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Empire Beats

from£1,220

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With a fantastically funky selection of smooth 60s soul, 70s funk as well as dance anthems from the 1990s through to the 2010s, this band is guaranteed to get the dancefloor jumping!

Empire Beats are fronted by outstanding vocalist Gloria, who has extensive session singing experience under her belt and is also a vocal coach. Gloria was selected in the last 75 in Pop Idol 2003, in the last 10 in the VH1 Divas London Auditions, has had TV appearances on MTV and has even supported Jools Holland.

Her soulful, animated and passionate delivery combined with a great stage presence and the ability to interact with the audience makes her stand out from the crowd.

The band were quite superb: the brief was to get the diverse audience up on their feet, and they did it superbly, going the extra mile to make sure the party was going with a swing! Simon, 21st birthday celebration, Winchester, Hampshire

Between them members of Empire Beats have performed alongside and shared stages with some major acts, including; Jools Holland, The Beastie Boys, Dhol Foundation and Marlena Shaw.

Backing Gloria is an all-star band featuring guitar, drums, bass and trumpet/synths and a female backing vocalist. The band are available to book with a saxophonist, to form a two-piece brass section (highly recommended for the vintage soul and funk repertoire) or a percussionist (for the grooviest sound possible!)

Discounts available! Empire Beats are currently offering rates which are lower than their advertised "from" price, for events occurring on a Monday-Wednesday and in Oct, Nov, Jan and Feb.

Performance info

Line-up Female lead vocals; drums; bass; guitar; keyboards; trumpet
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)
Lighting Yes (included in price)

Booking options

Song requests
Add £0
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (e.g. first dance), subject to suitability
Add saxophone
Add £195
For solos and an authentic soul and R&B sound
Add percussion (congas, tambourine, bells, shakers, etc)
Add £195
For extra rhythm
Add saxophone and percussion
Add £370
For the ultimate live band sound
Extra performances
Add £150 per half hour
Extend the band's sets by up to one hour
Add afternoon duo
Add £240
For 1 x 60 minute set of relaxed laid back lounge music

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