Pat James has been featured on various TV Shows, including Good Morning Arizona, and has opened for such acts as Doug Supernaw and Asleep At The Wheel. Other performers have joined Pat on stage from time to time, including Lou Rawls and members of The Sons of the San Joaquin. On an unexpected visit shortly before his death, even Waylon himself could not help but smile and nod his approval at Pat’s rendition of "Good Hearted Woman."
Out of state performances include shows in Fort Worth, Texas at the famed White Elephant Saloon and the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Pat has been the headliner of many festivals in Europe, such as the International Country Music Festival of Berck-sur-Mer in France on the 4th of July, the Country Music Festival of Disneyland-Paris, the Festival Off of Printemps de Bourges in France, the 14th Correggio Country Music Festival in Italy, Sur la Route de Tullins Festival in France and the Euroteam Country Music Festival in Luxembourg. He also performed at the Planet Hollywood in Paris, France, and in Amarillo, Texas at the Coors Cowboy Roundup Rodeo Ranch and at Grahams Central Station.
Pat has been voted The Best Country & Western Saloon Vocalist by the True West Magazine staff and readers in the "2003 Best of the West" special issue. He also has been voted the Best Western Singer by The High Sonoran Style Magazine staff and readers.
In March 2005, he released his second CD "It’s My Life", recorded and mixed at Chaton Studio in Phoenix by Otto D’Agnolo, Emmy award winning producer/engineer/writer.
In December 2005, "The Rep's Best", the Arizona Republic annual guide to the best of the Valley, has voted Pat James and his band "The 2005 Best Country Band "
The editors of Indie-Music.com selected Pat as one of the "Top 25 Artists of 2006".
In December 2009, 3 of his original songs - City Lights, Just Fillin'In and Let Me Live Long Enough - have been featured in the season finale of the Sons of Anarchy TV show.