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Funk Soul Brother is one of the UK's best funk, soul and party bands. A line up of 6 or 8 talented musicians recreate a funktastic mixture of classic and contemporary dance tunes to ensure a full dance floor at any event. Expect groovy tunes by James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Jamiroquai, Curtis Mayfield and many more.
Any Event, Any Size
Funk Soul Brother is the perfect band choice for any event including parties, weddings, corporate events, university balls and festivals. The band has experience of performing in front of large audiences of several 1000 people, as well as small intimate parties.
Real Funk Soul Brothers!
As the name suggests the Funk Soul Brother band is a tight knit unit of friends and professional musicians. They are dedicated to giving the best possible performance and keeping all the audience on the dance floor. Many of the band members have been friends for over 25 years and have worked together in a number of different groups and situations giving an unrivalled depth to the musical understanding within the band.
The band comes with a dedicated engineer and professional PA/Lighting system, to ensure the best production at all times. The system can be scaled up for larger events or outdoor concerts. The band carries full public liability insurance and all equipment is PAT tested. Copies available on request.
Funk Soul Brother is based in Leicestershire and Rutland in the East Midlands and is therefore superbly located to perform at events all over the UK. The band also travels internationally provided that all associated costs are met.
Party Music & Dance Floor Fillers!
A Little Less Conversation - Elvis
Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Blame It On The Boogie - Jackson 5
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Cake By The Ocean - DNCE
Canned Heat - Jamiroquai
Car Wash - Rose Royce
Cold Sweat - James Brown
Cosmic Girl - Jamiroquai
Dance To The Music - Sly & The Family Stone
Don't Stop Til You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
Get Down On It - Kool and the Gang
Get Down Saturday Night - Oliver Cheatham
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Get Up Offa That Thing - James Brown
Good Times - Chic
Groove Is In The Heart - Dee-Lite
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Higher And Higher - Jackie Wilson
I Believe in Mircales - Jackson Sisters
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
It's Your Thing - The Isley Brothers
Kiss - Prince
Ladies Night - Kool and the Gang
Lady Marmalade - Labelle
Le Freak - Chic
Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Long Train Running - Doobie Brothers
Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Love Shack - B52s
Mercy - The Third Degree/Duffy
Move On Up - Curtis Mayfield
Move Your Feet - Junior Senior
Mr Big Stuff - Jean Knight
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag - James Brown
Pick Up The Pieces - Average White Band
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Rather Be - Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne
Rehab - Amy Winehouse
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
There Was A Time - James Brown
Think - Aretha Franklin
Thriller - Michael Jackson
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars
Valerie - Amy WInehouse
Wanna Be Startin’ Something – Michael Jackson
Walk This Way - Aerosmith/Run DMC
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne
Classic Funk / Rare Groove
Everybody Loves The Sunshine - Roy Ayers
Expansions - Lonnie Liston Smith
Freedom Jazz Dance - Brian Auger's Oblivion Express
Home Is Where The Hatred Is - Gil Scot Heron
Lady Day And John Coltrane - Roy Ayers
Pass The Peas - James Brown / Maceo Parker
Sing A Simple Song - Sly & Family Stone
Soul Power '74 - James Brown / Maceo Parker
The Ghetto - Donny Hathaway
Adam Ross - Vocals and Dance Moves(!)
Frontman and lead singer Adam Ross is a fantastic vocalist and a great mover. Adam has been in bands since the age of 14 and never fails to deliver an engaging and entertaining performance. In his spare time (!) Adam likes to go kite-surfing and parascending, and when at school used to go skateboarding with funky singer Jay Kay from Jamiroquai!
Anna Ross - Vocals and Dance Moves
Female vocalist Anna Ross is the only Funk Soul Sister and fronts up the band with brother Adam to make an unbeatable vocal team. She has a pitch perfect voice which combines seamlessly with Adam’s to create smooth vocal harmonies and choruses.
Dave Graham - Saxophones
Band leader and saxophonist David Graham fronts the brass section on alto and tenor and has performed all over the UK and Europe. He also performs in top multi-sax group Sax Assault alongside sax players from Duran Duran, Supertramp, Incognito and the Brand New Heavies as well as being a fulltime member of the 70s pop group Showaddywaddy.
