The Flavours

  • from £970 for 4-piece in London Help
  • from £985 for 4-piece in South East
  • from £985 for 4-piece in East of England
  • from £1030 for 4-piece in East Midlands
  • from £1030 for 4-piece in South West
  • from £1050 for 4-piece in West Midlands
  • from £1070 for 4-piece in Yorkshire & Humberside
  • from £1120 for 4-piece in North West

4-piece or 5-piece band with a superb female vocalist, playing a soulful mixture of funk, soul, rock & roll and pop favourites. Acoustic duo or trio, afternoon jazz set and laptop DJ service available.

Special offer! Book within 7 days and receive a free 60 minute jazz set (worth £200) OR a FREE laptop DJ service (worth £150) Discounts for bookings between January and March

With their irrepressible grooves and charismatic performances, The Flavours have been setting dance-floors on fire and charming crowds of all ages and persuasions for as long as they can remember. Their repertoire emphasises floor-filling classics from Aretha Franklin to Duffy, with a healthy dose of soul and Motown and a smattering of rock n roll. Their 5-piece line-up adds a keyboard player, allowing them to cover a whole range of piano and synth-based 70s, 80s & 00s material as well as classic rock and modern chart pop: something for everyone!

Collectively, the band can summon an impressive roll-call of session credits, including Chris Rea, Leo Sayer, Joan Armatrading and Elkie Brooks. As a band, they've entertained blue-chip clients, festival audiences in the thousands and kept smokers firmly indoors at clubs and pubs up and down the UK.

The band will work with the Function Central team to deliver an outstanding live show that fulfils your exact requirements. They can add a keyboard player to enhance their sound, or perform as a duo to provide great-value background entertainment. Friendly and flexible, the band will adapt to fit any room size in any venue, near or far.

Performance information

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

Booking options

DJ service (provided by act)

includes laptop with large song database + requests + mic for speeches + lighting

£150
5-piece (adds keys) Add £125
3 piece acoustic band (bass, guitar, vocals) Deduct £180
60-minute acoustic duo set (guitar and vocals) Add £150
60-minute jazz set (quartet) Add £200

What people say Help

  • The Flavours were superb, we had a great night and they were the perfect wedding band - as lots of our guests have reminded us of since! They had people dancing during the sound check as it was sounding so good and they had a great repertoire of songs - which was much needed when a more creative plan for first dance went out the window and we could pick from their list a minute before starting!

    Edward, Wedding, Leeds, April 2015
  • We were absolutely delighted with The Flavours! We had been lucky enough to see them perform a couple of years ago at a friends wedding and we realised then that we needed to book them for our wedding too. We are so glad that we booked them as they were just as fantastic as we had remembered. Their sound is very funky, with lots of cool bass and lively beats all overlaid by the sultry voice of the lead singer (her voice is like velvet!) All of our guests commented on the band and the dance floor was full all night, which is testament to how good these guys are. I'm sad I won't be having a party like this again as I would not hesitate to book The Flavours again and I can't recommend them highly enough.

    Will & Mel, Wedding, Newcastle upon Tyne, October 2014
  • The Flavours played a fantastic jazz act throughout the dinner which was pitched beautifully and wasn't too load so that delegates couldn't speak to each other. Then after the dinner, they began their set which included fantastic floor fillers and the female vocalist was a really talented singer. The band were polite and listened to our requirements. Our chief exec gave us a big thumbs up after the performance!

    Claire, Corporate event, North Yorkshire, September 2014
  • Good performance by the band, helped to create a great atmosphere at our wedding. Many guests commented on how good the band were. The lead singer has an amazing voice and she was complimented by the band. Much better than having a DJ!

    Hayley, Wedding, Sheffield, September 2013
  • We were very impressed with the band. They arrived on time to set up and were very quiet and not distracting as we were still finishing off speeches etc. They interacted with our guests and got the crowd up dancing, especially in their second set. The singer had a brilliant voice and the music was great. Our guests really enjoyed the live music.

    Jenny, Wedding, Derbyshire, August 2013
  • We were very happy with the band, they were on time, flexible and professional, as a musician myself, I was very pleased with the quality and musicians, and the music that was played. During their breaks the band were very approachable, and spent time talking to our guests, and answering questions. The also were kind enough to lend us an audio lead after they had gone, which we were extremely grateful for. Could not have been happier with them Ten Gold Stars!

    James, Wedding, February 2013
  • The Flavours were an excellent addition to the evening! The band members were interactive, accommodating and a pleasure to have at the party. The music choice was appropriate for our company event, the likeness to the original tracks was commendable and the Band were very obliging - especially when our Senior Directors wanted to join in for a number or two! Thank you.

