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Session One



  • 5-13 piece party cover band
  • Huge repertoire from Aretha Franklin to Beyoncé.
  • Daytime jazz musicians available (1-4 piece)
  • Optional 3 piece brass section, male vox & percussionist
  • DJ option available


The band are based in Bristol and regularly gig throughout the South West of England.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 60 mins or 3 x 40mins

About this Act

Session One is a top live funk, soul & pop band, playing the ultimate in upbeat party tunes. The band is made up of up to 13 of the finest professional musicians in the UK, all with successful careers in the music industry. The solid rhythm and tight brass section back the awesome vocals, putting together the funkiest and most energetic show on the current live band circuit and every song is tried and tested to produce a set list that is guaranteed to create a high energy, party atmosphere

Aiming to bring you the best live music experience available, Session One has built up a definitive repertoire of funk, soul and pop classics, featuring everything from Aretha Franklin to Basement Jaxx. Every tune is guaranteed to get the blood pumping and the dance floor moving.

The band regularly perform at Weddings, Corporate Events, Music Festivals and Private Functions across the UK and Internationally, with previous clients including; The Westin Dubai, The Sheraton Towers Abu Dhabi, Grande Real Villa Portugal, Celtic Manor Resort, Guoman Hotel Management, Hilton Hotels, The Thistle Hotel Network, GE Capital Bank, Bourne Leisure Group, The RAF, The Army, Exeter University, Guilfest and Glastonbury Festival. Having played in countries as far and wide as Dubai, Portugal, France, Spain, Ireland & Session One can cater for any event, anywhere in the world.

Set List

Set 1

Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours - Stevie Wonder
Love Shack - B52's
Love Machine - Girls Aloud
Valerie - Amy Winehoue
Take Your Mama - Scissor Sisters
Mercy - Duffy
Blame It On The Boogie - Jackson 5
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
I Want You Back - Jackson 5
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Play That Funky Music - Wold Cherry
Red Alert - Basement Jaxx
Do Your Thing - Basement Jaxx

Set 2

Lady Marmalade - Patti LaBelle
Gimme Some Lovin - The Blues Brothers
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Ain't No Other Man - Christina Aguilera
Senorita - Justin Timberlake
Independent Women - Destiny's Child
Soul Man - Sam & Dave
Kiss - Prince
9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
Disco Inferno - The Trammps
Car Wash - Rose Royce
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton
Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson
ABBA Medley - ABBA
Place Your Hands - Reef


  • 6 piece consisting of drums, bass, guitar, keys & 2 x female vocalists
  • 5 piece - as above losing 1 vocalist
  • 7, 8 or 9 piece - add 1, 2 or 3 brass players to the standard line up
  • 13 piece - including additional male vocals, dancers and brass


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