Fort Worth-born contemporary R&B star recently announced plans to release his new album Good things, so the logical next step is to book some shows to support it. So, Leon Bridges tour schedule is revealed now.
Beginning June 9 in Irving, TX at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, Leon Bridges tour will go through October 5-6, where it will end in the city of New York, NY at Radio City Music Hall. The singer will be hitting major cities throughout the U.S., running across the East to the West Coast. Leon Bridges tour dates will include such cities, as Raleigh, Nashville, Austin, San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, Boston, and more.
Upcoming Leon Bridges concerts are slated to promote his upcoming album ‘Good things’ due out on May 4, 2019, through Columbia Records.
‘Bet Ain't Worth the Hand’ and ‘Bad Bad News’ are the first taste fans are getting for the forthcoming record.
The 28-year singer with gospel and silky, vintage tone has lined up a strong support bill, with Khruangbin, Masego, Jon Batiste and Stay Human set to join him on the upcoming run.
Leon Bridges tour tickets for the newly announced dates go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, March 30.
Leon Bridges shows will feature songs from his upcoming LP ‘Good things’ along with previous hits of the author. You can find below the partial list of compositions, as the full tracklisting is not yet known.
1. Bet Ain't Worth the Hand
2. Bad Bad News
3. Brown Skin Girl
4. Coming Home
5. Better Man
6. Lisa Sawyer
8. Twistin' & Groovin'
10. Mississippi Kisses
Todd Michael "Leon" Bridges was born in Fort Worth, Texas on July 13, 1989. Since a young age, future songwriter and record producer had shown very comprehensive interest in music and mastering various instruments. It happened very quickly and the music world for Leon Bridges became an integral part of him, the musician gave most of his time to live-performances during open-mics events. However, the first studio work and a full contract with Record Label took place only in 2014 with signing with Columbia Records. In such a way first-ever composition "Lisa Sawyer" by soul and R&B singer Leon Bridges appeared in the broadest access.
The first song already defined the musical style of Bridges, inspired by the Soul and Rhythm and blues of the 1950s and 1960s, with a particular affinity to the sounds and personality of Sam Cooke, to whom the singer has been frequently associated, for the vocal timbre and the retro flavor style.
Such charismatic image led him to the organization of a first national tour in Texas in January 2015, followed, in February of the same year, as an artist supporting the concert of Sharon Van Etten in New York
"Coming Home", the first single officially released for Columbia Records, falls within the same month of its release as Spotify's Top 10 Most Viral Track, as well as the expectation of the debut eponymously titled album, was included in the ranking compiled by The New York Times on the most anticipated Texan albums of 2015.
Indeed the release of his first long-playing in the summer of 2015 is followed by a good critical response, attested by the evaluation of 78/100 on Metacritic and by very positive reviews on prestigious magazines such as Paste Magazine and Pitchfork.
During 2016, Leon Bridges took part in various talk and music shows including Robert Elms show on BBC Radio London. In addition, musician appeared on a Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's song "Kevin".
At this moment, Leon Bridges preparing for the release of his second full-fledged album ‘Good Thing’ due out on May 4, 2019. Ahead of the issue of an album, Leon sets to appear at massive headlining tour across the North America.
Check out the full list of dates Leon Bridges's upcoming tour below and be sure to grab your tickets.