James Scott Music


Regularly performing throughout Brisbane, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Sunshine Coast & Toowoomba


James Scott is a singer & guitarist who perfected his craft busking on the streets in Brisbane.

He plays over 250 gigs per year and performs covers of your favourite songs, from the classics through to contemporary top 40 hits.

From playing pub crawls through to performing overseas on an award winning luxury 5 star cruise line, he has the talent to make your night unforgettable. He can perform solo, or as a duo/trio/band

As of 2019 he is a Electro-Voice Endorsed Artist https://www.electrovoice.com/

Gig Guide

These days James has regular spots playing numerous Pubs, Clubs and Restaurants around Queensland & Northern NSW as well as private functions.

Find out where you can catch him locally

You can find out more about the band Counterfeit Heroes

Mon/Wed/Thur you can find him hosting The Open Sessions Open Mic helping to get the next group of musicians out there performing in Brisbane.


Contact now to secure him for your venue, private function or event.

Due to high demand and a busy schedule, please allow 1-2 days for a response.





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Glen Preston - 5 July 2022

"Sitting back listening to the very talented Jimmy at RG's watching the the local traffic walking past turning all the heads we are up from Geelong on a cool night feeling warm with all his great pub songs an excellent singer in a very warm pub. Thank you James"

Samantha Connell - 3 July 2022

"James Scott Music was amazing! Look him up if you need someone to cover at your work function or party!"

Mark Limbrick - Private Function - 1 July 2022

"James recently played at my wife's 40th birthday and I could not recommend him highly enough!! From the outset, James was very easy to deal with and very accommodating of any special requests. He has a vast song-list and kept our guests entertained for hours with acoustic tunes - he is an exceptionally talented musician and a great singer - I hope I am lucky enough to see James play again one day!!"

The Transcontinental Hotel - Owner - May 2022

"Just wanted to drop you a line and say THANK YOU !!! We broke every record in bar and food sales. You were a big contribution to this and we had plenty of great comments throughout the day on ‘last nights band performance’. We really appreciate it especially giving it your all."

Susan Haberle - Commercial Retail Manager for APT Touring

"Thanks again for entertaining our troops over our Diamond and Platinum cruises. You did a fantastic job and we are very appreciative of your efforts. We look forward to choosing you again in the future for our various functions / VIP events"

Beach House Bar & Grill - RAW Group Hospitality

"James Scott was employed by us as an entertainer for a duration of 4 years spanning from 2013 through to current 2017 at our CBD Beach House venue. Throughout his time working with us James not only proved to be a skilled entertainer who was reliable, trustworthy and well presented but an asset to our venue. He generated new business, created a following amongst patrons and brought a high standard of performance to the venue each time he attended. James was always reliable, punctual and happy to fill in slots on short notice as required. I would not hesitate to recommend James as an entertainer for any venue"

Tiffy Tzuyu - 29th May 2022

"Wonderful! Your music made my day! ❤️"

Elvarl Hair Studio - 10th Birthday Celebrations - 14 May 2022

"@jamesscottmusic is the absolute bomb!! What a day! Thank you everyone for coming to our party, especially in the rain! We are so blessed to have you 💕"

Megan Gist - Private Function - 24 August 2020

“Would thoroughly recommend James at your next event. He was very professional, prompt and a great entertainer. He goes the extra mile to make sure everyone is enjoying the music.”

Liz Goopy - Private Function - 25 July 2020

“Just wanted to say a huge Thank You for singing at my party at the end of July. You were incredible and everyone commented on how amazing you were.”

Jodie Manning - Executive Assistant, QFG Group - 16 Dec 2019

“Hi James, Just a quick note to say thanks for another year of great entertainment at the QFG Christmas Party on Saturday – your music was enjoyed by all. Have a great Christmas!”

Dee and Mike O'Connor - 24 July 2019

"I was at Skypoint recently and James was playing, what a truly talented man, his ability to play a vast array of covers is amazing, and acoustics on his guitar is just beautiful. Will definitely try and book James for an event in the future."

Paul Teds - Private Function - 8 July 2019

“James was the backbone of my daughters engagement, whether he was playing beautiful acoustic background music as the party attendees arrived, to full on party favourites as the dancing kicked off into the night. He is the man for any occasion. He read the mood of the evening perfectly and guided us to a great crescendo with his stunning renditions. We left the musical choice to James and it was a dream. If you need something special for any event, I can not recommend James enough.”

Tracey Anderson - 29 June 2019

"Must say hands down one of the best gigs I seen at Mon komo for a while"

Lauren Law - Wedding - 11 November 2018

"James was the musician at our wedding in September and he was amazing! So entertaining and engaging, our guests loved him and are still talking about his classic rendition of Sesame Street. Thanks so much James!”

Rebecca Reiss - Wedding - 30 March 2018

"I had James play at my wedding recently and he was incredible! Many of the guests and the staff of the venue commented how great he was. He is also a really friendly and easy to deal with professional. I would highly recommend you go and see him play!! Thanks again James!"

Cassie Devine & Chris Harris - Wedding - 3 October 2016

"We just want to thank you for a great night!! You two were fantastic and did such a great job! We loved it! Thanks for being a part of our special night!! Cassie and Chris"

Ben & Melissa Dorries - Wedding - 9 October 2015

"Mate,You were so ******* awesome that Mel and I are lost for words. We thought our wedding was brilliant in every way but to say you were awesome at our reception is an understatement. We had countless number of guests comment on how great you were and asking how we found you.I have attached a couple of pics of the day which I thought you would like. Off to our honeymoon in Hawaii tomorrow, but love to stay in touch mate. Our shout for a cold beer or two in between sets the next time you are at the Bungalow."

Courtney Payne‎ & Shaun Payne - Wedding - 9 November 2014

"You keep our guests very entertained! Beautiful voice, amazing music! Everyone couldn't stop taking about how amazing you were!! Major highlight of our night! So glad I found you! Thanks Mr and Mrs Payne"

Day Family Racing - Harley Davidson Drag Racing Team - 5 March

"Live music was fantastic, thanks!"

Ben Marshall‎ - 19 August 2017

" Live at Skypoint. Fantastic performance mate. Celebrating the anniversary with the Mrs and you added to the atmosphere brilliantly. Keep on singing! "

Rebecca Marvin - 21 May 2016

" You are the reason we spent 3 hours at skypoint. You are amazing! "

Michelle Lelacheur‎ - 28 February 2015

"At the Embassy listening- the guy is amazing and definitely worth seeing"

Steven Ladgrove‎ - 6 December 2015

" Seen you guys at Sandstone Point awesome looking forward to running into you again "