About this Artist
Grammy Award winning recording artist and songwriter, Leon Bridges, brings to the stage all elements of his career spanning experiences, inspirations, and award-winning catalog of songs with every performance. From working as a dishwasher and busking on the streets of his beloved Fort Worth, TX to being signed to a major label and performing at the White House for Former President Barack Obama within a two-year span, Leon has continued to push the boundaries of his career.
Leon received two Grammy nominations for Best Traditional R&B Performance and Best R&B Album for his recent full length release Gold-Diggers Sound which the singer toured to the largest audiences of his career around the world. Gold-Diggers Sound, serves as the follow up to his sophomore album, Good Thing, which saw him win the Grammy for Best Traditional R&B Performance in 2019. Between album releases Leon has issued a steady stream of music including tracks with John Mayer, Lucky Daye, Kacey Musgraves, Jazmine Sullivan, and Diplo as well as Texas Sun and Texas Moon, collaborative projects with fellow Texans Khruangbin. Leon's musical growth has brought him around the world headlining festivals and selling out shows in the US, Canada, UK, Europe, Australia, Japan, Mexico and more including his debut performance at Forest Hills Stadium, sold out shows at the Hollywood Bowl, The Moody Arena, three nights at the Sydney Opera House, and two nights London's Eventim Apollo. Other career highlights include his breakout track “River” being certified Platinum, portraying Gil Scott Heron in Damien Chazelle’s First Man, and being the face of Wrangler's 2022 global campaign.