    Kerry, Corporate Event, Gloucestershire, January 2013
  • The Flavours were a great choice of band for our wedding. They were really friendly and the singer had a great voice. They certainly got the dance floor going with their mix of soul, motown, funk and disco but the highlight had to be the impromptu Fresh Prince rap whilst there was a lighting change! I would definitely recommend them for any event. Function Central were also really easy to deal with, loads of information was available through the website and any other questions were answered over the phone. I was a bit nervous about booking a band from the internet for my wedding but need not have worried as we had loads of compliments from our guests about how great our band was.

    Felicity, Wedding, Yorkshire, August 2011
  • The Flavours made the evening extra special. We had loads of feedback from our friends and family who all thought they were fabulous... reflected in the fact the dance-floor was full most of the evening! All the band members were friendly and obliging. Your Agency were also very helpful and easy to deal with. We would definitely use Function Central again and we would recommend to friends and family.

    Linda, Wedding, Derbyshire, July 2011
  • The Flavours were excellent – far, far better than we could have imagined. They really made our wedding day extra special and we were touched that they were willing to learn and play a song for our first dance that wasn’t on their usual song list. Our guests thought they were fantastic; they helped get everyone on the dance floor and kept the atmosphere going.

    Kim, Wedding, June 2011
  • The Flavours played at my husband's 40th Birthday Party on the 8th May 2010 and what a fantastic set of people they were. We have never booked a band before and with 130 guests of a mixed age group in our garden we were nervous! We didn't need to be, they were fantastic. With the singer's beautiful voice and her talented musicians behind her I don't think we could have picked anyone better. Everyone thought they were great and we would have no reservations in recommending them. They pitched the song choice and beat just perfect!! Thank you to so much for making our party! Your website was easy to use and navigate around, that made it easy for me, as I'm a bit of a novice when it comes to the internet. Booking was easy and straight forward and you provided us with a fantastically talented band, thank you.

