“Seen from the Inside” radio show featuring Ceelo Green and his sister Shedonna Alexander & BestofAtlantaConcerts.com News Segment

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ceelo-green-and-shedonna-alexander-2Both born and raised in Atlanta, CeeLo Green alongside his sister Shedonna Alexander, co-founded GreenHouse Foundation.They started the environmental-focused foundation in Atlanta to propel their family’s legacy and to give back to the city they proudly call home. Listen in as they both talk about the importance of family, environmental stewardship and preserving legacy. You’ll be engaged to learn what keeps them up at night thinking about growing the foundation and you’ll laugh alongside the host when they chat about sharing fries from McDonald’s Happy Meals.

seen-from-the-inside-logoSeen from the Inside is a weekly radio talk show that measures social good through foundations and philanthropic work by Hollywood insiders, athletes, musicians and more.  Entertainment news provided by BestofAtlantaConcerts.com.  Broadcasts on 1690AM-WMLB Voice of the Arts each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. EST and rebroadcast on Sunday evening at 6 p.m. EST.

For Additional information visit, http://seenfromtheinside.com/ or http://bestofatlantaconcerts.com/ or http://ghfoundation.org/

“Seen from the Inside” radio show featuring Zac Brown Band’s John Diskell Hopkins and Coy Bowles & BestofAtlantaConcerts.com News Segment

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John Diskell Hopkins and Coy Bowles

John Diskell Hopkins and Coy Bowles

Zac Brown Band members John Driskell Hopkins and Coy Bowles in-studio talking about performing their favorite songs live on stage and recording in studio. They have created a family-like atmosphere within the band and have found time to give back through Camp Southern Ground and Georgia Music Partners. Humble and generous, both “Hop” and Coy are engaging and funny and Hop sings live in-studio one of his favorite songs to perform live in concert.

seen-from-the-inside-logoSeen from the Inside is a weekly radio talk show that measures social good through foundations and philanthropic work by Hollywood insiders, athletes, musicians and more.  Entertainment news provided by BestofAtlantaConcerts.com.  Broadcasts on 1690AM-WMLB Voice of the Arts each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. EST and rebroadcast on Sunday evening at 6 p.m. EST.

For Additional information visit, http://seenfromtheinside.com/ or http://bestofatlantaconcerts.com/

Ceelo Green on “Seen from the INside”: New Atlanta Radio Talk Show Spotlighting Social Good with Atlanta Celebrities

Seen from the INside LogoWMLB AM1690 Voice of the Arts announces the launch of a new weekly talk show called Seen from the INside. Show will premiere on Wednesday, August 17 with kick-off guest CeeLo Green. The weekly radio program focuses on measurable social impact through foundations and philanthropic work by Hollywood insiders, athletes, musicians and more. Seen from the INside will be hosted by seasoned journalist Neha Negandhi.

Seen from the INside, 30-minute program, will air each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. EST beginning August 17. Rebroadcast will be each Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m. EST. Listeners are able to tune in via the radio dial and/or listen on the AM1690 Voice of the Arts app. Also, will be available on-demand at www.seenfromtheinside.com.

Guest for the first episode will be CeeLo Green discussing his GreenHouse Foundation which educates and influences children to become better stewards of the planet.
Neha Negandhi is a proven journalist who has interviewed and profiled over 100+ notables including Pulitzer Prize winner, Nobel Peace Prize winner Academy-Award winners.
WMLB is known for playing a wide variety of music, talk shows, cultural programming and news. It strives to bring all the best of the art world to Atlanta radio.

 

CeeLo Green

CeeLo Green

When:        Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time:         7:00pm – Rebroadcast Sunday at 6:00 p.m. EST
Station:     WMLB AM1690 Voice of the Arts

Suite Jazz Series: Presents Sips and Conversations w/ Brian Culberson & Norman Brown – Suite Food Lounge – Thursday, October 16, 2014

Brian Culbertson

Brian Culbertson

Suite Jazz Series Presents Sips and Conversations (The Official Pre-Concert Meet and Greet) with Brian Culberson and Norman Brown featuring Live Music by The Suite Jazz Band. Enjoy wine tasting and light hors d’oeuvres right here at Suite Food Lounge.

Brian has released fourteen more albums, toured around the world, seen his name at the top of Billboard and radio charts, worked and performed with industry all-stars like Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire, Larry Graham, Michael McDonald, Chris Botti, Musiq Soulchild, Ledisi, Barry Manilow, Herb

Norman Brown

Norman Brown

Alpert, Natalie Cole, Chuck Brown, and Bootsy Collins just to name a few, and received numerous awards including being nominated for a 2012 NAACP Image Award and a 2012 Soul Train Award.

