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Are you looking for a soul and motown band in Kent, Kent? Our catalogue includes 129 acts available for hire in Kent. We also recommend to see: function bands, jazz bands, string quartets, swing bands





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Reviews 10

Acoustic Jukebox

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.

Available in Kent from £450. Based in London

Verified bookings 15
Reviews 2

Blue Orchid

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.

Available in Kent from £250. Based in London

Verified bookings 10
Reviews 9

The Cheers

HELLO! The Cheers are a fun and highly professional party band with a modern edge. Traditionally a male and female fronted 5 piece, this experienced and exciting collaboration perform a variety of classic and upbeat tunes from the 50’s to current day; 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, events and any other occasion you are celebrating. CLASSIC SET UP Quintet (male & female vocals, keys, electric guitar, bass, drums) ALTERNATIVE SET UPS Quartet (vocals, electric guitar, bass, drums) Trio (vocals, acoustic guitar, cajon) Duo (vocals, acoustic guitar) Want to funk things up with a SAXOPHONE? Be sure to request upon booking so you don’t miss ou...

Available in Kent from £495. Based in Guildford

Verified bookings 5
Reviews 1

Richie Soul

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. More Information: Own PA system Own lighting Equipment PAT tested Insured (PLI) Spaced needed - minimum 10'x10'

Available in Kent from £475

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Reviews 8

Lilac Sheer

I'm an experienced & versatile performer and the Director of Sound With Us entertainment, proudly presenting a selection of bands in different genres, available including quality PA, lights and DJ Playlists, for a hassle-free booking with NO AGENCY FEES. Videos below. For further information, please do not hesitate to message me.

Available in Kent from £300. Based in London

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Reviews 3

Paula Borrell

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.

Available in Kent from £150. Based in Essex

Verified bookings 2
Reviews 4

Soul Desire

Soul Desire are an amazing 8 piece soul band playing classic soul hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s, through to the present day. Made up of some of the finest male and female musicians in the UK your event is guaranteed to be a great success!

Available in Kent from £750. Based in Basildon

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Reviews 6

Phoebe / Studio 33

Phoebe a young female solo singer covering all genres of music also the lead singer in a 5 piece funk band Studio 33. Studio33 is a 5 piece function band based in Kent & East Sussex. Our influences are funk, blues, jazz, rock, soul and disco. We cover a variety of artists from Earth, Wind and Fire to Kenny Loggins and many more. Our band consists of: Phoebe - Lead singer, Josh - Lead guitar, Hannah - Bass guitar, Harry - Drums Morten - Keyboard. Various options available: Phoebe as a solo performer, Phoebe & Josh as a duo, Studio33 a 5 piece band and background DJ facilities.

Available in Kent from £150. Based in Chislehurst

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Reviews 2

Halos

Halo's is an acoustic ensemble based in London which features some of the most in-demand session musicians in the UK. We have experience playing with the top soul, pop, and jazz artists both domestically and internationally. Our repertoire focuses on arrangements of modern (90's-present) pop, soul and R&B including hits from Beyoncé, Rihanna, Adele, Rudimental and Drake and also covers more classic hits from artists such as Prince, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Chaka Khan. We are very approachable and pride ourselves on putting together packages that suit your needs including bespoke songs and flexible set times. Whether it is background music or the focus of the party we are happy to create performances that are perfect for the occasion. We have performed for major clients and venues such as Ronnie Scotts, Rolls Royce, The Ministry of Defence, Park Plaza Hotels and The Saracens FC. Having worked in the music industry for years w...

Available in Kent from £480. Based in Greater London

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Reviews 1

The Neotones

A dynamic, Kent based, female fronted four piece band. The Neotones jam to the old, the new and the favourite hits from all the decades you’ve grown to know and love. Covering a broad spectrum of genres including pop, rock, soul and funk classics, their ever growing repertoire will get the feet tapping and the floor shaking at any event. Encompassing 6 decades of music, The Neotones make sure their repertoire is up to date and playing all the current hits that everybody wants to hear. Be it your wedding day, birthday or time to let your hair down, The Neotones are the perfect act for you!

