Video: Lee Fields – “Still Hanging On” ft. Lady (Acoustic)


The ever soulful Lee Fields rolls through in his powder blue 1956 Oldsmobile for an acoustic version of “Still Hanging On” featuring Lady. He arrives in what looks like a room of a church and offers up an intimate rendition of the heartfelt and heartbreaking love song. Letting go ain’t an easy feat and Lee sure makes us feel it!

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New Release: Lee Fields – ‘Faithful Man’ + Tour Dates


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Yesterday marked the release of soul powerhouse Lee Fields’ new album, Faithful Man. Rolling Stone is hosting a full preview stream of the album, and you must listen – you’ll be undoubtedly moved and lifted with this man’s passion.

Above, you can view part one of a four part interview with the magnetic Lee. And below, catch his many tour dates, which include this week’s SXSW festival in Austin!

Tour Dates
Mar 10 Tampa, FL – Gasparilla Festival
Mar 14 – Austin, TX – SXSW
Mar 15 – Austin, TX – SXSW
Mar 17 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall Of Williamsburg
Mar 19 Leuven, Belgium – Het Depot
Mar 20 Cologne, Germany – Luxor
Mar 21 Darmstadt, Germany – Centralstation Darmstadt
Mar 22 Berlin, Germany – Lido Berlin
Mar 23 St Gallen, Switzerland – Palace St Gallen
Mar 25 Ris-Orangis, France – Le Plan Ris Orangis
Mar 27 Lille, France – Aeronef
Mar 28 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
Mar 29 Eindhoven, Netherlands – De Effenaar
Mar 30 Utrecht, Netherlands – Tivoli de Helling
Mar 31 Paris, France – La Maroquinerie
Apr 2 Antwerp, Belgium – Muziekcentrum Trix Antwerpen
Apr 3 London, England – O2 Academy Islington
Apr 4 Leeds, England – The Wardrobe
Apr 6 Manchester, England – Band on the Wall
Apr 26 Austin, TX – Continental Club
Apr 27 Houston, TX – Continental Club
Apr 28 New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks (New Orleans Jazz Fest)
May 03 Montreal, QC – L’Astral
May 04 Ottawa, ON – Ritual
May 05 Toronto, ON – The Great Hall
May 06 Hamilton, ON – This Aint Hollywood
May 08 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
May 09 Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
May 10 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
May 11 Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater
May 18 Los Angeles, CA – Exchange
May 19 San Francisco, CA – Brick and Mortar

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Photo Recap: Lee Fields And The Expressions, Fitz And The Tantrums, KING & DJ Rich Medina at SummerStage

There were trees, there was sun, there was music and gosh darn it was fun! Our annual party in the park is an NYC tradition that we all really look forward to and we want to thank all of you who came out this year to get down with us. Enjoy some photos from the Saturday, June 25th show, courtesy of Seher Sikandar, as we start plotting next year’s installment.

Giant Step Takeover Weekend Kicks Off Tonight – Fri, 6/24 – Mon, 6/27

Summer is finally here and we are ready to rumble! With 6 events over 3 days, Giant Step is taking over New York City this weekend. Featuring performances by Thievery Corporation, Raphael Saadiq, Katy B, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Fitz & The Tantrums, KING, Louie Vega, Pucho Brown & His Latin Soul Brothers, and so many more, whatever you are in the mood for, we got it for you.

Tonight, at Williamsburg Waterfront, Thievery Corporation takes the stage with special guests Raphael Saadiq, Dam-Funk & Master Blazter. Doors open at 5:30pm and show starts at 6:15 come rain or shine.

Tomorrow, Saturday June 25th, Giant Step’s annual party at SummerStage, Central Park marks the official start of summer for us featuring Lee Fields & The Expressions, Fitz & The Tantrums, KING, and DJ Rich Medina. Doors open at 3pm, and show starts at 4pm. This is pure fun in the sun, so come out and bring the kids too!

After recouping from all the sun and fun at SummerStage, make your way over to FOUR at YOTEL New York for the SummerStage after-party, and the first event in our YOTEL New York Weekender series (yes more of this goodness to come every month until the end of November). Music will be provided by Louie Vega, and live performances by Anané and Josh Milan, this party kicks off at 10pm and will keep bumping as long as you do. We are keeping the list open until the last possible minute for this event so tell all your friends, and tell them to bring all their friends too!

Sunday Brunch in New York is practically an official institution at this point in the game. As part of our YOTEL Weekender we invite you to make reservations for this all you can eat brunch at Dohyo at YOTEL New York that will feature music by DJ Bobbito Garcia, and live performances by Pucho and His Latin Soul Brothers. After the brunch is over (4pm) head on upstairs to the Terrace at YOTEL to get down to the sounds of Libation with DJ Ian Friday, Manchildblack, and Afro Mosaic Soul.

Just because its Monday doesn’t mean the weekend is over. Giant Step and Steve Madden Music want to introduce you to a fresh new face from across the big pond, and we promise it will be worth the outing on a school night. Get ready to meet London’s latest dubstep sensation, Katy B, in an intimate stripped down performance with special guest DJ Dhundee behind the DJ booth. Since the event will be at Le Bain, The Standard New York, don’t forget to bring your bathing suite.

Update: KING (NY Debut) to Replace Andreya Triana at SummerStage – 6/25

KING will play their much anticipated New York City debut at our SummerStage party this Saturday, June 25th, joining the line up to replace previously announced Andreya Triana. In case you haven’t heard of this group yet, get ready to be excited. A sublime blend of 3 female voices delivering original soul material that will take you out of the ordinary. With only one release under their belt, The Story EP, these ladies are making what they do seem easy and garnering fans like Prince and Erykah Badu for whom they already have opened. Make sure you stop by the park on Saturday and bring some friends with you because Giant Step is taking over the city this weekend.

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