- Songbirds South
- $15 Advanced Ticket, $18 General Admission Ticket
Songbirds South Stage
PJ Morton with Grace Weber
Doors: 8 PM | Show: 9 PM | 18+ only | VIP Seating Available
harmony.“That’s always been one of my favorite songs,” he goes on. “It’s an honor to reintroduce it to old fans and introduce it to young kids. YEBBA just killed it. ‘How Deep Is Your Love’will forever be connected to me in a waynow.”Just like Gumbois. Upon release, the record crashed the Top 10 of the Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart in addition to attracting acclaim from The Washington Post, The Advocate, and more. With Morton averaging over 553K monthly listeners on Spotify, “First Began” and “Go Thru Your Phone” both cracked the 2-million-mark as “Claustrophobic” [feat. Pell] broke 1 million and “How Deep Is Your Love” followed on its heels.It’s just the latest chapter in an unbelievable careerthough.In addition to boasting collaborations with Adam Levine, Lil Wayne, and 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]. Pitchforkcalled it, “a smooth and soulful pop/R&B hybrid,” and the record dramatically expanded his influence. In addition to figuring prominently on Maroon 5’s multiplatinum Overexposedand V, Morton has written and produced for everybody from BJ The Chicago Kid,Jermaine Dupri, and Jazmine Sullivan to Monica and India.Arie, winning a GRAMMY® for collaborating with the latter in 2008. His music has also popped up in films such as Couples Retreatand more. Among many other accolades, he has received Dove® and Stellar® Awards, 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.Relocating from Los Angelesback to New Orleans, he returnedwith a pronounced fire and hunger and cooked up Gumbobefore topping the charts again with Maroon 5’s Red Pill Blues.With the More Gumbo Tour and more signings and surprises planned for Morton Records, he’s only just begun to reinvigorate soul from the place he calls home.“When people listen to me, I hope it inspires them to be themselves, be proud of who they are, and be confident in their creativity,” he leaves off. “I want to showcase real musicians in this way again. I’m also proud we made this record in New Orleans. I’d love to encourage my city. It’s possible to get far in the music business by doing it right here. You don’t have to leave. I actually came back to get here,” he smiles.
Grammy Award winning recording artist Grace Weber grew up singing in the Central City Youth Gospel Choir of Milwaukee, before gaining widespread recognition for her performances on Showtime at The Apollo and on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Grace is currently working on her first full length studio album.Grace’s new project is produced by Nate Fox, Nico Segal (fka 'Donnie Trumpet') and Peter Cottontale of the Social Experiment, all Grammy Award Winning producers on Chance the Rapper’s 'Coloring Book'. Grace co-wrote and sang with Chance the Rapper & Kanye West on 'All We Got', the first track on Chance the Rapper’s critically acclaimed, Grammy Award Winning 'Coloring Book’. Grace also co-produced and is featured on 'Still Thirsty' and 'Prideful' on Compton rapper Boogie's well received mixtape 'Thirst 48 Part II', and is featured at the end of Francis Starlite's 'May I Have This Dance’.