Thomas James

Thomas James - Biography

Multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter Thomas James was destined for a life in the music industry. From an early age, he was exposed to a musical family and well accomplished musicians and decided to take the leap into his own career in music. Having broad exposure to various musical genres, his unmistakeable influences are classic Soul, Pop and Funk.

Thomas has successfully completed his study at ‘Hunter School of Performing Arts’ in Broadmeadow and the ‘Talent Development Project’ (TDP) in Sydney. He has also attended songwriting workshops held by Gina Jeffreys and Rod McCormack to increase his song-writing ability. For six years (2013-2019), Thomas has performed as a featured artist in the arena spectacular ‘Star Struck’, as well as journeying onto the musical theatre stage and performing alongside multi-award-winning artists such as Gina Jeffreys, Beccy Cole, Bella and Lyn Bowtell. His passion, enthusiasm and drive for a life in music are set to take him on an exciting and fulfilling journey. Thomas also teaches music lessons (including piano, guitar and singing) to share his passion of music.


Thomas is currently performing in venues around Newcastle area as a solo artist. He is also spending his time working in his home studio, recording covers and demos to share to the world. Thomas is determined for an exciting future in the music industry, and continuously works hard to increase his skills and knowledge and make the most out of his talent.

Thomas James - Sample Setlist


20 Good Reasons - Thirsty Merc

2002 - Anne-Marie

3AM - Matchbox 20

867-5309 (Jenny) - Tommy Tutone


The A Team - Ed Sheeran

Accidentally in Love - Counting Crows

Adore You - Harry Styles

All Night Long - Lionel Richie

Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again - Angels

Amazing - Alex Lloyd

Animal - Neon Trees

Apologise - One Republic

April Sun in Cuba - Dragon

Are You Old Enough - Dragon

As It Was - Harry Styles

Attention - Charlie Puth


Baby One More Time - Britney Spears

Bad Case of Lovin’ You - Robert Palmer

Bad Day - Daniel Porter

Bad Habits - Ed Sheeran

Banana Pancakes - Jack Johnson

Better Be Home Soon - Crowded House

Big Jet Plane - Angus and Julia Stone

Billie Jean - Michael Jackson

Black & Gold - Sam Sparro

Black or White - Michael Jackson

Blame it on the Boogie - The Jackson 5

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd

Blister in the Sun - Violent Femmes

Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke

Boot Scootin' Boogie - Brooks & Dunn

Boys Light Up - Australian Crawl

Breakeven - The Script

Breaking Free - High School Musical

Brother - Matt Corby

Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison

Budapest - George Ezra


Cake By the Ocean - DNCE

California Gurls - Katy Perry

Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen

Can’t Feel My Face - The Weeknd

Can’t Stop the Feeling - Justin Timberlake

Careless Whispers - George Michael

Castle on the Hill - Ed Sheeran

Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol

Chicken Fried - Zac Brown Band

Classic - MKTO

Clocks - Coldplay

Closer - Ne-Yo

Closing Time - Semisonic

Coming Home - Sheppard

Counting Stars - One Republic

Crazy - Gnarles Barkley

Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen

Creep - Radiohead



Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen

Dancing in the Moonlight - Toploader

Dancing on the Ceiling - Lionel Richie

Dancing with a Stranger - Sam Smith

December 1963 (Oh What a Night) - The Four Seasons

Demons - Imagine Dragons

Don’t - Ed Sheeran

Don’t Dream It’s Over - Crowded House

Don’t Stop - Fleetwood Mac

Don’t Stop Believing - Journey

Dream Catch Me - Newton Faulkner

Drops of Jupiter - Train

Dynamite - Taio Cruz



Electric Feel - MGMT

Escape (The Pina Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes

