PJ MORTON + LEELA JAMES – Tickets – Aladdin Theater – Portland, OR – April 20th, 2018


Soul'd Out Festival Proudly Presents


Friday, April 20th, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Aladdin Theater

Portland, OR


This event is 21 and over

PJ Morton
PJ Morton
PJ Morton is a GRAMMY, Stellar & Dove Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, & multi-instrumentalist & Maroon 5 keyboardist.

In addition to boasting collaborations with Adam Levine, Lil Wayne, & Busta Rhymes, his critically acclaimed 2013 offering, New Orleans, earned a 2014 GRAMMY® Award nomination in the category of “Best R&B Song” for “Only One” [feat. Stevie Wonder]. In addition to figuring prominently on Maroon 5’s multiplatinum Overexposed and V, Morton has written and produced for everybody from BJ The Chicago Kid, Jermaine Dupri, and Jazmine Sullivan to Monica and India.Arie.

Among many other accolades, he has published his literary debut Why Can’t I Sing About Love? in 2009, and become music director for Solange following the release of her critically acclaimed opus A Seat At The Table.

In April 2017, he released his 5th studio album & first offering for his own Morton Records, Gumbo from the funkified grooves of “Claustrophobic” [feat. Pell] to the unifying and undeniable message of “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” [feat. BJ The Chicago Kid & The Hamiltones]. In 2018, this album was Grammy nominated for Best R&B Album and his single, First Began was nominated for Best R&B Song.
Leela James
Leela James
R&B/Soul singer-songwriter Leela James is heading back on the road this spring following the release of her hotly-anticipated album, Did It For Love (March 31, 2017).

After working tirelessly on her upcoming album, Leela James is giving fans the ultimate show with top hits from her 2014 album Fall For You, classics from the start of her career and new music including her latest single "Don't Want You Back," which has hit the top 5 on the Urban AC radio charts. Fall For You became a fan-favorite and saw three top 15 records including the feel-good "Set Me Free" and the title track "Fall For You" (J&T Records/BMG) and Did It For Love is quickly following to become an undeniable hit.

"I am so excited to be on the road again, getting to meet fans and see how they react to my new music," said Leela James. "Did It For Love has been an incredible project to work on, and the feedback from 'Don't Want You Back' has been overwhelming so I can't wait for fans to experience the rest of the album."

Leela James has had incredible growth and success after debuting her first album, A Change is Gonna Come, in 2006 and has received many accolades including Outstanding New Artist at the NAACP Image Awards and Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist at the Soul Train Music Awards. Her music has reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop charts and she has even performed the fan-favorite "Fall For You" on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

To check out Leela James' latest single and music video, please visit: http://smarturl.it/DWYBvideo and for everything Leela James, please visit: http://www.leelajames.com/