What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 23 – 25

Friday, November 23 Jorja Smith @ The Warfield Bolstered by an appearance on the Black Panther soundtrack (but already well on her way in R&B and vocalist circles), British singer Jorja Smith continues her rise at the Warfield. Zion I @ The Independent Back from a break after a tumultuous 2015, Zion I is back with a new full-length and this headlining Independent date. Saturday, November 24 Nef the Pharaoh @ Brick + Mortar By the way, did you know he has a ranch? Record Swap with Tony Molina (DJ set) @ Golden Bull If his new record is any [...]

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Review: Jorja Smith finishes first US tour with SF debut

Jorja Smith, by Chloe Newman Words by Mark Spero A year ago, 19-year-old Jorja Smith quietly released her debut single on SoundCloud, leading to her meteoric rise to international fame, including earning fourth place in the BBC Sound Of 2017, a competition whose past winners include Sam Smith, Haim, and Jessie J. On January 28, she took the stage at the Rickshaw Stop for her San Francisco debut to perform for a sold-out crowd. For someone so young, Smith easily connects with her fans through songs about love and heartbreak. Her fans include Drake and Dizzee Rascal, and her songs gain well over [...]

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