• February 4, 2013
  • By Toni James
  • Comments Off on Clients and Events
  • in Testimonials

Clients and Events

The Toni James Band recently won the coveted “Best Wedding Entertainment in the North West” at the Wedding Industry Awards. This is a particularly satisfying achievement as the award reflects the views of our clients who took the time to vote for us.  We are simply overwhelmed and humbled by the number of votes and all the kind words expressed. 

Having firmly established ourselves as one of the top acts in the North West we can often be seen performing at many of the regions premier events and venues. Some of our recent highlights are detailed as follows:

  • Performing at Sir Alex Ferguson’s Charity Golf Day at The Belfry Birmingham and Gala Dinner at the LCC.
  • Invited to perform for former Prime Ministers Gordon Brown and Tony Blair in Whitehall, London.
  • Performing to Sir Richard Branson on his visit to Liverpool.
  • Delighting over 2000 students at Liverpool University Leaver’s Ball, along side Radio One celebrity DJ Scott Mills, at The Echo Arena.
  • Providing the evenings wedding entertainment for the daughter of Olympic Champion Kriss Akabusi MBE.
  • Performing alongside TV royalty, Ant & Dec to over 2,000 guests at an amazing business awards event.
  • Performing to the cast, press and special guests at the opening night of both Legally Blonde and Hairspray at the Liverpool Empire.
  • Providing the evenings entertainment at The NHS awards at Blackpool Tower.
  • Rocking with 5,000 students at The Farmers Ball at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens.
  • Provided floor-filling entertainment at the prestigious Repton School Leavers Ball for the 5th consecutive year!!

The Toni James Band continues to perform at numerous weddings all over the country in such places as the…

  • Grosvenor and Crabwell Manor, Chester
  • The Palm House and Knowsley Hall, Liverpool
  • Formby Hall, Meols Hall and The Vincent Hotel, Southport
  • The Lowry, the Hilton and Radisson, Manchester
  • Manchester Town Hall and Davenport Green House
  • Belle Époque and Inglewood Manor
  • Hillbark Hotel and Thornton Manor, Wirral
  • Ripley Castle and the Majestic Hotel, Harrogate
  • Dundas Castle and The Lodge, Scotland
  • Swann Hotel and Castle Inn Hotel, the Lake District
  • Arley Hall, Crewe Hall and Sandhole Oak Barn, Cheshire
  • Danesfield House, London

The 8-piece band performed at the wedding of the owner of, the sophisticated bar chain, The Living Room, and also did a wedding for the MD of Virgin Holidays.

The Toni James band has become established as one of the top acts in the North West and was given the honour of performing at the opening of the Liverpool One shopping complex. Toni also proudly performed at Liverpool FC’s Christmas Parties, and has been a regular performer at the Grand National for the last 6 years and also at the Chester Races over the Christmas period. The Liverpool Empire has used the band many times for after show parties and launch show events.

Students balls that Toni’s band has performed at: The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts’ Graduation Ball, Liverpool University, and the prestigious Repton School. Such was Toni’s impact that she has been invited to sing at the Repton Leavers’ Ball 2 years running, and they have already booked her for 2010. The band has also performed at product launches for Aston Martin and Bentley, the opening of Manchester’s Max Mara store, and for 3 years at the Boodle and Dunthorne’s Winter Ball at the Grosvenor Hotel, Chester.