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Soul & Funk bands for hire

Our funk/soul bands range from compact 4-pieces to 11-piece orchestras with brass sections and percussion.

We have bands playing everything from Motown classics and James Brown funk work-outs through to today's chart-topping dance, pop and R&B. Many of our funk & soul bands can provide jazz sets earlier in the day.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    London and the South East
  • Price:
    from £895 for 4-piece

Talented young 4-piece band featuring both male and female vocals, playing a selection of classic disco, funk and soul tunes.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1475 for 6-piece

Highly-experienced and energetic female-fronted 6-piece party band, playing everything from Motown classics to modern r'n'b and pop chartbusters. Acoustic duo or quartet sets available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £495

World class acoustic covers duo from London, suitable for all ages, venues and occasions.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £985

London based 4- to 9-piece rock, pop, soul & funk party band, with a choice of male or female vocals - or both. Extra sets & DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £625

Fast establishing themselves as London's (and the Royal Family's) finest lounge/jazz boogie organ combo, Gin & Tonic play a mix of current pop tunes and classic standards in their own inimitable style.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    London, South East, East Anglia/East of England, East Midlands, South West, West Midlands and Wales
  • Price:
    from £480

The Soul Girls play uplifting, laid-back pop through to jazz standards for receptions and afternoon/early evening event, in a vocal/piano format.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    The South and Midlands
  • Price:
    from £1295 for 5-piece

Vibrant pop band with female and male lead vocals with a long list of satisfied clients! Additional musicians and afternoon jazz/easy listening entertainment available.

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  • Based in:
    South West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £945 for 4-piece

Fun and fresh party and wedding band playing rock, pop, soul and funk hits. Additional musicians, DJ service, love letters and photobooth hire also available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £985 for 3-piece

Stylish trio featuring male vocals, keys and trumpet to add a touch of class to any event! Also available as a full 5 or 6-piece party band.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1495 for 6-piece

Party down with Party Up, the slickest pop, funk and soul band in the South East! The band count Sky, Cadburys and the actress Emma Thompson among their regular clients. Available with DJ service, acoustic duo, backing vocalists and full brass section.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £985 for 4-piece

Fantastic party and wedding band with a soulful male vocalist who put their quirky stamp on rock, pop, soul, ska and funk floor-fillers from Bob Marley to Bruno Mars. Available with DJ service and brass section.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £985 for 4-piece

Outrageously talented and dapper new party and wedding band, combining session standard playing with a classic R&B-tinged repertoire of funk, soul, hip-hop and pop ideal for dancing. DJ service and acoustic set available.

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  • Based in:
    West Midlands
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1235 for 4-piece

Young and talented party and wedding band in the West Midlands, featuring grand piano, male and female lead vocals and a host of rock, soul and pop anthems to get all your guests dancing – from Chuck Berry to Beyonce. Larger line-ups and laptop DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1725 for 7-piece

High class function band with a super slick image whose repertoire is bound to get you dancing! Additional musicians and afternoon acoustic jazz sets also available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £2750 for 7-piece

Stylish wedding and corporate function band featuring outstanding male and female vocalists who have graced the stage with the likes of Adele and Leona Lewis! Available to hire with DJ service as well as solo cocktail piano and afternoon jazz/acoustic sets for music throughout the day.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1685 for 6 piece

World-class pop, funk & soul function band, recreating and refreshing the classic soul sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s alongside modern R&B hits by R Kelly and Rudimental! DJ service and jazz/acoustic afternoon music available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1475 for 5-piece

Funky soul & Motown band featuring stunning female vocals giving an authentic tribute to the greats of the genre! Additional musicians and laptop DJ service also available.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1475 for 6-piece

Incredible pop and soul band featuring outstanding male and female vocalists and performing floor-fillers by Michael Jackson, Prince, Bruno Mars and more. Book their acoustic/jazz sets and DJ service for non-stop music through the day.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1240 for 5-piece

Stylish corporate and wedding band, featuring both male and female vocals and a large set list of pop, Motown, soul, jazz, jive and vintage rock 'n' roll. Booking options include brass section, afternoon/dinner jazz sets and DJ service.

