Grand Central

  • from £1450 in South West Help
  • from £1465 in Wales
  • from £1495 in South East
  • from £1515 in West Midlands
  • from £1520 in London
  • from £1525 in East Midlands
  • from £1555 in North West
  • from £1565 in Yorkshire & Humberside
  • from £1575 in East of England

Exciting 7-piece band featuring male lead vocals, fantastic rhythm section and horns for a full-on funk and soul party sound, playing tunes by everyone from James Brown to Bruno Mars

Special offer! 20% off normal rates for Sunday to Thursday events (excl Bank Holidays)

Grand Central specialise in pop, funk and soul grooves. This impressive Bristol-based 7-piece band specialise in 60s and 70s tunes by the likes of Curtis Mayfield and the Average White Band, Stevie Wonder and James Brown, by way of contemporary classics including Uptown Funk and Get Lucky.

Band members have performed and recorded with a range of artists, including Bizarre Inc, Keith Tippet, Kenny Thomas, Monie Love, Realer, Subjagger, and This Picture. Corporate clients include The Marriott Bristol, Tribal and University of South Wales.

If you want your guests on the dancefloor, Grand Central are a great choice for any event.

Performance information

Line-up Male lead vocals; keys; guitar/vocals; bass; drums/vocals; sax/vocals; trumpet
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute or 3 x 40 minute sets
Interval music Help Yes (included in price)
Lighting Yes (included in price)
Arrival & set-up Help from 5pm; allow 60 minutes to set up
Requirements Help Space of 6 x 4 metres; power supply; rider

Booking options

Requests (if not in repertoire) One free request (if suitable)

What people say Help

  • Friendly, professional, everyone loved the music - fantastic job!

    Brian & Jane, Wedding, Bristol, 2015
  • Grand Central smashed it - mission accomplished!

    V, Wedding, South West, 2015
  • I would definitely book them again, a well honed set of old songs mixed with new kept the crowd pleased. They made our day!

    Drew, Event Organiser, May Ball, Corporate Event, 2015

Repertoire Help

  • Contemporary
  • Aeroplane – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Cosmic Girl – Jamiroquai
  • Forget You – Cee Lo Green
  • Get Lucky – Daft Punk
  • Happy – Pharrell Williams
  • Turn On, Tune in, Cop Out – Freak Power
  • Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
  • Pop
  • Express Yourself – Charles Wright
  • I Wish – Stevie Wonder
  • In The Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
  • It’s Your Thing – The Isley Brothers
  • Le Freak – Chic
  • Light My Fire – Stevie Wonder
  • Love the One You’re With – The Isley Brothers
  • Move on Up – Curtis Mayfield
  • Papa was a Rolling Stone – The Temptations
  • Seven Nation Army – Ben L’Oncle Soul
  • Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  • You’re Losing Me – Ann Sexton
  • Funk
  • Bold Soul Sister, Bold Soul Brother – Black on White Affair
  • Clean Up Woman – Betty Wright
  • Cold Sweat – James Brown
  • Diggin’ on James Brown – Tower of Power
  • Do it Like you Do – Lettuce
  • Doin’ it to Death – Kindred the Family Stone
  • Fire – Ohio Players
  • Fire on the Bayou – The Meters
  • Just Kissed My Baby – The Meters
  • Pick up The Pieces – Average White Band
  • Right Place Wrong Time – Dr. John
  • Sex Machine – James Brown
  • Shakey Ground – Etta James
  • Superbad – James Brown
  • What is Hip – Tower of Power
  • Soul
  • Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  • Hercules – Aaron Neville
  • I Can’t Stand the Rain – Ann Peebles
  • Lady Day and John Coltrane – Gil Scott-Heron
  • Like Yesterday – Monophonics
  • This Land is Your Land – Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
  • Use Me – Bill Withers


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