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About Wandering Soul

Fun, spontaneous, soulful and completely roaming: Wandering Soul tailor their entertaining performances to suit you and your event.
Acoustic band
London
Public liability insurance of £10 million
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Wandering Soul are a sharply dressed, all singing roaming 3 or 4 piece band comprising double bass, acoustic guitar, drums and saxophone. One of the most experienced bands in London, with over 200+ performances and happy customers since 2015. Their immersive performances feature vocal harmonies with bags of energy and personality. This band delivers fun and enticing performances of classic and modern repertoire that thrive on audience interaction, actively encourage musical requests and making each person feel like part of the show. Wandering Soul currently hold residencies in several of London's 5* hotels including the St Martins Lane Hotel. Here they can be found regularly entertaining the crowds and interacting with guests resulting in highly entertaining evenings. Whether you’re looking for a small acoustic set up in your front room or an electric roaming party band to get guests grooving on the dance floor, Wandering Soul are the perfect choice! Previous clients include: • BAFTA • Mastercard • Wembley • Tottenham Hotspur Stadium • Savoy • Harrods • ODEON • National Portrait Gallery • GSA UK • ArtsHub • The Montcalm • Morgans Hotel Group • Royal Museums Greenwich • St Martins Lane • AirEuropa • Charity Film Awards • Fenwick • The Mayfair Hotel • The Hoxton • Brasserie Zedel Performance Information: The band are perfect for roaming or static around lunches, dinners, receptions or informal events. Given the performance style of Wandering Soul, we recommend the following high-impact performance options: • 1 x 30 minutes • 1 x 60 minutes • 2 x 40 minutes with only a short break If planning how long to book them for, Wandering Soul can easily make their way around one table of 10 guests every 5 minutes.

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:
Christmas, Bluegrass, Country, Rockabilly, Blues, Jazz, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Pop, Acoustic, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Vintage, Rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Indie, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Tribute
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

CLASSIC SOUL AND ROCK N ROLL
(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Reading
(What A) Wonderful World - Sam Cooke
Ain't Too Proud To Beg - The Temptations
Blue Moon - The Marcels
Come On Over To My Place - The Drifters
Cry To Me - Solomn Burke
Cupid - Sam Cooke
Duke Of Earl - Gene Chandler
Everyday - Buddy Holly
Folsom Prison Blues - Jonny Cash
Hallelujah I Love Her So - Ray Charles
Hold On I'm Comin' - Sam And Dave
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Hard Days Night - The Beatles
It Should Have Been Me - Ray Charles
Jonny B Good - Chuck Berry
Jump In The Line - Harry Belefonte
Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody - Louis Prima
Love Me Do - The Beatles
Mess Around - Ray Charles
Mr Sandman - The Chordettes
My Girl - The Temptations
Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
Oh Boy! - Buddy Holly
Poison Ivy - The Coasters
Ring Of Fire - Jonny Cash
Roll With My Baby - Ray Charles
Run Around Sue - Dion
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Sincerely - The Moonglows
Soul Man - Sam And Dave
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Stop! In The Name Of Love - The Isley Brothers
That Is Rock'n'Roll - The Coasters
Twist And Shout - The Beatles
Twistin' The Night Away - Sam Cooke
Up On The Roof - The Drifters
Wake Up Little Susie - The Everly Brothers
Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers
Why Do Fools FalI in Love - Frankie Lymon
Yakety Yak - The Coasters
POP PARTY
All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
Alright - Supergrass
Alright Now - Free
California Gurls - Katy Perry
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
Club Tropicana - Wham!
Da Ya Think I'm Sexy - Rod Stewart
Disco 2000 - Pulp
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
Faith - George Michael
Feels - Pharrell Williams, Calvin Harris, Katy Perry
Final Count Down - Europe
Get Up Offa That Thing - James Brown
Groove Is In The Heart - Deee-Lite
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Hey Ya! - Outcast
Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
I Want You Back - Jackson 5
Livin' la Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
Mambo No. 5 - Lou Bega
No Diggity - Blackstreet
Parklife - Blur
Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Shotgun - George Ezra
Shout Out To My Ex - Little Mix
Shut Up And Dance - Walk On The Moon
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
You Make My Dreams - Hall & Oats
Careless Whisper - George Michael
Night Boat To Cairo - Madenss
VINTAGE JAZZ
After You've Gone - Fats Whaller
Ain't She Sweet - Ben Bernie
All Of Me - Louis Armstrong
Almost Like Being In Love - Nat King Cole
Bei Mer Bist Du Schoen
Bill Bailey - Louis Armstrong
Blue Skies - Ella Fitzgerald
Blue Skies - Frank Sinatra
Blueberry Hill - The Red Caps
Buona Sera - Louis Prima
Cheek To Cheek - Fred Astaire
Crazy 'Bout My Baby - Fats Waller
Digga Digga Do - Duke Ellington
Dinah - The Mills Brothers
Dry Bones - Delta Rhythm Boys
Exactly Like You - Louis Armstrong
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
Honeysuckle Rose - Fats Waller
I Got Rhythm - The Mills Brothers
I Thought About You - Jimmy Van Heusen
It Don't Mean A Thing - Duke Ellington
Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody
L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole
Mac The Knife - Bobby Darin
Mean To Me - Billie Holiday
On The Sunny Side Of The Street - Fats Whaller
Pennies For Heaven - THe Mills Brothers
Plenty Of Money And You - The Ink Spots
S'Wonderful - Ella Fitzgerald
Sleepy Lagoon - The Platters
Straighten Up And Fly Right - Nat King Cole
Sweet Lorraine - Nat King Cole
Swinging On A Star - Bing Crosby
Take The A Train - Delta Rhythm Boys
The Charleston - Paul Whiteman
Tiger Rag - The Milles Brothers
Undecided - John Kirby
When You're Smiling - Louis Armstrong
Whispering - The Delta Rhythm Boys
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams - Bing Crosby
You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me - Bing Crosby
Example Sets
Set 1
1 Roll With My Baby
2 Up On The Roof
3 Hold On I'm Comin'
4 My Girl
5 Twist And Shout
6 Come On Over To My Place
7 Poison Ivy
8 Wake Up Little Susie
9 Oh Boy!
10 Yakety Yak
Set 2
1 Run Around Sue
2 (What A) Wonderful World
3 The Way You Do The Things You Do
4 Ring Of Fire
5 Soothe Me
6 Shout
7 That Is Rock'n'Roll
8 Lets Stay Together
9 Return To Sender
10 Think
Set 3
1 (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher
2 Under The Boardwalk
3 I Heard It Through The Grapevine
4 Cupid
5 Reach Out (I'll Be There)
6 Stop! In The Name Of Love
7 Saturday Night At The Movies
8 Soul Man
9 Ain't Too Proud To Beg
10 I Got You (I Feel Good)
Spares
Daddy Didn't Tell Me
Dancing In The Street
At The Hop
Little Girl Of Mine
Sherry
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Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our immersive performances, either acoustic or amplified feature vocal harmonies with bags of energy and personality. This band delivers fun and enticing performances of vintage, classic and modern repertoire that thrive on audience interaction, actively encouraging musical requests making each person feel like part of the show.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Palace of Westminster, Middle Temple, National Portrait Gallery, Bafta, Harrods, Cutty Sark, Wembley and Tottenham Stadium. A variety of high end clubs and hotels throughout London including Savoy, The Ned, St Martins Lane, hClub, Home House and The Ritz. Slaley Hall (Northumberland) Soho Farmhouse (Oxfordshire), Fortress of St. George (Capria Isola, Italy)

