James Wesley Announces Release of Long Awaited, Self-Titled EP
Traditional Country music performer and songwriter, James Wesley, has announced the release of his long-awaited self-titled EP, “James Wesley,” with the lead single “Running.” The five song project is a collection of original music, four songs co-penned by Wesley and one he recorded previously and never released, but has always loved and wanted it to be a part of this EP. The new music can be streamed or downloaded on all online music platforms and is available here.
“James Wesley” EP Song List:“You Should Be Here With Me” - Rodney Clawson, Andrew Dorff and Jon McElroy“Cornfield With Vegas Lights” - Vickey McGehee, Brian Davis and James Wesley Prosser“Running” - Marcum Stewart, Zach Wrixon and James Wesley Prosser“The You I Wanna Know” - Tim James, Wade Kirby and James Wesley Prosser“Do What I Gotta Do” - Mike McQueery, Mark Nesler and James Wesley Prosser“Well the day is finally here! This has been a long time awaited. My self titled EP, “James Wesley” with my new single “Running” has been officially released,” exclaims James Wesley! “This project was truly put together from love, sweat, tears along with hard work and a labor of love from my band and myself. Today I get to share my music with all of you that have been waiting so patiently. I appreciate all my friends, fans and family for all the support and love over the years. Sit back turn the music up and enjoy!”
“This is a project James has wanted to make for a long time. With his road band playing and singing on the album, it captures the sound of his live show,” stated band member, Jesse LaFave. “With modern production, catchy songs and James’ traditional country voice, this is a project that really represents the true James Wesley sound.”
“The new James Wesley EP is one part rock roll, two parts real country, and a whole lot of heart and soul,” said band member, Michael Blakemore. “This is the recipe the industry couldn’t figure out how to blend. THIS is the James Wesley sound.”
Catch James and his band on the road performing at a venue near you soon!
Tour Dates: 05-11-2019 - Gilroy, CA - Private Event 06-02-2019 - Hendersonville, TN - Hendersonville Main Street Porch Fest 06-05-2019 - Nashville, TN - Country For A Cause 06-06-2019 - Nashville, TN - CenterStage Magazine Presents: Alley Taps 06-07-2019 - Nashville, TN - Renegade Radio Presents: The Valentine 06-08-2019 - Nashville, TN - CenterStage Magazine Presents: BB Kings The Root Cellar 06-09-2019 - Nashville, TN - Sunday Mornin’ Country – Grand Ole Opry 07-12-2019 - Royal City, WA - Royal City SummerFest 07-26-2019 - West Siloam Springs, AR - Cherokee Casino West 08-17-2019 - Woodland, CA - Yolo County Fair 08-24-2019 - Plymouth, IL - Old Settlers Day Show 11-12 to 11-18-2019 - Country Cruising (Ft Lauderdale-Key West-Belize-Cozumel) Keep current with James Wesley on his website jameswesleymusic.com and stay in touch with her on all of her social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
About James Wesley: Country singer/songwriter James Wesley was born and raised in Mound Valley, Kansas. James was signed to Warner Bros. in 1999 as James Prosser, he released one album Life Goes On before adopting the Wesley moniker. After relocating to Nashville, Wesley hooked up with songwriter Rodney Clawson and producer Dan Frizzell, inked a deal with Broken Bow Records, and released the single "Jackson Hole." The song debuted at #41 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and was followed in 2010 by a second single, "Real" that topped the charts at #22, followed by "Didn't I" at #24 In 2011. James found a new level of exposure when he was the opening act for two weeks of superstar Taylor Swift's Speak Now tour. He continued touring and more singles followed in anticipation for Wesley's debut album, Real, including "Walking Contradiction," "Thank A Farmer" and "Hooked Up" which appeared in 2012, 2013 and 2015. James continues touring and playing corporate events across the country. One of the highlights of James Career, was being asked to be a part of the Merle Haggard tribute album titled "Working Man's Poet", (Released in April of 2014). The two "Hag" songs performed by James, were "I'm a Lonesome Fugitive" and "The Fightin' Side of me."