Jon Wilson - Electric Guitar
West Coast Jonny... He's finger picking good!
Tommy Bull - Funky Bass
The ace of bass and master of the switcheroo.... Tommy Bully!
Jay Goldmark - Drums
The original funky drummer...
Great to meet you all on Friday. I just wanted to say how good I thought you guys were. I will recommend the band to the rest of the team here at Quadrant.
Hazel Burns - Corporate - 13 Jan 2017
What a fantastic job you guys did with our evening entertainment! You exceeded all of our expectations!!!! I cannot thank-you enough for the role you played in making our special day - perfect!!!
Yvonne Kind - Wedding - 9 Jan 2017
Hi David, Danny and the rest of the band
Wanted to say a big thanks for absolutely nailing it on Saturday at our wedding. You were excellent and guests keep on saying how great the band was. You guys are awesome musicians and performers which was just what we wanted. Great work too Danny on the DJ sets, kept the floor filled til the end!
If we can give you a review of any sort anywhere, do let us know. It would be 10/10!
Thanks again on behalf of Laura and myself, and our hosts Lynne and Tony.
Oliver & Laura Leyland - Wedding - 24 Aug 2016
Just wanted to thank you, all the crew and Funk Soul Brother band members for helping us celebrate Annie and Joe's wedding. Everyone was very impressed with the band and thoroughly enjoyed the music - we think the dance floor was busy all evening!
Lesley & Chris Meacock - Daughter's Wedding - 4 Jun 2016
Hi David, you were brilliant!
David Peel - Corporate - 19 May 2016
Well what can we say...? Having seen some amazing performances from you over the years, we knew we'd made the right choice when booking you. What we and our guests saw was simply outstanding! Our talented musician friends helping us celebrate our very special day!
Not a week goes by without one of our guests remarking on that amazing band we had, and we proudly tell them more about you all.
You all had exactly the right blend of friendly professionalism and are all so very talented, looking like you were enjoying every minute, as our guests were!
When we found the signed set list it truly was the icing on the cake of your performance. Thank you all so much for everything you put into our night.
Rob & Rachel Persani - Wedding - 14 May 2016
We couldn't have wished for a better band to dance the night away for our wedding. So many of our guests have commented on how awesome you were and it showed by the constantly full dancefloor. Thank you so much for doing our first dance in the middle of your set. We had the most amazing day.
Graham & Sarah Parker - Wedding
I just wanted to update you and the gang on the feedback so far. Quite simply it is incredible. The excellent box is continuously being ticket and so many guests are commenting on how great you are.
Teresa Maguire - National Space Centre - 16 Dec 2015
Just a quick note to thank you all so much for Saturday evening – the coldest gig to date????
So many people commented on how fab you were – I said – I know!!!!
Brilliant as always – THANK YOU!
Hayley Cook - C.S. Ellis Corporate Event - 23 Nov 2015
Thank you very much for the superb performance given by Funk Soul Brother at our wedding reception on 26th September. Many of our guests have told us what a great band they thought you were and we would echo that sentiment.
Thank you for your help during the many conversations and emails which we had in the lead up to the wedding. It was great that you were able to talk us through the detailed issues to be considered and bring clear thought to bear on them, and that you were prepared to go over a number of issues several times without losing patience!
The musicianship which you all demonstrated on the day was very impressive. Your instinct about the timings on the day and choice of pieces to play were spot on which meant that we all had a really great time.
Please extend our thanks to the whole band and crew.
With thanks and regards,
Neil and Katharine
Neil and Katharine Baker - Wedding - 26 Oct 2015
Brilliant show last night. Lots of really positive comments this morning from the team. Please pass on my thanks to the band!
See you soon
Jon Studdert-Kennedy - Corporate event for Mars plc - 9 Oct 2015
Just wanted to say a big thank you for a fantastic performance last night. A lot of people came over to us and said how much they enjoyed the band and it was great to see so many people on the dance floor. The band really made the party!
