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The Delectables

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Overview

  • High energy piece party band
  • Repertoire is heavily weighted towards the soul and funk genres and also includes modern chart hits
  • Perform as a 5 piece as standard and can add a horn player
  • Jazz Soul and Gatsby duo, trio and quartet also available
  • DJ options available

Location

The band are based in Bristol and mainly travel in the South West area but are willing to travel anywhere in the country.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 1 hour sets

About this Act

The Delectables are a top end, five-piece funk and soul band whose varied repertoire takes in everything and everyone from 50s favourites to modern day floor-fillers. This includes luminaries of the genre such the mighty James Brown and Aretha Franklin and all the may up to The Killers and Pharrell Williams, so there is something for everyone. 

This 5 piece from Bristol have experience playing a number of different genres, individuals band members having played with such varied acts as Joolz Holland and Nigel Kennedy and have taken these influences on board and as such can hone their set to any specific requirements and are happy to learn songs if requested for a first dance for example.

This group of exceptional professional musicians have played or collaborated with some big names including Malachai, Kasabian, Super Furry Animals, Noel Gallagher, Kelis, Raphael, Saadiq, KT Tunstall, Tom Jones, Zane Low, Giles Peterson, Jools Holland, Pee Wee Ellis, Jean Toussaint, Marcella Detroit, Carleen Anderson, Lee Ryan, Herbal T, Wax, Nigel Kennedy, Lack Of Afro, U2, Craig Charles, The Haggis Horns, and Hans Zimmer to name a few! Most of the musicians are artists in their own right and between them have toured all over the world working on some stunning projects with world class talent. The musicianship is clear to see when these players come together.

Testimonial

"Thanks to all you guys you truly were amazing and the complements are coming in thick and fast. If you have a special occasion, special people to share it with! Then you need a really special band and these guys tick all the boxes! Molly's voice is amazing and the band are fantastic musicians. They made the night!"

Clair Noto, 40th birthday, 18th October

Set List

I Got A Woman - John Mayer
California Soul - Marlena Shaw
Sir Duke - Steve Wonder
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Beggin - Madcon
Ain't no mountain high enough/Tears Dry On Their Own - Marvin Gaye /Amy Winehouse
Heard I through the grapevine - Marvin Gaye
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
Smile - Lilly Allen / Mark Ronson
I Want You Back - Jackson 5
Tears of a clown - Smokey Robinson
Louie Louie -The Kingsmen
ABC - Jackson five
Dude looks like a lady - Aerosmith
Mercy - 3rd Degree
Canned Heat - Jamiroquai
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
Lady Marmalade - Labelle
Happy - Pharrell Williams
You've Got The Love - Florence + The Machine
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Shake your tail feather - Blues Brothers
You really got me going - The Kinks
No Diggity - Blackstreet
Message to you Rudi - The Specials
Cut the cake - Average White Band
Think - Aretha Franklin
Ain't No Other Man - Christina Aguilera
Sunshine Of Your Love - Spanky Wilson
Hear Come The Girls - Ernie K. Doe
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
New Shoes - Paolo Nutini
Lucile - Little Richard
Ghost busters - Ray Parker Jnr
I Feel Good - James Brown

Jazz samples
Lush Life
All of Me
Choo Choo Cha boogie
Overjoyed

Lineup

  • 5 piece: Lead Vocals, Guitar and Backing Vocals, Piano and Backing Vocals, Bass and Drums
  • 6 piece: as above with horns player
  • 2, 3 or 4 piece Jazz act

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