FEBRUARY 21 UPDATE: The final ‘Up Close and Musical’ performance by the fabulous Branden & James is this Thursday, Feb 22nd at 6 pm at The Palm. I caught their show on Tuesday and it was fantastic! Both professionally trained musicians, Branden & James entertained their grateful audience for over an hour with a wide range of superbly delivered music, good humor and fascinating stories. They were joined by their friend, Danny, on piano as they paid tribute to Chita Rivera & ‘West Side Story’, the music of Pink Martini, a little Justin Bieber, a John Lennon tune, a bit of classical music and even some rock served up with a classical twist. These boys are headed to Carnegie Hall in the Fall, along with more international concert dates & cruise ship tours. Their star continues to rise as more and more music lovers discover the enormous talent of these two spectacular entertainers. Don’t miss your last opportunity to see Branden & James this season in their final show, Thursday, Feb 22nd at 6 pm at The Palm.
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico – Branden & James showed up in Puerto Vallarta as relatively unknown entertainers a few years ago. A lot has happened over the last 8 years and, today, this musical duo has skyrocketed to fame. Theirs is an epic love story and a musical collaboration that has taken them across the globe on cruise ships, intimate venues, and large arenas as they share their incredible musicianship and charisma with audiences near and far.
Join Branden & James for ‘Up Close & Musical,’ a show full of epic songs & fun stories, at 6:00 pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays from February 6-22, at The Palm Cabaret. The soulful timbre of James on his cello combined with Branden’s emotional and powerful vocals creates a sound that leaves audiences feeling moved and inspired.
Branden & James are professionally trained musicians who have gained notoriety as first-class performers both in Puerto Vallarta and around the world. Branden’s breathtaking operatic voice is stunning and his smooth looks and smile make him an appealing entertainer. James is a classically trained master of the strings and piano, and his cello accompaniment pierces the soul most delightfully. Together their harmonies are extraordinary and their musical accompaniment is breathtaking. Add to that the love that they share for each other, and you can not escape the magic that these entertainers deliver to their audience.
The energy and fervor behind their music has a story to tell of their unique pairing. Branden James had a successful career on stage and in recording before he met the Australian cellist, James Clark.
Shortly after playing their first public concert together, they began touring around the world with their original songs and innovative, classically inspired covers. They have shared the stage with legends such as Sarah McLachlan, Rita Moreno, Sally Struthers, Loretta Divine, Bruce Vilanch, Constantine Maroulis, Pia Toscano and The Pussy Cat Dolls.
Over the past few years, they have made international appearances in Australia, Dubai, Havana Cuba, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy, and Vancouver BC. Stateside, they have continued their success with debuts at The Art House in Provincetown, The Purple Room, Martini’s Above 4th, 54 Below in New York City and performing arts centers across the United States. Having gained worldwide recognition for their breathtaking talent, Branden & James continue to amaze audiences wherever they go.
Make sure to catch Branden & James in their fabulous new show, Up Close and Musical at 6 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 6-22 at The Palm Cabaret.
The Palm Cabaret and Bar is located at 508 Olas Altas in the heart of the Puerto Vallarta Romantic Zone. Tickets can be purchased at the venue’s box office, which is open daily from 11 am to 10 pm, or online at ThePalmCabaret.com.