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The Soul Establishment



  • Motown, Funk, Soul, Rock and Jazz act.
  • 2-11 piece professional band.
  • A huge catalog of songs from the last 5 decades from acts as diverse as Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, Bruno Mars and Beyonce
  • Perform as a M/F fronted 11 piece band as standard
  • Smaller band options, jazz options, solo piano and guitar/singer options also available
  • Requests welcomed


The Soul Establishment are based in Glasgow and happy to travel across the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 1 hour set with 15 minute break

About this Act

The Soul Establishment are a Soul, Funk, Pop, Rock professional band. Using some of the best session musicians in the UK and with over 200 years combined performance experience. The band have performed all over the world and bring their vast musical experience to every performance. With all their own equipment and a huge catalog of songs suitable for any occasion The Soul Establishment will ensure your night runs smoothly and create a set list designed to keep your dance floor full ensuring that any event is a huge success.

The Soul Establishment perform at all events, be it weddings, office parties, corporate events, private parties, they have it all covered. Every event is seen as being unique and is approached in that way, guaranteeing that the music performed and running of your night is a success. The Soul Establishment tailor every single performance to the clients needs, working as closely as possible to ensure that every event is stress free and memorable for all the right reasons.

The Soul Establishment perform music from a huge and ever expanding catalog of songs ranging from Funk through to Jazz. They understand the importance of having the right songs performed at your event and tailor their set with that in mind. The Soul Establishment can perform any piece of music and are happy to arrange music for your event which may not be in their repertoire.

The band can also tailor their band size to meet your needs and understand you may not have the space or the budget for a full 11 piece band. The Soul Establishment also perform as a 7 piece a 9 piece and 11 piece. The band is also available to perform jazz sets as a trio, quartet or quintet if you require music for canapes, wedding ceremonies or champagne receptions, The Soul Establishment have it all covered.

The Soul Establishment bring in all their own equipment and sound system so once you've booked the band, decided on what music you want and when you want the band to perform there is nothing to worry about and they will take care of the rest. If you love live music there really is only one band you can have performing at your event and that is The Soul Establishment.

Set List

My Girl - The Temptations
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pikett
Can't Turn You Loose - The Blues Brothers
Soul Man - Sam & Dave
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Hard To Handle - Otis Redding Version
Get Ready - The Temptations
Heatwave - Martha And The Vandellas
Ain't Too Proud To Beg - The Temptations
I Feel Good - James Brown
Blame It On The Boogie - Jackson 5
Chain Of Fools - Aretha Franklin
Jungle Boogie - Kool And The Gang
Play That Funky Music - Kool And The Gang
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Sunday Morning - Maroon 5
Rock Your Body - Justin Timberlake
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Valerie - Amy Winehouse/The Zutons
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Back To Black - Amy Winehouse
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Rehab - Amy Winehouse
Smooth - Santana
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Get Down Tonight - KC And The Sunshine Band
To Be Real - Cheryl Lynn
Lady Marmalade - Patti Labelle
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
That's The Way I Like It - KC And The Sunshine Band
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina And The Waves
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Best Of My Love - The Emotions
Oh What A Night - The Four Seasons
The Power Of Love - Huey Louis And The News
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
Take On Me - A Ha
Kiss - Prince
I'm So Excited - The Pointer Sisters


  • 11 piece band: guitar, bass, drumkit, keyboard, two trumpets, two saxophones a trombone and two vocalists, male and female.
  • 7, 8 or 9 piece band
  • Jazz trio, quartet or quintet
  • Guitar duo or solo
  • Solo pianist


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