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Lady Motown
Solo Motown Singer



Highly Recommended Lady Motown are highly recommended
Based in London but travels UK wide

Soloist Lady Motown is one of the few female singers doing an all-Motown tribute. She perfoms songs from the Supremes right through to Stevie Wonder and the Jackson 5. Also available: Live band, Jazz set, James Bond set & Diana Ross set. Great fun!
Prices: From £480 +
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Lady Motown is highly recommended

"We had listened to Lady Motown on Alive Network's website to get as much a flavour of her performance as possible - nothing could have prepared for the overwhelming performance our guests experienced. Communications prior to event were timely; professional and I felt Lady Motown was listening carefully during pre communications. This was clearly obvious on the day as she knew exactly what was required of her. Thank you Lady Motown and thank you Alive Network. You both did us proud. I would rebook and recommend without any hesitation."

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Review from Gill Bond - 12/07/2014

Lady Motown's Biography

Line up: Solo Female Singer with supremely high quality backing tracks
Duo or Trio (+ Backing Tracks) available
Four piece live backing band also available

Highlights
* Fantastic Motown tribute with charismatic soulful singer
* Lady Motown uses the original Motown backing tracks obtained from the USA for a truly authentic sound
* Motown tribute covers everything from The Supremes to Stevie Wonder to The Temptations
* For the "2-set show" a variety of options are available for the first set - please see profile
* Set 2 will be the trademark uptempo Motown party set
* Variety of costumes: elegant evening attire or sassy 70s outfits-you choose!
* Requests learnt for small fee
* Available UK and world wide
* Motown vocal duo and trio options available!
* Live Motown band also available - from 4-7 musicians!
* New! Motown chillout set with acoustic guitarist and percussionist - video available on request
* Diana Ross tribute available
* Also performs a James Bond set



Lady Motown is one of the few female singers doing an all-Motown tribute. With her 3-octave vocal range she can belt out songs from not only the girl groups but also from artists like The Temptations Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder. She recently performed for hundreds of people weekly in theatres all over the UK as part of the hit Motown show "How Sweet It Is".

Lady Motown's solo show comes with a variety of different options. If youʼd like a 2-set performance the first set can contain a Diana Ross mini tribute or can focus on the songs of the much loved and recently departed Michael Jackson during his Motown years. Or if for example youʼd like some mellow music during a sit-down dinner Shola can provide a jazz set. The second set will then be her trademark “Motown Party” set put together to get people on the dance floor for a good boogie.

Onstage Lady Motown has all the grace glitz and glamour of a true diva. She performs wearing beautiful custom-designed evening gowns and truly looks the part with her graceful silhouette lovely smile beehive hairdo and diamante jewellery. She can also slip into a mini dress and go-go boots for a more casual look and loves to “get down” during the party numbers.

Her vocals have been described as sounding like “chocolate soul” and she has a big voice that attracts positive feedback wherever she sings. With a warm inviting stage presence and charming persona itʼs hard not to be enthralled by her performance.

A favourite part of the show is when she invites two of the audience up on stage to be “The Supremes”. Theyʼre given their own microphones and tambourines and Lady Motown runs through a dance routine with them before the “backing singers” perform a song with her. It certainly gives everyone a night to remember!

She spent eight years living in the USA and worked with one of the world's top vocal coaches Seth Riggs (heʼs coached Stevie Wonder Natalie Cole Michael Jackson and Luther Vandross). Shola has sung at gigs supporting stars like Paul Young and Tony Hadley at top venues such as Shepherdʼs Bush Empire and Hyde Park and has entertained at many weddings parties and corporate functions in front of audiences as large as 15000. She has also performed overseas in cities such as New York Los Angeles and Moscow. She has also sung in Bahrain and been featured on Iranian TV.

The show can come with just Lady Motown and PA or for larger events she can provide a 5kW PA full stage lighting large backdrop disco and sound/lighting engineer.

If you opt for the live jazz show you wonʼt be disappointed. Lady Motown had a year-long residency at a popular central London venue performing her jazz set to many highly satisfied customers. Her band members have played with Courtney Pine Soul II Soul Chaka Khan The Waterboys and other successful acts. She has been praised for her great jazz phrasing and loves singing the standards.

And for when just one diva isn't enough you can book 'The Motown Sisters'. Available in duo or trio format Lady Motown teams up with one or two additional girls. Both are amazing singers in their own right and have appeared in West End shows on television and all around the world from Amsterdam to Australia! You are guaranteed an electrifying show of Motown hits!!



