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James Blain Music Presents
Now booking two exciting live entertainment acts: James' Blain Virtual One Man Band and the duo Lori D. and Jimmy B.
James Blain Virtual One Man Band
James's solo act is comprised of him playing guitar, harmonica and singing accompanied by recorded band and back-up tracks. James includes comedy and impersonations into his performance.
James offers a variety of music genres in his show. They range from Carribbean paradise music to high energy danceable rock tunes. His sets include 50's and 60's tunes, old and new country favorites, classic, southern and pop rock, blues and even older classics from the 30's and 40's. Something for all age groups. Check out the samples provided here.
James began playing guitar and singing at the young age of 8. After college,he toured the country as a solo act playing venues from Miami and Fort Lauderdale to Nashville, Las Vegas, Reno and Lake Tahoe.
After moving to northern California in 1981, James played in a number of bands all over the Bay Area as lead singer and guitarist. He opened for numerous recording artists in medium and large venues including: Jerry Garcia, Steve Hackett of Genesis, Commander Cody, Taj Mahal, Jonathan Edwards, and Richie Havens, just to name a few.
James's wide dynamic vocal range shifts from a smooth angelic to a classic raspy sound. He is a virtuoso guitar player.
When it comes to the Voice, the wow factor comes from the vocal ability of Lori D. Originally from Cincinnati,Ohio, Lori moved here in 2003. When her brother had a band and they sat the seven-year-old Lori on top of the speaker to sing, they had no idea what they inspired. Her love of music gave her the drive and ambition to pursue a musical career. Her influences run the gamut from A to Z and she truly has the ability to sing the phone book. She has been singing locally and turning heads for years. Her crowd interaction enables everyone to be part of the show and gets the people up dancing. Lori’s explosive vocals will take you from Adele to Journey, Heart, Lady Gaga, Pat Benatar, Gretchen Wilson, Janis Joplin, Fleetwood Mac, all the way to Led Zeppelin. When you go see a Lori D show, you get a combination of a dance party and a kick-ass rock and roll concert of all your favorite artists!
James Blain Channel
Rock n Blues
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