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Uptown play a timeless funk, soul, R&B & disco tunes – all your favourite hits from the Jackson 5, Kool And The Gang and James Brown, to material from more modern artists such as Bruno Mars and Justin Timberlake. Guaranteed to make you dance and sing all night long.

Book within 7 days of your enquiry and get a FREE laptop DJ service performed by a band member (worth £85)

The band are comprised of experienced, charismatic musicians, the band members have played the biggest venues, festivals and locations in the UK Capital, such as the O2 Arena, Ronnie Scott's, Wimbledon, Wembley Stadium and many others.

They were formed in 2016 while completing their music degrees, and since then they have never stopped playing together at countless weddings and events in and outside London.

The quartet can extend up to an 8-piece band, with the additions of a keyboard player, a male vocalist and a three piece horn section comprised of sax, trumpet and trombone.

The band are committed to creating the perfect night for your event, and are ready to accommodate your requirements and requests to make sure you have an unforgettable night.

Performance info

Line-up Female lead vocals; guitar; bass; drums
Performance duration 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute sets
Interval music Yes (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 keyboards
Add £245
Piano and synths for a bigger sound
Add male vocalist
Add £245
For shared lead vocals, harmonies and a varied repertoire
Add saxophone
Add £245
For solos and an authentic soul and R&B sound
Add trumpet
Add £245
For extra impact
Add trombone
Add £245
For the ultimate live brass section experience
Acoustic background music
Add £245 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 £85
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

Kiss / Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough / Finesse

Such A Good Feeling / Let's Get It On / Just The Two Of Us

Classic funk, soul & Motown

A.B.C. – Jackson 5
Ain’t No Mountain – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
Always There – Incognito
Best of My Love – The Emotions
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Blame It on the Boogie – Jackson 5
Car Wash – Rose Royce
Celebration – Kool and the Gang
Cissy Strut – The Meters
Do I Do – Stevie Wonder
For Once in My Life – Stevie Wonder
Get Down on It – Kool and the Gang
Give It Up or Turn It Loose – James Brown
Good Times – Chic
Hard to Handle – Otis Reading
Heard It Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson
Hot Stuff – Donna Summer
I Say a Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin
I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
It’s Your Thing – Isley Brothers
Jungle Boogie – Kool and the Gang
Just Kissed My Baby – The Meters
Just the Two of Us – Grover Washington, Jr.
Kiss – Prince
Kissing My Love – Bill Withers
Ladies Night – Kool and the Gang
Le Freak – Chic
Let’s Get It on – Marvin Gaye
Master Blaster – Stevie Wonder
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
Only So Much Oil in the Ground – Tower of Power
P.Y.T. – Michael Jackson
Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag – James Brown
Pass the Peas – James Brown
Person to Person – Average White Band
Pick Up the Pieces – Average White Band
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
Put It Where You Want It – Average White Band
Relight My Fire – Dan Hartman
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Rock With You – Michael Jackson
Sex Machine – James Brown
Shake Everything You Got – Maceo Parker
Shake Your Body Down to the Ground – Michael Jackson
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
So Excited – Pointer Sisters
Somebody Else’s Guy – Jocelyn Brown
Son of a Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
Soul with a Capital S – Tower of Power
Street Life – Randy Crawford
Super Lady – Luther Vandross
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Talkin’ Loud – Incognito
Tell Me Something Good – Chaka Khan
The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
Think – Aretha Franklin
Upside Down – Diana Ross
Use Me – Bill Withers
We Are Family – Sisters Sledge
What Cha’ Gonna Do for Me – Chaka Khan
What is Hip? – Tower of Power
What’s Going on – Marvin Gaye
You Can’t Hurry Love – The Supremes

Modern soul & pop

24k Magic – Bruno Mars
American Boy – Estelle
Beggin – Madcon
Black & Gold – Sam Sparrow
Brown Sugar – D’Angelo
Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Canned Heat – Jamiroquai
Castle on the Hill – Ed Sheeran
Chunky – Bruno Mars
Cosmic Girl – Jamiroquai
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Crazy in Love – Beyoncè
Finesse – Bruno Mars
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Get Lucky – Daft Punk Ft. Pharell Williams
Golden – Jill Scott
Happy – Pharrell
Havana – Camila Cabello
Hey Ya – Outkast
How Deep is Your Love – Calvin Harris
Human (rudimental Remix) – Rag ‘n’ Bone Man
I Need a Dollar – Aloe Blacc
Locked out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Love Foolosophy – Jamiroquai
Mercy – Duffy
New Rules – Dua Lipa
No Diggity – Blackstreet
One Kiss - Dua Lipa
Price Tag – Jessie J
Rather Be – Clean Bandit
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
Rock Your Body – Justin Timberlake
Rude – Magic
Señorita – Justin Timberlake
Shackles – Mary Mary
Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
Sing – Ed Sheeran
Thinking out Loud – Ed Sheeran
This is What You Came for – Calvin Harris
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Umbrella – Rihanna
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Valerie – Amy Winehouse


A Night in Tunisia
Agua de Beber
Ain’t no Sunshine
All of Me
All the Things You Are
Cheek to Cheek
Feeling Good
Fly Me To The Moon
Garota de Ipanema
Georgia On My Mind
In A Sentimental Mood
It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing
Lullaby of Birdland
Moon Over Bourbon Street
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay
Stand By Me
Why Don’t You Do Right

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 band were absolutely brilliant. Had the crowd dancing for the first time in years. Book Upbeat! They play a great mix of songs and will have people dancing for hours.”

Rebecca, Gala Dinner, The Hilton Park Lane in London, November 2019

“Thank you so much for last night, you guys were awesome! Everyone can't stop raving about you! I just loved every song you played, the whole entertainment for the whole weekend was just amazing, everything we could have hoped and wished for!”

Maddie, Wedding in Oxford, July 2019

“Hiring this band was the best decision I could make for my wedding! They've been super helpful from the start, learning 3 song requests (and playing them beautifully!) and providing free DJ service after the performance as our budget was limited, so they decided to help us out. The whole band is not only great, but they also had a smile on their face for the whole night and you could tell they were having as much fun as we were! Book them if you want a reliable, friendly and talented band.”

Claire, Wedding in Bristol, September 2018

“Uptown were absolutely brilliant. They played our first song perfectly, and I was quite anxious about it as it is quite a hard song to play (Sweet Love by Anita Baker!) but they performed it perfectly and thanks to them I will remember that moment for the rest of my life. The guests were all impressed by their amazing talent. Totally recommend this bunch!”

Angela, Wedding in Maidenhead, August 2018

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