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Soul Funk Secret

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About Soul Funk Secret

Soul Funk Secret are a London-based party band who deliver high quality, engaging performances that are guaranteed to fill the dancefloor.
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London
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Soul Funk Secret is a British band founded in 2007 and features various vocalist and talented musicians working on both original and cover material. As session musicians and vocalists the band have worked individually on various live shows and recording sessions for: George Michael, Michael Ball, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Beyonce, Sony, Universal, BBC, ITV, X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent (backing session vocalists), Joe Mcelderry, Channel 4, Emirates Productions, Jamiroquai, Galliano, James Taylor Quartet, Noel McCoy, Tom Jones, The Divine Comedy, Bonnie Fields (James Brown), Martha High and Chiko Bangs (James Brown), Nona Hendrix, Tony Coleman (BB King), Walter Wolf Washington, Marcus Malone, Spice Girls, Michelle Gail, London Community Gospel Choir, Carleen Anderson, Push, Paul Weller and many more. As a collective their performances have seen them playing at major music venues across the UK, Austria, Italy, Cyprus, Greece, France, Israel, USA and the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival. Soul Funk Secret can be hired as a four to eight piece band. The band members are highly professional and come with lots of experience. As the band are full time musicians and can be very busy, we have two or more musicians for each position.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Funk, Funk rock, Disco, Covers, Pop, Motown, Soul, Top 40
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Event types:
Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Ain’t Nobody Chaka Khan
Ain’t no stopping us now Mcfadden & Whitehead
American boy Estelle
Beat it Michael Jackson
Billy Jean Michael Jackson
Blame it on the boogie Jackson Five
Blame it on the boogie Michael Jackson
Boogie on the reggae woman Steve Wonder
Boogie Oogie Oogie Taste of Honey
Boogie Wonderland Earth Wind & Fire
Can you feel it Jackson five
Can’t hide love Earth Wind & Fire
Car wash Rose Royce
Celebration Kool and the Gang
Crazy in Love Beyonce
Dancing in the streets Martha Reeves and the Vandals
Deja vu Beyonce
Don’t stop me now Queen
Dream come true Brand New Heavies
Everybody needs somebody Blues Brothers
Fly me to the Moon Frank Sinatra
GeorgiaRay Charles
Get offa that thing James Brown
Get ready Temptations
Go to be Real Cheryl Lynn
Hard to handle Black Crowes
Heard it through the grape vineMarvin Gaye
Hot Stuff Donna Summer
How sweet it is to be loved by you James Taylor
I am so exited Pointer Sisters
I feel good James Brown
I just called to say I love you Stevie Wonder
I wish Steve Wonder
It had to be you Frank Sinatra
Just the two of us Bill Withers
Knock on wood Eddie Floyd
Lady Modjo
Le freak Chic
Let’s stay together Al Green
Lovely day Bill Withers
Moon dance Van Morrison
Move on up Curtis Mayfield
My girl Temptations
Natural Woman Aretha Franklin
New York, New York Frank Sinatra
Off the wall Michael Jackson
Oye como va Carlos Santana
People get ready Eva Cassidy
Place your hands Reef
Preacher’s man Dusty Springfield
Respect Aretha Franklin
Rock steady Aretha Franklin
Rock with you Michael Jackson
September Earth Wind & Fire
Sex Machine James Brown
Signed, Sealed, Delivered Stevie Wonder
Sing it back Roisen Murphy
Sir Duke Steve Wonder
Sitting on the dock of the bay Otis Redding
Smooth Carlos Santana
Somebody else’s Guy Jocelyn Brown
Soul Man Blues Brothers
Super Duper love Joss Stone
Superstition Stevie Wonder
Valerie Amy Winehouse
We are family SistersSledge
You got the love Candi Staton
You’re the sunshine of my life Stevie Wonder
24k Magic Bruno Mars
90% Of Me Its You Gwen Mc Crae
Ain’t Nobody Chaka Khan
Ain’t no stopping us now Mcfadden & Whitehead
Always There Incognito
American boy?Estelle
Beat it Michael Jackson
Billy Jean Michael Jackson
Blame it on the boogie Jackson Five
Blame it on the boogie!Michael Jackson
Boogie on the reggae woman!Steve Wonder
Boogie Oogie Oogie Taste of Honey
Boogie Wonderland Earth Wind & Fire
Cake by The Ocean DNCE
California Soul Marlena Shaw
Can you feel it Jackson five
Can’t hide love Earth Wind & Fire
Can’t Stop The feeling Justin Timberlake
Car wash Rose Royce
Castle On The Hill Ed Sheeran
Celebration Kool and the Gang
Cramp your style All The People
Crazy in Love Beyonce
Cut Me Loose Push
Cut the cake Average White Band
Dancing in the streets Martha Reeves and the Vandals
Deja vu!Beyonce
Domino Jessie J
Don’t stop me now Queen
Dream come true Brand New Heavies
Dream on dreamer Brand New Heavies
Everybody needs somebody Blues Brothers
Fireworks Katy Perry
Fly me to the Moon Frank Sinatra
Georgia Ray Charles
Get Lucky Daft Punk/ Pharrell Williams
Get offa that thing James Brown
Get ready Temptations
Go to be Real Cheryl Lynn
Happy Pharrell Williams
Hard to handle Black Crowes
Heard it through the grape vine Marvin Gaye
Hot Stuff Donna Summer
How sweet it is to be loved by you James Taylor
I am so exited Pointer Sisters
I feel good James Brown
I just called to say I love you Stevie Wonder
I wish Steve Wonder
It had to be you Frank Sinatra
Its You Thing The Isley Brothers
Just the two of us Bill Withers
Knock on wood Eddie Floyd
Lady Modjo
Le freak Chic
Customer questions

