2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: ASCAP

James TW

Friday, March 18
10:00PM - 10:40PM


Listen to When You Love Someone


James TW is no ordinary teenager. The British 18-year-old is a soulful singer-songwriter with a big voice and even bigger aspirations.

“I want people to hear my music and think ‘how did that guy describe the way I feel’,” James says, and he succeeds. Recently signed to iconic label Island Records as one of the youngest artists on their roster, James has managed to develop a wholly unique sound and lyrics that capture real, relatable emotion.

James grew up in a small English village two hours outside of London. His father, who plays guitar in a wedding band as a hobby, came home one day to find James banging on the drum kit. Shortly thereafter, the band’s drummer wasn’t able to make it to a show. “It was either let the ten-year-old play or cancel the gig,” James remembers. “So they let me play and I just fell in love with performing.”

Since that day, James’ passion for music has grown exponentially. Naturally gifte...

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