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Vivid Soul

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About Vivid Soul

A 7-piece party band with a catalogue of your favourite pop, funk and soul hits! We’re ready to bring the life and Vivid soul to your party!
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A vibrant and dynamic musical experience, Vivid Soul have all the tunes ready to take your event to the next level and keep you dancing all night. Whether you’re looking for a band for your wedding, birthday party, or corporate event, Vivid Soul are fully equipped to bring you an almighty spectacle with an extensive catalogue of your favourite pop, funk and soul hits. Vivid Soul is a 7-piece Birmingham-based wedding and function band featuring exceptional musicians with a rock-solid rhythm section, punchy horns and stellar vocals. The band prides itself on delivering a wildly infectious and remarkably polished performance, something due in no small part to the wealth of experience running through the group. Vivid Soul delivers an extensive repertoire of the best songs from across the decades, right up to the present day. We are constantly adding more to our collection so rest assured we will have a wide range of floor-fillers for you! The songs below will give you a sense of what to expect from our setlists. If there are any songs, in particular, you’d like to hear, let us know in advance and we can most likely prepare them for your event.

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Antony B
9 months ago, for a Wedding in Weston Ln
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5 out of 5

Wow, what an unforgettable evening Vivid Soul created for us on our wedding day! From the moment we met them, their professionalism shone through, and their punctuality on the big day was truly impressive. When it was their time to shine, they had our guests on their feet in an instant, and their modern music sets were exactly what we were hoping for. What stood out to us was their flexibility with requests – they seamlessly integrated our favourite songs into their sets. The most important thing for us was hassle-free entertainment that would get our guests dancing, and Vivid Soul delivered beyond measure. Not only did they meet our expectations, but they surpassed them in every way possible. Even weeks after the event, our guests are still raving about how incredible the band was. We can't thank Vivid Soul enough for making our special day even more memorable and lively. If you're looking for a band that brings the perfect blend of professionalism, modern tunes, and infectious energy, look no further than Vivid Soul!

Zack H
1 year ago, for a Private event in Edgbaston Rd
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5 out of 5

Vivid soul provided excellent entertainment at our ball. They were extremely professional, very easy to work with and added a perfect atmosphere to the evening. We would be very keen to have them back in the future. Thank you!

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Vivid Soul's Song list

A selection of the biggest disco/funk hits from across the decades!
Ain't No Stopping Us Now - McFadden & Whitehead
Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
Best Of My Love - The Emotions
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Blame it on the Boogie – The Jacksons
Boogie Wonderland - Earth, Wind & Fire
Car Wash - Rose Royce
Don't Stop Till You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
Funkytown - Lipps Inc.
Get Down On It - Kool & The Gang
Get Lucky – Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams
Groove Is In The Heart – Deee-Lite
I'm Every Woman - Chaka Khan
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
Le Freak - Chic
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
September – Earth, Wind & Fire
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
A selection of the biggest pop hits to fill your dancefloor!
About Damn Time – Lizzo
American Boy – Estelle, Kanye West
Conga - Gloria Estefan
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Crazy In Love - Beyoncé
CUFF IT – Beyoncé
Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa
Dancing in the Moonlight – Toploader
Forget You – Cee-Lo Green
Halo – Beyoncé
Hey Ya! – Outkast
I Need a Dollar – Aloe Blacc
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Lady Marmalade - LaBelle
Livin’ La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Love On Top – Beyoncé
Move Your Feet – Junior Senior
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Put Your Records On – Corinne Bailey Rae
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
She Said - Plan B
Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
Thank u, next – Ariana Grande
Toxic – Britney Spears
Valerie – Mark Ronson ft. Amy Winehouse
Unwritten – Natasha Bedingfield
A selection of the biggest motown/soul hits from across the decades, guaranteed to get your guests grooving!
This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) - Natalie Cole
Got to Be Real – Cheryl Lynn
I Want You Back – The Jackson 5
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
Leave The Door Open – Silk Sonic
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
R.E.S.P.E.C.T – Aretha Franklin
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Tears Dry On Their Own – Amy Winehouse
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson
We also can offer a range of Jazz standards included in our background music packages:
All of Me
All The Things You Are
Alone Together
Autumn Leaves
Billie’s Bounce
Black Orpheus
Blue Bossa
Body and Soul
But Not For Me
Bye Bye Blackbird
Days of Wine and Roses
Fly Me To The Moon
Have You Met Miss Jones
How High The Moon
I Hear a Rhapsody
I Love You
I Remember You
I’ll Remember April
I’m Old Fashioned
If I Should Lose You
If I Were A Bell
In A Mellow Tone
In A Sentimental Mood
It Could Happen To You
Just Friends
La Vie En Rose
Mack The Knife
My Funny Valentine
Night and Day
On Green Dolphin Street
Recorda Me
Satin Doll
Stella By Starlight
Scrapple From The Apple
So What
Someone To Watch Over
St. Thomas
Sweet Georgia Brown
Take The A Train
The Girl From Ipanema
The Man I Love
There Is No Greater Love
There Will Never Be Another You
We also offer (with enough notice given!) the opportunity to request any song.
We also offer a range of special occasion music including but not limited to:
Any song requested for a first dance
Christmas classics such as:
All I Want For Christmas
Baby It's Cold Outside
Feliz Navidad
It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
Jingle Bell Rock
Last Christmas
Let It Snow
Santa Clause Is Coming To Town
Santa Tell Me - Arian Grande
Step Into Christmas
Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
White Christmas
Happy Birthday (standard)
Happy Birthday (jazz)
Happy Birthday (disco)
Happy Birthday (funk)
Happy Birthday (soul)
NYE countdown music
NYE Auld Lang Syne

