Jessica Childress is an LA-based singer/songwriter reminiscent of the golden age of classic soul, with an enormous voice that combines traditional R&B with a rock n' roll energy. Since her national music debut on Season 4 of NBC’s The Voice, she’s opened for Charles Bradley, The Family Stone, Patti LaBelle, Allen Stone and performed at SXSW, Sunset Strip Music Festival, Long Beach NYE, and Bottlerock Napa. Jessica’s debut album included producers Callum Connor (Anderson .Paak producer/DJ); and producing partners Alex Elena (producer for Alice Smith, Citizen Cope) and Topher Mohr (former guitarist for Mayer Hawthorne). The first single, “Far Away”, was released on SoulTracks.com and debuted on Apple Music (#2) and iTunes R&B Hot Tracks. It has since been continually spun on tastemaker radio stations like KCRW as well as retail environments like Forever 21, Victoria’s Secret Pink and Walgreens coast to coast. Jessica has been singing as a voice on Bob’s Burgers and her debut album, DAYS released with BET debuting Jessica’s video for her single Run. Her songs have appeared in movies like “Princess of the Row” and Hallmark's Christmas Movies and tv shows “Good Trouble” & “Shrill.”
Jessica is releasing her new EP “I’m Learning” this Fall. Be sure to stay up with her on www.jessicachildressmusic.com.
About The Hotel Cafe
From a close-knit family of local singer songwriters, to well known icons opting for a more intimate setting, the Hotel Cafe has been celebrating the live music experience for over 20 years.
With early career performances from names like Adele, Katy Perry, The Lumineers, Billie Eilish, Ed Sheeran, Sara Bareilles, Leon Bridges, Haim, Mumford and Sons, Lord Huron and many others, the venue has been labeled a break-out room for independent and burgeoning artists.
The venue itself is located in the Cahuenga Corridor in the center of Hollywood, CA. With a total capacity of 300 over performance rooms, the vibe is intimate, yet bustles with the artistic community that survives by it as much contributes to it. It is a genuine listening room, where the performance on stage takes precedent.
The Hotel Cafe is also more than just a music venue, however. It is an internationally-known entity whose name has top-lined tours and music festivals from coast to coast in the US, UK and Europe. But most importantly, the Hotel Cafe is a community of discovery. Whether musicians or music fans, all realize this carefully curated roster of talent is no aberration; it is consistent, cultured and begs attention. Everyone who sets foot in Hotel Cafe is part of something special.