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  • Based in:
    Yorkshire & Humberside
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1225 for 6-piece

Thrilling 6-piece party band from Yorkshire with male vocals and sax who can kick start any celebration! 5-piece option, afternoon acoustic/jazz sets and DJ service also available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £985 for 4-piece

Polished and versatile band playing pop, soul, dance, electronic and R&B music. Additional musicians also available.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £500 for duo

Stylish and soulful acoustic guitar and vocal duo combining high calibre musicianship with an uplifting set spanning James Brown to James Bay. Incredible value and guaranteed to appeal to all ages! DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1655 for 6-piece

Exceptional 6-piece Royal Groove deliver standout performances, playing a dynamic blend of funk, Motown, pop and rock.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1745 for 6-piece + sound engineer

Unforgettable high energy performances of soul, funk, pop and rock favourites guaranteed to get you on the dance floor! Professional DJ also available.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £985 for 4-piece

Outstanding 4 or 5-piece party band featuring male and female vocals creating huge harmonies, plus a huge repertoire of current pop, rock and soul hits from Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars & Justin Timberlake, plus classics by The Jacksons, Prince & Stevie Wonder. Keys player, acoustic duo and laptop DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £2655

Led by a charismatic frontman who will scoop your audience up in the palm of his hand, charm them with his wit and melt them with his voice, Soul Machine recreate the glory days of soul with a first class band comprising London's top soul musicians.

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  • Based in:
    South West
  • Available in:
    The South, Wales, the West Midlands & London
  • Price:
    from £1665 for 5-piece

Live and funky, soul & pop band based in Bristol, playing the ultimate in party music and fronted by two energetic female singers. Extra brass and DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1660 for 5 piece

Exceptional 5-piece pop, funk & soul band performing a wide repertoire of cool (never cheesy) pop, rock, funk & soul music from the 70’s to modern day, with every song selected to keep your guests dancing all night long.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    London and the South
  • Price:
    from £1230 for 6-piece

Slick soul and funk band with a super cool look and sound, plus a varied repertoire that will get all your guests dancing! Acoustic sets also available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1995 for 5-piece

Young and animated brass band with an extensive song list of rock and pop floor-fillers. This groundbreaking group have performed for royalty and offer unique, alternative entertainment for any event! Larger line-ups available.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1310 for 4-piece

Exceptional male-fronted 4-12 piece London party band for the ultimate premium performance. Various line ups, afternoon sets and cocktail pianist available.

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  • Based in:
    South West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £550 for Duo

Brilliant funk & soul acoustic guitar/vocal duo playing Bob Marley to Calvin Harris. DJ set, additional musicians and Brothers of Soul 5, 6, & 7-piece band also available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £985 for 5-piece

Young and exceptionally talented wedding and function band from the North West, available as a 5-piece with male vocals up to an 8-piece adding female vocals, keyboards and brass. Guitar/sax duo also available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1995 for 6-piece

High-energy 6-piece funk, soul and pop band with an enormous repertoire of almost 500 songs! All that and a world class female vocalist, plus optional 2 or 3 piece brass section, DJ, and ambient jazz or acoustic sets options too!

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1325

London 5-piece band fronted by an outstanding female vocalist and playing high-energy, floor-filling Motown, soul, funk and pop!

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £2300 for 6-piece

Slick, lively 6-13 piece party band playing Bruno Mars to Basement Jaxx. Afternoon jazz, solo piano, duo and DJ sets available.

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  • Based in:
    South West
  • Available in:
    South; Midlands; East of England; Yorkshire & Humberside; North West; Wales
  • Price:
    from £1050

Exciting 5-piece band featuring male lead vocals, fantastic rhythm section and horns (with 7-pce) for a full-on funk and soul party sound, playing tunes by everyone from James Brown to Bruno Mars

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £970 for 4-piece

Wildly energetic 4-piece band featuring male and female lead vocals, playing a huge variety of musical styles. Horn section, acoustic sets, DJ Service and low-season discounts available.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1495 for 4-piece

Fresh, exciting 4-piece band from London with stunning male and female lead vocals, covering absolutely everything from current chart hits to classic floor fillers. Keyboards and DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    London and the South East
  • Price:
    from £765 for 3-piece

Vibrant acoustic band specializing in 90s and 00s throwback tunes, guaranteed to get everyone dancing! Additional musicians and afternoon sets available.

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  • Based in:
    East Midlands
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1170

Talented, flexible five-piece party band featuring male vocals and superb musicians. Optional afternoon jazz set available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1230 for 5-piece

Fantastic all-female band with a wide-ranging repertoire, who have performed with artists as diverse as Lady Gaga, The Noisettes, Corinne Bailey Rae and Fatboy Slim. Video available.

