Erthe St James


A native from the Westside of Chicago. This Modern Soul singer has obtained the ability to intertwine genres to create his own unique blend of Soul, Jazz, & Funk.

Playing Chicago venues, with his band, The ErtheTones, such as City Winery, Untitled Supper Club, House of Blues, Navy Pier, The California Clipper, The Promontory, and opening for artist such as Erykah Badu, Estelle, Mali Music, SUCH, Rudy Currence, Conya Doss, Tye Tribbet, & Nikki Giovani.

£rthe has been featured on the albums, R.O.E’s “LIVE in Chicago” [2015], Lili K’s “Ruby” [2015], The whoEVERs?’s “Marathon” [2016], Tovi Khali’s, “French Quarter Style” [2017], Neak’s “KWESBAAR” [2019], R.O.E’s “Radiant” [2020], Flowers For The Living’s “Bouquet of Beautiful” [2021] and on the 2017 documentary, “Got The Love: A Soul Music Documentary”. £rthe has also been featured on Chicago’s WGN Mid-Day News.

£rthe can be seen on supporting vocals as a member of Sam Thousand & The Soul Vortex and also apart of Harold Green’s , Flowers For The Living [FFTL] Collective.