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Soul, Funk & Motown Bands in the East Midlands

The East Midlands is blessed with a cultural diversity which means that many different forms of music found their way here when they might otherwise have not.

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In the most recent UK Census of 2011, the foreign-born population of Leicester stood at 33.6%, which is much higher than the English average of 13.8%. Indeed, the percentage who considered themselves to be ‘white’ was just 50.6%, compared to the English average of 85.5%. This ethnic diversity has led to the music of the region being directly influenced, with soul, funk and Motown being especially popular in many areas of the East Midlands.

With the percentage of residents referring to themselves as ‘black’ being twice the English average, this should come as no surprise. Soul, funk and Motown music is intrinsically linked to black culture and the rise of these styles of music in the late 1960s and 1970s occurred at the same time as immigration began to rise substantially in the UK.

With such a vibrant music scene in the region, it’s very easy to hire a fantastic live band for your party or event. If you call DG Music on 01572 756386, you can take advantage of our free consultation service and find out what we can do to make your party even better.

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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 £2000
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
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
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
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
Better Call Soul

Better Call Soul

Based in London

Better Call Soul is one of the best London-based bands to choose if you’re looking for a disco, pop ...

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from £1700
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
Soul Situation

Soul Situation

Based in London

Soul Situation are an exciting and talented 6-8 piece soul band based in London, perfect for weddings, parties and ...

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from £3165 +VAT
Kingsmen (The)

Kingsmen (The)

Based in Nottinghamshire

The Kingsmen are fantastic 4 piece party band based in Nottingham. With over 10 years of experience, you can ...

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from £1115
Red Alert

Red Alert

Based in Guildford

Red Alert is a top quality pop covers band with a range of line-ups. They are all of outstanding ...

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from £3570 +VAT

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