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Party Up's effortless cool and astonishingly high level of musicianship has provided the perfect headline entertainment at hundreds of weddings and parties over the last seven years.

The band play a mix of infectiously danceable pop, funk, soul, R&B, hip hop and UK garage. The band count Sky, Cadburys and the actress Emma Thompson among their regular clients.

Party Up's standard 6-piece line-up features male vocals and includes keyboards and sax, which allows them to recreate soulful classics by Stevie Wonder and Prince, floor-fillers by Michael Jackson and Chaka Khan and chart-toppers by Pharrell and Bruno Mars with stunning authenticity!

The band have a long and impressive list of credentials in the music industry. Between them, they've performed on Top of the Pops, TFI Friday, Parkinson and Later With Jools Holland.

Members of the band have appeared on the same stage as Sister Sledge, Carleen Anderson, Richard Ashcroft, Boy George, Sir Elton John and Tom Jones, played at world famous venues such as Shepherd’s Bush Empire and the 100 Club and have session credits with soul and rare groove stars such as Tom Browne and James Mason.

Party Up are the best live band I've ever danced all night to! They perform with huge joy and really know how to keep the crowd moving. I'll never book anyone else! Emma Thompson, Actress

With members based in London and Kent, the band have performed at prestigious venues across the UK, including The 606 Club, The Hurlingham Club, and Hedsor House, as are in huge demand on the corporate event circuit.

Their client list over the last few years includes huge household names such as Cadburys, Ernst & Young, the BBC, Barclays, Hilton Hotels, MTR Crossrail, Sky, Tesco, Lego, BT, Tag Worldwide, Standard Life, The London Eye, and even the actress Emma Thompson!

Party Up perform the majority of their bookings as a 6-piece but can expand to include a range of extra musicians, right up to a 10-piece (as featured in their videos). Add trumpet and/or additional sax to create a horn section and enhance their soul and funk repertoire; a male or female backing vocalist to fill out their sound with smooth, warm harmonies; or percussion for the biggest, funkiest grooves.

Party Up are able provided a manned DJ service (using a laptop equipped with virtual DJ software) before, between and after sets, saving you the hassle of coordinating a separate DJ.

Their DJ playlist consists of a broad range of soul, funk, rock and pop songs similar in style to their own repertoire. Please see below for costs. They can even provide their acoustic duo set (guitar and vocals) for your drinks reception or wedding breakfast in the afternoon.

Whatever your musical preferences, Party Up will adapt their set to your favourite genres. Don't like modern music? No problem – the band will stick to classic soul and funk. Soft spot for UK garage? Dance the night away to one of the only function bands covering this genre.

The band can perform a Jewish/Klezmer medley on request.

Now working as one of Function Central's most bookable wedding soul bands in Kent, London and beyond, the band are friendly, reliable and professional to a fault, and will do their utmost to ensure your day goes smoothly. Highly recommended!

Due to intense demand, please expect higher quotes than the advertised "from" price, for Saturdays in peak season months.

Performance info

Line-up Male lead vocals; keyboards; guitar; bass; drums; sax (6-piece)
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute or 3 x 40 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included)
Lighting Yes (included in price)

Booking options

Add extra male vocalist
Add £240 + travel
For vocal harmonies, a bigger sound and shared lead vocals
Add female vocalist
Add £240 + travel
As above
Add trumpet
Add £240 + travel
To form 2-piece brass section, for extra impact
Add alto saxophone and trumpet
Add £480 + travel
To form 3-piece brass section for an authentic soul and funk sound
Add percussionist
Add £240 + travel
For extra rhythm
Acoustic background music
Add £240 for 1 x 60 minute set
Live lounge style sets by the band's acoustic duo, ideal for drinks receptions or meals
DJ service
Add £150 for 2 hours
Upbeat, mainstream soul and pop music from all eras, run from a laptop equipped with virtual DJ software. Requests taken and mic available for announcements
Extra performances
Add £400 per half hour
Extend the band's sets by up to one hour

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