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The Soul Expressions


This is the act's lowest available price for a local performance by their smallest line-up. It does not include any travel costs.

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This superb group of musicians offer musical entertainment of the highest quality.

Book within 7 days of your enquiry and get a FREE laptop DJ service provided by the band (worth £150)

Authentic, funky cover versions of time-honored classics rub shoulders with original and outrageous funky arrangements of contemporary tunes, by artists such as Deee-Lite and Justin Timberlake.

Advance requests for the band to rearrange one of your favourite tunes are welcome!

Soul Expressions were the perfect party band with a good sound and amazing dancing! They were a pleasure to have at the party! James, 60th birthday party at The Kings Head in Putney

The Soul Expressions have played at a number of high-profile corporate events, for clients including Price Waterhouse Cooper. Band members have played with Soweto Kinch, Gregory Porter and a number of prestigious London-based big bands.

The band can offer an afternoon jazz quartet set and a DJ service as optional extras, offering musical entertainment of the highest quality for any event.

Performance info

Line-up Vocals; Keys; bass; drums
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute or 3 x 40 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
Solo pianist
Add £215 for 1 x 60 minute set
Background music sets ideal for drinks receptions or meals
DJ service
Add £150
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 £420 per half hour
Extend the band's sets by up to one hour

Promo Video

Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
All My Lovin’ - Beatles/Amy Winehouse
American Boy - Kanye West/Estelle
Blame It On the Boogie - Jackson 5
Bring it on Home to Me - Sam Cooke
Burning Down The House - Tom Jones and the Cardigans
Call Your Girlfriend - Robyn
Can’t Stop This Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Cheap Thrills - Sia
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Dance to the Music - Sly and the Family Stone
Dancing on my own - Robyn
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones
Express Yourself - Charles Wright & the 103rd St Band
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Get Down On It - Kool and the Gang
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Get Up - James Brown
God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
Good Times - Chic
Got To Be Real - Cheryl Lynn
Got To Give It Up - Marvin Gaye
Groove is in the Heart - Deee-Lite
Hallelujah I Love Her So - Ray Charles
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Hard To Handle - Otis Redding
Heard It Through the Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Honky Tonk Women - Rolling Stones
How Will I Know - Whitney Houston
I Can't Help Falling In Love With You - Elvis Presley
I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown
I Need a Dollar - Aloe Blacc
I Never Loved A Man - Aretha Franklin
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
I Want You Back - Jackson 5
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
I'm A Believer - The Monkees
Inside My Love - Minnie Riperton
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Last Nite - The Strokes
Le Freak - Chic
Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Move On Up - Curtis Mayfield
Movin On Up - Primal Scream
My Girl - The Temptations
No Diggity - Blackstreet
Oh What A Night - Frankie Valli
P. Y. T. - Michael Jackson
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag - James Brown
Praise You - Fat Boy Slim
Price Tag - Jessie J
Rescue Me - Fontella Bass
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Rock DJ - Robbie Williams
Rock Your Body - Justin Timberlake
Rolling in the Deep - Adele
September - Earth, Wind and Fire
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
She’s Not There - The Zombies
Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours - Stevie Wonder
Soul Man - Sam & Dave
Spooky - Dusty Springfield
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
The Boss - James Brown
Think - Aretha Franklin
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars/Mark Ronson
Use Me - Bill Withers
Valerie - Amy Winehouse/Mark Ronson
You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon
You Know I'm No Good - Amy Winehouse
Your Cheatin’ Heart - Ray Charles

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.

“The Soul Expressions were fantastic - the perfect thing about the band was that they not only performed an incredible live set, they stayed on to keep the party going with a brilliant DJ set afterwards too! The band allowed us to pick our favourite songs and also let us send over a list of songs (even some garage tunes!) for the DJ set. They created a great atmosphere during their set, the vocals were spot on and one of the lead singers let our flower girl join in to sing part of a Bruno Mars song which made her day! We couldn't have asked for a more perfect wedding day and The Soul Expressions definitely played their part in making it so special.”

Nicola, Wedding in London, June 2019

“Soul Expressions were the perfect party band with a good sound and amazing dancing! They were a pleasure to have at the party!”

James, 60th Birthday Party at The Kings Head in Putney, September 2018

“The Soul Expressions were more than we could have ever hoped for at our wedding! They had a cool party vibe and got everyone (we mean everyone) on the dance floor! We spoke to them about our set list and there were a few songs we desperately wanted to hear and they made sure it happened. There was a rendition of The Beach Boys classic 'God only knows' that made the bride cry with happiness - it was so beautiful and full of love. Thank you, thank you, thank you for such making such special memories for us on our big day. Function Central were also brilliant, efficient, quick to response, knowledgeable and proactive from start to finish. Cannot recommend these guys enough to sort your event music needs!”

Claire & Rob, Wedding, The Amadeus in London, June 2018

“The Soul Expressions performed at my sister's 30th birthday party and they were absolutely brilliant from start to finish. All the band members were entirely professional and made sure that everything was stress-free for me as the organiser. They arrived early, set up without fuss, made sure my sister was enjoying herself, chatted to guests and got everyone on the dancefloor. In addition to their professionalism, all the band members were really friendly and that made it a really happy and fun occasion. All the guests were hugely impressed and everyone commented afterwards on how amazing they had been. Before the event, Anthony made sure the performance and songs chosen were perfectly suited to our needs and planned it so that everything ran smoothly on the night.”

Sarah, Birthday Party in London, August 2017

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