Leon Bridges’ sophomore effort is not only a display of his maturity and development as an artist, but also a reflection on growth and change. Between the release of 2015’s Coming Home and Good Thing, Bridges toured extensively, gaining new experiences in cities and countries the Texas-native had not previously visited. Featuring these experiences through love songs and heartbreak ballads alike, not to mention funk tracks, Bridges crafts a well-rounded follow-up album to the 2015 release that landed him on the map. Continue reading →
There’s just something about 26 year-old R&B singer Leon Bridges that makes you go weak, in a good way. That’s probably why his Philly show sold out so quickly, but no worries! Leon Bridges has just added a second show on October 1st at the Fillmore. Now, those who didn’t get a ticket the first time around will be able to experience Bridges’s soulful voice that will have your heart throbbing to every beat. Continue reading →
Acclaimed Fort Worth singer-songwriter Leon Bridges returns this spring with Good Thing, his sophomore album coming out May 4th on Columbia Records.
The two-year run surrounding his debut album Coming Home saw Bridges undgergo a transformation of sorts, from the dapper, suit-clad retro-styled soul singer that won the hearts of the latte-sipping crowd to the cool, commanding and contemporary singer we saw in force at the 2016 Roots Picnic.
From the looks and sounds of the new album teasers, it seems that Bridges is setting his sights further on that bigger crowd for the new record, and a just-announced tour in support of it brings Bridges to show off the goods in a return to The Fillmore Philadelphia stage on Sunday, September 30th. Continue reading →
It’s July 4th and that means there’s a party on the Parkway tonight. This year’s Wawa Welcome America festival features XPN favorite Leon Bridges, making his second appearance in town in less than a month. The Fort Worth, Texas R&B / soul performer found breakthrough success with last year’s Coming Home debut, which earned a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Album. Watch “Coming Home” below get more information for the free music / fireworks event here.
Take us to the river: Leon Bridges exploded onto the scene last year with his astounding debut album of modern soul, Coming Home. To celebrate his success, Squarespace made a documentary shot by Danny Clinch following his rise from an unknown solo artist from Fort Worth, Texas, to touring the world and getting nominated for Grammys. Continue reading →
The Fillmore was packed like sardines for Leon Bridges’ first local show since his knockout Grammy performance last week. Philly’s own Son Little kicked off the night in style with a full band and a kicking 40 minute set. It was a great R&B taster and he certainly held his own with the force of spirit that is Leon Bridges.
Former XPN Artist to Watch Leon Bridges is probably a household name by now. After releasing his critically acclaimed debut Coming Home last year, the Texas soul singer played a killer set at Non-COMM, has sold out shows at Union Transfer and The Fillmore and just announced a slot at June’s Roots Picnic.
One of 2015’s breakout artists for us here at XPN over the past year was R&B and soul singer Leon Bridges, who last year released a stunning debut album, Coming Home. Leon is playing a sold out show at The Fillmore with Son Little opening the show, and we just today got word that he’s also on the lineup for The Roots Picnic. Continue reading →