    James, 40th Birthday, Doncaster, May 2010

Repertoire Help

  • 00’s
  • Rolling In The Deep - Adele
  • Forever is over – The Saturdays
  • Forget you – Cee Lo Green
  • Crazy - Cee Lo Green
  • Cry me out – Pixie Lott
  • Rock my World – Michael Jackson
  • Teenage Dream – Katy Perry
  • Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
  • New Shoes – Paulo nutini
  • Last Request – Paulo nutini
  • Prayin – Plan B
  • Beautiful Day – U2
  • Mercy - Duffy
  • Valerie – Amy Winehouse
  • Tears Dry On Their Own – Amy Winehouse
  • I Wish I Didn’t Miss You Anymore – Angie Stone
  • Back To Black - Amy Winehouse
  • Sing It Back - Moloko
  • American Boy - Estelle
  • Love Is A Losing Game – Amy Winehouse
  • Black Horse And The Cherry Tree – Kt Tunstall
  • Heal Over – Kt Tunstall
  • Falling – Alicia Keys
  • Why Don’t You Call Me Anymore – Alicia Keys
  • You Give Me Something – Jamiroquai
  • Little L – Jamiroquai
  • Déjà Vu – Beyonce
  • Poker Face – Lady Gaga
  • Smile – Lilly Allen
  • Sweet About Me - Gabriella Cilmi
  • Do Your Thing – Basement Jaxxx
  • Red Alert – Basement Jaxx
  • Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
  • Times Like These - Foo Fighters
  • Worried About Ray - The Hoosiers
  • Mr Brightside - The Killers
  • Ruby - The Kaiser Chiefs
  • I Predict A Riot - The Kaiser Chiefs
  • Bohemian Like You - Dandy Warhols
  • All The Small Things - Blink 182
  • Saturday Superhouse - Biffy Clyro
  • Valerie - Amy Winehouse/The Zutons
  • Mollys Chambers - Kings Of Leon
  • Shine On - The Kooks
  • Naive - The Kooks
  • Dakota - Stereophoincs
  • Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Zephyr Song
  • The Middle - Jimmy Eat World
  • Loving You - Paulo Nutini
  • Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
  • Somebody Told Me - The Killers
  • Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
  • Last Night - The Strokes
  • Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
  • Year 300 – Busted
  • Sleeping With The Light On - Busted
  • American Idiot - Greenday
  • Rock Show - Blink 182
  • Fall To Pieces - Razorlight
  • When You Were Young – The Killers
  • Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellies
  • Shes So Lovely – Scouting For Girls
  • Same Jeans – The View
  • Buck Rogers - Feeder
  • Dream Catch Me – Newton Faulkner
  • I'm Yours - Jazon Mraz
  • Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer
  • Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
  • Greatest Day - Take That
  • Better Together - Jack Johnson
  • Can’t Get You Out Of My Head – Kylie Minogue
  • Clocks - Coldplay
  • Boulevard Of Broken Dreams – Green Day
  • Steady As She Goes – The Raconteurs
  • You And Me – The Wannadies
  • Hey Ya! - Outkast
  • Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
  • Pokerface - Lady Gaga
  • Love Machine - Girls Aloud
  • Place Your Hands - Reef
  • Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz
  • Learn To Fly - Foo Fighters
  • Cigarettes And Alcohol - Oasis
  • Time Of Your Life - Green Day
  • There She Goes - The La’s
  • Laid - James
  • Song 2 – Blur
  • Wonderwall – Oasis
  • 90’s
  • Save Tonight – Eagle eye cherry
  • Girls amd Boys – Blur
  • Disco 2000 – Pulp
  • Wade In The Water – Eva Cassidy
  • Autumn Leaves – Eva Cassidy
  • Dancing In The Moonlight – Toploader
  • Don’t Look Back In Anger - Oasis
  • I’ll Be There For You - The Remembrents
  • Old Before I Die - Robbie Williams
  • Angels – Robbie Williams
  • Strong – Robbie Williams
  • Monkeywrench - Foo Fighters
  • When You’re Gone – Brian Adams & Mel C
  • Dance The Night Away – The Mavericks
  • Bittersweet Symphony – The Verve
  • Alright - Supergrass
  • Creep – Radiohead
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
  • Common People – Pulp
  • Ray Of Light – Madonna
  • Groove Is In The Heart – Dee - Lite
  • 80’s
  • 1999 – Prince
  • Master Blaster – Stevie Wonder
  • Message In A Bottle – The Police
  • I Feel For You - Chaka Khan
  • Ain't Nobody – Chaka Kahn
  • The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
  • Wanna Be Starting Something – Michael Jackson
  • Billy Jean – Michael Jackson
  • Fat Bottomed Girls - Queen
  • Radio Star - Buggles
  • Blitzkrieg Bop - The Ramones
  • Ever Fallen In Love - The Buzzcocks
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
  • Cars – Gary Numan
  • Tainted Love – Soft Cell
  • Walk Like An Egyptian – The Bangles
  • Golden Brown – The Stranglers
  • Going Underground - The Jam
  • Desire - U2
  • 500 Miles – The Proclaimers
  • Everybody Needs Somebody To Love – The Blues Brothers
  • Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel
  • Can’t Stand Losing You – The Police
  • Passenger – Iggy Pop
  • Friday I'm In Love - The Cure
  • Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
  • Baggy Trousers - Madness
  • 70’s
  • Lady Marmalade – La Belle
  • Play that funky Music – Wild Cherry
  • Saturday nights alright – Elton John
  • Greatest Dancer – Sister Sledge
  • Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  • Sweet Home Alabama – Lynard Skynard
  • Street Life – Randy Crawford
  • Lovely Day – Bill Withers
  • Ain't No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  • Use Me – Bill Withers
  • On Broadway – George Benson
  • Long Train Running – Doobie Brothers
  • Thinking Of You - Sister Sledge
  • All Right Now – Free
  • Off The Wall – Michael Jackson
  • Good Times – Chic
  • Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
  • Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  • Rappers Delight – Sugarhill Gang
  • That's Entertainment - The Jam
  • 60’s
  • Jumpin Jack Flash – Rolling Stones
  • Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
  • Midnight hour – Wilson Pickett
  • Respect - Aretha Franklin
  • Moondance – Van Morrison
  • Up Tight – Stevie Wonder
  • One Good Man – Janis Joplin
  • Piece Of My Heart – Janis Joplin
  • Gimme Some Loving – Spencer Davis Group
  • California Dreaming – Mamas And Papas
  • Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
  • All Along The Watchtower – Jimi Hendrix
  • Hey Joe – Jimi Hendrix
  • Stand By Me – Ben E King
  • Papa's Got A Brand New Bag – James Brown
  • I Feel Good – James Brown
  • Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
  • Twist And Shout - The Beatles
  • You Really Got Me - The Kinks
  • Jumping Jack Flash - Rolling Stones
  • Mustang Sally - Commitments
  • I'm A Believer - The Monkees
  • Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
  • My Generation - The Who
  • Hard Days Night - The Beatles
  • Help - The Beatles
  • Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • 8 Days A Week - The Beatles
  • Back In The USSR – The Beatles
  • That's Alright Mama - Elvis Presley
  • Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
  • Soul Man – Sam ‘N Dave
  • Let's Spend The Night Together – The Rolling Stones
  • Sympathy For The Devil – The Rolling Stones
  • Happy Together – The Turtles
  • Higher And Higher – Jackie Wilson
  • Tears Of A Clown – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
  • Gimme Some Lovin' – Spencer Davis Group
  • Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
  • Daydream Believer – The Monkees
  • 50’s
  • Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
  • All Shook Up – Elvis Presley
  • Fever – Peggy Lee
  • Summertime – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Georgia On My Mind – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley

Bookings

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