Detroit R&B songwriter JMSN returns to Tampa this fall

The healing happens on September 30 at Crowbar in Ybor City.

click to enlarge Detroit R&B songwriter JMSN returns to Tampa this fall

The national touring industry should be somewhat on its way to a recovery by the fall, and Christian Berishaj will be a part of the healing. Last week, the Detroit songwriter better known as Jmsn (stylized “JMSN” and pronounced like the whiskey) announced that his “Heal Me” would stop in Tampa on Thursday, Sept. 30 for a gig at Crowbar in Ybor City.

Tickets to see the songwriter, engineer and producer backed by a full band are $20-$22 and on sale now. Other Florida stops on the two-month tour include Orlando (Sept. 29) and Miami (Oct. 1).

JMSN last played Tampa’s historic entertainment district in 2019 and started playing in the Sunshine State around 2015 when he brought his greasy Jesus mane, full band and anti-Timberlake alternative R&B to clubs like Orlando’s Backbooth where he put down silky falsetto and creamy grooves.

More information on the Tampa gig is available via

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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