All the very best
Mike and Caroline
Mike & Caroline Hammond - Party - 20 Sep 2015
We would like to thank you so so much for playing at our wedding in Cotterstock 3 weeks ago. You were absolutely incredible and certainly got the party started! The music was really important when planning our wedding and you certainly didn't disappoint. We are also so grateful that you were able to play our first dance song as it is definitely not the easiest song to sing, but it was fantastic and will be something we will never forget.
Everyone has been raving about you and we will be recommending you to everyone we know.
Thanks so much again.
Ollie and Charlotte
Ollie and Charlotte Butcher - Wedding - 27 Aug 2015
We are back from our honeymoon in Borneo and adjusting to normality again and just wanted to drop you a quick note to thank you for your incredible set at our wedding in Exton Park on the 18th July 2015.
We loved how relaxed and accommodating you were and your performance was out of this world. A band was always going to be one of the most important aspects of our day and after listening to your outtakes on-line and reading your philosophy you we had very high hopes. But you managed to exceed our very high expectations by a mile – your outtakes don’t do you justice as to how good you sound live… bags of talent and personality, a really tight sound and a cracking sound system.
I think you could tell on the night just how much our guests appreciated your performance and we hope that with such a receptive audience that you enjoyed playing the gig.
I think the godfather could sum it up far better than we could - you got soul and you’re super bad.
Jim and Nicola Cain
Jim and Nicola Cain - Wedding - 16 Aug 2015
Thank you for your gig. Everybosy enjoyed the band immensely and the music was just right for the event. Thank you for making the wedding go so well.
Simon Boon - Wedding
Thanks to your band for such fantastic entertainment on Saturday. We received many compliments from the guests so thank you very much.
Lauren and Nic - Wedding - 25 Jul 2015
Just wanted to say a HUGE thank you to "Funk Soul Brother" for a wonderful evening`s entertainment in Uppingham on Friday. Absolutely fabulous!! If I ever remarry they are playing at my wedding!!
Malcolm Edwards - Public Event - 11 May 2015
I've been meaning to ring you, it's been a bit crazy clearing all that snow!! Haha, I think we can safely say Narnia was a success and everybody LOVED the band.
Believe it or not it's very difficult to get me on the dance floor (let alone a stage), so that says a lot about the performance!!!
You're a really talented and fun bunch. I've honestly had the most feedback, with everyone saying the current songs such as Uptown Funk were fab, the vocals were spot on, and the saxophonist was amazing!
I'm absolutely thrilled with how it all went. Matthew and I would definitely book you again, and hopefully will get a chance to in the not too distant future. So chuffed that we'll get to see you again in September at our friends' wedding in Lyddington.
Thanks to all of you for the super entertainment.
You were fabulous!!
Many many thanks
Joanna Doel - Birthday Party - 26 Feb 2015
The night went really well and the band were just fab! And so helpful and accommodating. Everyone loved them the dance floor was packed!
Louise Goddard - Corporate event - London - 19 Nov 2014
Just to say a big thanks for a great gig on Saturday. You did a great job and certainly had the dance floor packed. Please pass on my thanks to the rest of the band.
Louise Mackintosh - 2Excel Aviation (The Blades) - 25 Jun 2014
Thank you for an amazing performance on Saturday evening, everyone has been saying how good the band was.
Carolyn Whiting - Birthday Party - 28 Apr 2014
Thank you to the members of the band for helping to add to the atmosphere of the evenings celebrations. The music really suited the mood of the day & kept the dance floor alive, extending our enjoyment of the day right to the end.
David & Jenny Mottram - Wedding - 23 Apr 2014
I just wanted to say a massive thank you to you and your band for yesterday. You were amazing, so many people said to us last night how incredible you were!
Ben & Kate Williams - Wedding - 21 Apr 2014
Funk Soul Brother were awsome. The dance floor was packed all evening and every one commented how professional the band were. Thanks guys you made our night.
Paula and Steve Smith - Birthday Party - 2 Apr 2014
Quick email to say thank you to you all for last night – you are fantastic and everyone I spoke to was really enjoying the music. We will be looking to repeat the awards next year so will no doubt be in touch.
