Laurie James


Laurie James, is a Contemporary Christian and Country Music singer, songwriter and recording artist originally from Ohio and currently residing in Pennsylvania.

Her music combines elements of traditional country, and contemporary Christian, with pop, rock, and polished contemporary production.

Her powerful, lead vocals established her music career in 1998 with the band 8 Seconds. In 2000 she also became a solo artist and has opened for several National Acts including Billy Ray Cyrus and Neal McCoy. She starred as the opening artist in “An Evening with Kenny Rogers” which was the first major concert held at Cafaro Field (Eastwood Field), and generated (6) times the largest gross of Scrapper baseball games and the largest attendance at the stadium to date 8,379. Produced by Bob Crosby (Crosby Productions) for the Cafaro Stadium Co.

Laurie was involved performing benefits for the US MARINES Toys for Tots and local Children’s Hospital. Her sympathetic understanding of working-class and small-town life, learned through struggles of her own comes through in her music.

In 2005 it took a life-threatening illness to bring her career to a halt but she is back as a solo artist and lead vocalist of the band JUSTIFIED which is known for their humor, crowd interaction and especially their upbeat/uplifting song selection.