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  • Based in:
    South West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1845 for 5-piece

Impressive 5-piece soul and funk band with a phenomenal male vocalist. Additional musicians, acoustic duo and DJ service also available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £970 for 4-piece

4-piece or 5-piece band with a superb female vocalist, playing a soulful mixture of funk, soul, rock & roll and pop favourites. Acoustic duo or trio, afternoon jazz set and laptop DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    East Midlands
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1570 for 6-piece

With stunning joint male and female lead vocals, Nottingham-based soul, Motown and funk band Brother Brown are a musical monster!

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £565

London-based acoustic duo with a large repertoire of songs covering soul, funk, jazz and chart-toppers from across many decades and featuring a singer who had a number 4 hit in the UK charts!

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £885 for 4-piece

Exciting pop, soul and funk party band with female vocals, who also play a super cool blend of R&B and disco classics. Additional musicians also available.

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  • Based in:
    Yorkshire & Humberside
  • Available in:
    Yorkshire and the North East
  • Price:
    from £1460 for 5-piece

Energetic 5-10 piece rock & pop band Manhattan are experienced musicians and seasoned performers. Dedicated to providing an awesome night of musical entertainment, Manhattan deliver a vibrant show to get your guests dancing all night.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £3315 for 5-piece

Deluxe 5-piece party band from London including male and female vocals specialising in pop, R&B, hip hop, drum 'n' bass, garage, funk, motown, soul and dance. Dinner sets and additional musicians available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1785 for 5-piece

Exceptionally talented female-fronted 5-10 piece function band playing pop, soul, funk and disco hits from the 60’s to the present day.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1110 for 4-piece

Lively acoustic 4-piece covers band playing all the best tunes from pop, rock and funk to disco and jazz with that classic unplugged sound! Featuring stunning female vocals. Weekday discounts available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £725 for 3-piece

Sophisticated new acoustic band featuring fabulous female or male vocals and unique, stripped-down acoustic versions of classic rock & pop, jazz, soul & funk tunes, old and new.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £2725 for 8-piece

Quirky and exciting 8-piece band from London featuring female vocals and 3 brass players. With an unusual repertoire of classic funk and soul mixed with disco and modern hits, this band stand out from the crowd! Afternoon entertainment also available.

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  • Based in:
    South West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1415 for 5-piece

Excellent party band playing a range of music, from funk, soul, pop and Motown to jazz, swing and Gatsby. This band can provide live entertainment for your entire event! Additional musicians and afternoon sets also available.

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  • Based in:
    Yorkshire & Humberside
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1425 for 5-piece

Superb 5-11 piece party/wedding band from Leeds who draw on a wide repertoire of tried and tested classics. Exceptional value for a band of this quality! Optional DJ service & brass section.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1220 for 6-piece

Energetic, experienced and professional 6-piece band covering a seamless mix of smooth soul, funk, acid jazz, disco and banging dance tunes.

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  • Based in:
    East of England
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1595

Infectiously energetic 6-piece funk & soul band, featuring both male & female lead vocals and a fantastic selection of floor-filling grooves. Brass section, extra percussion and DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1055 for trio

Sharply dressed roaming band delivering fun and enticing arrangements of classic and modern songs, featuring vocal harmonies with bags of energy and personality. Additional musicians and acoustic/electric options also available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £3340 for 5-piece

Incredible 5-8 piece London party band featuring a choice of male or female lead vocals (or both), ready to bring five decades of floor-filling hits to your party! Afternoon jazz sets available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £995

Professional and versatile 3-5 piece function band from the North West, covering the very best of rock, pop, funk, soul and jazz, suitable for all events. Highly recommended!

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1795 for 6-piece

Unbelievable 6-piece soul, funk & pop band from London with male and female vocalists who will play all your favourite dance-floor fillers and give you the party of your life! Horn section, professional DJ and 3 or 4-piece jazz band for dinner music also available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1230 for 6-piece

An explosive, young 6-piece made up of the highest quality musicians from Manchester playing classic songs and anthems from Michael Jackson to Madness!

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £885 for 3-piece

Outstanding 2 to 9-piece showband based in London, with a huge repertoire of pop, swing, rat pack, vintage, Latin and retro songs.