The August edition of ATL Live on the Park proved to be nothing short of a powerhouse production. Hosting their annual all white affair, this month’s edition featured sounds from neo-soul artist, Algebra Blessett, the soulful voice of Ruffhouse/Capitol Music Group recording artist Glenn Lewis, and BET’s Music Matters Pick and Epic Recording Artist – Curtis Fields. Sponsored by Audi, Gentleman Jack, Schweppes and Rolling Out Magazine, this month’s show was one to remember.
Kicking-off last night’s show was Epic recording artist, Curtis Field, the newest breakthrough artist who debuted his groundbreaking performance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and the 2013 BET Awards Show as BET’s Music Matters Pick. With many innovative features to his sound, Curtis Field is most known for creating music from an iTunes app… making music in his self proclaimed genre – Funk-Pop-Soul. Curtis began his performance playing the guitar on his iPhone… yes iPhone, singing a cover of With a Little Help From My Friends by The Beatles. Picking up the spirits of the audience, Curtis closed his set with a performance of his latest single Opposites Attract… which is available on iTunes.
Ruffhouse/Capitol Music group Canadian R&B singer and songwriter, Glenn Lewis, came and dominated the stage. Singing one of his most known singles Don’t You Forget It from his late album World Outside My Window. Engaging the crowd, Glenn performed his upbeat single Time Soon Come. Wrapping up his performance, Glenn introduced one of his latest singles, Can’t Say Love from his upcoming Album Moment of Truth.
Closing out August show was bellowing songstress Algebra Blessett. As a R&B and Soul artist, Algebra serenaded guests with her new single Right Next to You, from her new album Recovery. Showcasing her mind blowing voice, Algebra performed two covers by two of her musical icons, You Give Good Love by Whitney Houston and Human Nature by Michael Jackson. Promoting her most current album Recovery, Algebra shut down last nights show with her new single Nobody But You. Surprising audience members, Algebra brought R&B artist Anthony David on stage to perform a duet of their single 4Evermore and a cover duet of Keith Sweats Make it Last Forever. Anthony David then closed out the show singing snippets of his song, Words.
Co-founder Marlon Nichols States “ATL Live on the Park is meant to showcase the many musical talents that hail from, reside in, or simply pass through this great city. We are proud to be the event most artists want to be featured on and certainly proud to have worked with the many artists that have blessed this ATL Live on the Park stage…Its been a blast!” Shanti Das added, “I will say it AGAIN..R&B music is STILL alive.
Several industry notables were spotted last night including Comedian Tony Rock, DJ Babey Drew of Love and Hip Hop ATL, Canadian Rapper Kardinal Official, celebrity stylist Middleman Fresh and model Kim Porter. Stay tuned for September’s edition of ATL Live on the Park… Season 4: UNPLUGGED on Thursday September 26th. In tune with the annual BET Hip Hop Awards, September show is anticipated to be one of the most explosive editions ATL Live on the Park has ever had.