Here are some of the events/venues/countries Lady Motown has performed at/in:
Brian May (Queen) Charity Event Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Hyde Park London
Natural History Museum London
Harvey Nichols, London
Park Lane Hilton, London
Marriot Hotels
Crowne Plaza Hotels
Park Plaza Hotels
Grange City Hotels
Cumberland Hotels
Groucho Club, London
Soho House, London
Theatre Royal Norwich
British Club, Bahrain
Athens, Greece
Moscow, Russia
The Netherlands
Los Angeles and New York, USA
Marbella and Alicante, Spain
Manoto TV network, Iran

Corporate Clients include:
Marks and Spencers
Waitrose
Royal Bank of Canada
Sony Pictures

Client feedback

“Lady Motown sang at my sis's 40th Birthday for us.. and what can I say - amazing!!!!!!!!!! Superb set fantastic music combined with one exceptional voice - and what do you have??? Lady Motown!! Even thinking about it brings the goosebumps back!! Thank you thank you thank you.. everyone was impressed - no wrong word - overwhelmed by the sound & professionalism of Lady Motown from an astounded ali xx thank you again all my love and best wishes for every possible success!! x”

-Ali Wilson Northamptonshire

"You have the voice of an angel and you made our wedding anniversary so special. Please tell us about your next performance - I want to bring all my friends along!"

-Juliet London

"Thank you for a brilliant evening. When you sang it touched something in me. You really have heart. Please let us know about the next performance."

-Lee Barnes

Options:
1) 1 hour Motown party show
2) 2 x 45 minutes Motown show
3) 30 minute Motown Love Songs followed by 1-hour Motown party show
4) 30 minute Motown set followed by 1-hour Motown party show
5) 30 minute Motown and Diana Ross tribute followed by 1-hour Motown party show
6) 30 minute Jazz set followed by 1-hour Motown party show
7) 2 x 45 minute Jazz sets with live 4-piece band or backing tracks
8) 'Motown Sisters' duo or trio with backing tracks (1 hour or 2x 45 minute show)
9) Live Motown backing band - from 3-7 members
10) Pop or Disco set followed by Motown show.
11) 1x45 minute James Bond and Jazz set

Lady Motown's Set List / Repertoire

Motown Party Set
Papa was a rolling stone
Dancing in the streets
It's the same old song
My guy
Heard it through the grapevine
Ain't too proud to beg
You keep me hanging on
You can't hurry love
Stop in the name of love
I want you back
Tears of a clown
Ain't no mountain high enough
For once in my life
Signed sealed delivered

Motown Set/Pop
My girl
Baby love
How sweet it is
This old heart of mine
Tracks of my tears
Just my imagination
My cherie amour
Jimmy Mack
H.A.P.P.Y. radio
The Happening
Single Ladies
Blame it on the Boogie
Forget You

Motown Love Songs Set (great for weddings!):
Easy
You are the sun
Midnight train to Georgia
My cherie amour
Ain't no mountain (Diana Ross version)
Three times a lady
Just my imagination
Reach out and touch (somebody's hand)
Theme from Mahogany (do you know where you're going to)
Endless love
Isn't she lovely
Lately
Touch me in the morning

Motown and Songs of the Jackson 5 mini set includes:
Never can say goodbye
ABC
I want you back
Rock with you
Off the wall
Thriller

Motown and Diana Ross mini set includes:
I'm coming out
Muscles
Reach out and touch
Theme from Mahogany
Why do fools fall in love
Upside down
Touch me in the morning
I will survive
Chain Reaction
Ain't no mountain high enough
The happening
Remember me

General Party Set includes:
We are family
I will survive
Forget you
Single ladies
Ain't nobody
Rock with you
Ring my bell
Young hearts run free
Good times
Le Freak
Ain't nothing going on but the rent
Blame it on the boogie
He's the greatest dancer
Upside down
Chain reaction
Superstition

Jazz set
They can't take that away from me
The lady is a tramp
Fever
All of me
Cry me a river
Come fly with me
Misty
Makin' whoopee
Fly me to the moon
This masquerade
God bless the child
Sunny
Smooth operator
Moondance
Blue Moon
Autumn Leaves
Mercy Mercy Mercy
Our love is here to stay
Moanin'
Work song
Let there be love
Bye bye blackbird
and many more....

James Bond set includes...
You only live twice
Moonraker
Goldfinger
Diamonds are forever
We have all the time in the world
For your eyes only
License to kill
The spy who loved me

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Booking options Booking options
Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Lady Motown from Alive Network.