GRAMMY® Award winner Norman Brown is on close intimate terms with his audience. For almost two decades, it has been an engaging, mutually rewarding relationship, with the multitalented guitarist, composer and singer offering tasty sonic tidbits of classic R&B and contemporary jazz and his fans melting into satisfied aural bliss with every succulent, jazz inflected note. It‟s a veritable “love fest” – and Brown keeps the good vibes going on his long- awaited new release, Sending My Love, arriving this June on Peak Records. “I‟m a loving guy — I hear that a lot. I started reading my emails and the fans were sending me so much love that I wanted to send them love back,” explains the artist, who wrote nine of the ten tunes on this offering. “The CD is about pure love, love in all its many aspects: a personal relationship and a general love for the planet and for people. We should be kind to each other,” he adds.

When:           Thursday, October 16, 2014 – 8:00PM
Where:          Suite Food Lounge – 1375 Luckie Street, Atlanta GA 30313 (Behind the Georgia Aquarium)
Tickets:         $20

For more information, visit http://suiteatl.com/

J-Fly’s Unity Concert host by V-103’s Wanda Smith – Sat., Mar. 24, 2012

The How Big is Your Dream Foundation presents the J-Fly Unity Concert hosted by V-103’s Wanda Smith.   The concert features performances by Emdee, Melvin Miller, Ryan Kilgore, Abyss, Ron James, LaMorris Sellers, Kim Scott, Milkshake, Heston & Muhammed Ayers.

 

The “How BIG is Your Dream?!” Foundation’s mission is to promote, educate and develop our youth to excel in music. The vision is to provide a platform to create a learning and performance experience to master your talents in all major aspects of music diversity through live entertainment. By offering programs, services and scholarships to youth desiring music; while enhancing music appreciation.

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When:        Saturday, March 24, 2012 – 7:00pm

Where:       Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center

3181 Rainbow Drive

Decatur, GA

Tickets:      $25 General / $35 VIP    –  

For more information visit, http://www.co.dekalb.ga.us/PorterSanford/index.html or http://www.jflymusic.com/

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Trivia Question:

J-Fly is a native of what city?

Entry Deadline: Friday, Mar. 23, 2012

Joe Gransden’s Big Band Night ft. song stylist Jennifer Wrobleski – Live in Concert – Mon., Mar. 5, 2012

BOOK YOUR TABLE NOW! THIS WILL BE A SOLD OUT SHOW!
Come join Joe and his Smokin’ 16 piece Big Band for a swingin’ evening of Jazz. You’ll hear arrangements from the songbooks of Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Count Basie, Ray Charles, Wes Funderburk and others along w/Joe’s originals. Joe has put together 16 of the finest jazz musicians in the Southeast to bring you an evening of great Big Band music! Joe’s guest March 5th is Sing Stylist Jennifer Wrobleski! Check out her website!

Jennifer Wrobleski

Singer/songwriter, Jennifer Wrobleski is quickly gaining acclaim for  her outstanding vocal talents.   She studied classical voice at The New England Conservatory of Music and musical theater at The Boston Conservatory of Music.

Jennifer now calls Atlanta home. Although she is no stranger to the many Peachtree Streets; she did attend two years of high school in Atlanta.   In 1998, Jennifer was awarded the Georgia Music Hall of Fame’s Best Young Artist, and performed with Albert Coleman and the Atlanta Pops.  Teaming up with one of Atlanta’s favorite pianists, Bill Wilson, Jennifer   performs regularly around town at Sambuca Jazz Café, Villa Christina’s, The Grand Hyatt Onyx Lounge in Buckhead and The Ritz-Carlton Lodge at Reynolds Plantation.  Jennifer recently recorded a new CD of jazz standards and bossa nova, which can be heard on 90.1 WABE’s Jazz Classics, hosted by H. Johnson.

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When:                   Monday, March 5, 2012 – 8:30PM

Where:                  Cafe 290

290 Hilderbrand Drive

Sandy Spring, GA

Tickets:                $10

For more information, visit http://www.cafe290atlanta.com/ or http://www.joegransden.com or http://www.jenniferwrobleski.com/

Jade Simmons – Classical Pianist – Creating Music w/ Technology – Live in Concert – Sat., Feb. 18, 2012

“A clear, powerful pianist with a magnetic personality…worth seeing any time.” – The Washington Post

Known for her musical creativity and electrifying stage presence, pianist Jade Simmons is committed to expanding the boundaries of classical music. She concludes her ARTech residency with this concert featuring a program of mostly contemporary work. The concert will feature new work created during the residency that features sound collected by Georgia Tech students through the Urban Remix mobile app. Jade will also perform a Gil Weinberg piece that features Shimon, Georgia Tech’s improvising robotic musician. Joining her on stage are saxophonist and electronic musician Jonathan Sanford and percussionist Craig Hauschildt.

