Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

On Tuesday night, Shanti Das and Marlon Nichols presented the third annual All White Affair   for the August edition of ATL Live on the Park. The all-white event, at Piedmont Park’s Park Tavern, included an outstanding lineup of performances by Havok Jones, Kris Kelli, and Tank. Revolt TV’s Kenny Burns hosted the event and got the crowd moving, alongside DJ Trauma and house-band, Quinn and Jukebox. Sponsors of the August edition of ATL Live on the Park included Gentlemen Jack, Aaron’s, Cantu Beauty, Magic 107.5, and the W Atlanta-Midtown.

Havok Jones

 Havok Jones receiving upcoming magazine feature

The show kicked off with a performance from the quadruple force, female group, Havok Jones. Members Kea Aleis, Keiko, Aire B., and MaiDai rocked the stage beginning with their rendition of “Who Can I Run To,” by the 90s band Xscape, followed by a cover of En Vogue’s “Lose Control.” Following their performance, the girls were presented on stage with a poster-sized copy of their upcoming feature on the cover of Atlanta based, FAME The Experience Magazine.

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 Kris Kelli on stage

Kris Kelli, fresh out of Kingston, Jamaica, blew the crowd away with songs like Dawn Penn’s “You Don’t Love Me” and “Daddy’s Little Girl.” Kelli ended her performance with a song from her newest project, titled “Forever They Cry,” and credited Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, as her main musical inspirations.

Jagged Edge

 Members of Jagged Edge

Following Kelli’s performance, Kenny Burns encouraged R.L. of Next, Columbus Short, formerly, of ABC series Scandal, and members of Jagged Edge to hit the stage. R.L. sang, while Short danced, followed by an impromptu performance by Jagged Edge of their popular song “I Gotta Be.”

Tank at the piano

 Tank performing some of his classic hits

Singer, songwriter, and Grammy nominee, Tank headlined the event in celebration of his new album release, Stronger.  He performed many of his top hits, including “You’re My Star,” “Slowly,” “Emergency,” “I Deserve,” and “It Ain’t Worth.” In between songs, he interacted with the lively crowd by joking, dancing, laughing, and asking the audience for song requests. Tank ended his performance with “I Can’t Make You Love Me,” requested by birthday girl in the crowd.

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 TV personality Claudia Jordan with her best friend Auta Lopes

Also spotted in the crowd were actor’s Jackie Long and Keith Robinson, RHOA star Peter Thomas, music execs Chaka Zulu and Kawan KP Prather, industry vet Michael Mauldin, TV personality Claudia Jordan, actress Angela Crowell and more.

Check out more photos below:

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 Reyonce of Kris Kelli

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 Columbus Short, Keith Robinson and Jackie Long cutting up on the red carpet

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 UPSCALE‘s  Satchel Jester with dance choreographer Victor Jackson and Cherecka Donaldson

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RL of Next with Lena Chenier

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 Bravo’s The New Atlanta  star Vawn Sims

Film crew

 Swirl Film’s Keith Neal with actors Angela Crowell and Keith Robinson

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 Tank and Columbus Short on stage

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 Tank released his album, Stronger

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 Tank performing on stage

Photo Credits: Megan Alodie for