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With Motown celebrating its 50th anniversary and the Motown 50 album currently at the top of the charts, there has never been a better time to book a feel good party band. Motown Soul are among the best in the UK and guarantee an amazing party atmosphere!


This young contemporary seven piece line up perform all the classic Tamla Motown and R&B tracks including Stop In The Name Of Love, Superstition, Respect , Jimmy Mack, Can I Get A Witness, Think and Signed, Sealed, Delivered. Motown Soul sets are extensively worked on using their extensive knowledge of commercial performance to create one of the most exciting and high quality live shows in the UK.


Available as a seven piece band, or 10 piece band (with brass), Motown Soul perform with the highest standard in music equipment, including festival standard sound equipment with a sound engineer, so that you get record label quality for whatever event you are holding.


Members of Motown Soul are all professional musicians and have played with; Nathan Watts (bass player; Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Jackson 5, Paul McCartney), Coolio, Hot Chocolate, Jeff Beck & Jason Rebello and many other industry level musician, writers and producers.

Previous Clients include

- John lewis Partnership
- BBC Corporate Party
- Supporting Hot Chocolate
- Water Aid Fundraiser
- Motown Magic Night Hastings
- Many private events (weddings parties etc)

" I loved the way you all seemed to genuinely love the music you play....it made us love it all the more! "
Amanda Sims | Surrey | 13 August 2013
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Set List/Repertoire

Should you proceed with your booking you will be able to select your favourite songs from the set list/repertoir to be played on the day of your event. This demo will show you how it works.

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Songs

  • I want you back
  • Heard it through the grapevine
  • Say a little prayer
  • Jimmy Mack
  • Think
  • Blame it on the boogie
  • Reach Out
  • Sweetest Feeling
  • Superstition
  • Baby Love
  • Im gonna make you love me
  • Upside Dow
  • Can’t hurry Lov
  • Heat Wave
  • Money
  • Hit the Road Jack
  • Signed Sealed Delivered
  • Needle in a haystack
  • Rescue Me
  • Band of Gold
  • Nutbush
  • Chain of Fools
  • My Guy
  • Be My Baby
  • I wish
  • Respect
  • Higher and higher
  • Keep me hanging on
  • Can I get a witness
  • Ain’t no mountain High Enough
  • Ain’t no Sunshine
  • We can work it out
  • Hard to handle
  • You can’t hurry love
" I loved the way you all seemed to genuinely love the music you play....it made us love it all the more! "
Amanda Sims | Surrey | 13 August 2013
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  • Gigz customer service
" Thank you so much, what a fantastic band. The band were extremely professional...so easy to work with, and what a great night we had!’ "
Paul Murphy | Oxford | 2 July 2013
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" I just couldn’t believe what a fantastic night we had.... I’ve always loved the hits from the Motown era but wasn’t sure if it was right for a whole evening.... however you guys completely made our night, I can’t imagine having loved any other band more. Thanks so much. "
Jayne Poole | Dorset | 21 May 2013
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" Thank you Motown Soul! You made our company Christmas do go down in history as the best we’ve ever put on...can’t wait for next year! "
John Bayne | London | 10 December 2010
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" Guys, you were so good, we all loved it, thank you so much, you made our day! "
Craig Jones | Gloucestershire wedding | 10 September 2009
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" 100% Great music and 100% professionalism - what more could you ask for "
Bruce Dickinson | Brighton | 10 July 2009
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" Motown Soul were a fantastic addition to our evening, i can't thank you enough for the great entertainment you provided us, the quality of musicians was phenomenal! "
Wendy Nixon - Owner of Ibar | London | 10 January 2009
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What's included

  • Standard Line Up:

    7 Piece: 3 lead female Vocals, Drums, Bass, Guitar, keyboards.
  • Performance Times:

    2 x 70 Minute Sets
  • Standard Arrival Time:

    5:30pm
  • Standard Finish Time:

    12am
  • Set Up Time:

    1.5h
  • Set Up Completion:

    7pm
  • Act dress Code:

    smart casual
  • Ideal Performance Area:

    4m deep x 5m wide stage
  • Power Requirements:

    Access to 3 separate 13amp sockets. The band will not use more than 4000 Watts (4K) of power (including lighting)
  • Full PA system (included in quote):

    Festival standard sound equipment with sound engineer
  • Stage Lighting: (included in quote):

    Included
  • Party playlist during acts breaks & up to 12am (Included in fee):

    Included
  • Play Client's iPod playlist through acts's PA:

    Included
  • Public Liability Insurance:

    yes
  • Equipment PAT Tested:

    yes
  • Food/Drinks Required:

    7 x hot meals
  • PA/Mic for Use With Speeches:

    Included

Extra booking options

  • Early arrival:

    £150 per hour before 5.30 pm arrival
  • Ten piece lineup:

    7 piece + 3 piece brass section (add extra £640)

How we manage your booking

Booking an act with Gigz is just the begining. To make sure your event runs as smoothly as possible on the day;

  • We will send you a secure online booking form. This page can be saved on your computer and accessed and updated as often as you like.
  • Your event manager will be in touch via email and phone regularly througout the build up to your event.
  • We can arrange for your act to call you should want to discuss tings with them directly.
  • We will liasie with your event coordinator or venue manager to ensure that they are happy with all the logistics.
  • You will be given a contact mobile number for your Gigz event manager should you need to contact them on the day of your event.
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