Soul & Motown band

Project F

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Motown and soulful funk driven covers from a super six piece function and party band
Soul & Motown band
Canterbury
Public liability insurance of £10 million
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This increasingly popular Margate based six- piece band go from strength to strength. More often seen at the choicest venues Margate, Canterbury, Whitstable and Folkestone. Soulful Classics are the staple. Jazzspirational grooves are essential plus upbeat funky numbers to bring the vibe and on the spot improvisation, 'true' stories and acid jazz flights make the cherry on top go POP! Come ready to laugh and dance. Great highs have followed their launch year where the band supported the original 'Rammer Jammer' Gino Washington. 2014 brought the exciting start of their monthly Sunday Soul Sessions at the Gulbenkian Cafe (University of Kent) as well as great support for gigs and Main Stage set during 2015s hugely popular Margate Soul Festival. Their successful introduction to Margate during 2013's One Love festival has cemented the town's love of their upbeat soul brand with regular with gigs and party nights scheduled throughout the year at Morgan's Vintage Dance Hall and unexpected 'pop ups' at the iconic Dreamland bandstand and the open air stage at the newly refurbished Folkestone Harbour Arm. “We really try not to oversell ourselves in each area and will only play one or two venues in each town. This band is our train set. But don't assume we are not serious about music. This is great train" Members :Matt Webber: Seasoned drummer from Canterbury.... Lawrence Fletcher: former lead from Fletch and member of Burrito Cat and THREE. A Saxophone Clarinet and Flute player much in demand on the live music circuit. Ginger Bennett: Lead vocals Ginger has provided vocals for Whitstable based bands ( ZedHeads , and Serendeputies) the Margate scratch band SoulCake / Funkenstein as well as delivering Lead Vocals for her jazz trio/ quintet THREE /THREE!Plus' The Lisa Davies Big Band, The Ray Guntrip Quintet, JahBubble and the Katy Windsor Trio Baz Burbank: Master bass and drummer Burrito Cat . Former member of Wasabi and ZedHeads , Guest Drummer with The Trouser Trumpets. Martin Goodsmith (Keys) band MD has a background in film-making and is also an accomplished jazz guitarist, member of THREE and the musical brain behind Glass House Jazz Director of the Margate Jazz Festival team. Campbell Gourlay: Founding member, lead guitarist and vocals What they say: “ Not just a song and dance, but a sing-along-shimmying 12” version of your favourite 80s soulful tracks”Wedding Client. “superb gig .....brilliant funk and soul which lifted spirits and got the room groovin..” RockKent "Full of funk. Brilliant vocal energy and faultless performances from all the band members” KM messenger review

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
Musicianship
Genres:
House, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, 1960s era music, Pop, Disco, Covers, Funk, R&B, Motown, Soul
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Brick House - The Commodores
Move on Up - Curtis Mayfield
Get up Offa that Thing - James Brown
Sex Machine - James Brown
Turn me Loose - James Brown
Kiss - Prince
Expansions - Lonnie Liston Smith
Mr Magic - Grover Washington /A. Winehouse
Tears Dry on their Own - Amy Winehouse
Children of the Ghetto - Courtney Pine
Brazilian Love Affair - George Duke
Ain't No Mountain - Marvin Gaye & T Terrell
Chain of Fools - Aretha Franklin
Heatwave - Martha Reeves & the Vandellas
Hold on - Sam and Dave
Nowhere to Run - Martha Reeves & the Van..
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin
Til you come back to me - Aretha Franklin
Soul Man - Sam and Dave
Bad Girls - Donna Summer
Car Wash - Rose Royce
Good Times - Chic
Greatest Dancer - Sister Sledge
Le Freak - Chic
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Forget me knots - Patrice Rushden
Ain't No Stopping Us Now - Luther
All Night Long - Mary Jane Girls
Apparently Nothing - Brand New Heavies
Can't Stand the Rain - 'Seal
I Heard it throu'. Grape Vine -Marvin Gaye
I Found Loving - Fatback band
I wish - Stevie Wonder
Living for the City - Stevie Wonder
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Southern Freeze - Freeez
Street Life - Randy Crawford
Got to be Real - Cheryl Lynn
Best of My Love - The Emotions
Don't you Worry 'bout a Thing - Stevie
Harvest for the world - Isley Bros
Never too Much - Luther Vandross
Another Star - Stevie Wonder
Shackles - Mary Mary
Stratus - Billy Cobham/Massive Attack
Stronger - Amy Winehouse
Everything She Wants - G
All this Love - Gwen McCrea
Janxta Funk - Pimps of Joytime
Sugar - Chakha Khan
Rising to the top- Blacknus
Use Me - Bill Withers
September - EWF
You've Got the Love - Rufus
Customer questions

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

Yes always - touch wood! Our Lead Singer has never been ill. But we do have a relief singer in the wings to cover - just in case.

Do you have different line-up options?

We come as a great six piece package

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.

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?

Well you could but trust us. We're a great little band that's why you booked us. If you especially love some songs on our song list, let us know and we will make sure we include as many of them as possible on the night. Equally tell us what songs you really don't like and we will avoid them.

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

Our PA and lighting system is usually in your quote. We usually require a minimum of 16' x 12 space to perform.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £120 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£960
Up to 2 hours£1000
Up to 3 hours£1500
Available services
Sound Technician
+£160

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Rose D, 1 year ago

It has been my Fortune to have witnessed the Fantastic 'Phenomenon' that is Project F at many a Function. They are Furiously Funky, Fabulously Fun, and, and.... and....OK I've run out of F words? If you haven't seen them, WHY NOT??? They're the tightest funk band for many a mile, perhaps in the world 😎🤗❤️

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Jacqui S, 1 year ago

Project F are EFFIN' brilliant! Such an accomplished team!

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