Soul & Motown Bands for hire in Kent

Hire a Soul & Motown band for your wedding, party, or event. Playing everything from 70s classics from Aretha Franklin and James Brown, to the music of soul-inspired pop giants Bruno Mars and Pharrell Williams, these bands are guaranteed to bring the infectious music of the famous Motown label to your party. Whether you’re looking for a small covers duo, or a full 12-piece funk band, choose from 360 of the best soul bands here.

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Hire Project F Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£1000 - £2000
Soul & Motown bandCanterbury

Motown and soulful funk driven covers from a super six piece function and party band

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Hire Cali's Soul Experience Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£775 - £2856.25
Soul & Motown bandEast Grinstead

Show-stopping vocalist, a natural entertainer! Jazz/Soul/Motown band w warmth vintage & humour | Amy Winehouse specialty w Amy's guitarist!

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Hire Manhattanville Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£1875 - £3125
Soul & Motown bandCanterbury

Vintage / Modern soul music, offering the coolest of vibes for any occasion.

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Hire Upbeat Street  Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£600 - £2075
Soul & Motown bandGillingham

Upbeat Street is an award-winning high-energy premium party band playing classic & modern dance floor fillers from the last Seven decades.

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Hire Nouveau Lounge Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£2625 - £4175
Soul & Motown bandKent

Nouveau Lounge are a UK band who perform their own arrangements of modern pop songs played in a Vintage Style.

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Hire FNKHAUS Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£1250 - £2750
Soul & Motown bandHerne Bay

Premium party band based in the South East, guaranteed to get you on the dancefloor!

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Hire Midnight Martinis Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£450 - £1400
Soul & Motown bandTunbridge Wells

Function band Midnight Martinis perform a classic & contemporary pop soul crossover set to get everyone dancing!

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Hire The Party Machine Soul & Motown band with Encore
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Soul & Motown bandTonbridge

Based in the heart of Kent, with hundreds of gigs under our belts, we're everything you need to throw a fantastic celebration party!

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Hire Fit2Funk Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£1000 - £1500
Soul & Motown bandTenterden

One of Kent's top Funk & Soul Wedding Bands. Playing all classics from 70s through to 20s to have your guest dancing all night!

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Hire Loose Change Soul & Motown band with Encore
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From£1280
Soul & Motown bandSittingbourne

Loose Change is the perfect showband for weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, functions or corporate events in South-East England.

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Hire Freak90 Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£800 - £2250
Soul & Motown bandFaversham

Party/Function/Wedding band with a focus on 90s R&B, soul & funkmusic. You can find us gigging in East Kent restaurant/pub venues.

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Hire Decades Showband Soul & Motown band with Encore
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From£1600
Soul & Motown bandRamsgate

Established in 2018, Previously known as the Interseptors Showband. Decades Showband is one of the most energetic and entertaining Showbands

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Hire Estuary Soul Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£600 - £3000
Soul & Motown bandSouthend-on-Sea

Soul, Motown, Disco, Funk and R&B band from Southend-on-Sea, Essex Available as an acoustic duo, trio, or as a five-piece electric band!

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Hire KD Dance Orchestra Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£1500 - £3800
Soul & Motown bandCanterbury

Stunning vocals, rhythm section, four piece brass section and funky rhythm guitar. Swing to Soul, we've got it covered.

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Hire The Experience  Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£550 - £750
Soul & Motown bandMaidstone

Doug and Jasmine perform timeless hits, taking you on a party nostalgia trip, right up to the modern day. Come celebrate with us!

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Hire Loose Change Showband Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£1700 - £2000
Soul & Motown bandSittingbourne

Arguably Kent's premier and certainly longest running function band. Travelling across the uk, Ireland, belgium and Holland.

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Hire Dan and Dom  Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£400 - £2000
Soul & Motown bandDartford

A phenomenal 2-4band for any special occasions. 8years experience playing live as a band.

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Hire StepNSoul Soul & Motown band with Encore
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£1700 - £3800
Soul & Motown bandLondon

Looking for a high energy, crowd pleasing Motown/Soul show, with slick choreography? Look no further, Step 'N' Soul is the band for you!!

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Latest reviews of our Soul & Motown Bands in Kent

Estuary Soul
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"Fantastic experience with this band! Lead singer Rosie had excellent communication leading up to the event and made sure I was happy with the song choices. She also asked for any personal choices so they could learn them on time. The band showed up with plenty of time to set up and start at the agreed time. They sounded so fantastic and had our whole group up dancing the whole time!! Id highly recommend them and want to say thanks so much for a brilliant evening. It was the best part of our night!! "

Cheryl hired Estuary Soul for a Private event (available in Kent)

Verified Review, 6 April 2024
Cali's Soul Experience
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"CSE was GREAT!!!! Sounded SO GOOD!!"

Edward hired Cali's Soul Experience for a Private event (available in Kent)

Verified Review, 21 March 2024
Giulia and the Lizards
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"The band were great! Highly recommended!"

Fiona hired Giulia and the Lizards for a Wedding (available in Kent)

Verified Review, 1 June 2024

FAQs about hiring Soul & Motown Bands in Kent

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Can any soul & motown band play my favourite song?

Professional soul & motown bands will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that soul & motown bands may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the soul & motown band's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do soul & motown bands take to set up?

Your soul & motown band will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the soul & motown band prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our soul & motown bands are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our soul & motown bands will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

Hiring a Soul & Motown Band in Kent

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How much does it cost to hire a Soul & Motown Band in Kent?

The typical price per group member for Soul & Motown Bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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