Leroy Bell and His Only Friends at the Dream Cafe
- Sat • September 7, 2019 • 6:00 PM
- Event Cost: $31-41
Doors: 6:00pm, Show: 8:00pm
Tickets: Premium $41, Wings $31
Reservations: Please call 250-490-9012 to reserve your table
LeRoy Bell is an American singer and songwriter. He and his friend Casey James played in Special Blend, and then went on to form their own duo Bell and James. They were encouraged by LeRoy’s uncle Thom Bell who owned Mighty Three Music, a music production company along with Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. The latter were a famous composing duo collaboration (Gamble and Huff) to whom Bell and James provided some of their composition.
LeRoy Bell co-wrote many songs in partnership with Casey James. Their songs were recorded by a number of groups including most notably two charting hit singles for Elton John. They also wrote for: The Spinners, The O’Jays (notably in “This Time Baby”), The Temptations, Rita Marley, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Freda Payne and The Three Degrees.
In 2011, Bell applied for American The X Factor and was chosen for the Final 16 and went on to the live shows being mentored by Nicole Scherzinger. He was eliminated after the fifth live show finishing 8th overall in the inaugural season.