Written by | Ray Cornelius
I had the pleasure of attending day one of the “2nd Annual ATL Soul Music Festival” May 28 and 29 at The Wolf Creek Amphitheater.
The Memorial Day Holiday extravaganza features some of the biggest names in R&B Soul music including “R&B Diva” star Syleena Johnson, vocal guitarist Anthony David, vocalist Eric Roberson and multi Grammy winners The Robert Glasper Experiment and Lalah Hathaway. Avery*Sunshine, Rahsaan Patterson, Angie Stone, Kindred Family Soul and Goapele round out the lineup for today’s show that begins at 6:30 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m.
ATL radio personalities Griff and Joyce Littel serve as this year’s hosts.
Check out all of my amazing photos below:
Syleena Johnson rocked Donna Summer inspired locks and Prince T-Shirt
Anthony David performed songs from his new CD The Powerful NOW
Algebra made a special appearance during Anthony David‘s set
Anthony David and Algebra performed their hit “4evermore”
About 6,000 fans attended yesterday’s show
Syleena Johnson with “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” producer Stacey J
Joyce Littel with Kindred Family Soul
Robert Glasper showin out backstage
McDonald’s “The Gift ATL Winner”
Eric Roberson performed a number of his hits including “Picture Perfect”
Eric Roberson has collaborated with such artists as Jill Scott and Musiq SoulChild
The Robert Glasper Experiment has won two Grammy Awards
The Robert Glasper Experiment performed such hits “Ah Yeah” and “Alright” Lalah Hathaway closed out the evening
Lalah Hathaway is a Three Time Grammy Winning-singer and songwriter
Lalah Hathaway is the daughter of the legendary Donnie Hathaway
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