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Erica Falls

Aug 13, Saturday - 5:30pm
Jay Paul Company Montgomery Theater Stage

Noted as the “new queen of New Orleans Neo-Soul,” vocalist and songwriter Erica Falls credits her unique vintage sound to her childhood growing up in New Orleans’ 9th Ward, where her parents introduced her to Roberta Flack, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughn, and Whitney Houston.

Falls previously toured nationally with renowned New Orleans funk band Galactic as their lead vocalist for the last 5 years. Throughout her career, she has recorded and performed with icons, including GRAMMY Award winner Allen Toussaint, Sting, No Doubt, Joe Sample, Dr. John, Jennifer Hudson, and John Fogerty. In 2013, she was hand-picked by Lee Daniels to star in the lead singing role of the award-winning film Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

Her show-stopping performances did not go unnoticed. She was awarded Best Female Vocalist by Offbeat Magazine in 2017 and 2019. She was also nominated for Best R&B Artist and Best R&B Album.

Her co-produced her most recent album, HomeGrown, which showcased her multi-faceted talents with singing, arranging, and songwriting. Her follow-up is currently in the works.

 

 

Falls previously toured nationally with renowned New Orleans funk band Galactic as their lead vocalist for the last 5 years. Throughout her career, she has recorded and performed with icons, including GRAMMY Award winner Allen Toussaint, Sting, No Doubt, Joe Sample, Dr. John, Jennifer Hudson, and John Fogerty. In 2013, she was hand-picked by Lee Daniels to star in the lead singing role of the award-winning film Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

Her show-stopping performances did not go unnoticed. She was awarded Best Female Vocalist by Offbeat Magazine in 2017 and 2019. She was also nominated for Best R&B Artist and Best R&B Album.

Her co-produced her most recent album, HomeGrown, which showcased her multi-faceted talents with singing, arranging, and songwriting. Her follow-up is currently in the works.

 

 


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