North East Wedding Band & Corporate Entertainment

The best live music for your reception, ceremony or event

The Paul James Band is a professional wedding and function band based in the North East of England available to perform for your Wedding, Corporate Event, Function, Dinner Dance, Christmas Party, University Ball and other such occasion where the right music will make all the difference.

The band has an impressive track record having played at hundreds of weddings, parties, balls and major corporate functions in the last fifteen years.

Wedding Music for Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, Durham, The Lake District, The Borders and the UK

Whilst most of the time we will perform at a wedding, party, ball or event in the Northeast we regularly travel the UK and, on occasion, work abroad.

Contact us to discuss your event now!

phone us on 07711 140805 07711 140805 email us on

Upcoming Public Performances

April 2015
Sunday 12thMarco Pierre White's At Hotel Indigo, Newcastle - Info
Thursday 16thHoochie Coochie, Newcastle - Info
Saturday 18thTemple Park, South Shields - Info
Sunday 19thMarco Pierre White's At Hotel Indigo, Newcastle - Info
June 2015
Saturday 20thSouthport Theatre & Convention Centre - Info

Giglist provided by Fixagig

Full list of public engagements at Fixagig


Live 4-6 Piece Band

High quality sound & light system



Live 4-6 Piece Band

High quality sound & light system


Afternoon live background music
Live DJ with additional lights 'til 1.00am


Live 4-6 Piece Band

High quality sound & light system

Afternoon live background music

Live DJ with additional lights 'til 1.00am

Your own Tailor-Made set, You Choose!

Modern Chart:
Popular Chart Hits from recent years

Timeless Cool:
Popular Soul and Funk to put the 'groove' in to your party

The very best dance floor fillers from the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s

Swing Favourites:
Sophisticated swing from Sinatra to Buble

OR Just leave it to us

We'll be happy to prepare a set for you by selecting the very best from our vast repertoire of songs to keep your guests on the dance floor. Here's one of our recent set lists:

  • Moves Like Jagger
  • Human
  • Forget You
  • Mr Brightside
  • Don't Stop Believing
  • Get Lucky
  • Valerie
  • Brown Eyed Girl
  • You Got The Love
  • Sex Is On Fire


Latest News

Massive Thanks To Everyone Who Booked Us In 2014!

2014 was the busiest year we've had so far and we'd like to thank everyone who booked us and invited us to be a part of their event.

We look forward to continuing to provide quality live music for our clients in 2015 and beyond.  We were delighted to be booked once again by the following venues for their Christmas Parties last month: Beamish Hall, Matfen Hall, Jesmond Dene House, Gosforth Park Marriott, Marco Pierre White's, St Bees School and Catterick Garrison.

To see more pictures from our recent events and find out more about what we do visit our Facebook and Twitter pages.

2015 Residency at Marco's

We're looking forward to performing most Sunday nights from 7.00 - 10.00pm at the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse at Hotel Indigo, Newcastle.  The award-winning 100-seater restaurant and bar with a great atmosphere, amazing food and friendly staff is now one of the most popular venues in the region and is regularly fully booked. 

We'll be playing some 'un-plugged' pop songs and standards including songs by John Legend, Emilie Sande and Ella Fitzgerald - sometimes as a trio and sometimes our solo guitar/vocalist.

To reserve a table or find out more call 0191 3009222 or visit

The Sage Gateshead, 5th July 2015

"When a group of friends who have sold out concerts and award winning comedy shows decide to have a party on stage you get something special!"

Join us once again with our 12-Piece Band, Glen and the stars from the BBC2 hit comedy show Hebburn - Jason Cook, Steffen Peddie & Neil Grainger - at The Sage Gateshead on 5th July at 8pm for another unforgettable evening of music and comedy. 

Tickets will sell out fast for this event.  Ticket Office:0191 4434661   £22.50   £20.50   (includes £1.50 handling fee) 

Summer Sax - Great Value Wedding Packages

We provide music to make your wedding, party or corporate event a very special occasion - both day AND night.

Check out our great value entertainment packages which include music for your wedding ceremony, drinks reception and wedding breakfast as well as the north's leading party band for your evening do.

Visit our solo sax page to hear Graham's demos:

Call 07711 140805 or email to get a quote for your tailor-made wedding entertainment package from Summer Sax in the garden to a party on the dance floor 'til the small hours.

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Contact us to discuss your event now!

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