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.
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...
“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
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We have bands available to hire nationwide...
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