Last Wednesday, up-and-coming British R&B singer Jacob Banks took over Lincoln Hall (2424 N Lincoln Ave) for Night 22 of Red Bull’s 30 Days in Chicago. Born in Nigeria, Jacob moved to Birmingham, England at age 13. Banks introduced himself to the world with his debut EP The Monologue, which earned him supporting slots on tours with Emeli Sandé, Sam Smith, and Alicia Keys.
About Red Bull Sound Select:
Red Bull Sound Select is an accelerator for music artists. We support them by collaborating on ambitious projects and ideas; using the strength of our global network together with a collective of artists, creatives, and events to accelerate their growth. The network consists of 20 city residencies, 200+ events each year, 250+ artists, 50 partners and a growing list of our own festivals like 30 Days and 3 Days.
Red Bull Sound Select has released several two-song digital singles and EPs from its top hand-picked artists, including: