James Durbin is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist from Santa Cruz, California, who finished in fourth place on the tenth season of American Idol. Durbin was eliminated in the Top 4 on season 10, but despite his elimination, he received a homecoming previously reserved for Top 3 contestants, the first time such an exception on the homecoming policy was made by the show. “Durbin Day” is to this day the largest public gathering of people in the history of Santa Cruz, CA. A whopping 30,000 people flocked to the stage at The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to catch a glimpse of their hometown hero’s return.
James worked & performed alongside many incredible musicians including: Stevie Wonder, Bob Babbitt of The Funk Brothers, Don Was, Zakk Wylde, Sheryl Crow, Tom Jones, Mick Mars & Steel Panther to name a few. He appeared on the American Idol Season 10 finale, singing “Livin’ After Midnight” and “Breaking the Law” alongside British heavy metal legends Judas Priest.
Will I be able to sit down?
Some shows have limited seating (or no seating) on a first-come, first-serve basis. Don't worry, though – you will want to be on your feet once the music starts!
Are shows wheelchair accessible?
All shows at Blueberry Hill in the Duck Room are wheelchair accessible via an elevator in the Piano Room hallway. (Please call us 24 hours in advance to coordinate.) A small percentage of shows are in the Elvis Room, which is not accessible.
Whom should I contact about band bookings?
Go to the Contact Us page and select Band Booking from the category options.
Or go to https://blueberryhill.com/band-bookings/
Do you do separate checks?