Who We Are

A talented group of musicians – delivering the perfect pitch…

​The award winning Toni James continues to lead the way in the music entertainments industry. Recent live performances on BBC Radio, chart success in Germany and extensive press coverage has further enhanced her reputation as a polished, sophisticated and dynamic performer.  Toni has performed internationally and throughout the UK, playing exclusive live venues, restaurants and hotels, from marquees to garden parties and even the living rooms of the rich and famous! Toni has supported soul legends Mica Paris, Solomon Burke and Ruby Turner and recently Toni’s songs were played at Anfield to 45,000 supporters.

For the last 5 years The Voice have hired Toni James as a ‘stand in singer’ so the judges can practise before the audience and contestants come into the studio. Toni has sang to Will I Am, Jennifer Hudson, Kylie, Paloma Faith, Boy George, Ricky Wilson Pixie Lott and Danny Jones.

The Toni James Band prides itself on creating the perfect atmosphere for every individual occasion. With a repertoire in excess of 120 songs, across most genres, for all ages, ranging from the great classic soul, Motown and disco, to current pop, RnB and rock anthems, we guarantee to have your guests up and dancing for what will be an unforgettable experience.

“I have worked in the entertainment industry for over 15 years, performing at high profile corporate events and weddings.  As the founder of The Toni James Band, I am proud to say that we have gained an enviable reputation within the industry for the exceptional quality of our performances, high energy, professionalism and reliability”.

The Toni James Band has the ability to adapt in terms of size/number of musicians so can therefore can be booked as anything from a 4-piece group right up to 12 members or more. The standard line-up of the band consists of vocals, keyboards, bass and drums. This particular ensemble has been entertaining our audiences for many years; providing an energetic and super slick performance that will have everybody up dancing. The 6-piece band sees the addition of our dancing horn-section. We can literally keep growing depending on your requirements, so if you fancy the addition of guitar or 2 fantastic backing vocalists or percussion, we are more than happy to add this to our line-up.

“I am proud to say that the musicians I work with in the Toni James Band are some of the best session players in the UK today. Playing for such artists as: Kylie, Queen, Vanessa Mae, Mick Hucknall, Tinchy Stryder, Craig David, Spandau Ballet, Corrine Bailey Rae, Cliff Richard, and having performed at venues/festivals such as Glastonbury, V festival, the M.E.N, Wembley Arena, the O2 Arena and the Liverpool Echo Arena and the list goes on”