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Soul, Funk & Motown Bands in Lincolnshire

Soul music, although it might seem as though it’s been around forever, first originated in the 1950s in the United States of America. How, then, has it come to be so popular in the United Kingdom in the present day?

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Soul originally combined elements of R&B, jazz and American gospel music, with early artists such as James Brown bringing the style to great prominence and attracting worldwide attention. Other important innovators in the genre were Etta James and Ray Charles, along with others such as Bobby Womack and Little Richard, who were amongst the first to refer to themselves as rock and roll performers, showing the direct links between the two styles of music.

Later, bands such as The Four Tops began to achieve chart success in the UK, with hits that kicked off the disco revolution. The divergence of soul into rock and disco has led directly to today’s indie and rock bands as well as the dance and R&B acts which dominate the charts worldwide. However, the roots are not forgotten and a number of soul, funk and Motown bands are cropping up all the time, with many in Lincolnshire.

To enquire about hiring a live band for your event or party, call DG Music today on 01572 756386 for more information.

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Funk Soul Brother

Funk Soul Brother

Based in Rutland

Funk Soul Brother is one of the UK's best funk, soul and party bands. A line up of 6 ...

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from £1840
Monroe Band

Monroe Band

Based in Leicestershire

Monroe Band is fantastic 4 piece band fronted by female vocalist Polly Yates. The band is based in Leicester ...

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from £1250
Avatar

Avatar

Based in Cambridgeshire

Avatar is one of the funkiest professional party bands in the UK with a repertoire that ranges from Aretha ...

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from £1375
Fat Chance Band

Fat Chance Band

Based in Berkshire

The Fat Chance Band is a highly flexible party band with a fine pedigree of musicians who can boast ...

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from £1875
Fruit Machine

Fruit Machine

Based in Greater Manchester

A dynamic 7 Piece Soulful band based in the north west, Fruit Machine can provide the live music to ...

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from £1940
Cool Cats

Cool Cats

Based in London

London based 5 piece jazz band Cool Cats, will provide the sophisticated and ambient atmosphere for your celebration!

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from £1400
Playback

Playback

Based in Cheshire

Playback are a fun and talented group of professional musicians from North West England. They are perfect for weddings, ...

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from £1250
Motown Magic

Motown Magic

Based in Surrey

Motown Magic is one of the UK's best Motown bands. The seven piece line-up, fronted by three amazing female ...

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from £2560
Confetti

Confetti

Based in Surrey

Confetti is a young 4 piece band with female lead vocals, based in Hertfordshire, perfect for weddings and parties ...

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from £1250
Urbansonic

Urbansonic

Based in London

Urbansonic is an amazing party band based in London bringing together the best of classic and contemporary pop music. ...

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from £2340 +VAT
Jet Stream

Jet Stream

Based in London

Jet Stream is a London-based band with female vocals and a range of line-up options including keyboards, guitar, bass, ...

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from £1250
The Downloads

The Downloads

Based in London

The Downloads are an exciting band with a highly energetic and dynamic stage performance, featuring chart hits from the ...

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from £1250

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