James Henton is a dynamic and exciting performer working his magic at weddings, functions, events, pubs, parties and venues all across Bucks, Berks, London and Middlesex and occasionally further afield.
A hugely versatile entertainer, James’ music ranges from contemporary anthems to soulful acoustic ballads to upbeat sing along tunes and this huge repertoire of songs, from the “classic oldies” to the current hits, makes him the ideal musician for any occasion!
An accomplished guitarist and inspiring singer, James not only possesses the necessary musical ability but he also has the je ne sais quoi that make the difference between a musician and a performer.
With years of experience playing shows in local venues and the far corners of the world, James’ performances are polished and professional yet he has lost none of his joie de vivre, and it is clear, to anyone that gets to see this man perform, that he loves every minute of his gigs, as do his audience!
James performs regularly as a solo artist and in acoustic duos with the fantastic female singer, Magda Pring as well as Deps drummer and inimitable percussionist Marc Danecker. He also appears as the front man of the popular covers band, The Deps, who are renowned for their highly skilled members and their brilliant performances.
Whatever format James appears in you can guarantee an amazing atmosphere, a professional attitude and a must see for anyone who enjoys live music.
As well as giving the public a chance to hear his own brand of acoustic music James is dedicated to working with local venues to give new performers and established musicians a place to showcase their talent, to meet and to collaborate. He runs two open mic nights each week at the intimate and candlelit, The Falcon in Wooburn every Tuesday and the lively and prolific The Swan in Beaconsfield every Thursday.
James is a member of the musician’s union. He uses a top quality pa system suitable for almost any size venue and provides tasteful lighting to create the right atmosphere for functions and weddings. All James’ equipment is PAT tested and he holds up to £10,000,000.00 of public liability cover. (Certificates can be produced on request.)
At weddings, James can also provide an acoustic set during the meal/event or a lively acoustic set for the evening’s entertainment. He is able to play recorded music through the pa system (either supplied from the his iPod or directly from yours) during breaks. This can eliminate the need for a DJ and save money for the host!
Booking James Henton, James & Magda or The Deps is the perfect way to make sure your party, wedding, function or event will be the talk of the town and remembered for years to come!