7/10/2018

JORJA SMITH ANNOUNCES TOUR + ESPYS PERFORMANCE

JORJA SMITH ANNOUNCES 
LOST & FOUND FALL TOUR



HEADLINING DATES ACROSS THE US AND CANADA; TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 13th 



WATCH JORJA SMITH PERFORM LIVE AT THE 
2018 ESPY AWARDS ON JULY 18th


Photo credit: Rashid Babiker




With the completion of her third sold-out US Spring tour in May including a phenomenal debut performance at CoachellaJorja Smith has announced that she will embark on a North American tour this Fall in support 
of her recently released and critically praised debut album Lost & Found. The 18 date tour begins November 19th in Seattle, Washington, hitting major markets in the US and Canada throughout December, concluding on December 19th in Toronto, Ontario. Jorja Smith fan club members will have exclusive 
pre-sale access for select shows beginning Wednesday, July 11th at 10AM local time, general tickets 
go on sale July 13th, 10AM local time - check www.jorjasmith.com for more info.  

2018 has already proven to be an outstanding year for Jorja and on July 18th she will be embarking on 
another career highlight with a debut performance at The 2018 ESPY Awards, airing Wednesday, July 18th, 
at 8 pm ET on ABC.

The Walsall, England native burst onto the scene in 2016 with her critically acclaimed debut single "Blue 
Lights". Jorja has subsequently earned accolades from major publications including The Fader, i-D 
Magazine, Pitchfork, V Magazine, NPR, Vogue, the New York Times, Complex, New York Magazine's The 
Cut, Elle, Billboard, Variety and many more. In 2017, Jorja went on to support mega-star Bruno Mars on the 
US-leg of his world tour, collaborated with global lyricist Drake (More Life) and co-wrote "I Am" - her solo 
single on the #1 Black Panther soundtrack- with Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar.

After being named the 2018 BRITs Critics' Choice winner, Jorja returned to the spotlight in January with her sensational single "Let Me Down," a deeply personal and emotive ballad with an exceptional feature from 
British MC Stormzy. Shortly after the single's release, Jorja embarked on her third sold-out 8-date UK tour 
that concluded with two Shepherds Bush Empire dates, all reviewed to critical acclaim. This spring, Jorja 
made her US TV debut with a performance of "Blue Lights" on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and appeared on an 
episode of NPR's popular Tiny Desk series. In late April, she was selected to be part of Spotify's artist development program, RISE, which supports emerging artists across all genres and provides fans with a 
special view into their lives. Smith released her debut album 'Lost & Found' in June, which included 
previous hit singles "Teenage Fantasy" and "Where Did I Go?". The critically acclaimed album showcased 
a rich culmination of Jorja's past two years of work. The playfully infectious pop spirit Smith embodies can 
be seen interwoven with her youthful charisma, personal storytelling, and mesmerizing cadences, slating 
her to become one of the UK's most beloved female-breakthrough artists of recent years.


PRESS ON LOST & FOUND

""Lost & Found" could make her the breakout star of the year." - VARIETY


"Smith makes the restlessness of young adulthood sound elegant." - PITCHFORK


"An album set to slot seamlessly alongside her heroes (early Amy Winehouse, Lauryn Hill) and peers 
(SZA, Kali Uchis), Lost & Found balances sparse torch tunes with pop-spiked soul, all made distinct 
by Jorja's dusky tones that can slickly slide into a higher register."  - THE FADER


"The British singer's debut effort is free of guest appearances, and her star shines brightest guiding listeners throughout her 12-track journey of heartbreak." - BILLBOARD


"That gift-Jorja's spellbinding voice-is the anchor that holds the 12-song debut together." - PIGEONS & PLANES


"Over 12 tracks, she demonstrates the range of her voice, speaking fluently in falsettos..." - NOISEY


"There is an innocent naïveté to Jorja Smith's music, a refreshing perspective not usually found in American 
pop's constant push toward the edge." - THE NEW YORKER


"British singer-songwriter Jorja Smith's voice is a force to be reckoned with." - PAPER MAG


"The brilliance of Smith is easily her tone: the way emotion moves through her voice in waves - knowingly, effortlessly, cool - even at her most vulnerable." - NPR


"Without actually signing to a label, Smith established her voice in the current landscape of hip-hop, alt-pop, 
pop, and grime before she even released a full album." - NY MAGAZINE'S THE CUT


"British artist Jorja Smith has a voice - and now, an album - to listen to on repeat" - TIME


"She has a voice that can break through the noise, but she prefers songs with a tempered quiet-imagine Rihanna riffing from behind a grand piano." - THE NEW YORKER


"The soulful, evocative pull of her voice is often compared to that of the late Amy Winehouse. Like Winehouse, Smith also hails from England and has an affinity for jazzy influences." - ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY



WATCH THE OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR "BLUE LIGHTS"

WATCH VIDEO FOR "TEENAGE FANTASY" 

WATCH JORJA SMITH PERFORM "BLUE LIGHTS" ON JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

WATCH JORJA SMITH PERFORM ON A NPR'S TINY DESK



LOST & FOUND TRACKLIST
1. Lost & Found
2. Teenage Fantasy
3. Where Did I Go?
4. February 3rd
5. On Your Own
6. The One
7. Wandering Romance
8. Blue Lights
9. Lifeboats (Freestyle)
10. Goodbyes
11. Tomorrow
12. Don't Watch Me Cry



JORJA SMITH LOST & FOUND TOUR DATES
11/19    Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
11/20    Vancouver, BC @ Orpheum Theater
11/21    Portland, OR @ Roseland Ballroom
11/23    San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
11/26    Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
11/29    Phoenix, AZ @ Van Buren 
12/2      Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
12/3      Austin, TX @ Mohawk
12/5      Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
12/6      New Orleans, LA @ Republic NOLA
12/8      Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
12/9      Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
12/11    Washington, DC @ Fillmore
12/12    Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
12/15    New York, NY @ Hammerstein Ballroom
12/16    Boston, MA @ House of Blues Boston
12/18    Montreal, QC @ Mtelus
12/19    Toronto, ON @ Rebel


TICKETS AVAILABLE AT JORJASMITH.COM




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