Available in Kent from £950

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Reviews 5

Band on the Run

Band on the Run are made up of five permanent members. All of us are multi -talented to bring you the best quality sound available. The rapport between us is plain for all to see and we have a strong belief that if we are having a good time so will you. Our playlist is ever growing to include the latest hits and is always kept up to date with floor fillers from the day before yesterday right back to the roaring 40’s. We can offer you a diverse selection of music ranging from Classical Funk, Ballroom or Rat Pack as well as Pop, Soul and Disco. Four of the band are strong vocalist and with the highest possible quality of harmonies we have an excellent blend of voices to sing the eclectic range of songs that we have to offer. Our multi stack keyboards provide an amazing depth of sound (strings, brass,woodwind, synth and many more) that is normally associated with a small orchestra, so we create an excellent all round sound. wedding guests We are...

Available in Kent from £680. Based in Essex

Verified bookings 6
Reviews 3

Cool Groove

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 Kent from £350. Based in Greater London

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Reviews 10

Fortune

Versatile and original four-piece band covering - modern pop, current chart, classic soul, Motown and rock.

Available in Kent from £1500. Based in Greater London

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Reviews 3

The Implication

Performing the very best & coolest music from The Weeknd, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Mark Ronson & more, plus some quirky hits from the likes of the Spice Girls, N Sync & even Destiny’s Child, The Implication are a fun, exciting party band ready to kick start any event!

Available in Kent from £900

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 7

Soultanas

Nine piece soul/funk/party band available throughout London, South East England and further afield. We aim to be very flexible on all aspects of our engagements in order to meet the client's precise requirements.

Available in Kent from £1,600--. Based in Guildford

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CoCo

COCO specialises in 70’s and 80’s Club Classics. We perform “get up and dance” classics that will flood your party dance floor and make your event memorable and special. We regularly perform at corporate events, private parties, weddings and festivals in London, Kent and across the South-East. These have been at venues such as The Playboy Club, Royal Festival Hall, The Arts Club, Grosvenor Casinos and Leas Cliff Hall. As seasoned musicians, we have also performed at Pacha, 100 Club, The Borderline, Ibiza Rocks, V, Wireless and Sundown Festivals.

Available in Kent from £900

Verified bookings 4
Reviews 5

The London Swing and Soul Band

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!

Available in Kent from £1250. Based in London

Verified bookings 2
Reviews 1

D&L Acoustic Duo

D&L Acoustic Duo are a dynamic duo available to hire for all kinds of events. They also offer Duncan as a solo fingerstyle guitarist. Made of singer Lizzy and guitarist Duncan Howlett they play a wide variety of acoustic arrangements of classic & contemporary songs. Lizzy & Duncan have a vast experience in the music industry having studied, performed & taught for many years in a variety of different projects. The pair met when they moved to Brighton to study at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music and have been working together ever since. They played in some of Brighton’s best original bands, including the 8 piece original funk band The Grand Majestic who played at many prestigious venues & events including supporting The Brand New Heavies at Brighton’s Komedia, the Californian funk legends Breakestra at Brighton’s Concorde 2 & playing at London’s Lovebox Music Festival. They have worked as an acoustic covers duo for many years en...

Available in Kent from £250. Based in East Sussex

Verified bookings 4
Reviews 3

The Supershakers

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.

Available in Kent from £800. Based in London

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 15

OutBeat

Since forming in 2015 OutBeat have performed at a variety of events such as weddings, corporate events, anniversaries, birthday parties and charity fundraisers. 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 alongside playing fantastic live music also offer a DJ service as part of our package. We have hundreds of songs spanning across multiple decades packed full of floor filler hits to keep your party going well...

Available in Kent from £750. Based in Hertfordshire

Verified bookings 3
Reviews 0

The Silhouettes

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 ...

Available in Kent from £700. Based in London

Verified bookings 2
Reviews 1

Twice

Twice is an acoustic function duo in London, who fuse folk, soul and jazz to give timeless classics and contemporary favourites a mellow, unique flair for your event. Playing together since 2011 and in their own respective originals projects, Stella and Rich have an extensive repertoire and background as well as exceptional approach to working with their clients. With an extensive repertoire that includes pop, classic rock, funk, jazz, folk and more, Twice is a dynamic act that can offer an individual and personalised experience. Folk harmonies and electric guitar blend to give you a smooth, laid-back set.

