For perhaps the more selective of B&Gs and also slightly higher budgets there are some seriously good live funk, soul and motown bands for weddings for hire through Freak Music. A small selection:
As far as function bands go, it doesn’t get much better than this bunch! Although relatively young, the Electric Soul Band (above) boast a fantastic arrangement of first-class musicians, with a wide range of experience within the entertainment industry. The energy present on stage is something that seems to be hard to come by in live performances these days, especially in soul music. After all, it’s not every day you see a bunch of twenty-something-year-olds playing these tunes to a high standard is it? You really have to see it to believe it. The nine members of the are comprised of some of the UK’s leading session musicians and vocalists. All professionally trained and literate in everything musical, the standard of playing between this bunch is pretty high. Collectively, these guys and girls have toured the World many times over and continue to do what they do and love best; making people happy through the medium of music. Without the belief that soul music is still alive, there would be no point in playing it – The Electric Soul Band believe!
Absolute Funk Band is an exciting party band that offers a complete live entertainment package for Corporate Events, Functions, Parties, Charity Events and Weddings. They play floor filling hits from 70’s Motown, Soul, Funk and Disco through to modern day Pop and R ‘n’ B. We pride ourselves on providing an amazing Party experience that will get people on the dance floor and create a great lasting memory! They can provide: 4 – 6 piece totally live band experience or jazz band, solo and duet and even a DJ Package. The band also provide a light show, stage and sound system for a tailor-made package just for you!
The Beat Factor are not only cheese and pineapple stick junkies, they also happen to be 5 of the UK’s most talented and awe inspiring musicians! From the moment they arrive at your event they will be on a mission to make it a night to remember! Their huge, eclectic mix of material spans all the classics from Funk, Pop and Rock ‘n’ Roll to Soul, Motown and anything else they can throw at you to make sure your booty doesn’t stop shaking all night long on the dance-floor! It goes without saying that everybody wants their special event to be unmissable, remarkable, and better than the proverbial Jones’.
Groove Anatomy (below) are the ultimate wedding, party and function band. They are six young, versatile and extremely talented musicians who will make your event an unforgettable experience and a huge success. They provide entertainment and customer service that is second to none. Each member of the band has years of session experience, having played across the UK for other bands and solo artists. Groove Anatomy formed whilst studying together at Leeds College of Music and have continued to work together bringing exceptional live music to parties, weddings and corporate events all over the UK.