Vivid Soul's Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1750
Up to 2 hours£2000
Up to 3 hours£3000
Evening Wedding reception7 musicians
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Ultimate Wedding Package7 musicians
*BEST VALUE* This ultimate package includes all of our add-ons at a discounted rate! - Piano/Guitar and vocal duet for your ceremony - Jazz or Acoustic quartet for after the ceremony, potentially through the dinner - Full 7-piece party band for 2 x 1 hr sets of your favourite pop, funk and soul hits, guaranteed to fill the dance floor! - DJ & Sax to finish the night with some classic dance tunes with the added twist of our roaming saxophonist, dancing with all your guests! - Curated playlists to be used through your special day, to provide music between live music.


DJ Sax
Ceremony Music
Drinks Reception
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We love bringing energy to an event! There is nothing more rewarding than to see a room of guests dancing to the music we make!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We have perfect at some fantastic venues! Some of our highlight have been: -Aston Villa’s Villa Park Stadium -Edgbaston Stadium -Many Wedding venues including Cripps Barn venues -Harborne Carnival boasting of 70,000 visitors each year!

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

We love all things pop, funk and soul! From Jackson 5 to Stevie Wonder, from Bruno Mars to Beyonce!

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

We will be performing at Harborne Carnival in June this year! The carnival is one of Britain’s biggest street carnivals – second only to London’s Notting Hill. Boasting an audience of up to 70,000 people, it is set to be our biggest gig yet!

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 most popular options in addition to the main 7-piece party band are: VIVID SOUL – UNPLUGGED A smaller Acoustic or Jazz version of the main band, catered to your requirements. VOCAL AND PIANO/GUITAR DUET Perfect background music for a drinks reception! DJ AND SAXOPHONE A great addition to any party to keep your guests dancing all night!

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?

CURATED PLAYLISTS Either to be used between live music sets or after the main event to keep the energy of your event pumping!

How much time do you need to set up?

On average, we need about 1.5 hours to set everything up. To make sure we have plenty of time to get everything sorted and ready to go, we would ideally arrive at least 2 hours before our first set. If you would prefer us to arrive earlier (to ensure our set up doesn’t interrupt any guests!) we can very happily do this!

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! Check out our repertoire lists to get a full sense of the sort of set list we offer!

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 space of approximately 5m wide and 4m deep which would be perfect for us, however we are happy to squeeze where necessary and will always adapt to make a space work.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Let us know in advance and we can most likely prepare any requested songs. Whether this be the song for your first dance at your wedding, or an absolute banger you just HAVE to hear us play, we’ll do our best to deliver!
Funk, Jazz, Jazz fusion, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Modern jazz, Swing, Pop, Covers, Disco, Motown, R&B, Soul
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Birthday party, New Year's Eve, Christmas party
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