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When:                  Saturday, February 18, 2012 –  8:00PM

Where:                Ferst Center for the Arts

349 Ferst Drive

Atlanta, GA

Tickets:              $22 Children / $28 Adult  – 

For more information, visit http://www.ferstcenter.gatech.edu/index.php or http://www.jademedia.org/

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Trivia Question:

What state did Jade represent at the 2000 Miss America pagent?

Deadline:     Fri., Feb. 17, 2012

JoyScout – Folk Rock Songwriters- Live in Concert – Fri., Feb. 17, 2012

Based in Atlanta, GA, JOYSCOUT is a collective of musicians focused around Emily Kate Boyd, Nicki Thrailkill & Jesse Tyler. As songwriters and seasoned live performers, JoyScout invents an eclectic identity through their exploration of folk, rock and alternative country. As MusicManiax.com explains, “Soulful, sultry, hopeful, and honest, JoyScout shines on stage – singing something for everyone.” Often performing as an acoustic trio, supporting musicians rotate in and out of JoysScout’s lineup, contributing such diverse sounds as lap steel, upright bass and cello. They have performed with Clay Cook, Gareth Asher, and Dayna Kurtz and will celebrating their debut full-length album with producer, Will Robertson. Anyone purchasing a table will receive a FREE bootleg version of their newest CD, Vampires at Sea.

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When:                         Friday, February 17, 2012 – 8:00PM

Where:                        Eddies Attic

515-B North McDonough Street

Decatur, GA

Tickets:                     $12  Door   –  

For more information, visit http://www.eddiesattic.com/ or http://joyscout.net/

 

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Trivia Question:

Who are the founding members of JoyScout?

Deadline:     Thurs., Feb. 16, 2012

 

Danny Harper Jam Session – Atlanta’s Longest Running Jazz Jam Session – Tues., Nov. 15, 2011

Danny Harper is keeping straight-ahead jazz going strong in Atlanta. He has had a #1 Billboard hit & commenced the jam sessions at the world renowned Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City. Danny’s jam session bring out the diversity in jazz by featuring seasoned vocalist performing jazz & blues classics, up & coming young musicians and cutting edge jazz formats that include poetry.

Danny Harper’s jam session attracts a variety of people ages 20 to 70, including both locals and tourists. The musicians and audience together make up a racially diverse crowd. Celebrities such as rap star Ludacris, singer India Arie, comedian Ron White, and actress Winona Ryder have all patronized of Churchill Grounds. Anyone who comes is sure to feel welcome.

Churchill Grounds is an intimate place similar to a European lounge. Its candle-lit tables and pictures of jazz legends on the wall help make it a shrine to jazz. It attracts some of the city’s best musicians like Joe Gransden, Russell Gunn, and WCLK radio personality Riva Blue. Producer and actor Tyler Perry used the venue as a setting for his 2005 film “Diary of a Mad Black Woman.” Part of Churchill Grounds’ appeal is the musical melting pot along with the different styles of jazz such as vocal jazz and bluesy jazz.

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When:            Tuesday, November 15, 2011 – 9:30pm to 12:30pm

Where:         Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe

660 Peachtree Street

Atlanta, GA

Tickets:        $7

For more information visit, http://www.churchillgrounds.com/

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Trivia Question:

What is the name of Atlanta’s Oldest Jazz Venue?

Entry Deadline: Monday, November 14, 2011

Danny Harper Jam Session – Atlanta’s Longest Running Jazz Jam Session – Tues., July 12, 2011

Danny Harper is keeping straight-ahead jazz going strong in Atlanta. He has had a #1 Billboard hit & commenced the jam sessions at the world renowned Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City. Danny’s jam session bring out the diversity in jazz by featuring seasoned vocalist performing jazz & blues classics, up & coming young musicians and cutting edge jazz formats that include poetry.

Danny Harper’s jam session attracts a variety of people ages 20 to 70, including both locals and tourists. The musicians and audience together make up a racially diverse crowd. Celebrities such as rap star Ludacris, singer India Arie, comedian Ron White, and actress Winona Ryder have all patronized of Churchill Grounds. Anyone who comes is sure to feel welcome.

Churchill Grounds is an intimate place similar to a European lounge. Its candle-lit tables and pictures of jazz legends on the wall help make it a shrine to jazz. It attracts some of the city’s best musicians like Joe Gransden, Russell Gunn, and WCLK radio personality Riva Blue. Producer and actor Tyler Perry used the venue as a setting for his 2005 film “Diary of a Mad Black Woman.” Part of Churchill Grounds’ appeal is the musical melting pot along with the different styles of jazz such as vocal jazz and bluesy jazz.

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When:            Tuesday, July 5, 2011 – 9:30pm to 12:30am

Where:         Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe

                       660 Peachtree Street

                       Atlanta, GA

Tickets:        $7

For more information visit, http://www.churchillgrounds.com/

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Trivia Question:

What year did Churchill Grounds first open?

Entry Deadline: Monday, July 11, 2011

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