The Toni James Band
Toni James, the founder and lead singer of The Toni James Band. We have gained an enviable reputation within the music industry for exceptional quality, high-energy performances, professionalism and reliability. We have delighted audiences at some of the country’s most prestigious weddings and events including performances at Gleneagles, Scotland; The Grosvenor, Chester; The Echo Arena, Liverpool and The Lowry, Manchester. In addition to this, the group has performed to the former Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, at Whitehall in London and to Sir Richard Branson.
Our success is attributed to having a simple and clear focus: we remain passionate about live music and passionate about client satisfaction.
Although based in the north west of England, we employ a core group of musicians from across the UK. The band features some of the most talented session players in the UK, who have played with artists such as Vanessa-Mae, Natasha Bedingfield, Craig David, Olly Murs, Spandau Ballet, Sir Cliff Richard, Ruby Turner to name but a few.
The Toni James Band
Toni James has performed internationally and throughout the UK, touring lounge bars, nightclubs, restaurants and hotels, from marquees to garden parties and even the living rooms of the rich and famous! Exclusive live performance’s on BBC Radio programs Manchester, Merseyside, Cambridge and Belfast has helped Toni gain a reputation as a polished and sophisticated performer. Space Magazine voted Toni one of Liverpool’s top 100 coolest people and she has received extensive press coverage in such magazines as Blues and Soul, Echoes, Time Out and Star Magazine. Toni has supported soul legends Mica Paris, Solomon Burke and Ruby Turner.
Toni prides herself on creating the perfect atmosphere for every individual occasion. With over a 120 strong repertoire, the band plays a range of genres for all ages ranging from classic R and Blues, to current pop, soul and disco that is guaranteed to have all of your guests up to dance.
The Toni James Band musicians are among some of the best session players in the UK today. Playing for such artists: Vanessa Mae, Natasha Bedingfield, Tinchy Stryder, Craig David, Spandau Ballet, Corrine Bailey Rae, Cliff Richard, John Legend and having performed at venues/festivals such as Glastonbury, V festival, the M.E.N, Wembley Arena, the O2 Arena, Liverpool Echo Arena and Ronnie Scotts.