Smooth Jazz Summer Nights: Leela James @ Penn's Landing, Philadelphia [24 August]

Smooth Jazz Summer Nights: Leela James

19:30 - 21:00

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Penn's Landing
101 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
The free, outdoor concert series highlights renowned jazz and blues musicians from across the globe, creating performances for those of all ages each Friday night in August. Join us for a special performance by Leela James August 24. All ages!

Smooth Jazz Summer Nights is the longest running FREE event produced by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC). In order to ensure its continued success, we need your help in following these important policies:

Chairs — Chairs cannot be left unoccupied on the Great Plaza prior to the concert start time. Any chair(s) left unoccupied will be removed from the Great Plaza. We understand this practice was a long-standing tradition, however, the security and safety of our guests visiting the Delaware River Waterfront is of the utmost importance to DRWC.

Alcohol — We would also like to take this opportunity to remind our valued guests that outside alcohol is not permitted inside the gated area of the Great Plaza. Anyone bringing in alcohol can / will be asked to leave the Great Plaza (or any DRWC owned and operated property) and will be escorted off the premises.

Coolers — Coolers are not allowed at the concert on the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing.

Smoking — Smoking is not allowed on the premises.

We hope you have a wonderful visit and enjoy the show!

About 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.»

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