Everlong - Foo Fighters

Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) - Backstreet Boys

Everybody Talks - Neon Trees

Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears

Eye of the Tiger - Survivor



Faith - George Michael

Fall At Your Feet - Crowded House

Fast Car - Tracy Chapman

Fix You - Coldplay

Flametrees - Cold Chisel 

Footloose - Kenny Loggins

Forget You - Cee Lo Green

Free Fallin’ - Tom Petty

Fresh Eyes - Andy Grammer


Geronimo - Sheppard

Get Lucky - Daft Punk

Get Set - Taxi Ride

Girls Like You - Maroon 5

Gives You Hell - All-American Rejects

Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac

Good Riddance - Green Day

Grace Kelly - Mika

Gravity - John Mayer

Grenade - Bruno Mars



Halo - Beyonce

Hello - Lionel Richie

Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles

Here I Go Again - Whitesnake

Here Without You - 3 Doors Down

Hey Leonardo - Blessid Union of Souls

Hey There Delilah - Plain White T’s

Hey Ya - Outkast

Hey, Soul Sister - Train

Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar

Hold Back the River - James Bay

Hooked on A Feeling - Blue Swede

Hot in Here - Nelly

The Horses - Darryl Braithwaite

Hotel California - The Eagles



I Don’t Care - Ed Sheeran

I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith

I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues - Elton John

​I Just Died in Your Arms - Cutting Crew

I Kissed a Girl - Katy Perry

I Knew You Were Trouble - Taylor Swift

I Lived - One Republic

I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For - U2

I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys

I Want To Know What Love Is - Foreigner

I Want You Back - The Jackson 5

I Was Made for Lovin’ You - Kiss

I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons

I Won't Back Down - Tom Petty

I'll Be There For You - Rembrandts

I’m A Believer - Monkees

I’m Yours - Jason Mraz

IDGAF - Dua Lipa

Imagine - John Lennon

In the Summertime - Thirsty Merc

Isn’t She Lovely - Stevie Wonder



Jessie’s Girl - Rick Springfield

The Joker - Steve Miller Band

Just the Two of Us - Bill Withers

Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars



Kiss - Prince



Last Friday Night (TGIF) - Katy Perry

Learn to Fly - Foo Fighters

Learning to Fly - Tom Petty

Leave Me Alone - P!nk

Lego House - Ed Sheeran

Let Her Go - Passenger

Let it Be - The Beatles

Let Me Down Easy - Shepparrd

Let Me Love You - Mario

Let Me Love You - Ne-Yo

Levitating - Dua Lipa

Life is a Highway - Rascal Flats

Listen to the Music - The Doobie Brothers

Little Wonders - Rob Thomas

Livin’ on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars

Lost in Japan - Shawn Mendez

Love on Top - Beyonce

Love Story - Taylor Swift

Love Yourself - Justin Bieber

Lover (You Don't Treat Me No Good No More) - Sonia Dada


Magic - Coldplay

Mamma Mia - Abba

Man in the Mirror - Michael Jackson

The Middle - Jimmy Eat World

The Middle - Zedd

Miss Independent - Ne-Yo

Mr. Brightside - The Killers

Mustang Sally - The Commitments



Need You Now - Lady A

Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley

Never Tear Us Apart - INXS

No Diggity - Blackstreet

No Scrubs - TLC



One of These Nights - The Eagles

Opportunity - Pete Murray



Play That Funky Music - Cherry

Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard

PYT - Michael Jackson



Party in the USA - Miley Cyrus

Payphone - Maroon 5

Photograph - Ed Sheeran

Play That Funky Music - Cherry

Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard

Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People

Put Your Records On - Corinne Bailey Rae


Radioactive - Imagine Dragons

Rewrite the Stars - The Greatest Showman

Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac

Riptide - Vance Joy

Roar - Katy Perry

Rock Your Body - Justin Timberlake

Rocket Man - Elton John

Rude - MAGIC!

