Dan James is the Award Winning Vocalist & Event Host, based in the North East of England. One of the most in demand Entertainers working with top venues across the North East region. Your specialist in Wedding Breakfast & Corporate Event Vocals.
Dan James, 2013.
With a solid portfolio of work spanning the last 15 years, performing live for a host of events. These are just a few of the highlights to date.
In 2005, Dan worked alongside the late Amy Winehouse at the V.I.P. Grand Opening of Aspers Casino in Newcastle, UK. His Rat Pack style won several top critic reviews and helped promote Dan in to the corporate network across the North East region.
“Dan is a very good entertainer with a great voice” – Amy Winehouse, 5 x Grammy Award & 3 times Ivor Novello Award Winner
“Dan puts over one of the finest Rat Pack Swing performances” – Director of Events, VIP Night, Aspers Casino, Newcastle, UK.
In 2009, David Gest, US Concert Promoter & Major Record Producer was so impressed with Dan’s vocals, he booked Dan to sing live for is Motown Legends UK Tour Guests at the Vermont Hotel in Newcastle, UK.
This guest list included some of the music industry legends of all time;
- Percy Sledge “When a Man Loves A Woman”
- Russell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics (the original Lead Singer of all The Stylistics’ Hits
- Peabo Bryson – Grammy Award Winner for his work on Disney’s 1992 movie “Beauty & The Beast”and with Celine Dion in 1993 with “A Whole New World” from the Disney classic movie “Aladdin”
- Jimmy Ruffin – “What becomes of the broken hearted”
- Billy Paul – “Me & Mrs Jones”
- Candi Staton – “Young Hearts, Run Free”
- Deniece Williams – “Let’s Hear It For The Boy”
- Freda Payne – “Band of Gold”
“Dan has a truly great soulful voice” – Percy Sledge