Available in Kent from £450. Based in London

Verified bookings 3
Reviews 3

The Sessions

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 Kent from £2400. Based in Greater London

Verified bookings 3
Reviews 2

Soul In The Belfry

Soul In The Belfry are a Soul, Funk, Disco and Pop function and party band fit for any occasion, from birthday parties and weddings, to pubs and corporate events. Founded by Vassilis Lazouras, Martina Ibrahim, Matteo Busti and Filippo Galli in 2016, the four musicians met during their Uni days in London. The band has played, together and separately as session musicians, in the best locations all around the UK and Europe, including Wembley Stadium, Allianz Stadium, Wimbledon, O2 Arena, OXO Tower, Ronnie Scott’s and many more. This talented bunch has more than 10 years experience studying and playing music, and their musical chemistry is undeniable: their shows are “energetic, entertaining and unforgettable”. Guaranteed to make your feet move!

Available in Kent from £1000. Based in Greater London

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Reviews 1

Flood the Floor

Flood the Floor are an electrifying, interactive band available to hire for every imaginable event. With 10 years in business and having performed at over 500 events, Flood the Floor take pride in their ability to turn any party, large or small, into an unforgettable, unique affair. Our experience and versatility allow us to carefully tailor our sets to your crowd and our approach of combining fantastic music with flamboyant showmanship is what gives us our reputation. We can create a bespoke line-up, perfect for your event, from our standard 5 piece, right up to a luxury 16 piece including horns, multiple vocalists and dancers. Flood the Floor can also provide quality DJs, Jazz Trios, and Acoustic Duos for more intimate moments. Our talented, professional personnel have toured and worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry including All Saints, Clean Bandit, Enrique Iglesias, Girls Aloud, Jennifer Lopez, Jessie J, Kather...

Available in Kent from £2000. Based in London

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Please pass on my sincere thanks to all the band especially Gillian it was a brilliant night, really good fun, hope we can do it again next year, you guys are awsome


I can not recommend these ladies highly enough. They were amazing they made the party. Excellent entertainers, stunning voices. Excelled themselves. If you like Abba you won't be disappointed and so reasonable and I didn't need a DJ as they did my a personal playlist. They are both gorgeous girls and I've had lots of good feedback. Thank you so much for making my mums 70th perfect xx


We booked the Soultanas to play our wedding in May 2014. We could not recommend them highly enough. Music is our shared interest and we love to dance and party with our friends so there was a lot of pressure for us when getting the music right. All our guests, from granddads and uncles to nieces, were dancing the night away. Soul and funk music is a genre we love and accessible for almost everybody. On our request The Soutanas learnt our favourite song for our first dance: "Thinking of You" by Sister Sledge. Our first dance was one of our favourite parts of the day. Prior to the wedding day they sent us their set list which helped us plan for the DJ that followed, they were also really receptive for sharing preferences for songs to play. On the day you wouldn't have known they were there setting up. They were so professional, liaising directly with the venue and did not bother us at all on the day. Thank you so much for making our wedding day so special, we hoped you enjoyed playing as much as we enjoyed listening. We wish we could go back and do it all again!






How to choose a Soul & Motown Band in Kent for your event



If you're looking to hire a Soul & Motown Band for your wedding, corporate or private celebration in Kent, take a look at our extensive catalogue to find the best option for your event. You can filter Soul & Motown Bands by price and location, and compare reviews, images and videos to help you make the right choice. When choosing a Live music band it's important to consider:

People who go to a social event generally have one specific goal in their mind and that is to enjoy and have a great time. Live bands can be good way to thrill the guests because having a popular soul and motown band to perform songs will encourage everyone to dance and have fun.

Soul and motown bands for hire in Kent would be perfect for events such as birthday celebration, wedding, corporate galas and other related functions. Soul bands usually fit in perfectly as they can play an extensive range of songs that appeal to many people. So, it’s not too difficult for a soul band to create an energetic atmosphere and before anyone realises it, they are on their feet dancing to the beats!

With a soul and motown band playing, the excitement level of the event goes up a notch and there is nothing more engaging than good music to create a lively night. With a live soul band performing at an event, one can treat their guests to an unforgettable experience they will always cherish.



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