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James Durbin Performs On Good Day LA

Posted: Mar 04, 2014 11:45 AM CST Updated: Mar 04, 2014 11:46 AM CST
By: Anthony Smiljkovich, Good Day LA Producer, Writer
Posted by: Jeffrey Thomas DeSocio, Digital News Editor / Producer

Los Angeles Local News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

James Durbin has a new album called ‘Celebrate' coming out soon, and he is here to perform his new single ‘Parachute.'

Fun facts about James Durbin (Source: Wikipedia)

1.) James is an American singer and guitarist from Santa Cruz, California, who finished in fourth place on the tenth season of American Idol.

2.) In 2006, he performed in a Santa Cruz children's theater group called Kids on Broadway and played the lead role in Grease and Beauty and the Beast. In 2007, he played the leading roles of Tony in West Side Story and Oscar in Sweet Charity—both productions produced by All About Theatre, a Santa Cruz community theatre company. In 2008, Durbin appeared in Alan Parsons' "Art & Science of Sound Recording" educational video series, recording a version of Parsons' "We Play The Game" at Ex'pression College for Digital Arts.

3.) He was the lead singer in a band called Hollywood Scars, where he went by the stage name of Jimmy Levox. Influenced by bands such as Metallica, Pantera, Judas Priest, Dream Theater, Guns N' Roses, Iron Maiden and Mötley Crüe, Hollywood Scars drew their inspiration from the glitz, glam, and decadence of Hollywood's Sunset Strip in the 1980s and early 1990s. The band released a single entitled "Under The Cherry Tree". He was also in a band called Whatever Fits. He has also sung country music.

James' new album ‘Celebrate' comes out April 8th, but is available for pre-order today on iTunes and his website.