Since releasing his debut album (Some Kind Of Relief) in 2011, James has supported the likes of, Xavier Rudd, Ash Grunwald and the Boys from The Living End at the Governor Hindmarsh during their Gurgantua tour, Paul Dempsey (Something for Kate) at Follow The Sun Festival and the Timbers. Other highlights include the release of (Boy) James's latest Record, 2013 Fringe Festival, 2013 Lenswood harvest Festival, 2014 Blenheim music and camping Festival 2014 Follow The Sun Festival & a spot at this year’s Table Lands Folk Festival QLD. James’s live shows have been described as energetic and relaxing at the same time, with a perfect blend of upbeat folk tunes and entrancing falsetto break downs. Quote Rip it up mag “Alone on stage with only a chair, acoustic guitar and bass drum with a pedal, Abberley’s vocal control and song composition is impressive. James is based in Exmouth and joins the GiM team for the entire 2018 tour.