location

815 V St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Jacob Banks Poster

Jacob Banks

Buy Ticketsbuy tickets

Prices from: $60

February 19, 2019

In contrast to the vogue for male singer-songwriters with wobbly bottom lips, Banks has a bear of a voice. Born in Nigeria and raised in Birmingham, his command of blues grit and electronic spell-casting is borderless.

The Guardian

Why See Jacob Banks?

ConcertsSoul Rnb

Jacob Banks Brings His Debut Album To US Shores

Fusing together African inspired grooves with 808 drum loops, rich sonic textures and synths, Nigerian-born English singer songwriter Jacob Banks' debut 2013 EP The Monologue boldly announced an exciting fledgeling artist to the world and garnered support from the likes of Emile Sande, Sam Smith and Alicia Keys. He followed up the breakthrough success of his subsequent EPs with the November 2018 release of his debut album Village, a critically lauded offering that he brings to US shores on his first ever headline jaunt in North America in the winter of 2019.

Able to make a listener feel every word he sings, Jacob Banks possesses a powerhouse voice that glides from gentle to smoky and powerful in a single phrase. The up and comer explores love, loss, self-doubt and self-discovery in his lyrics, grounding his musics with heartfelt ballads, uplifting R&B anthems and spells of electronic experimentation. Built around his deep, sonorous timbre, Banks' live sets soar with passion, emotion and a sense that bigger things are waiting in the wings for this talented muso. 

show content hide content

Additional Information

Dates

Performance date: 19 February 2019

About Washington Theater: We are an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets and prices may be above or below face value.

Next available performances

Tue, Feb 19

-

$60

View all times and dates

What you thought

Seen Jacob Banks? Loved it? Hated it?

Help your fellow Washington Theater visitors by leaving the first review!

Write a review now

Nearby

Venue home

Venue home

location

Location

restaurantsDiningRestaurants
parking

Parking

hotels

Hotels

Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Jacob Banks at 9:30 Club.

Keep up to date

I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.

You might also like

Until Mar 10, 2019

Ain't Misbehavin'

Step into the Harlem swing with this Tony-Winning musical!

Until Mar 3, 2019

August Rush

The hit movie receives its musical transition

Until Mar 10, 2019

Richard III

David Muse returns to STC in directing Richard III!

Please note: The term 9:30 Club and/or Jacob Banks as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the 9:30 Club and/or Jacob Banks and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the 9:30 Club and/or Jacob Banks and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.