Profile

Northern Soul Groove is an exciting and energetic line up bringing you some of the best Motown, Northern Soul, Funk and Rhythm & Blues out there. This stylish act bring to life the sound that filled the floors of those legendary venues all that time ago, with soaring horns, infectious grooves and beautiful vocal harmonies. The energy and raw passion of their music is matched only by their performance, guaranteed to leave any crowd wanting more!


With blistering vocals from the effortlessly charismatic Alison David, formerly a vocalist for Red Snapper and collaborator with many respected underground and overground talents. (Free*land, Mad Professor, Masters At Work, Niall Rogers, Bugz In The Attic and even appearing on 'Later with Jools Holland'), and featuring a band who have played alongside such greats as Bootsy Collins, The Average White Band and Kiki Dee to name a few; they are a band at the top of their game and they're on a mission to entertain you.


This is the year for Northern Soul Groove, already playing sell out shows and supporting Motown legends 'Martha Reeves and the Vandellas'. Get them while they're hot! (Free DJ service included!)


Click to see their live video...it says it all!

" You made my dreams come true when you sang at my 40th - to have all my friends there and to have you singing with your fantastic band. People still say to me it was the best party they have ever been to! It was certainly the best night I have ever had "
Emma Mitchell | Reading | 14 July 2013
  • Performance
  • Reliabilty/Timekeeping
  • Courtesy
  • Appearance/Set up
  • Gigz customer service

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.

Click here to have a play!

A - Z

  • Ain't too proud to beg // The Temptations
  • As long as I have you // Garnet Mimms
  • Beggin' // Franki Valli
  • Between Sunday & Monday // Kiki Dee
  • Blowin' up my mind // the Exciters
  • Bold soul sister // Ike & Tina Tuner
  • Break in the Road // Betty Harris
  • California Soul - Marlena shaw
  • Coming home // Southwind symphony
  • Coming to your rescue // The Triumphs
  • Do I love you? (Indeed I do) - Frank Wilson
  • Earthquake // Bobbi Lynn
  • Funkier than a Mosquito's tweeter // Ike & Tina Turner
  • Get Ready // The Temptations
  • Hard times // Baby Huey
  • Heatwave // Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
  • Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson
  • Hold On // The Radiants
  • I ain't got nobody // Sly & the family Stone
  • It ain't necessary // Mamie Galore
  • Its your thing // Ann Peebles
  • Just a little misunderstanding // The Contours
  • Keep me hangin' on // The Supremes
  • Love addict // Honey & The Bees
  • Love reputation // Denise le Salle
  • Love starved heart of mine // Marvin Gaye
  • Mean Man // Betty Harris
  • More & More // Little Milton
  • Move on up // Curtis Mayfield
  • Needle in a haystack // the Velvelettes
  • Nothing but a heartache // The Flirtations
  • Nowhere to run // Martha reeves
  • Respect // Aretha Franklin
  • Suspicion // the Originals
  • Sweeter than the day before // the Valentinos
  • Tainted Love // Gloria Jones
  • The Night // Franki Valli
  • Trespassin' // The Ohio Players
  • Underdog // Sly & the family Stone.
  • Uptight // Stevie Wonder
  • Wade in the water // Marlena Shaw
  • You’ve really got a hold on me
" You made my dreams come true when you sang at my 40th - to have all my friends there and to have you singing with your fantastic band. People still say to me it was the best party they have ever been to! It was certainly the best night I have ever had "
Emma Mitchell | Reading | 14 July 2013
  • Performance
  • Reliabilty/Timekeeping
  • Courtesy
  • Appearance/Set up
  • Gigz customer service
" Thanks for a great night out. Alison singing was outstanding - well, she gave me goose-bumps on the last two numbers that she sang "
Jemima Broadbridge | Guilford | 7 July 2013
  • Performance
  • Reliabilty/Timekeeping
  • Courtesy
  • Appearance/Set up
  • Gigz customer service
" Following Northern Soul groove's fab gig at last month's party, I just had to write and thank you for the band's stunning performance. They certainly ticked every box - great sound, brilliant numbers and a truly professional stage presence. You'll be first choice for my next event "
Laney, 30th birthday party | Brighton | 16 June 2013
  • Performance
  • Reliabilty/Timekeeping
  • Courtesy
  • Appearance/Set up
  • Gigz customer service
" Alison is one of Britains most charismatic female performers "
Red FM | London | 26 May 2012
  • Performance
  • Reliabilty/Timekeeping
  • Courtesy
  • Appearance/Set up
  • Gigz customer service
" Thanks to Ali and the band …everyone is still talking about the party!! …bloody amazing "
Jonathan & Maddy | Essex | 5 May 2012
  • Performance
  • Reliabilty/Timekeeping
  • Courtesy
  • Appearance/Set up
  • Gigz customer service
" I thought it was going to be good but I didn't expect it to be one of the best gigs I've been to all year" Molly Anderson "
Musical Director and lead singer, The little Big Band | London | 31 March 2012
  • Performance
  • Reliabilty/Timekeeping
  • Courtesy
  • Appearance/Set up
  • Gigz customer service

What's included

  • Standard Line Up:

    9 piece (3 female vocalists // guitar // bass // drums // keyboards // sax // trumpet
  • Performance Times:

    2 x 1 hour sets or 3 x 40 min sets
  • Standard Arrival Time:

    6pm
  • Standard Finish Time:

    12am
  • Set Up Time:

    1h
  • Set Up Completion:

    7pm
  • Act dress Code:

    smart
  • Ideal Performance Area:

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

    Access to 2 separate 13amp sockets. They will not use more than 4000 Watts (4K) of power (including lighting)
  • Full PA system (included in quote):

    Yes. Suitable for up to 250 people
  • 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:

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

    Included
  • Extra sets/playing time:

    Extra £250 per half hour

Extra booking options

  • Early arrival:

    £130 per hour before 6pm arrival

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.
Click here to have a play!