Zoe Rodriguez - Premier Global - 25 Nov 2013
Just wanted to send you a huge thank you to Funk Soul Brother – it was absolutely fantastic having you all involved and it certainly made our event extra special. All the feedback we have had about the live music has been hugely positive!
Christine Bailey - Tigers In The Park Event - 9 Sep 2013
Well, we are back from our honeymoon and again into the throws of reality. I just wanted to say we cannot thank you and the band enough for the fantastic performance on our Wedding day. Everybody was thrilled and absolutely loved you guys as we did. It was a flawless performance and brought the whole evening alive which is exactly what we wanted. The most asked question of the day definitely was 'Where did you find the band? they are awesome!!' Please do send our regards to the rest of the band and I must say you have been a real revelation and I am so pleased we found you.
We have and will continue to recommend you for any future events and am sure the band will go from strength to strength.
Thanks a million!!
Steve and Kat xx - Wedding - 27 Jun 2013
Thank you so much for making our birthdays such an amazing event. Bob and I both had a really great evening and all our guests are still talking about it. Many have said you are the best band they have ever seen.
You had everyone up and dancing from the moment you started until the finish. Our guests ranged in age from 2 to 82 and everyone had a great night!!
Sue & Bob Jolly - Birthday Party
I just wanted to send a quick email to say a HUGE thank you to both yourself and the whole of Funk Soul Brother for playing at my 21st Birthday Party last weekend. I had the best night ever and the band were a huge part of that. I've received compliments about how great the music was so I've passed your web site details onto a few people. Many thanks!
Laura Hollick - 21st Birthday - 11 Jan 2013
Just wanted to send a quick email to say thank you VERY much for you and your bands fantastic performance on Tuesday evening! We all had a fantastic evening and the staff have all been saying how brilliant you all were. It was much appreciated that you were able to perform for us on a Tuesday evening too. Please pass my thanks on to your other band members
Jonathan Young - Hambleton Hall - 11 Jan 2013
Hi All, We just wanted to day a huge thank you to all the 'funk soul brothers' for helping to make our wedding day such a huge success!
We were thrilled with the sets and the music in between and everyone has said to us that the band was amazing!
Well done and thank you. I think you were the success of the night along with the photo booth!
Mr and Mrs Brewster - Wedding - 11 Jun 2012
Can you pass on my congrats to the band for a great night. You helped make our night special am now tying to think of a reason to employ your services again maybe a 50 1/2 year celebration! Thanks again for helping to make our night very special. Regards
Leigh and Ian Clements - Corporate Event - 22 May 2012
Hi David, It was nice to meet you on Saturday and the band were once again excellent and enjoyed by all! Thanks and best regards,
Barry Hulme (MD Greenray Ltd) - Corporate Event, London - 31 Jan 2012
To David & All of Funk Soul Brother, just a little note to say thank you for your fantastic performance at our wedding. We had such a great time, & was fantastic to see so many of our guests up dancing! Thanks again!
Anna & Andy - Wedding - 16 Oct 2011
Hi David, just like to thank you and the group for a great night the band were amazing and I have received lots of positive comments from people with sore feet! Regards,
Paul Brown - 50th Birthday Party - 2 Oct 2011
My wife Christine and I would like to thank all in Funk Soul Brother for playing at the weeding of Nicky & Simon at Fawsley Hall on 3rd September. Your band helped create a really great atmosphere for the evening celebrations of the happy event; the music was fabulous. Thank you again and with my best regards,
Barry & Christine Hulme - Wedding - 25 Aug 2011
Dear Dave, What a fantastic day! What a terrific evening!
Everybodywe've spoken to was completely in raptures about the band and what a brilliant end they made to a wonderful day. Even Sue's father (90 in December) took to the dancefloor for the first time in his life outside a ballroom.
We really appreciate your contribution, please yould you pass on our grateful thanks to all of the Brothers (and sister!). You were great!
