“Revives enthusiasm for live music”
Jamie and the first class have established a well–deserved reputation as one of the most exciting, talented and downright fun bands around. Their energetic live shows have already earned them many fans around the world.
The band is made up of four young, yet highly experienced musicians:
JAMIE - LEAD VOCALS & GUITAR
NEIL APPEAL – LEAD GUITAR & BACKING VOCALS
DIRTY DAN – BASS GUITAR & BACKING VOCALS
STU MAGRU—DRUMS & BACKING VOCALS
Together they enjoyed a year’s residency at The Hammersmith Palais for SchoolDisco.com and have performed at many prestigious venues including The Grosvenor Hotel (Park Lane), Old Trafford, Cliveden, Stamford Bridge, Goodwood House, Caerphilly Castle & The Telford International Centre.
The boys regularly tour to Dubai, Spain, Poland, France and the Middle East.
They have also enjoyed 2 summer season at Butlins and have regularly appeared at their themed adult weekends. The band’s energetic 100% live show entertains crowds of all ages, performing a wide range of music to suit all tastes.
The band have appeared on the same bill as artists such as East 17, Chesney Hawkes, M People, Betty Boo, Doctor and the Medics, Go West, Timmy Mallet, Nick Kershaw, Jason Donovan, Bad Manners, Toyah, T’pau, Musical Youth, Rick Parfitt Jnr, Keith Harris & Orville, and many more.
Charity is a very important part of the band, having played for Children in Need which was featured on BBC1. In May 2005 the boys helped raise £20,000 for The Royal Marsden Cancer Campaign. Late 2007 the boys were involved in ‘The Chesney Hawkes Xmas Cracker’ event raising £24,000 for The White Lodge Centre. The band have also performed to raise money for The Tsunami Appeal, Scope, Cancer Research, Comic Relief, Save the Children and many more. Jamie is also involved in charitable Schools tour encouraging young people to get involved in music which he does free of charge.
Recently the band has had its music featured on MTV and VH1 in the USA for a 2007 review program. Jamie has his songs featured on an album which has gone gold in Europe and expected to go platinum this year. Jamie’s music has been broadcasted on major UK and European Radio stations including BBC Radio 2. He has also had songs used for TV advertising campaigns on UK & German TV Networks.
Jamie and the first class are looking forward to an even more successful 2008 and aim to provide the brilliant atmosphere and excitement that only live music can fulfil.
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