Soul & Motown Function Bands For Hire

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Soul & Motown Function Bands For Hire

Tailored Entertainment exclusively represent the UK’s best soul and motown bands for weddings and functions. Our artists cover all the classics from Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin to Michael Jackson and Bruno Mars. For a friendly chat about booking your live music, please call our expert team on 0800 564 2240.

Professional Function Bands For Hire

Finding the perfect live music for functions has never been easier. You can personalise your search to match your location, budget, and preferred style.
If you’re not sure where to start, think about the kind of music that gets you dancing at weddings and parties. Can’t get enough of Motown? Check out some of our soul showbands. Love those indie disco classics? We’ve got some of the UK’s best indie rock function bands on our roster. Or maybe you fancy something a little different, like a vintage swing function band or an R&B party act. Whatever you’re into, you’ll find it right here. And if you’re still struggling to choose a professional function band for your big event, pick up the phone and chat to one of our expert team. We’d love to hear from you.Read more...

Soul & Motown

Soul Supreme

An unforgettable night of the very best live music awaits with Soul Supreme, London’s finest premium Motown Revue. Perfect for weddings, corporate events and Christmas parties!

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £3,770
Soul & Motown

OJ's Soul Band

OJ’s Soul Band, the UK’s leading Motown Show Collective, comprises the country’s best musicians in a truly world class act - ideal for exclusive, high end events and functions.

  • Location: South East
  • Guide Price: £2,905
Showband

Soho Collective

For true, unrivalled live music spectacle it’s got to be Soho Collective, the UK’s most accomplished soul showband. They’re perfect for glitzy parties and large-scale corporate events.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £4,935
Rock / Pop / Soul

Capitale

Slick, stylish, sophisticated and oozing with unrivalled talent. Capitale are, without question, London's finest exclusive high-end party band.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £2,625
Soul & Motown

Johnny & The Goodtime Boys

This stunning, star-studded band bring the biggest Soul & Motown songs of the 60s, 70s & 80s crashing all the way into the 21st Century! Perfect for weddings, parties and corporate events.

  • Location: Leicester
  • Guide Price: £2,855
Showband

Soho: City Collective

For the biggest events, only the very best acts will do. Soho City Collective are the kind of game-changing, world class show band you’re looking for.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £5,145

...we all had a fantastic time, and my friends are still raving about the band.

Soul & Motown

Soul Motion

Soul Motion seamlessly bring the iconic sound of Motown Records right into the 21st Century. This is a glamour-laden, sumptuous soul showband of the very highest calibre.

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Guide Price: £2,915
Soul & Motown

Soul Unit

Looking to bring some seriously authentic soul to your big celebration? Accept no substitutes. Soul Unit are exactly what you're looking for.

  • Location: Leeds
  • Guide Price: £1,370
Soul & Motown

Stella Soul

Stella Soul wow audiences around the globe, performing their showstopping soul & Motown set for high-end and celebrity events at some of the world's most iconic venues.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £5,850
Showband

The One Band

The One Band are London’s most in-demand premium show band - perfect for the most stylish, exclusive, unmissable events in the calendar.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £4,680
Tribute

Stevie Wonder Tribute

Europe's finest tribute to the music of Stevie Wonder - an absolutely incredible show featuring the outstanding Zion Wilson as Stevie and a world-class live band.

  • Location: London, UK
  • Guide Price: £2,950
Soul & Motown

House Of Ellington

House of Ellington is a top-level show band brimming with world-class talent, serving up authentic soul with an easy-going, feelgood vibe.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £5,700
“Words are not enough to express how wonderful they were! The band were amazing musicians, so friendly & professional and from the first dance to the last encore they had everyone up on the dance floor!”
Peter & Jane - Wedding, Tithe Barn, Hampshire
Need a little help hiring Soul & Motown Function Bands?

If you’re not quite sure where to start with finding the perfect live music or entertainment for your event, then we’re here to help. Here are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions...

Where can I hire Soul & Motown Function Bands?

Soul & Motown Function Bands can be hired from a live music agency, such as Tailored Entertainment. Tailored Entertainment exclusively represents a host of the best Soul & Motown Function Bands and on this website you'll find videos, photos, repertoire and links to band websites so you can find all the information you need to hire the perfect live music for you. When hiring Soul & Motown Function Bands with Tailored Entertainment your booking will be secured by a booking contract between you and the act. Standard payment terms are a deposit to secure the booking (usually around 20% of the total fee) with the balance payable 7 days in advance of the event.

How much does it cost to hire Soul & Motown Function Bands?

For professional Soul & Motown Function Bands, a base-level starting price is around £1000. At this price, you’re ensuring that your Soul & Motown band is made up of the UK’s very best professional musicians with the requisite skill set, equipment, and production to perform at any function venue in the country. Keep in mind that this is a starting price, and many of the best Soul & Motown Function Bands are going to cost more than this.

How long do Soul & Motown Function Bands play for?

Most Soul & Motown Function Bands will perform 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute live sets as standard. The Tailored Entertainment roster of live bands all provide a bespoke DJ service before and after live sets, so your whole evening of entertainment is covered.

How long do Soul & Motown Function Bands take to set up and sound check?

Most Soul & Motown Function Bands take up to 90 minutes to be fully set up and sound checked. Small line-ups may be a bit quicker whereas large showbands with a lot of production will take longer. Our expert team will ensure a viable plan is in place ahead of your event so you have nothing to worry about on the day.

Can Soul & Motown Function Bands perform a set at my drinks reception?

Absolutely! Most Soul & Motown Function Bands on the Tailored Entertainment roster offer afternoon drinks reception add-ons to their standard booking. You’ll find these listed under ‘optional extras’ on the band’s profile.
Alternatively, you could book one of our dedicated drinks reception entertainment options like a stunning soloist or string quartet.

Do Soul & Motown Function Bands perform a special request or first dance?

Yes, all of our Soul & Motown Function Bands are happy to perform a special request - which is often the first dance or song of the evening. We'll prompt you for this information well in advance of your event to give the act plenty of time to plan and rehearse the performance.

Do Soul & Motown Function Bands provide all their own equipment?

Yes, all of our Soul & Motown Function Bands come fully self-contained with premium audio and lighting equipment. Our Soul & Motown Function Bands also provide a DJ service as standard so everything for your event is taken care of in just one booking.

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