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Award Winning North East Wedding Singer – Dan James

Dan James is the Award Winning Wedding Singer & Corporate Events Singer based in the North East of England. Dan James is the Preferred Durham based Wedding Singer to many top North East Hotels covering Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland Wedding Venues mainly along with our regional Premiership Football Clubs.


“Dan James has an amazingly soulful voice.  One of the finest I’ve heard” – Percy Sledge – When A Man Loves A Woman, 2009. Newcastle Vermont Hotel, Singing live to a host of Motown Legends.

“Dan helped us throughout the arrangement of our entertainments.  Nothing was too much trouble.  We highly recommend him” – Mr & Mrs, Catterham, Newcastle Wedding 2014

“Dan James is a truly brilliant wedding singer.  We reviewed a host of wedding singers before asking Dan to sing for our wedding.  We’re so glad we booked him.  Absolutely brilliant, arranged and sand for our first dance too.  Highly recommend Dan James” – Mr & Mrs. Weston, Harwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield. 2013


With a solid portfolio of work spanning the last 15 years, performing live for a host of events across the North East.  Dan has fast become one of the most trusted names entertaining audiences with a versatile approach, catering for all Black Tie Corporate, Wedding, Party Functions or for the more laid back Contemporary occasions.

The vocals behind the XBox & Playstation World-Wide release of “Rocky” based on the classic movie.  Dan has also been asked to perform on the same bill as some of the biggest names in the music and entertainment sector.

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 critical reviews and was described on the night as giving  “one of the finest portrayal of Rat Pack era music he’d heard” by the Director of Events, Mr Arthur Pitcher.

Dan has since gone on to become one of the most in demand names performing on 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, after watching Dan’s entire show, David Gest, US Concert Promoter & Major Record Producer was so impressed.  He asked Dan to perform live for his him and his touring guests which included some of music’s all time royalty and respected artists.  Dan was asked to sing live for Motown legends as Mr. Gest was so impressed.  Singing live at the prestigious 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 James has a truly beautiful voice.

I’ve worked with a lot of singers over the years and this guy has by far, one of the best voices I’ve heard”

– David Gest, US Music Producer & Concert Promoter.


If you’re planning to book or have searched for your “Durham Wedding Singer” “Sunderland Wedding Singer” or a “Newcastle Wedding Singer”  and still unsure.  Drop us an email today and we’ll get straight back.  Contact djtribute@yahoo.co.uk or on 07789 400 707 (Durham, UK).