Run to Paradise - The Choirboys

Run to You - Bryan Adams



Saturday Sun - Vance Joy

Save Tonight - Eagle-Eye Cherry

Say My Name - Destiny’s Child

Scar - Missy Higgins

Send Me on My Way - Rusted Root

September - Earth, Wind & Fire

Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon

Shake It - Metro Station

Shallow - Lady Gaga

Shape of You - Ed Sheeran

She Looks So Perfect - 5SOS

She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5

She’s So High - Tal Bachman

Shut Up and Dance - Walk the Moon

Simply The Best - Tina Turner

Sing - Ed Sheeran

Slow Dancing in a Burning Room - John Mayer

Slow Hands - Niall Horan

Smooth - Santana

So Sick - Ne-Yo

Solid Rock - Goanna

Somebody Like You - Keith Urban

Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye

Something Just Like This - Coldplay

Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne

Stand By Me - Ben E. King

Stay - Justin Bieber

Stay - Rihanna

Stay With Me - Sam Smith

Stayin’ Alive - Bee Gees

Steal My Girl - One Direction

Steer - Missy Higgins

Straight Lines - Silverchair

Stuck In the Middle With You - Stealers Wheel

Sugar - Maroon 5

Summer of ’69 - Bryan Adams

Sunday Morning - Maroon 5

Superstition - Stevie Wonder

Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond

Sweet Child o’Mine - Guns N’ Roses

Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Sweet Disposition - Temper Trap



Take It Easy - The Eagles

Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus

Teenage Dreams - Katy Perry

Tennessee Whiskey - Chris Stapleton

That’s Freedom - John Farnham

There’s Nothing Holding Me Back - Shawn Mendez

These Days - Powder Finger

This Love - Maroon 5

Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper

Tiny Dancer - Elton John

Tip of My Tongue - Diesel

To Her Door - Paul Kelly

Tonight Tonight - Hot Chelle Rae

Toxic - Britney Spears

Treasure - Bruno Mars

Treat You Better - Shawn Mendez

Tribute - Tenacious D

Two Princes - Spin Doctors


Umbrella - Rihanna

Underneath the Radar - Underworld

Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars

Use Somebody - Kings of Leon



Valerie - Amy Winehouse

Viva La Vida - Coldplay


Wagon Wheel - Darius Rucker

Waiting on the World to Change - John Mayer

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!

Walking in Memphis - Marc Cohn

Walking on Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves

WannaBe - Spice Girls

Want to Want Me - Jason Derulo

Watermelon Sugar - Harry Styles

The Way It Is - Bruce Hornsby

We Are Never Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift

We Don’t Talk Anymore - Charlie Puth

What I Like About You - The Romantics

What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction

What’s My Scene - Hoodoo Gurus

What’s Up - 4 Non Blondes

Wherever You Will Go - The Calling

Wicked Game - Chris Isaak

Wild World - Cat Stevens

Wish You Well - Bernard Fanning

Without You - David Guetta ft. Usher

Wonderwall - Oasis



Yeah 3x - Chris Brown

Yellow - Coldplay

You Make My Dreams Come True - Hall & Oates

You’re the Voice - John Farnham

Young Blood - 5SOS

Your Body is a Wonderland - John Mayer

Your Song - Elton John


Zombie - The Cranberries

Love Songs

A Thousand Years - Christina Perri

A Whole New World - Aladdin

All of Me - John Legend

Better Together - Jack Johnson

Burn For You - John Farnham

Can’t Help Falling in Love - Elvis Presley

Come on Get Higher - Matt Nathanson

Every Breath You Take - The Police

Fly Me To the Moon - Frank Sinatra

Heaven - Bryan Adams

Hold Me in Your Arms - Southern Suns

How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees

How Sweet It Is - James Taylor

I Get to Love You - Ruelle

Let’s Get It On - Marvin Gaye

Let’s Stay Together - Al Green

Love Is In The Air - John Paul Young

Marry Me - Train

Marry You - Bruno Mars

More than Words - Extreme

Perfect - Ed Sheeran

Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder

Stuck On You - Lionel Richie

Tenerife Sea - Ed Sheeran

Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran

Waiting For A Girl Like You - Foreigner

You’re Still the One - Shania Twaine

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Thomas James - Shows

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26th May
Gunyah Hotel
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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31st May
Argenton Hotel
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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7th June
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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9th June
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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14th June
The Regal Inn
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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16th June
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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21st June
Rydges - Newcastle
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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28th June
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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30th June
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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