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Are you looking for a soul and motown band in London, Greater London? Our catalogue includes 138 acts available for hire in London. We also recommend to see: function bands, jazz bands, string quartets, swing bands





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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 London from £450

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Lilac Sheer

I'm an experienced & versatile performer and the Director of Sound With Us entertainment. I'm proud to presents a selection of bands in different musical genres, with quality PA, Lighting and DJ Playlist services included, for a hassle-free booking. Please see my band videos. For further information, please do not hesitate to send me a message.

Available in London from £300

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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 London from £250

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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 London from £495. Based in Guildford

Verified bookings 5
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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 London from £350. Based in Greater London

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Fortune

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

Available in London from £1500. Based in Greater London

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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 London from £1250

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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 London from £800

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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 London from £700

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Twice

Twice is an acoustic function duo in London, who fuse folk, soul and jazz to give timeless classics a mellow, unique flair. 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 London from £350

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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 London from £1,600--. Based in Guildford

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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 London from £150. Based in Chislehurst

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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 London from £2000

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The Supreme Collective

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 ...

Available in London from £1074

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Reviews 5

Gemma Louise Doyle

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

Available in London from £280

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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 London from £1600. 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 London from £1000. Based in Greater London

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Gatsby's Jukebox

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!

Available in London from £1958

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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 London from £475. Based in Kent

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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 London from £150. Based in Essex

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Totally Funktional

Totally Funktional are a collective of professional and incredibly talented musicians on a mission to entertain. Their powerful and dynamic performances and slick execution of groove-based party tunes have made Totally Funktional THE band to book to guarantee an unforgettable night of partying and memories for all. The band's skillfully honed live music show incorporates a vast array of dance-floor-filling hit songs from across the decades and never fails to captivate audiences at functions such as weddings, private parties and corporate events. Whatever your event, Totally Funktional have multiple formations of their line up to accommodate your needs, which, supplemented by their professional, organised and reliable management, makes them the perfect choice for ensuring a wonderful and highly enjoyable live music experience. Totally Funktional are primarily based in London but certainly not restricted to it - the band is happy to travel...

Available in London from £1500. Based in Greater London

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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 London from £750. Based in Basildon

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The Fusion

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. Clients include: Vimto Champneys BIMM London P&O Thomson DFDS
 Brittany Ferries Butlins British Armed Forces Hot Tubs @ Home Phastar Rockwell Automation Marlborough College

Available in London from £1250

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The Rhythm and Blues Brothers

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 London from £1400. Based in Greater London

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Soul Funk Secret

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. 1 Hour

Available in London from £1200

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Really exceptional band both musically and vocally, the range of songs and artists was incredible, and all songs were performed magnificently. I asked for a request to play Purple Rain for my wife, which they performed outstandingly. A truly great night out all due to Breaker Live. Thank you very much boys...if you get the chance to see them perform near you....dont miss out.


"Thank you guys so much for performing at my wedding last Saturday. You were absolutely unbelievable - better than I could have possibly dreamed! Your energy, positivity and beautiful music absolutely transformed my wedding party. You got people up on the dancefloor and left everyone in a wonderful mood. Thank you again!!!!"


St Margaret's Somerset Hospice Many thanks for your note, yes the ball went really well – we have raised just short of £15k which is brilliant. Testimonial as follows: ‘Another brilliant night with Funk Bus, just the right sound, mix and set for our charity ball. The guests wanted them to play all night! Thanks for your totally professional and slick performance and also for working so well with us as a charity on the night’. Antony Feasey Deputy Director of Fundraising St Margaret's Somerset Hospice






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



If you're looking to hire a Soul & Motown Band for your wedding, corporate or private celebration in London, 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:

Soul and motown bands for hire in London are ideal for many events including corporate parties and wedding receptions. They make events more sparkling since they perform top dance for hits that your guests like. In addition, they mix a variety of pop, R&B, current and contemporary music to ensure your guests are singing and dancing from the start to the end. However, you have to choose the best bands for this to be successful. Here are some tips that will guide you chose the best Soul and motown bands in London.

1. Look for audio and videos for the prospects bands: The past audios and videos of the bands give a clear idea of what you should expect during the event.

2. Read client feedback: Reviews by people who have hired the bands in the past will let you know whether the prospect band keeps its word.

3. Book early because great bands need to be booked 3-5 months in advance.



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