Jorja Smith

Jorja Smith

Somerset House Summer Series with American Express®

Fri 13 Jul 2018
Doors 19.30
£31.25 (includes £3.75 booking fee)

For telephone bookings call 0333 320 2836.

The Edmond J. Safra
Fountain Court

Jorja Smith is undoubtedly UK R&B’s brightest star.

Approximate timings

Doors: 19.30
Ezra Collective: 20.00
Jorja Smith: 21.00

Brought up in the Midlands on a diet of Trojan Records boxsets, Curtis Mayfield and Damien Marley, Jorja was a prolific songwriter even before finishing school. Her first track Blue Lights lit up Soundcloud with a million plays, garnering praise from the likes of Skrillex and Stormzy, before leading to a collaboration with Drake on Get it Together.

Blessed with a remarkable downtempo soul voice, stellar charisma and a knack for crafting melodies that make you feel like you could be anywhere from a smoky Parisian jazz club to a North London warehouse party, Jorja won the 2018 Brits Critics Choice Award and is already gracing the covers of music and fashion magazines worldwide.

Not so very long ago Jorja would be on the bus at 5am each day for her morning shifts at Starbucks, crossing Waterloo Bridge and looking out at Somerset House and London in the hours before sunrise. Now with a highly anticipated debut album ready featuring tracks that are both tender and a rallying cry for young people everywhere, catch her while you can – this young woman is headed for the bright lights.


+ Ezra Collective


At a stage in her career when you can practically hear things kick into high gear


Smith’s ascension to stardom is inevitable.

Jorja Smith - Let Me Down ft Stormzy

Ezra Collective

The five-piece Ezra Collective is at the forefront of south east London’s thriving music scene, combining the delicate technicalities of jazz musicianship with Afrobeat and hip hop. Creating a harmonious tour de force, their sound nods respectfully to classic jazz, celebrating the originators while simultaneously carving their own path.

Pioneering the new wave of UK jazz

Boiler Room
Ezra Collective, Enter the Jungle | Sofar London

Enhanced Tickets

A select number of Enhanced tickets are available for an additional £25.00. Ticket holders will be given access to the private East Wing Bar with a free drink on arrival and exclusive entry to The Influence Project, a photography exhibition featuring portraits of the pioneers of R&B, Funk, Soul, Afrobeat and Hip Hop. Please note the East Wing Bar sits alongside the courtyard but does not offer a clear view of the main stage. The bar is open throughout the concert and your drinks can be taken into the main courtyard.

American Express is the headline sponsor of Somerset House Summer Series

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