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

We particularly enjoy performing music of the 50's and 60's including bands/artists such as Ray Charles, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, The Drifters, The Coasters, Sam Cooke, Jonny Cash, The Everly Brothers and Buddy Holly. We also like to drop in some modern songs by the likes of George Micheal, Ricky Martin and Blur.

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

Highlights have been aboard the Cutty Sark for Mastercard, Bafta HQ for the Charity Film Awards and Harrods after opening hours for a special Christmas party for the top 100 customers.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is as follows: Vocals, Double bass, Guitar, Drums and Saxophone. 

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?

On the occasion we carry amplification however we are more commonly booked as a roaming acoustic band. We can supply PA and microphones along with iPod/DJ service before and between your sets for an additional £100. 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?

Performing acoustic requires very little set up time. We usually require no more than 30 mins to store cases and tune instruments. Then we are good to go!!!

Can you roam around while you perform?

Absolutely! We love to mingle amongst guests and interact and we are always happy to take requests!

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

Absolutely! We have an ever growing repertoire and our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests 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 microphones is not included in your quote. This will be an additional £100.

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 £40 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£1300
Up to 2 hours£1600
Up to 3 hours£1800
Packages
Drinks reception4 musicians
Two 45 minute performances during drinks reception
£1600
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner4 musicians
- Background performance before the service begins, during the signing of the register and closing of the ceremony - 1 x 45 minute performances during the drinks reception - 1 x 45 minute performances after dinner for dancing
£2400
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner4 musicians
- Background performance before the service begins, during the signing of the register and closing of the ceremony - 1 x 60 or 2 x 30 minute performances during the drinks reception - 1 x 60 or 2 x 30 minute performances after dinner for dancing
£2600

Add-ons

DJ set
+£300
Award Ceremony
+£1600

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Geoff S, 9 months ago

Great guys, made the night!

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Alex T, 11 months ago

Wonderful band, excellent fun

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Abigail M, 1 year ago

Brilliant band for our wedding, would absolutely recommend them. Abi & Adam

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We loved their vibe and performance.

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Richard B, 4 months ago

Wandering Soul are the most vibrant and fun addition to any event. They not only look good, they sound great and carry their positive energy and superb musical skills with them wherever they go. The perfect gentlemen musicians. It’s great to know that we can call on them when we have special events and parties. Richard Beatty, Managing Director POLPO Ltd.

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Laura F, 4 months ago

Wandering Soul Band brings another level of fun to a party, in my experience making it such. Their flawless singing skills and contagious energy as a band, provide a unique, unforgettable moment at any gathering, big or small. They are literally the cherry on the cake! Laura Fantacci, Fashion Editor for RED MAGAZINE

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