Recording Artist Jade Giordano To Appear Live On Local Radio

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Recording artist Jade Giordano will be in Cleveland on Feb. 13 for a live interview
Recording artist Jade Giordano will be in Cleveland on Feb. 13 for a live interview

Nationally recognized recording star Jade Giordano will appear live on a local radio station next week for a one-hour interview. 

WOOP Radio (99.9 FM) announced Tuesday that Ms. Giordano has agreed to appear on the station Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 7 a.m. The contemporary Christian artist is currently on tour supporting her hit album “I Will Declare.” 

The host of the program will be Tom Cassada, who recently took over the time slot of retired coach Duane Schriver. 

Mr. Cassada is a former member of the Bradley County Board of Education and currently serves on the Cleveland City Council. 

Daniel Brantley, the manager of 99.9 FM, announced that the interview with Ms. Giordano will also be streamed live on the station’s website (WOOPFM.com) in its entirety. 

“Jade’s fans range from very young kids to adults and seniors and military veterans and it was important to us that they be able to hear this exclusive event anywhere in the United States,” said Mr. Brantley. “Jade will talk about her career, her album and the events in her life that have helped to shape such an interesting story.” 

Fans will also be able to call in and ask Ms. Giordano questions on the station’s hotline: 614-5553. 

Ms. Giordano is a native of Lake Charles, La. and graduated from Lee University in 2015. 

Her album, I Will Declare was released in 2016 and has produced classics such as “Clean,” “Love is the Answer,” and “Spirit of the Living God.” 

“Jade gets compared to singers like Carrie Underwood for her vocal skill but she is truly an original who is saying something you don’t hear on the radio a lot these days,” said Mr. Brantley. “The kids won’t fall for something fake. They want the real thing and Jade is totally authentic.” 

Mr. Brantley noted that Ms. Giordano often remains after her concerts to sign autographs, talk and even pray with her fans. 

“She cares about them because like her fans, Jade is a survivor,” he said. “She is the voice of the future and this interview will be incredible.” 

For more about Ms. Giordano and news about upcoming appearance, visit JadeGiordano.com.




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