Soul & Motown band
Full refund if your event can’t go ahead due to Covid
Reduced up-front deposit
Free date changes
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Westside Jukes - Promo Video (Excerpts - 6 Songs)
Hard To Handle - live on Saturday 11th September 2021
Higher Ground - live on Saturday 11th September 2021
About Westside Jukes
The best Funk, Soul, Disco & Jazz Funk Experience in London with a premium soundsystem.
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Soul & Motown band
Public liability insurance of £1 million
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Soul, Funk, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, Disco, Latin jazz, Jazz fusion, Modern jazz, Reggae, Ska, Latin, Motown, R&B
Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
Sweet Tears - Roy Ayers Ubiquity
Green Onions - Booker T & The MGs
Kissing My Love - Bill Withers
Love Will Bring Us Back Together - Roy Ayers Ubiquity
Memphis Train - Rufus Thomas
Papa Was A Rolling Stone - The Temptations
Machine Gun - The Commodores
Hair - Larry Graham
It's On - George Duke
Outa Space - Billy Preston
Hard To Handle - Otis Redding
Funky Kingston - Toots & The Maytals
Hip Hug Her - Booker T & The MGs
Back In Love Again - LTD
Use Me - Bill Withers
Think - James Brown
People Say - The Meters
Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get - The Dramatics
Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - James Brown
Shake Everything You Got - Maceo Parker
Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin
Hook & Sling - Eddie Bo
Pick Up The Pieces - Average White Band
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Cissy Strut - The Meters
Tighten Up - Archie Bell & The Drells
Pusherman - Curtis Mayfield
Praise You - Fatboy Slim
We Are One - Maze
Southern Girl - Maze
Thank You - Sly & The Family Stone
Uptight - Stevie Wonder
Higher - Sly & the Family Stone
On Broadway - George Benson
I’m Shakin’- Little Willie John
I'll Go Crazy - James Brown
Please, Please, Please - James Brown
Earth, Wind & Fire - September
Tower Of Power - Soul With A Capital 'S'
George Duke - Reach Out
Earth, Wind & Fire - Boogie Wonderland
Earth, Wind & Fire - In The Stone
Earth, Wind & Fire - Fantasy
George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
Tower of Power - What is Hip
Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
Stevie Wonder - All I Do
Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Stevie Wonder - Fingertips
Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Al Green - Lets Stay Together
Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
Pharrell Williams - Happy
Earth, Wind & Fire - Got To Get You Into My Life
...and many more....
What do your clients love most about your performances?
That some of the songs we play just aren't covered by other party bands, we love soul, funk, disco and jazz-funk music and so do our Clients usually - if not then they do by the time we've finished our sets! We play dance music from a specific era with lots of great racks to choose from. Plus we have a great singer!!
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Many of us have played iconic venues up and down the UK - Hammersmith Palais, Ronnie Scott's, The Lyceum, The Forum, King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Jazz Cafe to name but a few...
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Everybody in our song list and many more besides outside this band's genres, good music is good music.
Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?
Absolutely yes! We do have pre-auditioned 'dep' musicians available who we have known and played with for a long time in case a band member falls ill or is otherwise unavailable. As a professional band our reputation means everything so you can be confident that everyone we work with is of a very high standard.
Do you have different line-up options?
We usually play out as a six-piece (singer, sax, keys, guitar, drums & bass), but we can also perform as a 5 or 4 -piece, as an instrumental quintet/quartet or trio if required and, for larger events and budgets, additional musicians (brass section, percussion, backing singers etc).
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 and we'll do all we can to accommodate.
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 using our top of the range PA after the final set until the venue closes, The Duke, our resident DJ will provide this for an additional £250 up until midnight.
How much time do you need to set up?
We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time to get sound-checked and fully prepared before your Guests arrive.
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
Our performances and song choices are based on our experience of what works best for our band 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?
PA and basic lighting is included. If you require additional lighting, this will need to be discussed on our initial call as we are not specialists and there may someone closer to your venue who can supply your exact requirements better.
Can you learn song requests before the event?
If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. We will learn up to 2 x songs (first dance, etc) and there is no charge for this service.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
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