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Soul Train Experience

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About Soul Train Experience

UK's number one authentic Soul & Motown Band
Soul & Motown band
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Soul Train are a dynamic, energetic 8 piece band made up of seasoned musicians with a wealth of experience delivering enthusiastic performances of Soul and Motown classic hits popular to the Stax labels of the 60’s and 70’s tributing legendary artists such as Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, James Brown, Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder, Wilson Pickett, Sam and Dave and many more, transporting audiences back in time. Soul Train was originally known as the popular 90’s band Soul Fish who successfully performed at at popular venues throughout the UK, due to popular demand three former members of Soul Fish reformed the band under the new name of Soul Train. The Soul Train band line up features two powerful vocalists, one male, one female, who together deliver an energetic, flamboyant performance with outstanding vocals and stage presence. The former trio members sourced the finest seasoned musicians to compile an exceptional line up that features Drums, Bass, Guitar, Trumpet, Tenor, Alto and Baritone Sax, together creating a phenomenal sound. This Yorkshire based band are fast becoming one of the most sought after authentic Soul Acts in the UK, delivering an outstanding performance that continues to impress audiences with their fantastic renditions of timeless classics.

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This act has been working with Encore for over 3 years
1960s era music, 1970s era music, Funk, Covers, Motown, Soul
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Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Land of 100 dances
Knock on wood
Dancing in the street
Rescue me
Sitting on the dock of the bay
Try a little tenderness
Chain of fools
Son of a preacher man
Mustang Sally
Hold on I’m coming
Sign sealed delivered
Play that funky music
Nutbush city limits
I feel good
To hard to handle
Soul Man
Needle in a haystack
My Girl
Proud Mary
Sweet soul music
Higher and Higher
Treat her right
Shake a tail feather
Gimmi some lovin
Piece of my heart
Ain’t to proud to beg
Shot Gun (junior walker)
Midnight Hour
Customer questions

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

Yes, If one of the singers is not available due to ill health, we will inform the client, and they are happy we will find a replacement of equal standard.

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes, 7 piece band - 2 brass members 8 piece - 3 brass members For larger events we do higher more backing vocalists, this is to be discussed.

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 2 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 4m by 4m 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?

Clients love the authentic sound and performance we bring. The band have great stage presence and crowd interaction which help to bring about a successful Night

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Victoria Hall Made Avale Glusburn Theatre Old School House Venue Weddings Corporate Events Beat Herder festival ....and many more

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

James Brown, Arethna Franklin, Sam and Dave, Stevie Wonder, Commitments, Otis Reading, Marvin Gaye, Stax Motown Label.

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

Every Gig is High profile to us


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1500
Up to 2 hours£1800
Up to 3 hours£1800


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From customers:

Jamie O
3 years ago, for a Theatre / Show in Colne Rd
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5 out of 5

Soul Train are one of the best acts we have had on at the theatre, they put on a professional show that sould out within weeks, we look forward to your return.

Amy T
4 years ago, for a Wedding in York
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5 out of 5

Thank you so much, you where fantastic, we could not have asked for a better band.

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