Janine Johnson 'Soul in the City'

With Special Guests: Lifford Shillingford

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Last Show: Friday 8 th July 2022

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

British soul diva Janine Johnson hosts a night for lovers of 'Old Skool' soul and jazz. Celebrating the great soul classics to the finest sounds of the new generation. If you are passionate about soul, RnB, and or jazz music and like artists such as Gwen McCrae, Chaka Khan, Jocelyn Brown, James Brown, The Staple Singers, The Brand-New Heavies, Incognito...This night is for you. 
'Soul in the City' is your quarterly soul inspired sanctuary bringing exciting new guests to share and delight. On the night Janine will be joined by a very special guest Lifford Shillingford (Artful Dodger, BGT golden Buzzer Winner). Janine and Lifford make an exciting Soul In The City pairing.

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“With a voice of smooth velvet and a body to die for, Janine Johnson embodies SOUL”

Sarah Jane Morris (The Communards)


BGT Golden Buzzer Winner and featured vocalist on Artful Dodger’s hit track, ‘Please Don’t Turn Me On’, joins Janine Johnson for what promises to be a Soul In The City to remember.

A career spanning over 25 years in the music industry, this South London velvet voiced soul singer began his career in the 90s supporting Gabrielle and E17 as a member of the boy band Public Demand. His collaborations and performances include: Jools Holland, Incognito, Joey Negro and many more.


Host of Soul In The City for the last 7 years, Janine Johnson, as well as being a rising solo artist on the Jazz/Soul music scene, she is a lead vocalist with the Westcoast Soulstars, Cool Million and Urban Voices Collective.  She works internationally with her Soul Diva shows and regularly in the music industry as a backing vocalist and session singer. Her collaborations include: Ian Shaw, Paloma Faith, Bobby McFerrin, Cool Million, Take That, George Michael, Ray Davies, The Who, Kaiser Chiefs, Sarah Jane Morris, David Arnold and the list continues.