Soul & Motown band


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Soul & Motown band
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Female fronted Funk, Soul and Motown band.

This Multi-talented Singing Pianist knows how to bring your party alive. Working only with the best musicians and playing all the right Motown, Pop, Funk and Soul hits to make your guests dance from beginning till the end. We like to give our clients a tailored service with a personal touch Depending on your space and budget we can easily alter the size of the band to your tastes and needs. We are happy to take requests or pick your favourite songs from our repertoire. Please contact us for our special wedding packages which include Lara Olivia performing your favourite songs on her portable grand piano. *Come and see us perform at The Parrot bar in The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London where we perform regularly*

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Funk, Christmas, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, 1980s era music, 1950s era music, Covers, Disco, R&B, Motown, Top 40, Soul, Rock 'n' Roll, Pop
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Event types:
Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

24 K Magic - Bruno Mars
Ain't nobody - Chaka Khan
I am every woman - Chaka Khan
I wanna dance with somebody - Whitney Houston
How will I know - Whitney Houston
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Finesse - Bruno Mars
Locked out of heaven - Bruno Mars
Marry you - Bruno Mars
Blame it on the boogie - Jackson 5
Crazy in love - Beyonce
Single ladies- Beyonce
Love on top - Beyonce
September - Earth Wind and Fire
I will survive- Gloria Gaynor
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Can't stop the feeling - Justin Timberlake
Happy - Pharrel Williams
Superstitious - Stevie Wonder
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Get lucky - Daft Punk
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Forget you - Ceeloo Green
Just the two of us - Bill Withers
Higher and Higher - jacky Wilson
My love is your love - Whitney Houston
Love never Feld so good - Michael Jackson - Justin Timberlake
Crazy - Gnals Barkley
Black or white - Michael Jackson
Billy Jean - Michael Jackson
The way you make me feel- Michael Jackson
Does your mother know- Abba
Celebration - Kool & The Gang
I am so exited - Pointer Sisters
Kiss- Prince
Fame - Irene Cara
It's raining man
Staying alive - Beegees
Think - Aretha Franklin
Respect Aretha Franklin
Natural woman - Aretha Franklin
Faith - George Michael
Purple Rain - Prince
I wanna dance with somebody - Whitney Houston
Another one bites the dust - Queen
Son of a preacher man - Dusty springfield
ain't no mountain High enough - Marvin Gaye & Donna Summer
I just wanna make love to you - Etta James
something gotta hold on me - Etta James
Hot stuff- Donna Summer
Come together - The Beatles
Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
I'm a believer - The Monkeys
Hit the road jack - Ray Charles
Shake your tail feather - Ray Charles
Do you love me - The Contours
I feel good - James Brown
Play that funky music - Whild Cherry
We are family - Sister Sledge
Johnny B good - Chuck Berry
Hound dog - Elvis
Blues suede shoes - Elvis
Shout - The Isley Brothers
Customer questions

Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?


Do you have different line-up options?

Our Line-up is as follow: Singing Pianist, Drummer, Guitarist. We also have a 2 or 4 piece option with Sax or another Singing Pianist

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £100.”

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?


Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

Our PA and lighting system is included in your quote

Can you learn song requests before the event?


What do your clients love most about your performances?

interactive with the crowed, requests are welcome

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Waldorf Hilton Parrot Bar , Blenheim palace, Check mate bar , Piano Kensington, De Luca Cambridge, Crazy Pianos, Club Downtown, Hospital Club London

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys, Etta James, Aretha Franklin,

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Blenheim palace


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

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DJ- playlist
Baby Grand Piano perspex shell


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Nicky F, 11 months ago

Lara was fantastic.. Such a beautiful voice, the music suited the event 100%. She created a wonderful atmosphere and we've had nothing but praise from our customers.

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Mike H, 1 year ago

Simply fabulous. Thank you Lara for a great night - we had a great time and you were fab in every way - thanks so much.

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