South African Pop Singer, Jann Klose, to Perform at The Linda
ALBANY – On May 21st, Jann Klose, a pop-singer from South Africa, will be performing at The Linda. Raised in Kenya, South Africa, Germany, and the United States, Klose has led an award-winning career, releasing six albums and two EPs. The doors will open at 7:00 pm with an 8:00 pm show time.
Klose’s latest song, “Sugar My” (Honey Rose Records) is at 70 and rising on the MediaBase Top 40 charts. and his two recent singles, “Love You the Most” and “Pilot Light” have accumulated over 5 million streams across all platforms. “Love You the Most” (part of the soundtrack to the Amazon film Married Young) broke Top 40 radio in the United States, peaking at #49.
Jann is an ambassador for Desmond Tutu’s TutuDesk campaign and Brick by Brick Uganda. He is the singing voice of Tim Buckley in the movie “Greetings from Tim Buckley” (Universal). His songs have been heard on the Grammy® nominated Healthy Food For Thought compilation, charted in the Billboard Top 10 compilation Action Moves People United, as well as MTV Cribs and movies Dead Broke (Warner Bros) featuring Paul Sorvino and One Little Finger, alongside Quincy Jones, Siedah Garrett and Julian Lennon. He has performed as an actor and singer in touring companies of Broadway musicals, including Jesus Christ Superstar, Jekyll and Hyde, and The Who’s Tommy as well as made for TV movies, voice overs and commercials. Jann has won 4 Independent Music Awards (IMAs).
In 2020, Jann launched his podcast, Making Sound with Jann Klose. Recent episodes have featured industry legends like Annie Haslam (Renaissance), Frank Bello (Anthrax), and Simon Kirke (Bad Company), actor/songwriter Michael O’Keefe (Caddyshack, the Great Santini).
Jann tours year-‘round in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia and has opened for and collaborated with a wide range of artists including Pat Benatar, John Oates of Hall and Oates, Suzanne Vega, Renaissance’s Annie Haslam, The Yardbirds and Jim McCarty, Rosanne Cash, Paula Cole, Brett Dennen, Karen Zoid, Shekhinah, Carrie Newcomer, Alicia Madison, The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn, Gary Lucas, Jeffrey Gaines, Elliott Murphy, Rusted Root, Pete Seeger and Les Paul.
Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. To purchase your tickets, please click here.