Lilac Sheer, an experienced, heartfelt and versatile performer, offers a wide-ranged musical collection of classics in different genres from 60's to current, so there's something for everyone. Lilac sings & plays guitar, harmonica & foot-percussion, which allows for a big sound in a single performer. Quotes include a quality sound system & dedicated engineer, so you can book with 100% confidence. Lilac can be accompanied by a line-up of top-quality musicians, playing guitars, keys, bass, drums, percussion, saxophone, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, steel and more.
I have played sax and flute professionally for 25 years , I have had lots of experience in many fields of music including swing, soul, funk, salsa, motown, classical, shows, easy listening, jazz and smooth jazz.
I can play solo (with backing tracks) or within a duo/trio/band. I am self contained with my own PAT tested PA and lights, I have £10,000,000 Public Liability Insurance.
I currently play with a Ratpack show backing Anita Harris and Kenny Lynch, a 50's band touring the UK and abroad. Played with a Motown show, Beegee's show, 70's & 80's band and many function bands and big bands backing Tony Hadley, The Beverley Sisters, Denis Lotis, Max Byraves and Joe Longthorne.
The Lollipops are a professional vintage inspired vocal trio, with a passion for the music and the fashion of the era! The group cover a wide range of repertoire from the 1940s up to the 60s and also cover 70s - modern songs with authentic 3 part harmony arrangements. The Lollipops formed through their love of harmonies. Bound the please the crowd with their authentic choreography, close sweet harmonies and fantastic outfits. They take inspiration from artists such as The Andrew Sisters, The Puppini Sisters, The Chordettes, The Shirelles, That Marvelettes, Bette Midler and many more! They are available for a variety of events such as weddings, birthday parties and private functions, and deliver a fantastic and enjoyable experience with a nostalgic and vintage twist!
This young and lively 4 piece comprises of accomplished musicians who have a wealth of experience within the UK, Europe and worldwide including Canada & the USA. Members have performed at SXSW in Austin Texas, Canadian Music Week in Toronto and Gibson Guitars USA. On top of that they have played at KoKo London, o2 Academies across the UK as well as residencies on cruise vessels.
They have acquired a great track record of clients throughout the years, including Heart FM, BBC Essex/Three Counties & Singology in London.
The band is fronted by the ever soulful Abbie, coming from a gospel and soul background, she can adapt to all genres. She is supported by one of the best back lines on the circuit, with Charlie on Bass and Jon on drums. These guys have been a team for over 10 years, and are instinctively the driving force of the band. Aaron on guitar leads from the front with killer guitar licks and superb backing vocals.
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Richie Soul is Kent’s newest solo singer and is the perfect choice for any type of event, from Weddings to Corporate Events, Birthday Parties to Anniversaries.
Richie Soul travels through decades of some of the best and most well known Soul, Motown and Disco hits and even likes to throw in the good old Rock n Roll, and Ballads for good measure.
Having sung in a Function band for many years, Richie Soul will wow you with his smooth vocals and warm friendly personality. He is sure to have all your guests, or clients shouting for more. If you want to enquire about booking Richie Soul for your Wedding, Anniversary, Birthday....or, basically for any other occasion for a party, contact Richie.
Own PA system
Equipment PAT tested
Spaced needed - minimum 10'x10'
Energetic and fun duo playing great arrangements of modern pop songs and soul & funk classics. Jukebox Jam use a loop pedal, vocal harmony pedal and stomp box to create a sound so thick and rich you’ll forget you’re listening to just two people.
Performances are tailored to each event, whether you want to get the whole room dancing or some background jazz, Jukebox Jam are guaranteed to deliver.
This fantastic, versatile act have performed at some of London's top music venues, such as Ronnie Scotts, Hideaway and Jazz after Dark, and performed at countless parties and functions, this duo will make any event a special occasion. Whether you require soothing background jazz/soul or upbeat funky tunes to boogie the night away, Blue Orchid will deliver an unforgettable experience, they can also provide a trio/quartet or full band.This super talented duo specialize in providing laid back jazz/soul for the first part of your event, whilst the guests mingle, chat and have drinks, then the second half, getting the crowd on their feet to dance the night away. With a varied repertoire there is something for everyone and they are always happy to cater for special requests.
