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Touch the Pearl



  • Soul, funk and disco ensemble
  • Vast repertoire of classic from the last 40 years including Stevie, Gladys, Bowie and Amy
  • Perform as a 9 piece as standard
  • Solo singer with piano or guitar and solo sax options also available


The band is based in Blackpool but frequently plays across the north-west of England and will travel anywhere in the UK or abroad.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 60 or 3 x 40minute sets with 15 minute break.

About this Act

Blackpool based soul and funk act Touch the Pearl are a 9 piece act who play a fantastic mixture of soul, funk and northern soul from the last 50 years. With both male and female vocals and a great backline band this act combines the best in musical and vocal ability with a show & presence.

The repertoire mixes the genres and the eras with ease, from Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, David Bowie and they also throw in a little Jocelyn Brown, Amy Winehouse and you'll get the idea. 

Set List

I Heard it Through the Grapevine - Gladys Knight/Marvin Gaye
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Need you Tonight - InXS
Valerie - Amy Winehouse/Zutons
The Snake - Al Wilson
Turning my Heartbeat Up - The MVPs
Long Train Running - The Doobie Bros
I Shot the Sheriff - Eric Clapton
Get by with a little help from my Friends - Jo Cocker version
Try a little Tenderness - Otis Redding
In the Basement - Etta James
Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
Broken Stones – Paul Weller
To Love Somebody – Bee Gees
Have Fun Go Mad – Blair
Can’t take my eyes off you – Andy Williams
I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do) – Hall & Oates
Higher & Higher – Jackie Wilson
Sweet Soul Music – Arthur Conley
Ladies Night – Kool & the Gang
Pick up the Pieces – Average White Band
You Should be Dancin' – Bee Gees
Lovers’ Holiday - Change
Chic/Sister Sledge Medley
Let’s Dance – David Bowie
Last Night a DJ saved my Life – In Deep
Billie-Jean – Michael Jackson
Starlight – Supermen Lovers
Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
The Hit/My Friend Medley – Crazy P & Groove Armada
Finally – Ce Ce Peniston
Shined on Me – Praise Cats
Where Love Lives – Alison Limerick
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Somebody Else’s Guy – Jocelyn Brown
Movin' on Up – Primal Scream


  • 9-piece band consisting of 1 male vocal, 3 female vocals, drums, bass, guitar, keyboards & saxophone.


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