Dan James – Award Winning Solo Vocalist
Dan will be performing exclusively live for SAFC home match day corporate hospitality for the 2012/13 season.
- Mr & Mrs. H Cleverley, 2011. Wedding, Durham.
“Danielle and I would like to thank you again Dan for performing at our wedding. Everyone commented on how good you were. thanks again”
- Andrew & Danielle – Wedding, South Causey Inn, County Durham – May 2013.
In 2009, David Gest was in the Newcastle area to promote his UK tour. Having heard Dan singing by chance, Mr Gest stayed to watch the full performance. Knocked out by his quality vocals, he then booked Dan to sing for all his Motown tour stars ahead of his UK tour at a specially arranged VIP event.
“Dan James has a truly beautiful voice” – David Gest, US Concert Promoter & Major Record label Producer.
“Dan James is genuinely a great guy to work with, a very good entertainer with a great voice” - Amy Winehouse (5 x Grammy Award Winner, 3 x Ivor Novello Award Winner & Brits Award Winner)
With the ability to performing any style required from Swing to Rock and songs ranging from Michael Buble to The Killers. Dan’s diversity in song makes him many private and corporate booker’s 1st choice artist.
In 2009, by request, Dan was asked to sing live for the VIP tour guests of David Gest ahead of his UK tour at The Prestigious Vermont Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne. The guest list included some of the biggest names in music history and to be asked to sing live for these people was the highlight of Dan’s career to date.
Performing live for an all star audience including:
Motown and Soul Grammy Winning “Rock N Roll Hall of Fame” legend -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 in 1992 for his performance of the song “Beauty and the Beast” with Céline Dionand another in 1993 for “A Wholw New World” (Aladdin’s Theme)
Other Soul Legends on the tour who attended the party included:
- Jimmy Ruffin – “What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted”
- Billy Paul – “Me & Mrs Jones”
- Candi Staton – “Young Hearts Run Free”
- Deniece Williams – “Lets Hear It For The Boy”
- Freda Payne – “Band of Gold”
- Dorothy Moore – “Misty Blue”
- William Bell / Jean Knight / Kim Weston
Most recently, Dan was asked to host and perform live at the popular X Factor night at Ramside Hall & Hardwick Hall in Durham, hosting and performing live supports to Jamie “Afro” Aracher, Stacey Solomon, Ray Quinn, Andy Abraham and Journey South.
Song Writing Projects:
Following Dan’s early singing career working within rock bands writing and performing. His work was picked up on by the creative projects team at Rage Software. They asked Dan if he would become involved on the music writing process for the game development of the movie classic “Rocky”.
The music was described as “Ground Breaking” on it’s release by specialist magazines and critics. On release, the game won world-wide appreciation world-wide in many gaming publications. The game was the fastest selling game in the USA in it’s first week of release and went on to become No. 1 in the games charts in countries around the world including the USA & UK and smashed sales records in the gaming market.
Should you have an event or would like to book Dan, our diary is booked on a first come basis. Please call us on 07789 400 707 or e-mail email@example.com to reserve your booking.