With very best wishes,
Andy & Sue Jervis - Wedding - 10 Aug 2011
Awesome show and thanks to the whole team for making our Wedding night the talk of the town!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Cathy and David Jarvis - Wedding - 18 Jul 2011
Hey Dave, just a big thank you for our wedding day! You guys were amazing, out of this world!
Many thanks, Clive and Beth
Clive Harris - 17 May 2011
Dave, thanks for a very enjoyable evening and thank the band for being so tight and professional. Romeo
Romeo Challenger - Showaddywaddy drummer - 22 Nov 2010
Hi Dave, Sarah and I just wanted to say a huge thank you for your performance at our wedding. It was absolutely amazing and even better than our very high expectations. Our guests are still talking about it and the term "best wedding band by far" has been said more times than I can remember. It was worth stretching our budget for and the perfect way to celebrate our marriage. Thank you all for making it so memorable, and all the best for your future.
Jon & Sarah Bridges - 12 Sep 2010
Thank you very very much for making the evening of our wedding so remarkable. We never thought you would fill the dancefloor like you did. It was past what we could have dreamt of.
Just amazing, amazing, amazing! Thank you.
Jemima and Christopher Johnson - 19 Jul 2010
Just wanted to say a massive thanks for the great performance from Funk Soul Brother (and the Jazz Trio) on Saturday evening. I’ve had nothing but positive feedback and I would happily recommend you to anybody in the future. Please pass on my thanks to the rest of the band.
Gavin Brand - Cotgrave Place Golf Club - 14 Jul 2010
Dear David, thank you for helping to make our Wedding Day so special. All the musicians were superb but Funk Soul Brother were tremendous - and to think I was worried about filling the dance floor! With best wishes,
Joanna & Paul Ashton - 17 Nov 2009
Name: Funk Soul Brother
Main Category: Soul, Funk & Motown Bands
Other Categories: Bands, Live Music, Party Bands, Pop & Rock Bands, Wedding Bands, Wedding Music
6 Piece Band (default): Male Vocals, Female Vocals, Sax/Keys/Vocals, Guitar/Vocals, Bass/Vocals, Drums, plus 2 x Sound/Lighting Crew.
8 Piece Band: As 6 piece plus 2 piece horn section featuring trumpet and tenor/baritone sax.
Standard Set Times: 1 x 45 and 1 x 60 minute sets or 1 x 90 minute set
Set Up Time: 2hrs 30 mins
Usual Evening Arrival Time: 16:30
Usual Evening Finish Time: 0:00
Space Required (w x d):
6 Piece Band (default): 5.0m x 3.0m
8 Piece Band: 8.0m x 4.0m
Sound & Lighting:
PA suitable for: Up to 300 people
Stage Lighting: Yes
Dance Floor Lighting: Yes
Free use of PA via iPod: Yes
DJ included: No
Hospitality/Artist Rider: Hot meals for all band members and crew prior to performance and soft drinks as required. Secure changing room.
Technical Requirement: 2 x 13 amp supply to artist location. 2m x 2m space for sound desk in front of band (where sound engineer is included).
1 x 45 and 1 x 60 minute sets or 1 x 90 minute set
Post midnight hourly charge£30
Price per person (inc crew), per hour for the band to stay on site/perform after midnight.
PA for speeches£65
Add a separate PA system which can be used for speeches and background music during the afternoon
Add fully-manned and dedicated DJ service from 7.00pm to 12.00am. Requests taken on the night etc, plus announcements as required. Post midnight hours £65 per hour
Background Jazz (per musician)£175
Add some cool jazz for your drinks reception or meal. Choose solo, duo or more from saxophone, piano, double-bass, percussion etc. Price is per musician for 2 x 45 minute sets over 2 hours.
Surcharge for 2018 (6 pc)£185
Surcharge to book the 6 piece band for events in 2018 onwards.
Surcharge for 2018 (8 pc)£230
Surcharge to book the 8 piece band for events in 2018 onwards.
Upgraded PA & Lighting£495
Upgraded PA & Lighting package including stage uplighters, dance floor lighting, larger PA and additional crew.
Location: This Artist is based in Rutland View Other Soul, Funk & Motown Bands in Rutland
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