Detroit City Soul

from£1,725

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Detroit City Soul are an exceptionally talented line-up of top industry pros who perform effortlessly slick, high energy shows for all types of event. The band live and breathe funk, disco, soul and Motown and absolutely knock this out of the park with a truly authentic sound and feel.

But Detroit City Soul aren't just a soul band – they can also play classic pop and modern chart to mix things up and keep everyone up on the dancefloor. This makes them a huge hit at weddings, parties and corporate events.

Exceptional - they made the evening a night to remember! Kristina & Liam, Wedding, London, July 2019

Whether it’s floor-shaking dance grooves, ballads or jazz, Detroit City Soul will inject fun and energy into your event and will have your guests begging for more! We literally can’t recommend them enough.

The band is available from a 7- to 12-piece and also offer acoustic and jazz sets for a knock-down price for a full day’s entertainment.

The band are currently offering a significantly lower rate than the advertised from price for bookings between January and April.

Performance info

Line-up Male OR female vocals; guitar OR keys; bass; drums; sax
Performance duration 2 x 60 minutes or 3 x 40 minutes
Interval music Included
Lighting Included

Booking options

Song requests
Add £0
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (e.g. first dance), subject to suitability
Add keys or guitar
Add £245
For extra solos and a bigger sound
Add trumpet     
Add £245
To form 2-piece brass section, for extra impact
Add vocalist
Add £245
For shared lead vocals, harmonies and a varied repertoire
Add backing singer
Add £245
For vocal harmonies and a bigger sound
Add percussionist
Add £245
For extra rhythm
Acoustic background music
Add £125/hour per musician
Live lounge style sets by the band's acoustic duo, ideal for drinks receptions or meals

Soul & Motown Medley

Signed, Sealed, Delivered / Freak Out / Superstition (Live)

Motown

ABC – Jackson 5
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Baby I Need Your Lovin – Four Tops
Baby Love – The Supremes
Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) – Four Tops
Dancing In The Street – Martha And The Vandellas
Endless Love – Diana Ross & Lionel Ritchie
Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – Marvin Gaye
I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
I Want You Back – Jackson 5
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
I’ll Be There – Jackson 5
Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
My Girl – The Temptations
Reach Out I’ll Be There – Four Tops
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Stop In The Name Of Love – The Supremes
Tears Of A Clown – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
Tracks Of My Tears – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
You Can’t Hurry Love – Supremes
Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher – Jackie Wilson

Disco

Ain’t No Stoppin Us Now – Mc Fadden & Whitehead
Blame It On The Boogie – The Jacksons
Boogie Oogie Oogie – Taste Of Honey
Car Wash – Rose Royce
Disco Inferno – The Tramps
Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough – Michael Jackson
Good Times – Chic
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
I’m Coming Out – Diana Ross
Le Freak – Chic
Let’s Go Round Again – Average White Band
Rock With You – Michael Jackson
September– Earth Wind & Fire
Shake Your Body Down To The Ground – The Jacksons
Upside Down – Diana Ross
Young Hearts Run Free – Candi Staton

Funk

All This Love That I’m Giving – Gwen McCrae
Brick House – The Commodores
Dance To The Music – Sly & The Family Stone
Get Down On It – Kool & The Gang
Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
I Feel Good – James Brown
I Got The Feeling – James Brown
It’s Your Thing – Isley Brothers
Jungle Boogie – Kool & The Gang
Let’s Go Round Again – Average White Band
Move On Up – Curtis Mayfield
Mr Big Stuff – Jean Knight
Papa Was A Rolling Stone – The Temptations
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Rock Steady – Aretha Franklin
Sex Machine – James Brown
Street Life – Randy Crawford
Superstition – Stevie Wonder

Jazz/Bossa

All Of Me
All The Things You Are
Almost Like Being In Love
Aqua De Be Be
Autumn Leaves
Fever
Fly Me To The Moon
Girl From Ipanema
Love For Sale
Summertime
Sway

