Heston’s music is beautiful, lyrically refreshing, vocally and melodically unique, timeless, rich and soulful. He has been compared to legendary artists such as Marvin Gaye and Leon Ware. Heston possesses one of those rare, “instant classic” voices – nostalgic, yet very much his own style.
This Dominican born, Atlanta based, ‘Love Junkie’ is a hot-blooded man, unabashedly romantic, allowing listeners to enter his most intimate spaces and thoughts. With his polished voice, passion for delivering stellar music, and loyal and growing fan base, Heston is poised to make a legendary impact on the music world.Heston is a perfectionist and he defines his journey as a full-time musician, composer, songwriter and producer.
Heston lives and loves great music. His music is accompanied by a full band with foundational rhythms that stem back to his island roots, comprised of percussion, horns, acoustic and electric guitars, leaving audiences captivated. He has mesmerized his audiences all over the World, including London, France, Holland, Japan, UAE- Doha, Middle East, Portugal, Spain and Australia. He has shared the stage with India Arie, Emili Sande, Wycliffe, George Clinton, Kanye West – just to name a few. Heston will soon begin his Transparency 2016 Tour around the globe.
In 2020, the covid pandemic changed the game. At home and restless, Heston decided to use that time to explore the world of visual arts. He bought a used canvas, spent $30 on a starter kit, and since then he continues to evolve as a visual artist.
A true creative, Heston went from never painting to selling paintings in the thousands within the first few months of picking up a paint brush! A friend said, “you must have had this talent hidden, deep down in your back pocket…a natural gift, rivaling that of your music and songwriting.” He continues to hone his craft, forever developing as a visual and musical artist, celebrating and uplifting blackness, and doing his part in moving the culture forward.
Heston Francis’ “Art Is The Show: Music. Art. Life” will be featured in an upcoming VIBE Sessions with jessica Care moore on Saturday March 18th @ The Carr Center Performance Studio.