asked to come out and join.

Voter registration will be held at the V-103 tent from 3 -6 pm. You can also  meet Mo Ivory host of “The Mo Ivory Show” Saturday between 3 and 4 pm.

By the way in case you wanted to know more about the festival here is the information:

Friday, July 13th – Nu Soul & Classic Funk Friday, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for a Tribute to Classic Funk and the best of Nu Soul.  Come early for DJ Dynamite Dave Soul with classic sounds, A Soul Train Tribute to Don Cornelius and God Father of Go Go Chuck Brown.  Casual Cal Dupree host The “Crossroads of Funk” a live musical tribute featuring musicians and vocalists from Parliament, James Brown, Ohio Players, Brick and Outkast!   Nu soul starlet Leela James adds to the live mix with her own music and a tribute the legendary Sam Cooke & Etta James.  Kindred The Family Soul close out the night with a their smooth signature for music heads of all ages.

EVENING LINEUP

Friday, July 13

5:00 – 7:00 pm DJ Dynamite Dave Soul – R&B Classics, Tribute to Don Cornelius &

                          Chuck Brown

7:00 – 7:45 pm  DJ Dynamite Dave Soul – R&B Classics, Tribute to Don Cornelius &

                          Chuck Brown

8:15 – 9:00 pm  DJ Dynamite Dave Soul – R&B Classics, Tribute to Don Cornelius &

                          Chuck Brown

9:15 – 9:45 pm  Kindred & The Family Soul

 

 Saturday, July 14th – Nu Soul & Classic Soul Saturday, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Pack up the family for the best of new and classic soul in the park.  Get started with the move-your-body sounds one of Atlanta’s top DJs Kemit from Spread Love.  R&B crooner Noel Gourdin kicks off the live music set with his hit “The River” and more.  Atlanta-native Algebra Blessett performs music from her Billboard-charting album “Purpose.”  Singer songwriter Anthony David delivers hits from his last three albums including his latest “Location. Location. Location.” Grammy-Award winning singer Peabo Bryson headlines the evening.

 

Saturday, July 14

5:00 – 5:40 pm  DJ Kemit & Spread Love

5:40 – 6:00 pm  Noel Gourdin

6:15 – 7:00 pm  Algebra

7:15 – 8:15 pm  Anthony David & Friends

8:45 – 9:45 pm  Peabo Bryson

Sunday, July 15, Noon – 6:00 pm

Zulu Connection, Giwayen Mata, Success Stars Pan Sounds, Youth Ensemble of Atlanta, Soweto Street Beat and more!  A special performance by flugel hornist Alex Lattimore closes out the park.

When the Park closes, there’s more Jazz at Ebenezer Baptist Church featuring the Milkshake Quintet with Daniel Moore & Friends, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

 

12:00 noon – Zulu Connection

12:15 pm – Giwayen Mata

1:15 pm – Success Stars Pan Sounds

2:00 pm – Zulu Connection

2:15 pm – Youth Ensemble of Atlanta

3:15 pm – Soweto Street Beat

4:00 – 6:00 pm  Alex Lattimore

7:00 – 9: 00 Milkshake Quintet with Daniel Moore & Friends at Ebenezer Baptist Church

Written and Submitted by: Asha Staples

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