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Simply Motown

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About Simply Motown

Simply Motown is the UK's newest and most energetic function band performing a perfect mix of Motown and Soul music!
Soul & Motown band
London
Public liability insurance of £1 million

Simply Motown is the UK's newest and most energetic function band performing a perfect mix of Motown and Soul music! The band has an extensive song repertoire ranging from classic Motown artists such as The Temptations and Stevie Wonder to celebrated soul icons such as Tom Jones, Sam Cooke, Etta James, and many more! With multiple voices, a swingin' horn section, and no backing tracks in sight, Simply Motown is ready to make your event an unforgettable evening!

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
We can perform while walking around a venue
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Motown, Soul
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Event types:
Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Birthday party, New Year's Eve, Christmas party
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Song list

Jungle Boogie
Ladies Night
Get Down On It
Celebration
You To Me Are Everything
Uptight
You Can't Hurry Love
Twistin' the night Away
Sweet Soul Music
Ain't no Mountain High Enough
Sugar Pie Honey Bunch
Hold Back the Night
It's not Unusual
Get Ready
Reach out, I'll be there
At Last
Rescue Me
(I've Had) The Time of my Life
September
Never Too Much
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Shake a tail feather
Easy like Sunday Morning
Hold On I'm Coming
This Ole Heart of Mine
My Guy
My Girl
Soul Man
I Want You Back
What's Goin On
For Once in my Life
Love Train
Gimme Some Lovin'
Tears of a Clown
Do You Love Me
December, 1963
I Wish
Isn't She Lovely
The Way You Do The Things You Do
Who's Loving You
It's The Same Old Song
It's a Shame
Try A Little Tenderness
Build Me Up Buttercup
I Say a Little Prayer
Stop! In The Name Of Love
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our 4-part harmonies, live horn section, and the enthusiasm from all of our band members!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Private Events The Fiddler's Elbow, Camden, London The Mulberry, Farnham, Surrey

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

The Temptations, Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Sam & Dave, The Detroit Spinners, Tom Jones, Etta James, Kool & The Gang, The Commodores, The O'Jays, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, The Jackson 5

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is as follows: 2 x Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Keys, Drums, Saxophone, Trumpet. We also have a 7-piece option that does not include the 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, and in fact we usually do this!

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 you roam around while you perform?

Of course!

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

We have an extensive set-list and are happy to allow you to choose your preferred songs or even request a new song for us to learn before the night!

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

Yes!

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Of course!

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£2200
Up to 3 hours£2500

Reviews

From customers:

Amelia B, 1 year ago

“We’ve had an absolutely enjoyable experience with Simply Motown, hands down, they’re the best function band around.”

Craig M, 2 years ago

"You guys sounded great! I can't believe you could hit those high notes in It's Not Unusual!"