Monika Ramstein on vocals, Steve Ashworth on keyboard and Shura Greenberg on bass, make up this fantastic, versatile trio.
Having performed at some of London's top music venues, such as Ronnie Scotts, Hideaway and Jazz after Dark, and performing at countless parties and functions, this trio will make any event a special occasion. Whether you require soothing background jazz/soul or upbeat funky tunes to boogie the night away, this trio will deliver an unforgettable experience, they can also provide a duo/quartet or quintet. This super talented trio specialize in providing laid back jazz/soul for the first part of your event, whilst the guests mingle, chat and have drinks, then the second half, getting the crowd on their feet to dance the night away. With a varied repertoire there is something for everyone and they are always happy to cater for special requests.
Available in Essex
from £350. Based in Greater London
Soul Desire are an amazing 8 piece soul band playing classic soul hits from the 60s and 70s. Made up of some of the finest male and female musicians in the UK your event is guaranteed to be incredible!
The London Swing and Soul Band is possibly the most eclectic, interactive, international and soulful collective of musicians imaginable. Their guest singers include the best of London soul talent, as well as a Bandleader who sings in 9 languages. Its outstanding brass section is now well-known for bringing together the hottest players that perform at the UK’s finest Jazz venues and festivals, as well as alongside international celebrities such as Beyonce, Jamie Cullum, Stevie Wonder and Roy Ayers.
Offering a full personalised entertainment service in sound management, disco lighting, DJing, request taking and leading the ambiance from mellow jazz to the hottest dance-floor hits, The London Swing and Soul Band is unrivalled in its ability to help manage your wedding or special event from end-to-end – the way YOU want it!
The Supershakers are a party band playing Soul/Funk, Modern Pop and Indie/Rock'n'Roll. Young, cool, fun - this band really know how to entertain so if you're looking for something that stands from the crowd out they will be perfect.
As well as playing hundreds of weddings in the Uk and abroad previous corporate clients include O2, Sky Media, Marks & Spencers and Ikea at venues such as The Royal Festival Hall, The Roundhouse, Koko, Claridges Hotel and Troxy to name but a few.
MK & the Misters, is a 4 piece London based party band. We pride ourselves and our clients by providing a high quality live music experience and guarantee a fun filled night for you and your guests.
The band is fronted by our amazing female lead vocalist and is supported by three top London young musicians, who have been playing all over the globe for several years.
Our repertoire consist of music that make you dance all night long. From good old Motown classics, Disco and Funk hits, guitar shredding rock, present smash hits and also some slow smooth classics.
MK & the Misters comes with their own light system, PA system and sound engineer, to make sure that everything runs smoothly. We are also able to provide additional services, which may include, keyboard player, horn section and a professional DJ.
We make sure that you'll get what you need for your special occasion by customising a tailored package to your needs!
Available in Essex
from £650. Based in Greater London
The Supreme Collective, London’s finest wedding and function band specialising in live music for award ceremonies, drinks receptions, dinners, first dances, and evening receptions. The band is incredibly versatile and performs breath-taking renditions of the great pop, funk, and soul anthems from the 50s right through to the current top 40.
The Supreme Collective are flexible in their line up, allowing them to fit the requirements of your budget. There are 5 vocalists in the collective, and you can change the line up of the band to your preference. As a collective of musicians, each member has been selected for their high standard of performance and their talent, therefore we can guarantee that you will be more than impressed by the band. Our collective is composed of the best of the best singers and musicians out there, on top of this these musicians are rigorously rehearsed. This dedication from everyone in the team is what gives us such ...
These fabulous ladies are all highly sought after vocalists in the music industry today, based in London, and trained at ACM Guildford in vocals and performance.
They bring a fabulously entertaining and highly energetic show full of Motown and soul classics and newer songs with a vintage twist, full of sequins and dance routines the are guaranteed to get everyone dancing and singing along!
All ladies are highly experienced and have worked all over the UK and abroad as backing vocalists for many established artists such as Peter Andre, Pixie Lott, Alexandra Burke, Beverley Knight, Michael Ball, and many many more...
As well as having played as some prestigious venues such as Royal Albert Hall, The 02 arena, Indigo O2, Camden Roundhouse, Natural History Museum, Highclere Castle, Mayfair arts club, Ronnie scotts upstairs, and many many more
We have worked for many cruise liners also for - Princess, Disney, celebrity, Thomson and P&O ...
