You might remember him as a finalist on The X Factor (2011), which gained him millions of fans world-wide who fell in love with his soulful sound and timeless style. An accomplished songwriter, Bell, along with his longtime friend, musician, and co-songwriter Casey James, have had their songs recorded by the likes of Elton John, The Spinners, The Temptations, and Gladys Knight & the Pips, among others.
Bell will perform with his backing band His Only Friends, featuring Terry Morgan on bass, Davis Martin on drums, and Daniel Walker on guitar and keyboards. Leroy Bell and His Only Friends have had the pleasure of performing with Van Morrison, Fitz and the Tantrums, Train, Sheryl Crow, B.B. King, Etta James, Joe Cocker, Al Green, and many more.