James Adkins Music
Trans-Continental Heart
​For nearly a decade, singer-songwriter James Adkins and Tanya Gallagher have been playing music and writing songs together. Born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, James is an award-winning songwriter and instrumentalist from the 2015 American Band of the Year Big Virginia Sky. The two met in Gallagher’s hometown of Pensacola, Florida in 2006 where both attended the University of West Florida – James studying Jazz and Tanya pursuing a degree in Environmental Science. The pair played weekly shows along the Gulf Coast until 2014 when Gallagher moved to Vancouver, British Columbia and James relocated to Northwest Ohio. The two have continued to hone their crafts individually and write songs together despite being separated by over 2,000 miles…