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James Coates

Sumner, Washington

James Coates is a songwriter who has used well-crafted, heartfelt songs to connect with audiences for 15 years.

He combines folk, soul, country and R&B to create a signature blend of “Soulful Americana,” a sonic tapestry that feels modern and timeless.

Coates has toured nationally, opening for Sheryl Crow, headlining Nashville’s famous Bluebird Cafe and been featured on KEXP and Seattle Weekly.