James Wise is a native of Wytheville, Virginia and now resides in Roanoke, Virginia. The James Wise show was established in Roanoke in 1980. Mr. Wise decided to go solo after having a very successful 9-year duo act called “James Wise & Company” that performed in the Roanoke area, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, and in a hotel circuit in northern Pennsylvania.
Mr. Wise brings excellent entertainment and fun to all, wherever he performs. His selections of songs and "in your face" personality has brought him wide acclaim in the venues where he has performed. His musical styling is widely diversified and appeals to all ages
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Fifth Place Winner at The Nashville Music Network's Showcase '2006