Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Lianne La Havas kicks off her US fall tour with a headline show at Webster Hall in NYC tonight. It's one of four headline shows she will play this fall—also including LA, New Orleans, and Atlanta—while in the US for an 18-concert tour as special guest of R&B artist and singer, songwriter Leon Bridges. Their first show together is this Thursday at the Flynn Center in Burlington, VT, followed by shows throughout the country in the month ahead.
Friday, August 12, 2016
Lianne La Havas will follow a summer spent on a 37-concert, 15-country tour with Coldplay, including four sold-out nights at Wembley Stadium, with a return to the US this fall to play 17 dates with Leon Bridges and four shows with her own band in NYC, LA, New Orleans, and Atlanta. Ahead of the tour, she has released a solo acoustic cover of the beloved Burt Bacharach/Hal David song "I Say a Little Prayer," recorded live at the Rock Werchter festival in Brussels earlier this year, available now. You can watch a video of the performance here.
Friday, May 6, 2016
Lianne La Havas, who will open for Leon Bridges on his autumn US tour, has just announced four headlining shows in the fall as well: Webster Hall in NYC, Civic Theatre in New Orleans, Teragram Ballroom in LA, and Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta. Tickets for the newly announced dates go on sale today. La Havas joined Coldplay on its recent Latin American tour and will tour Europe and the UK with the band starting in late May.
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Lianne La Havas was on PBS's Tavis Smiley show this week, discussing the inspiration behind her album Blood and EP Blood Solo, and performing "Green & Gold." "Blood is relating to my heritage and my family and it was something that I began to think more deeply about over the course of the last couple of years," she says. "And I found that my songwriting was beginning to explore more my family, and actually why I am like I am and where it all comes from." Hear what she has to say and watch the performance here.
Friday, February 19, 2016
Lianne La Havas spoke with PBS NewsHour about her Jamaican and Greek roots and the visit to her mother's family in Jamaica that inspired her album Blood . "It was really moving, emotional for lots of reasons, just because my family are from there, but I had never seen it before," she tells NewsHour. "And it was nice to go there and feel connected to a place. That was a feeling I never felt before." You can watch the piece, which also includes live performance clips, here.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Lianne La Havas was the musical guest on The Late, Late Show with James Corden last night on CBS, performing the song "Green & Gold," from her new album Blood and her new EP, Blood Solo. You can watch the performance here.
Friday, February 12, 2016
Lianne La Havas's new EP, Blood Solo, is out now. The EP is a collection of five tracks and an interlude from her Grammy-nominated album Blood plus a new song, "Fairytale," performed solo. She will perform from the new EP on The Late Late Show with James Corden next week. Tickets for La Havas's US tour with Leon Bridges this fall are on sale now.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Lianne La Havas was the musical guest on the Conan show last night on TBS, performing "Unstoppable," from her album Blood and her new EP, Blood Solo, out tomorrow. You can watch the performance here, plus a web-exclusive performance of "Grow." La Havas will be a presenter at the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony, where Blood is nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album, on Monday. Tickets for her tour supporting Leon Bridges this fall go on sale Friday.
Monday, February 8, 2016
Lianne La Havas will release Blood Solo, a collection of five tracks and an interlude from her Grammy-nominated album Blood plus a new song, "Fairytale," performed solo, on February 12. In celebration of the EP's release, La Havas performs two of the solo songs on Conan and The Late Late Show with James Corden in the coming week. Additionally, Leon Bridges has announced that La Havas will open for him during his autumn US tour. Tickets go on sale this Friday. "I'm so excited to go on the road with Leon because I am a fan," says La Havas. "It will also be a great chance to see many parts of the USA that I've not yet had the pleasure of visiting."
Monday, February 1, 2016
Lianne La Havas kicks off a fully sold-out US tour at The McKittrick Hotel in New York City tonight. It's the first in a series of intimate solo club dates stopping in Boston, DC, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Oakland, and culminating with a show at Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles on February 11. The tour features music from La Havas's second album, Blood, which has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Lianne La Havas has unveiled a new remix of "Green & Gold," a track off her Grammy-nominated album, Blood. The song was remixed by Donnie Trumpet and Nate Fox, who, as The Social Experiment, joined Saturday Night Live musical guest Chance the Rapper on the show this past weekend. You can hear "Green & Gold (Donnie Trumpet & Nate Fox Remix)" here. La Havas, who closed out her 2015 tour in Brussels last night, will return to the US for a series of fully sold-out intimate solo club dates in February.Journal Topics: Artist News
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
NPR Music has announced its Favorite Songs of 2015, including tracks from eight Nonesuch Records releases from The Arcs, Rhiannon Giddens, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Kronos Quartet, Lianne La Havas, Punch Brothers, St Germain, and The Staves, as well as Mbonwana Star's World Circuit release. These are across a broad range of genre lists, including rock, folk/Americana, country, electronic, world, and classical. You can hear them here.