Chart Hits

All About The Bass – Meghan Trainor
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke
Budapest – George Ezra
Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Feel It Still – Post Malone
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
For You – Payne/Ora
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Havana – Camila Cabello
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Only Girl In The World – Rihanna
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk – Ronson/Mars

Rock ‘N’ Roll

CC Rider – Elvis
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
I’ve Got A Woman – Ray Charles
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis
Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
Proud Mary – Ike & Tina Turner
Shake Rattle And Roll – Bill Haley & His Comets
Twisting The Night Away – Sam Cooke

Jewish Hora

Bashana
Choson Kale Mazel Tov David Melech Yisrael Freylech
Hatikiva (For Toasts) Hava Nagila
Sholom Aleichem Siman Tov
Ufaratsta

Pop

American Boy – Estelle
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Black And Gold – Sam Sparrow
Can’t Get You Out Of My Head – Kylie Minogue
Celebrate – Kool & The Gang
Could You Be Loved – Bob Marley
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Crazy In Love – Beyonce
Deja Vu – Beyonce
Don’t Stop The Music – Rihanna
Faith – George Michael
Hey Ya – Outkast
I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
Is This Love – Bob Marley
I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
Killing Me Softly – The Fugees
Kiss – Prince
Mercy – Duffy
Moondance – Van Morrison
No Diggity – Blackstreet
One Way Or Another – Blondie
Poker Face – Lady Gaga
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
Rolling In The Deep – Adele
Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
Shy Guy – Diana King
Sing It Back – Moloko
Single Ladies – Beyonce
Teardrops – Womack And Womack
The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
This Love – Maroon 5
Toxic – Britney Spears
Umbrella – Rihanna
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Walk Like An Egyptian – Bangles
Waterfalls – TLC
Word Up – Cameo
You Can Call Me Al – Paul Simon
You Got The Love – Florence & The Machine

Soul

Ain’t No Body – Chaka Khan
Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
All Night Long – Lionel Richie
At Last – Etta James
Chain Of Fools – Aretha Franklin
Everybody Needs Somebody – Solomon Burke
Feel Like Makin’ Love – Roberta Flack
Give Me The Night – George Benson
Hard To Handle – Otis Redding
In The Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
It’s A Shame – The Spinners
I’m Every Woman – Whitney Houston
Knock On Wood – Eddie Floyd
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Love Train – The O’Jays
Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
Rescue Me – Fontella Bass
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Sittin On The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
Somebody Else’s Guy – Jocelyn Brown
Something’s Got A Hold On Me – Etta James
Soul Man – Sam & Dave
Try A Little Tenderness – Otis Redding
We Are Family – Sister Sledge

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

“Truly awesome. Everyone said how great they were and the full dance floor was testimony to the fact! I barely left the dance floor and the "LOVE TRAIN' was hilarious!! I couldn't have planned for the old and young to be dancing like loons in a train around the marquee - utterly priceless. Thank you for holding our hands through the process and a HUGE thank you to them for being such stars.”

Katherine, Wedding, London, May 2019

“They were fun, professional (even though we were running an hour late!) and most importantly played the best live music we have ever heard! We have some musicians amongst our friends and family and they were all absolutely bowled over.”

Lizzie & Adam, Wedding, Berkshire, August 2019

“Exceptional - they made the evening a night to remember!”

Kristina & Liam, Wedding, London, July 2019

“They capture the heart and soul of Motown but somehow manage to make it current and relevant for a modern wedding crowd - AMAZING! The band responded to the crowd and made sure that every tune was a floor filler. I don't know how they managed it with such a diverse audience!”

Max & Sarah, Wedding, Bristol, July 2019

“The band were great - really professional and superb musicians. Everybody had a fantastic night and that was in no small part down to their performance.”

Tom, Private Event, London, June 2019


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