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Detroit Soul

Overview

  • 9 piece soul/motown/funk band
  • Male and female vocals
  • Hugely accomplished musicians
  • 3 piece brass section
  • Own lighting and PA
  • Virtual DJ between sets

Location

The band are comprised of professional session musicians around the UK from London, Manchester and Birmingham. They perform regularly at high profile events, especially in London and Birmingham but will travel anywhere in the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 sets of 1 hour or 3 sets of 40 minutes.

About this Act

Born out of a collective love of Motown and Soul music, Detroit Soul are a highly experienced function band comprising some of the finest soul musicians from around the world.

Masters of their instruments, they bring a fresh feel to classic Soul, Motown and Funk songs. A nine piece band combining two of the UK’s finest vocalists, a tight funky rhythm section, explosive brass and smooth four-part vocal harmonies, Detroit Soul deliver scintillating floor-filling hits from the first tune to the last.

Detroit Soul are one of the UK’s hottest soul bands, with a huge repertoire consisting primarily of Tamla Motown, classic Soul and Funk. No matter what the occasion, Detroit Soul will have your guests dancing from beginning to end and will ensure that everyone goes home with a smile on their face.

Regular performers at Jools Hollands’s “The Jam House” in Birmingham and also Dover Street Wine Bar in London, the band have years of experience and regularly play at some of the top venues throughout the UK and abroad. They have played alongside some of the biggest names in soul music - including The Drifters and Martha Reeves.

Detroit Soul provide their own PA System and lighting rig which can be tailored to suit any venue from 10 to 10,000 people, along with professional sound and lighting engineers to ensure everything runs smoothly and sounds great. All of the equipment is PAT-tested to industry standard Health and Safety Regulations, and the band is covered by £10 million of Public Liability Insurance.

Everything you hear is played live by top musicians – there are no backing tracks or pre-recorded music. Detroit Soul take great pride in creating a fantastic live show every night.

Set List

ABC – The Jackson 5
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Ain’t No Stopping Us Now – McFadden & Whitehead
Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
All Night Long – Lionel Richie
Another Star – Stevie Wonder
Blame It On The Boogie – The Jackson 5
California Soul – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Cosmic Girl - Jamiroquai
Dancing In The Street – Martha & The Vandellas
Easy – The Commodores
Endless Love - Lionel Richie & Diana Ross
Get Down Tonight – KC & The Sunshine Band
Get Ready – The Temptations
Got To Be Real – Cheryl Lynn
Heatwave – Martha & The Vandellas
Higher & Higher – Jackie Wilson
I Can Make You Feel Good – Shalamar
I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) – The Four Tops
I’m Gonna Make You Love Me – The Supremes & The Temptations
In The Stone – Earth, Wind & Fire
It’s The Same Old Song – The Four Tops
I Want You Back – The Jackson 5
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
Let’s Go Round Again – Average White Band
Let's Groove - Earth, Wind & Fire
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Little L - Jamiroquai
Midnight Train To Georgia – Gladys Knight & The Pips
Move On Up – Curtis Mayfield
My Girl – The Temptations
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
Price Tag - Jessie J
Reach Out (I’ll Be There) – The Four Tops
Rescue Me – Fontella Bass
River Deep, Mountain High – The Supremes & The Four Tops
Rock With You – Michael Jackson
Senorita - Justin Timberlake
September – Earth, Wind & Fire
Shake Your Booty – KC & The Sunshine Band
Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) – Stevie Wonder
Somebody Else’s Guy – Jocelyn Brown
Streetlife – Randy Crawford & The Crusaders
Stop! In The Name Of Love – The Supremes
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
That’s The Way I Like It – KC & The Sunshine Band
The Love I Lost – Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes
This Old Heart Of Mine – The Isley Brothers
What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
Young Hearts Run Free – Candi Staton
You’ve Got The Love - Joss Stone
You To Me Are Everything – The Real Thing

Lineup

  • 9 piece band including both male & female vocals with a 3 piece horn section.

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