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The Soul Ventures offer one of the most authentic, high-impact shows of any soul group in the UK. With years of experience playing together and performing for high-end artists and clients, The Soul Ventures are able to recreate a 60s Stax and Motown sound that brings to life the music of Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin and James Brown.

Led by a Grammy-winning producer, The Soul Ventures are a band with unrivalled experience that guarantee the highest quality of music at your event. Members of The Soul Ventures have recorded and performed alongside some of the biggest names in contemporary music including Adele, Beyoncé and Ed Sheeran - so you can feel confident of an industry-standard performance every time.

When they're not performing for prestigious clients in the Middle East and Europe, The Soul Ventures regularly occupy some of London's most exclusive venues, including the world-renowned Annabel’s club in Mayfair, the Jazz Café and both UK and European Soho House locations.

I saw Wilson Pickett in 1967 and The Soul Ventures were every bit as good! Craig & Josephine, Wedding, February 2019

As well as private events for some of the world’s most prominent A-list celebrities, The Soul Ventures are often trusted to entertain corporate audiences at large-scale events and have enjoyed working with The James Bond Franchise, Disney, Debenhams, Marks and Spencer and Gillette amongst many others.

With such highly-experienced performers, The Soul Ventures are a band you can completely trust to bring a matchless level of excellence to your event. Showcasing some of the classiest music of the 20th Century, these high-octane, professional musicians are ready to bring you and your guests a dancefloor-filling, soul-shaking show.

Performance info

Line-up Male & female lead vocals; guitar; bass; keyboards; drums; saxophone; trumpet
Performance duration 2 x 50 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)
Lighting Yes (included in price)

Aretha Franklin – Respect
Aretha Franklin – Rock Steady
Aretha Franklin – Think
Arthur Conley – Sweet Soul Music
Betty Wright – Clean Up Woman
Eddie Floyd – Knock on Wood
Etta James – Tell Mama
Gladys Knight – Heard It Through the Grapevine
Jackie Wilson – Higher & Higher
James Brown – Get Up Offa That Thing
James Brown – Out of Sight
James Brown – Soul Power
James Brown –I Feel Good
Jean Knight – Mr Big Stuff
Junior Walker – How Sweet It Is
Martha Reeves – Dancing in The Street
Martha Reeves – Heatwave
Martha Reeves – Nowhere to Run
Marvin Gaye – Ain't That Peculiar
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Otis Redding – Hard to Handle
Otis Redding – Love Man
Otis Redding – Respect
Otis Redding – Satisfaction
Otis Redding – Wonderful World
Ray Charles – I've got a Woman
Ray Charles – What'd I Say
Sam and Dave – Hold On, I'm Coming
Sam and Dave – Soul Man
The Contours – Do You Love Me
The Four Tops – Reach Out
The Temptations – Ain't Too Proud to Beg
The Temptations – My Girl
Wilson Pickett – Land Of 1000 Dances

Dancing in the Street / Knock On Wood / Tell Mama / Shake / Think

Land of 1,000 Dances - Chris Kenner

Think – Aretha Franklin

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.

“They were an amazing live act and had everybody, young and old, on the dance floor for hours - they seemed to play for ages! I cannot stress how talented these guys are! The lead singer had everyone joining in and got down on the dance floor for a boogie, much to the excitement of my Auntie Kim! Several of our guests commented on how good they were and asked where we had found them. We will certainly be booking them again!”

Andy & Leanne, Wedding, August 2019

“Absolutely fantastic. The music was a perfect balance of golden oldies and funky young stuff (a bit like the guests, really) and the singer really got everyone going. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the band or to book them again in future - they really did a great job!”

Hannah, Wedding, July 2019

“You were absolutely amazing! The lead singers voice is just fantastic. They got everybody up dancing and played a great mix of songs. My husband and I are so happy that we chose them to play at our wedding as I really think they made the evening and we had comments from so many people saying how great the band were. We are now trying to think of what we could celebrate next so that we could have them playing for us again! I would say to anyone trying to find a band for their celebration, look no further - pick these guys!!”

Clare & Pete, Wedding, July 2019

“The band completely made our day! We had a large wedding of over 250 guests and I can confidently say that every single one of us up and dancing! We found the booking process really easy and communication with yourselves and the band was attentive and reassuring. Full marks!”

Jessica & Philip, Wedding, The Hilton Hotel in London, July 2019

“They really did make the wedding and had all of our guests up and dancing. They completely surpassed our expectations! They had an exceptional amount of energy, enthusiasm and talent. We had so many people saying they were the best band they'd heard at a wedding! We would recommend them without hesitation.”

Jo, Wedding, June 2019

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