International Singer Entertainer Gemma Louise Doyle, is a versatile performer who has appeared live in Las Vegas, London's West End and for over 2000 events across the globe!
Performing world favorite hit music, with her versatile 4 octave singing range, Gemma uplifts audiences of all ages, and even speaks six languages!
Gemma's captivating stage presence, endearing humour and message of inspiration, will leave you feeling invigorated and renewed
The Sessions are a fantastic function band playing motown, soul, rock and pop classics making them ideal for events such as weddings. They are a fusion of some of the best musicians around London, from vocal coach Natalie Marie to guitar tutor Jonathan Quinny. This is a group of young and extremely talented professional musicians who can wow the crowds with their four part vocal harmonies and their exciting brass section. The Sessions can guarantee to get any party started! The band can provide a fantastic range of musical entertainment for any event, from weddings to corporate functions. They are a diverse covers band that perform a range of material from classic motown legends such as Stevie Wonder, Dolly Parton, Jackson 5, Aretha Franklin and Otis Reading to more modern hits from the likes of Bruno Mars, Cee Lo Green and even Beyonce.The Sessions can offer you a bespoke music service that will suit your every need and are based in London ho...
Available in Essex
from £1600. Based in Greater London
Gatsby's Jukebox are the UK's leading wedding and function band performing covers in the style of the incredible Postmodern Jukebox.
The highly professional band specialise in performing today's hits in yesterday's style - focusing on 1920s 'Gatsby' swing. The result is a class act that is perfect for high-end corporate events and private parties, as well as a range of wedding themes, from black-tie weddings at 5-star hotels to vintage theme barn weddings.
The Gatsby's Jukebox repertoire features all the best in modern popular music, including favourites by Beyonce, Rihanna, Megan Trainor, Daft Punk, Macklemore, Swedish House Mafia and many more!
Gatsby's Jukebox are a London based band and the line-up showcases the talents of six exceptional professional musicians - all with extensive CV's that include performances at a range of events, from major festivals in the UK to working alongside artists like Destiny's Child in Texas!
Tirelessly grooving through the night, this kinetic five piece band are perfect for all your events. Soul in the Belfry fuse Soul, R&B, Funk and Disco classics with a sublime selection of modern Pop songs.
The internationally acclaimed band provide professional and high quality entertainment for weddings, birthday parties, corporate and festive events, catered specifically for your individual requirements.
The trans-euro collective of musicians formed in 2016, comprising of vocalist Martina Ibrahim, guitarist Matteo Busti, keyboardist Tim Gardner, bassist Vassilis Lazouras and drummer Filippo Galli, will animate any crowd with their energetic performances.
Guaranteed to make your feet move!
Available in Essex
from £1000. Based in Greater London
Delighted to help you with all of your musical requirements, I have been providing beautiful musical ambience to event's, wedding receptions and parties for many years in the most professional manner. I bring to you the highest Quality jazz and Swing as a solo artist with Backing Tracks or with piano "Dynamic Duo" or with my band "Swing Odyssey"Allow me to entertain you and your guest's with swinging sophisticated melodic music!Kevin and his "Swing Odyssey" have graced the circuit by performances at many of the top London restaurants and jazz venues, including the Bulls Head, 100 Club on Oxford Street, Pizza Express & Ronnie Scotts Jazz Clubs in London’s West End and additionally at numerous weddings, corporate events and private parties.His "Swing Odyssey" album 'Stardust" was acclaimed by Dave Gelly of the observer.... who noted "McMahon is an attractive new voice on the Tenor Saxophone. He is accompanied here by some of Britain's Finest Mus...
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The Cheers are a fun and highly professional party band with a modern edge. They are typically a male and female fronted 5 piece with a varied repertoire that covers all the classics from the 50’s through to the latest chart toppers.
As confident and experienced musicians this like-able collaboration will keep you on your feet all night long. They want to ensure that your party is the best it can be so that you and your guests leave with great memories and a story to tell. To guarantee that booking the entertainment for your occasion is easy, they also provide the PA, lighting and background music before, between and after sets.
The Cheers are available for weddings, parties, corporate events and, any other occasion you are celebrating. They are available as:
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Quintet (male and female vocals, keys, electric guitar, bass, drums) £1315
Quartet (vocals, electri...
