(ATLANTA) – The inaugural Philly Weekend took place in Atlanta on 26-27 June 2020. With heightened precautions in place due to the Pandemic, the event drew participants from as far away as Chicago. Participants attended a Town Hall debrief covering safety protocol, coordinated by the event organizers Jerome Dorn of InDaHouseMedia; Michelle Nelson CEO of NxLevelPromotions; Felicia Seamon, CEO of Seamon Family Foundation; and Paul Hooks Sr, Founder of Philly to Atlanta Group.
The sold-out weekend then kicked off with Philly-Style with a Basement Party with live entertainment and specialty foods representing the rich cultures and traditions of both Philly and Atlanta. Guests followed up the next day in the sun, at Lake Pavilion in Griffin, GA., for a Philly-Style Family Reunion Cookout.
Celebrities representing both Philly and Atlanta turned out including, Actor Kevin Savage; Actor Charles “Chuck” Harris; Comedian Classic Lloyd; Reindrop Lopes; Recording artist Jordan “JK’ Seamon; Actress Leslie l. Miller, and Actor Faruq Tauheed to name a few. Philly’s own Bashiyra Atiya hosted the event. Sponsored by Da Philly Go Flow Radio, WMFY Radio, House Tunes Radio and Peachtree Village International Film Festival, with DJ’s Silk Smooth and DJ EmPlove.
Performances by Jordan “JK” Seamon, Kevin Savage, artisit from Novee Records, Comedian Classic Lloyd, Chef Da Entertainer, Revelation, W!LL and many more. Visual Art Gallery by renown artist Gilbert Young, Dane Brown, Ana Jaffar, Cardoza Jacks, Ben Melech and Hall of Fame Photojournalist Jerome Dorn.
Philly Weekend in Atlanta 2021 is in the making so stay tuned