Review & Photos: Jessie Ware begins brief U.S. tour at The Chapel

Jessie Ware’s very brief four-date tour of the United States kicked off in our very own backyard at The Chapel in San Francisco last night with an intimate performance showcasing many of the songs from her latest album Tough Love (also released yesterday) along with the powerful ballads from her breakthrough 2012 debut Devotion.  Tickets were sold through a lottery on her web site.  Ware explained during the show that she wanted it to be fair for this small tour for everyone to have a chance to get tickets.  On her Twitter earlier in the day she also expressed excitement [...]

By |October 22, 2014|Tags: |

Interview & Giveaway: Jessie Ware talks pushing her live shows to the next level

English songstress Jessie Ware may be the Teddy Roosevelt of divas – she sings softly but carries a big voice – but some would some be surprised to learn why she chooses to restrain her pipes. “The funny thing is I’m not the most subtle person at all,” the 29-year-old said shortly before taking the stage at last summer’s Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in San Francisco. “With the album (2013’s Devotion), I wanted it to be a subtle, restrained way of singing. I know I can sing really belty, but I don’t think everyone always wants to hear [...]

By |November 13, 2013|Tags: |
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