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Leon Bridges — The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA March 20, 2016

Leon Bridges photo sets

The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA March 20, 2016
Chicago Theatre 3/11/16
at The Green Mill Jazz Club in Chicago, Illinois, April 30, 2015

News

Watch Save Our Stages Fest Sets by Phoebe Bridgers, Brittany Howard, Foo Fighters, and More

Plus Leon Bridges, The Roots, Miley Cyrus, Dave Mathews, and Others

Oct 19, 2020

This past weekend, NIVA (National Independent Venue Association) hosted the Save Our Stages Fest, which featured many notable musicians performing in important music venues across the land, businesses that have been shut down since the pandemic took hold in March. More

Leon Bridges and Lucky Daye Team Up for New Song “All About You”

“For this song, we set out to bring back the energy of some of the ’90s R&B greats we grew up listening to.” – Leon Bridges

Oct 16, 2020

Leon Bridges has teamed up with Lucky Daye for the new R&B song “All About You.” LAMAR+NIK directed the accompanying video.  More

Watch Leon Bridges and Maggie Rogers Perform at the Democratic National Convention

Bridges Did “Sweeter” and Rogers Did “Back In My Body”

Aug 18, 2020

This year’s Democratic National Convention may have been virtual, but that didn’t stop Maggie Rogers and Leon Bridges from performing like it was IRL. Rogers sang an acoustic version of her track “Back In My Body” on the Maine coast and Bridges performed his new single “Sweeter” with Terrace Martin. The weeklong virtual DNC will continue with future performances from Billie Eilish, The Chicks, John Legend, and a few others. Check out their performances below. More

Jun 19, 2020

Last night Leon Bridges performed his recent single “Sweeter” on The Late Late Show with James Corden. He was joined by Terrace Martin and Robert Glasper. Before the performance Corden interviewed Bridges about the song. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: JARV IS…, John Prine, Dirty Projectors, Shamir, and More

Plus Leon Bridges, Plants and Animals, Michael Stipe, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 12, 2020

Welcome to the 23rd Songs of the Week of 2020. It was a bit more of a chill week than last week. Black Lives Matter protests continued across the world, but generally remained peaceful.  More

Leon Bridges Shares New Song “Sweeter” (Feat. Terrace Martin); A Direct Address Regarding Racism

“I am George Floyd, my brothers are George Floyd, and my sisters are George Floyd.”

Jun 08, 2020

Leon Bridges is hoping for a “life more sweeter.” In light of current events, Grammy Award winning R&B songwriter has teamed up with Terrace Martin to release single “Sweeter,” a song about a black man taking his last breath. More

Outside Lands 2019 Lineup: Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, Weyes Blood, Kacey Musgraves, and More

Plus Better Oblivion Community Center, Leon Bridges, Phosphorescent, Toro y Moi, and More

Mar 26, 2019

Outside Lands have announced their 2019 lineup. The festival goes down August 9 - 11 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The headliners are Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, and Twenty One Pilots. More

May 11, 2018

Leon Bridges released a new album, Good Thing, last week via Columbia. Last night he stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform "Beyond." Watch the relaxed, soulful performance below. More

Leon Bridges Shares New Song “Beyond”

Good Thing Due Out May 4 via Columbia

Apr 21, 2018

Leon Bridges is releasing a new album, Good Thing, on May 4 via Columbia. Now he has shared another new song from the album, "Beyond." More

Leon Bridges Shares “Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand” Video

Good Thing Due Out May 4 via Columbia

Apr 02, 2018

Leon Bridges is releasing a new albumGood Thing, on May 4 via Columbia. He previously shared two songs from it: "Bet Ain't Worth the Hand" and "Bad Bad News," as well as a video for "Bad Bad News." Now he has shared a video for "Bet Ain't Worth the Hand."  More

Leon Bridges Shares “Bad Bad News” Video

Good Thing Due Out May 4 via Columbia

Mar 26, 2018

Leon Bridges recently announced a new albumGood Thing, due out May 4 via Columbia, and shared two songs from it: "Bet Ain't Worth the Hand" and "Bad Bad News." Now he has shared a video for "Bad Bad News." More

Mar 13, 2018

Leon Bridges has shared two new songs, "Bet Ain't Worth the Hand" and "Bad Bad News." They both premiered on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show on Apple Music. More

Jul 09, 2015

Last weekend, Oslo, Norway, hosted StavernfestivalenMore

May 01, 2015

On April 30, Leon Bridges played The Green Mill Jazz Club in Chicago, Illinois.  More



Reviews

Good Thing

Good Thing

Columbia

May 11, 2018

When Leon Bridges released his debut album, Coming Home, in 2015, the Texan singer proved that time travel was possible. It was a record that paid homage to the sweet, sad soul of Sam Cooke-to whose voice Bridges' own bore great similarity-but recast them in context of contemporary America.  More