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Chris James

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Chris James DJ Biog 2012

DJ Chris James is a versatile and professional club DJ, with more than 20 years of experience in the music industry. Playing all types of popular music like, Old skool, Club classics, Funky house and Top 40 hits. Not forgetting the classic 70’s, 80’s and 90’s hits including timeless rock classics and up-lifting party.

From the age of 15 Chris was Dj’ing around the local clubs and pubs in Great Yarmouth and sur-rounding areas. This led to Chris joining the Official Radio Caroline Road Show and his first ever live radio performance onboard the Ross Revenge. In 1994 Chris was offered his first residency in Mannings Night Club where Chris tuned his Dj’ing skills playing to a 500 capacity crowd.

It was Dj’ing at Mannings Night Club in the late part of 1999 where DJ Chris James was spotted by a talent agent. This meeting started Chris’s overseas career, working with International Sound Limited based in Hong Kong. Chris spent 2 years Dj’ing in Hong Kong and China, landing a residency in one the busiest clubs called Joe Bananas. Sadly Chris had to leave Asia and return to the UK in 2002.

Upon returning to the UK it wasn’t long before DJ Chris James was invited to play at the Factory Club in Argassi on the Island of Zante (Greece). This was the start to a long and successful part-nership with the Greek Islands. After his first four summer seasons Chris was signed up to the local English speaking radio station, Island Fm. Presenting the Club Anthems show with a co-host Andy J in the first year. The following season Chris was given his own slot at prime-time with Chris James and the Feel Good Show. DJ Chris has returned year after year and DJ’ed in clubs such as, Medousa and Rescue’s in Laganas (Zante, Greece) with the 18 to 30 crowd working with various holiday companies.

2008 to 2011 brought a new challenge for DJ Chris James, after signing a deal with Bourne lei-sure to perform at all of the Adult weekenders as headline DJ in front of a 2000 capacity crowd. For show’s such as the, (Ibiza weekender, 90’s reloaded, Ultimate weekender and Hot Summer Party). Since being with Bourne Leisure DJ Chris James has warmed up and worked with many top DJ’s including Dave Pearce, The Rat Pack, Judge Jules, The Dream Team (Radio One), Artful Dodger and DJ Luck and MC Neat. Chris has supported top UK acts like, (Lee Ryan (Blue), Ben Adams (A1), Lil’ Chris (Channel 4’s Rock School), N-Trance and Snap).

DJ Chris James delivers a high energy feel to his DJ sets and has pleased crowds all over the world. Chris prides himself in his ability to read the audience and steer to music in order to lift the crowd. After all of this DJ Chris James is now available for any particular event and is looking to carry on in the UK DJ Scene for 2012.

2012 see’s Dj Chris performing guest spots in and around his UK base in Bristol. Clubs include Cheekies Night Club and a deal with Atmosphere Bars & Clubs (Chicago’s), with more venues’s waiting to join the party.

1) Name REAL- Christopher Davie. DJ/ STAGE – DJ Chris James

2) Age – 35 born 1974

3) Location – Bristol UK, BS5

4) Favourite music style – Club classics/ Old Skool/ Dance Athems

5) Other music styles – House Music/ Top 40 Dance Chart and the Classic Cheesy Party.

6) A list of clubs / bars where DJ Chris James has performed in the last 20 years, were you there?

Mannings night club, Hopton, Norfolk.

151, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Blue Notes, Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Joe Bananna’s, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

Chili Cha Cha Club, shanghai, China.

Factory Club, Argassi, Zante, Greece.

Medousa Club, Laganas, Zante, Greece.

Britannia pier – Long Johns Showbar and Pier Tavern, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Avalon Bar, Argassi, Zante, Greece.

Butlins – Reds, Bognor Regis (Adult Breaks – Weekends only, 1500+ capacity)

Butlins – Center Stage, Bognor Regis (Adult Breaks – Weekends only, 2000+ capacity)