+ 4 Piece Band and sound engineer Add travel expenses (please call an Alive Network booking agent for quote) plus £960
New Song Request - per request to learn the track, source the backing track and insert into the playlist (1 month's notice), add £48
Larger PA and sound engineer (for events with 150+ people), add £300
Motown Duo: Add £360
Motown Trio: Add £720
Lady Motown MC/Compere Service: Add £156
Motown Diva DJ Service: (60s, 70s, 80s music), Add £205
1am finish, add £60
2am finish £180
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Customer reviews for Lady Motown

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Lady Motown,  highly recommended Bands to hire 12/07/2014
Lady Motown

"We had listened to Lady Motown on Alive Network's website to get as much a flavour of her performance as possible - nothing could have prepared for the overwhelming performance our guests experienced. Communications prior to event were timely; professional and I felt Lady Motown was listening carefully during pre communications. This was clearly obvious on the day as she knew exactly what was required of her. Thank you Lady Motown and thank you Alive Network. You both did us proud. I would rebook and recommend without any hesitation."
Customer review by Gill Bond
 
Lady Motown,  highly recommended Bands to hire 09/11/2013
Lady Motown

"Just wanted to say that Lady Motown was absolutely brilliant on Saturday and we all had an extremely good night.

Will be in contact next time we have a function."

Customer review by Bill Lane
 
Lady Motown,  highly recommended Bands to hire 19/10/2013
Lady Motown

"As per my comment above, Lady Motown was warm, friendly and very professional. Her performances truly made the evening one to remember! My Mum’s & Stepdad’s 60th Birthday celebration is on that they will always remember so thank you! Alive Network have also been fantastic!"
Customer review by Vanessa Eadington
 
Lady Motown,  highly recommended Bands to hire 25/05/2013
Lady Motown

"Hello Lady Motown,

A big thank you for singing at my 50th birthday party and making the day an unforgettable one, you are so good!

Everyone enjoyed your singing, and commented on what a lovely person you are, you have a lot of fans.

I do hope I hear you sing again in the very near future.

Love and best wishes

Sharon Mann xxx"

Customer review by Sharon Mann
 
Lady Motown,  highly recommended Bands to hire 20/04/2013
Lady Motown

"Hi Lady Motown,

You made our night really special. Everyone loved you. What a star.

You brought quality and glamour to a very appreciative audience that I am sure would encourage all of their friends to make sure wherever you perform is equally well attended!

Thanks so much and hope to have you back again in the future."

Customer review by Carol Fullick
 
Lady Motown,  highly recommended Bands to hire 30/03/2013
Lady Motown

"Hi Lady Motown, just wanted to say thank you for singing at my wedding on Saturday.

I love Motown music and me my husband and all our guests thought you were brilliant.

Thank you!

Lots of love Mr and Mrs O'sullivan "

Customer review by Kristy O'Sullivan
 
Lady Motown,  highly recommended Bands to hire 29/03/2013
Lady Motown

"Dear Lady Motown,

On behalf of Natasha and Lloyd, a huge thank you for your part in their wedding day.

I know your set in the bar was thoroughly enjoyed, and Natasha loved the Motown set at the beginning of the evening reception.

I hope your journey home went ok.

Thanks again,

Jill"

Customer review by Jill Brown
 
Lady Motown,  highly recommended Bands to hire 09/03/2013
Lady Motown

"Dear Lady Motown,

Angie really enjoyed her party. You were the perfect act for us - blended in rather than dominated proceedings, and lovely voice too.

Thank you very, very much."

Customer review by Malcolm Rob
 
Lady Motown,  highly recommended Bands to hire 22/02/2013
Lady Motown

"Dear Lady Motown,

We had a fab evening with you in Stonehenge the other night.
The way you owned the songs and the audience was masterful!"

Customer review by Dave Mason
 
Lady Motown,  highly recommended Bands to hire 02/01/2013
Lady Motown

"Lady Motown was brilliant!"
Customer review by Irene Elsey

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Alive Network is the UK's largest live music entertainment agency with many Soul Bands for hire. Established in 1999, we provide high quality live entertainment for over 7500 events per year. When you make an enquiry to hire Lady Motown, your own personal entertaiment coordinator will answer any questions or queries that you might have and liaise directly with Lady Motown to get you the best possible price, and to ensure they they will provide exactly the right entertainment for your event.

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