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The Mojo Rising

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Overview

  • Superb soul and disco band
  • Excellent repertoire of classics from acts as diverse as Stevie Wonder, Prince, Chic, Jamiroquai, Michael Jackson and KC & the Sunshine Band
  • Perform as a 6 piece and can reduce down to a 4 or 5 piece too
  • DJ service available

Location

The band are based in London and regularly gig in London, Hertfordshire and Essex as well as other parts of the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • 3 x 45 minute sets
  • 3 x 60 minute sets
  • 2 x 60 minute sets
  • The band is flexible with set times and breaks.

About this Act

The Mojo Rising are a London based function band that specialise in Soul and Disco music. The band have all the ingredients to get the party started and the mojo working. The band’s singers have a number of years’ experience, performing in West End productions such as Fame, Grease and The Blues Brothers, so they know how to put on a good show! The rest of the band is made up of experienced musicians who have played at notable venues such as Ronnie Scott’s, The 100 Club, and on BBC Radio.

The band have performed at a variety of venues, such as Kew Gardens, The NEC – Birmingham, The Clothworkers Hall – London, University College London and the Sports Bar & Grill – Canary Wharf and they always make it a night to remember.

The band are all Soul and Disco music aficionados and they love to get people dancing and having a great time, covering classics from the likes of Chic, Stevie Wonder, KC and the Sunshine Band, Prince, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Bruno Mars, Jamiroquai, James Brown, Kool and the Gang and Luther Vandross, as well as many others from past and present.

Set List

1999 - Prince
ABC - The Jackson 5
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
All I Do (is think about you) - Stevie Wonder
Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
And The Beat Goes On - The Whispers
Blame It On The Boogie - The Jacksons
Boogie Shoes - KC & The Sunshine Band
Boogie Oogie Oogie - A Taste of Honey
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Beggin' - Frankie Valli &The Four Seasons
Cream - Prince
Canned Heat - Jamiroquai
Cosmic Girl - Jamiroquai
Cold Sweat - James Brown
Diamonds and Pearls - Prince
Disco Inferno - The Trammps
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
Everybody Dance - Chic
For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Finally - CeCe Penniston
Good Times - Chic
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Get Down On It - Kool & The Gang
Give Me The Night - George Benson
Get Down Saturday Night - Oliver Cheatham
Get Down Tonight - KC & The Sunshine Band
Hard To Handle - Otis Redding
He's The Greatest Dancer - Sister Sledge
How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You - Junior Walker & The All Stars
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
I Need a Dollar - Aloe Blacc
I Keep Forgetting - Michael McDonald
I'm Every Woman - Chaka Khan
I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross
I Want Your Love - Chic
I Just Want To Make Love To You - Etta James
I Wanna Be Your Lover - Prince
I Want You Back - The Jackson 5
I Feel Good - James Brown
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
I Feel For You - Chaka Khan/Prince
Kiss - Prince
Long Train Running - The Doobie Brothers
Let's Dance - David Bowie
Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye
Love Foolosophy - Jamiroquai
Le Freak - Chic
Love Never Felt So Good - Michael Jackson/Justin Timberlake
Little L - Jamiroquai
Lady (Hear Me Tonight) - Modjo
Like a Virgin - Madonna
Last Night a DJ Saved My Life - InDeep
Man Eater - Hall and Oates
Masterblaster - Stevie Wonder
Moondance - Van Morrison
Nutbush City Limits - Tina Turner
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Oh, What A Night - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Off The Wall - Michael Jackson
Purple Rain - Prince
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Part Time Lover - Stevie Wonder
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Rock Your Baby - George McCrae/KC & The Sunshine Band
Rock With You - Michael Jackson
Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye
Soul Man - Sam & Dave
Shake A Tail Feather - Ray Charles
Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Shake Your Body - The Jackson
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Starlight - The Supermen Lovers
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Travelling Without Moving - Jamiroquai
That's The Way I Like It - KC & The Sunshine Band
Uptight - Stevie Wonder
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars
Would I Lie To You - Charles & Eddie
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
You're The One For Me - D-Train
You Might Need Somebody - Randy Crawford

Lineup

  • 6 piece band, consisting of lead vocals x 2, Guitar, Bass, Keys and Drums
  • 4 piece - Lead vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drums
  • 5 piece - Lead vocals, Guitar, Bass, Keys, Drums

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