The ‘Atlanta Independence Rum and Wine Festival’ is already shaping up to be one of the hottest events on the summer calendar. Set to take place on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at the Piedmont Park – The Promenade in Atlanta, Georgia, the first annual staging has confirmed headliners such as the maestro himself, Ky-Mani Marley, Baby Cham, Inner Circle, Afro B, and other international acts yet to be revealed. The festival will undoubtedly be a musical treat for patrons.
Ky-Mani Marley who is the son of the legendary Bob Marley has released a plethora of hit singles such as ‘Warriors’, ‘Get High’, and ‘Rule My Heart’. The Grammy nominated artist is no stranger to Billboard success as he has topped the Billboard Reggae Album Chart with his albums ‘Radio’ and ‘Maestro’. He wears many hats as a recording artist, producer, actor, and philanthropist. Another star on the lineup is recording artist, DJ and songwriter, Afro B known for his hit single ‘Drogba (Joanna)’. The artist is fuses Afrobeats, Bashment, RnB, Rap and Dance music and has collaborated with international acts such as Wizkid and Emeli Sande to name a few.
Dancehall recording artist Baby Cham, in his latest single ‘Lockdown’ shared his eagerness to have “a little fun” after what he describes as “two years of lockdown”. The artist is known for singles such as ‘Ghetto Story’ featuring Alicia Keys which made the US Hot 100 Chart in 2006, ‘Vitamin S’, ‘Wine’ featuring O and ‘Boom’. Inner Circle on the other hand is known for their massive hit single ‘Bad Boys’ which was the featured soundtrack for the big screen movie ‘Bad Boys’ featuring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence as well the reality series ‘Cops’. They were also praised for singles such as ‘Sweat – A La La La La Long’ and ‘Games People Play’.
While other acts are yet to be announced, patrons can expect stellar performances fused with Caribbean food, rum, and wine. Further, event promoters from Jabari CG Productions have put in place COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols that follow the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the State of Georgia Department of Health.
‘Atlanta Independence Rum & Wine Festival’ happening on the 4th of July beginning at 11 am attracts an early bird admission of $60 USD. Tickets are on sale now at atlantarumandwinefestival.com .