Enjoy the hits of James Taylor in an intimate acoustic setting as performed by Bill Kelley and Seth Ellsworth in Fire and Rain: The James Taylor Tribute. Join them in celebrating the songs and life of one America’s greatest recording artist whose career and hits have spanned over 40 years and whose music continues to win fans worldwide.
Price Range: $300 and up.
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
Enjoy the hits of James Taylor in an intimate acoustic setting as performed by Bill Kelley and Seth Ellsworth in Fire and Rain: The James Taylor Tribute. Join them in celebrating the songs and life of one Americas greatest recording artist whose career and hits have spanned over 40 years and whose music continues to win fans worldwide.
Fire and Rain: The James Taylor Tribute features local musical artists Bill Kelley and Seth Ellsworth. Bill has a distinct vocal delivery and possesses a natural ability to connect with the audience. His musical history and experience includes headlining on the fairs and festivals circuit and numerous television and radio appearances. Seth Ellsworth is a well known local musician whose career includes numerous stints with various popular Indie rock bands. In addition, he is an in-demand studio musician whose work includes numerous recording projects.
Fire and Rain specializes in all venues including public and private clubs, corporate events, fairs and festivals, house concerts, wineries, breweries, and brew festivals, dining establishments, as well as wedding and reception functions. Whether it's a small, intimate cafe, or a large scale event, Fire and Rain offers a variety of entertainment packages that are competitively priced and guaranteed to please. Fire and Rain travels with professional sound and lighting.
Additional Booking Notes
While Fire and Rain specializes in the songs of James Taylor, they can, and often do, perform songs by other artists. These include pop and country standards from the '60s to present and a wide variety of music in between. See the partial set list below for more details. Fire and Rain will mold its set to meet your needs.
James Taylor Songs:
"Carolina In My Mind"
"Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight"
"Shower The People"
"You’ve Got A Friend"
"Your Smiling Face"
"Fire and Rain"
"Up On The Roof"
"Sweet Baby James"
"Song For You (Far Away)"
"Riding On A Railroad"
"How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You"
"Something In The Way She Moves"
"If You Could Read My Mind" by Gordon Lightfoot
"Sundown" by Gordon Lightfoot
"Folsom Prison Blues" by Johnny Cash
"On The Road Again" by Willie Nelson
"The First Cut Is The Deepest" by Cat Power
"Every Rose Has Its Thorn" by Poison
"Name" by The Goo Goo Dolls
"Iris" by The Goo Goo Dolls
"Locked Out of Heaven" by Bruno Mars
"Mirror" by Justin Timberlake
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" by Jim Croce
"Purple Rain" by Prince
"Mary Jane's Last Dance" by Tom Petty
"Sweet Caroline" by Neil Diamond
etc., etc., etc.
|Bill Kelley||Guitar & Lead Vocals|
|Seth Ellsworth||Violin and Background Vocals|
Influences & Inspiration
We are able to provide our own PA, or...
Two Vocal Microphones (preferably Shure SM58s or better) and two stands.
Mixing Board with at least five XLR-1/4" inputs and main and monitor outputs.
Two Main Speakers and Two Monitor Speakers (with power amps if necessary).
All associated and necessary cables, poles, and direct boxes.
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