James Lee Stanley
|Time & Place|
|Saturday, November 22, 2014 @ 7:00 pm |
4100 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
|Seniors, Military & Students w/ID||$18|
|Children 7–17 w/paying adult||1/2 price|
|Children under 7||free|
So where have they been hiding James Lee Stanley? We could say that James Lee Stanley is probably the last great undiscovered singer-songwriter in America. But true as that may be let’s say something else let’s say that a diamond has been smuggled into the wasteland and here is where the wasteland ends. Tom Robbins, Author of Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
It is simple, really. With James Lee you get great songs, great guitar playing, great voice and a gifted comedian as well. You are in for a very entertaining evening. Village Voice
It is only a long lived singer-songwriter career that lets James Lee Stanley unite the unpredictable creative turns and the eclectic elements that make up his world. His remarkable ability as a vocalist and composer allow him to create songs, each recorded with a finely crafted with guitar orchestrations that enhance the lyric. But a whole new dimension is added when James Lee performs live. These incredible songs, coupled with his outragously hilarious repartee, make for an evening of hilarity and tenderness and one of the most entertaining concerts on the circuit. He has been hailed as one of the few all time greats and undisputed geniuses among singer-songwriters. Fi Magazine listed his Freelance Human Being as one of the finest recordings of 1998 and one of the Top 200 Recordings of all time Fi Magazine, March 1999
James Lee Stanley, the true renaissance man, was born in Philadelphia, PA, and has been recording and performing since he was fourteen. He has toured consistently since he returned from the USAF (as a Chinese linguist) and has performed up to three hundred dates a year since then, with such diverse acts as Bonnie Raitt, Robin Williams, Nicolette Larson and even bill Cosby. Steven Wright chose James Lee as his opening act for three years in a row; a testament to his professionalism and talent.