R&B group After 7 headlines Georgia World Congress Center Authority's July 4 Celebration

Jun. 15, 2018

(ATLANTA – June 15, 2018) The Georgia World Congress Center Authority is pleased to announce that R&B vocal group After 7 will headline this year’s Fourth of July celebration. The group features Kevon Edmonds and Melvin Edmonds and Keith Mitchell. The Edmonds brothers are the siblings of R&B singer-songwriter-producer Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds. After 7 is best known for its chart-topping hits “Ready or Not” and “Can’t Stop.” 
This year’s celebration has moved from Centennial Olympic Park to International Plaza, the green space and surrounding areas located between the Georgia World Congress Center, Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Philips Arena. Gates will open onto International Plaza at 6 p.m. WSB-TV, Channel 2, will broadcast the fireworks live during its award-winning primetime special “Georgia Salutes America” hosted by  Jovita Moore, anchor of Channel 2 Action News at 5, 6, and 11 p.m., and sports director Zach Klein.
Other artists joining the celebration include:
·        Keisha Jackson
·        Christian Jones
·        Kayte Burgess
·        Von Grey
·        Hamilton Park
·        Dionne Farris
·        Cody Matlock
·        Klymaxx
·        Melvin Miller
·        JessLove
·        The Van Lears
·        Charlie Singleton from Cameo
·        Griots String Ensemble
For a complete listing of updated entertainment, parking, and know-before-you-go information, please visit www.gwcca.org/events/july4/ or follow GWCCA on social media for updates:


Holly Richmond – Director of Communications
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Posted by
Kent Kimes   Sr. Staff Writer
on Jun. 15, 2018
A metro Atlanta native, Kent joined the Authority in 2015. He is your digital tour guide to the No. 1 convention, sports and entertainment destination in the world. His customer service approach is summed up by the Little River Band track "Help Is On Its Way."

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