YoshisSF added this event on 2012-12-18 16:56:19.
Yoshi's San Francisco
1330 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA
Sat, February 2, 2013
“Leela James brings plenty of old school soul...with her gritty gospel-charged voice.” - People Magazine
Friday-Saturday, Feb 1-2
As one of the pre-eminent soul singers of her generation, Leela James has thrilled audiences around the world with her high-energy performances, which deliver her highly personal take on classic soul music. Few of Leela’s fans know that her last name is not really "James" and many have thought that she was the granddaughter of Etta James. The fact is that she adopted that performing name as a new artist because, since the time she was little, older folks have told her that she sounded like Etta James...