Brandon James Is Putting The Soul Back Into Sundays
March 11, 2019
The shows are held once a month on Sunday at Reggie's, 2100 South State Street. Reggie's, is one of Chicago’s hottest music joints, hosting the best independent and top acts. For two years Brandon has been the driving force behind Soulful Sundays. The soulful singer has tirelessly worked toward growing the shows by recruiting some of Chicago’s most talented artists to perform. Soulful Sundays, offers music lovers, fans, and fellow musicians a soul saving, unique night of music. Come hang out and hear some of the best music Chicago has to offer.
Chicago native Brandon James was born "Brandon James Foster". He states that he "started doing music as an outlet for depression early in life. I wasn't very popular in school and I was considered a latchkey kid due to my mother's work schedule and my father's battles with alcoholism." On a teacher's suggestion to find extracurricular activities, Brandon joined the choir. He finished the eighth grade with a determination to elevate his understanding of music and succeed with his own music.
Constantly challenging himself to become better at his craft, he has taken voice lessons from Bobby Wilsyn, Ars Musica, and Andrew Schultze. He has played with Earth, Wind & Fire and performed at some of Chicago’s most notable venues including the UIC Pavilion and the House of Blues. Brandon has also earned a degree in music performance and business from the Columbia College of Chicago. Forever seeking to share his story and testimony, Brandon seeks to inspire, touch hearts and provoke thought with his music.
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