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

“We strive to make sure the line-up you see is what you get on the night. We do have pre-audititioned 'dep' musicians available in case a band member falls ill or is unavailable. As a professional band our reputation means everything so you can be confident that all of our players are of a very high level.”

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is as follows: Vocals, Guitar, Keys, Drums, bass. We also have a 7 piece option that includes Sax and Trumpet.”

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?

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

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

Our PA and lighting system is included in your quote. We usually require a minimum of 5m by 5m 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.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We are proud to have one of the best line up from the London Circuit. In Fact our musicians are well seasoned and all have many years of experience. Soul Funk Secret also produced some beautiful original tunes that can be found on the major digital distributors. We do take pride of our shows and never fail to entertain at a high level.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Ronnie Scotts, Jazz Cafe', The Blues Kitchen, Pizza Express Soho London and Birmingham, Club 49 Soho, Zebranos, Brighton Pride, Bun & Bar, Jam in the Jar, Saint Lucia Jazz Festival 2010, The Three Monkeys Israel, Austria Jazz Fest, The 7 Seas Limassol Cyprus, The 4 Season Hotel Paphos. Major Hotels in London including The Sheraton, Hilton and Dorchester.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Roy Ayers, Chaka Khan, The Average White Band, James Brown, Steve Wonder, The Doobie Brothers, Prince, Earth Wind & Fire, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Queen, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Ray Vaughan,

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

Supporting Incognito at the Concorde 2 in Brighton and Supporting The Average White Band at the Komedia Brighton, Playing for Tony Coleman ( BB KIng's Drummer), Nona Hendrix and Martha HIgh ( J.Brown backing vocalist)

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1300
Up to 2 hours£1500
Up to 3 hours£1650
Packages
4 piece line up4 musicians
4 piece line up: female vocalist, guitarist, bass player, drummer. With this line up you can save money but still maintaining the core of he band at the same time ensuring a high standard performance.
£1150
7 piece line up7 musicians
Saxophone and trumpet added to our standard line
£2000

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Dominica R, 2 years ago

We booked SFS for our wedding reception and they were absolutely incredible! So easy to work with and we had so many compliments on our choice of band. Thank you! :D

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John D, 2 years ago

A great band well presented and would book again!

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Andrew D, 2 years ago

Soul Funk Secret played our wedding on Saturday 18th November and were without doubt one of the highlights of the day! I have had so many people comment on how great the band were; Amy & I couldn't be happier. Brilliant music and energy throughout the night - We would 100% recommend! Thank you Marco & the whole band! Andrew & Amy Darby

Andrew D, 3 years ago

Soul Funk Secret played our wedding on Saturday 18th November and were without doubt one of the highlights of the day! I have had so many people comment on how great the band were; Amy & I couldn’t be happier. Brilliant music and energy throughout the night – We would 100% recommend! Thank you Marco & the whole band! Andrew & Amy Darby Andrew & Amy Darby 04/12/2017

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