Totally Funktional are a professional 5 piece band who love to entertain and provide an unforgettable night of partying and memories for all. Make sure you have your dancing shoes on!
Based in West London consisting of musicians with about 30 years experience between them of playing weddings, private parties and corporate events from all over the UK and other countries.
Totally Funktional are here to meet your every need! Playing a range of well known party tunes from 60's to modern day hits, no event is too big or too small to entertain - guaranteed to fill the dance floor on every occasion!
Available in Essex
from £900. Based in Greater London
The Fusion is made up of in demand professional session musicians, who have worked and toured with artists such as: Bruno Mars, Ella Eyre, Jorja Smith, Drake, Leah McFall, Coree Richards (Damage), Mutya Buena (Sugababes), Boyzlife (Brian McFadden & Keith Duffy), Junior Giscombe, Right Said Fred and many more.
Their careers have also led them to perform on TV, radio, festivals, and at many prestigious venues such as Wembley Arena, O2 Arena, Royal Albert Hall and Ronnie Scotts.
This young, polished, and highly experienced party band provide an unforgettable performance, and have played all over the UK and internationally, entertaining audiences at weddings, private parties, and corporate functions.
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OutBeat guarantees that every client who books the band will be left thrilled. The memories we help you to create will last a lifetime!
OutBeat carry with them all of their own equipment from a professional 3000 - 4000 Watts PA System, amplifiers and lighting rig, so there's nothing you need to worry about or take care of. Instead you can just focus on the most important thing, having a good time. We also are amongst a small few that can offer to play any song especially for your event, be it a first dance for a wedding or a special song for a birthday at no extra cost.
OutBeat offers background music that can be played before the band's main performance and during the intervals, resulting in a seamless experience. We are able to perform anywhere within the UK and Europe and can adapt to any venue.
OutBeat are professional function musicians with years of experience from performing at weddings, corporate events, birthday parties to doing ...
Available in Essex
from £550. Based in Hertfordshire
The Rhythm and Blues Brothers are a nine-piece Rhythm and Blues band with a dedication to paying tribute to perhaps the best showband of all time; The Blues Brothers.
So much music these days is pre-programmed, electronic, plucked from the bowels of a computer by a software programmer and fed through that most evil of inventions the auto-tuner to blast our poor defenceless ears with generic ‘pop’. You so rarely get the chance to hear master blues men practicing their craft anymore. So while you still can, let The Rhythm and Blues Brothers entertain you like only the soul, funk and rhythm and blues played by blues professionals at the peak of their talents can.
We GUARANTEE to fill your dance-floor so fast you will think somebody has dropped rent-a-crowd in your venue. With an extensive set list to choose from, you will always be treated to the best that we can offer. Plus, if you have a special song in mind for your event and don’t mind ...
Available in Essex
from £1400. Based in Greater London
Welcome to Soul Funk Secret.
If you like Funk, Soul and Disco you’ve come to the right place.
Soul Funk Secret is a multi-talented band for all occasions. Whether you have a party, wedding, festival or any special occasion they can provide an unforgettable experience with great entertainment.
5 piece: female vox, drummer, bassist, guitarist vox, keys player.
6 piece: female vox,male vox (or saxophone), drummer, bassist, guitarist, keys player.
7 piece: female vox, male vox (or saxophone) and/or trumpet player, drummer, bassist, guitarist, keys player.
[The Martinis] were a pleasure to have at our Christmas event starting with a quick setup and smiling faces from every band member. They sounded amazing and a set list that had everyone dancing until the very end of the evening. I highly recommend [them] for any event.
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We have excellent soul bands for hire in the region of Essex. We’re confident that our musical groups in the South East of England are some of the best that can be employed for all occasions.
Soul bands come in all shapes and sizes, live music is provided by a range of instruments. If you hire one of our live bands for your event you will not be disappointed, for we guarantee good value for your money!
Before hiring why not take a listen to song examples on Youtube, consider the size of your venue, and give the bands a call for a chat about your requirements. They’ll be happy to help!
These bands cover areas such as : Brentwood, Colchester, Saffron Walden, Chelmsford, Harlow and Southend-on-Sea, and artists such as Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke and Stevie Wonder.
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