Detroit Soul Band
One of the UK's hottest, explosive, nine-piece soul bands, comprised of some of the best professional musicians from around the world.
"Tight vocals, sublime horns and pulsating rhythm section - guaranteed to have you dancing all night!"
Detroit Soul have a huge repertoire of classic Motown, Soul and Funk songs, carefully selected to keep your guests on the dancefloor all night.
The band are available to hire for any occasion, from weddings and birthday parties to corporate events and product launches. Unlike many bands there are no backing tracks or pre-recorded music, everything you hear is played live by world class musicians.
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.
With a wealth of experience in the corporate field, Detroit Soul cater for a wide age range making them the ideal choice for any corporate event. From product launches to conferences to Christmas parties - Detroit Soul will create the perfect atmosphere and ensure all your guests have the time of their lives.
The band's performance times usually consist of two sets of between 45 minutes to 1 hour with a short break in-between, although this may customised to your specific requirements. The band can also provide recorded music for the interval and before/after performance times if required, at no additional charge.
PA (Sound) and Lighting
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.
Below is a selection from the band's repertoire, designed to give an insight into the style of music.
The songs were all huge hits in their own era, and are now loved by every generation - so whatever
the age of your guests, Detroit Soul will ensure the dancefloor is packed all night long!
"What can I say!!! I saw your band last night at the golf club - two words "Absolutely amazing", I have never seen a band like it before! Fantastic time had by all, did not want your gig to end...."
Kieron & Kerry McGloin, May 2010
"Just to say a massive thank you to you all, we had the night of our lives and the band were fantastic! Would do it all again this weekend if we could! If you could pass on our thanks, they made our party great and are still being talked about - Amazing night! Thanks so much!"
Rachel Pearson (and the rest of the guests!), May 2010
"We just wanted to say a massive thank you for playing at our wedding on Saturday. The entire band were excellent and nobody wanted to get off the dance floor or for the music to end! I must admit that we were a little concerned that people wouldn't get up to dance, but you totally ensured that our fears weren't realised! Many thanks again to you and all band members and crew, and we'll certainly be recommending you to friends in the future."
Clare & Ben Lake, March 2010
"A huge, huge thank you for playing at our wedding, sitting down really wasn't an option and we've had so many compliments about the band! We're so glad that Mallory Court recommended you and we'll certainly recommend you to our friends. We can't wait to see you play again!"
Emma & Ant Parks, December 2009
"I just wanted to say thank you so much for Saturday. You were all absolutely fantastic and you really made the evening do! Totally fantastic. I believe you are already booked for my bridesmaid's wedding next year, but I will recommend you to everyone. We have had so many compliments saying how amazing you all were. Once again thank you so much for everything."
Laura Smith, September 2009
"What can I say, you guys did an absolutely brilliant job last night at our wedding. Everyone we have spoken to thought you were awesome and you really made our day. The first dance was just perfect and you really couldn't have done it any better so we personally thank you for making it that little bit extra special. Keep doing what you're doing as you've got a great gift."
Darryl & Tracy Grinter, August 2009
"We just wanted to thank you once again for the fabulous music at our wedding reception on Saturday night. I think the amount of people on the dance floor showed just how good everyone thought you were. We've had so many comments about how excellent you were. You really made our evening a fantastic one!! I really hope to be able to book you again in the future!! Massive thanks once again!"
Michelle & Ryan Moore, July 2009
"The band was absolutely great, we had loads of comments in our guestbook. I think the fan base has increased after our do!"
Matt & Sara Palmer, June 2009
"Thank you to all the band for a brilliant night, everyone keeps commenting on how great you were. I think you'll be in for a lot more bookings very soon! Thanks for making our night so special."
Janet & Alan Markwell, September 2008
"Greg and I just wanted to write to thank you for the fantastic job you did at our wedding - we had a wonderful day and you guys made it even more special! We've had loads of feedback from our friends who all thought you were brilliant. I think you might be in for a few more bookings very soon..!"
Sarah & Greg Thomson, August 2008
"Well!! What an absolutely amazing night everyone had when you played at our wedding, everyone we see says how brilliant you were! I keep having to apologise to people as I never spoke to anyone - just danced! A huge thank you for a fantastic performance."
Becky & Jamie Wesson, June 2008
"We just wanted to thank you and the band for making our wedding day so memorable, so many of our friends have commented on how good you were and asked us where we found you! You managed to get the whole room up and dancing which was amazing, and made the evening very special."
Kate & Dean Evans, May 2008
"Just a quick note to say a huge thankyou for playing at our reception, what a great band and wow, unbelievable singers! I've had lots of comments from our guests - all good, and having you play really made our day. It was great to see you guys looking like you were having as much fun as we were!"
Alan & Jane Robinson, August 2007
"Thankyou for your great performance at the ball, everyone had a fantastic time and the band kept everyone on the dancefloor all night long. A great evening - we hope to have you back next year!"
Loughborough University, June 2007
"You were fantastic, the band completely made our day. We really wanted a band that would get everyone up and dancing, and boy did you manage that! The dancefloor was packed all night and I think you could probably tell from the three encores what everyone thought of you!"
Jo & Darren Turner, May 2007
"Thankyou again for playing at our wedding, you guys were just fantastic and you've been the first thing all of our friends have been asking us about! Thankyou for helping make our wedding day such a wonderful memory."
Johnny & Alison Ward, February 2007