Default lineup: 6 members
6 piece standard: 2x female vox, bass, keys, drums, guitar
*1-3 piece brass section, percussionist, dancers & a male vocalists also available (please see booking options for more details)
* Top live funk soul & pop band
* 6-21 of the finest professional musicians in the UK
* The funkiest and most energetic show on the current live band circuit
* Male vocalists, horns, dancers, percussionists & strings all available
* Every tune is guaranteed to get the blood pumping and the dance floor moving
* Beat Collective can cater for any event anywhere in the world!
Beat Collective – The Ultimate in Live Funk Soul & Pop
Beat Collective is a top live funk, soul & pop band, playing the ultimate in upbeat party tunes. The band is made up of up to 21 of the finest professional musicians in the UK, all with successful careers in the music industry. The solid rhythm and tight brass section back the awesome vocals, putting together the funkiest and most energetic show on the current live band circuit.
Aiming to bring you the best live music experience available, Session One has built up a definitive repertoire of funk, soul and pop classics, featuring everything from Aretha Franklin to Bruno Mars. Every tune is guaranteed to get the blood pumping and the dance floor moving.
The band regularly perform at Weddings, Corporate Events, Music Festivals and Private Functions across the UK and Internationally, with previous clients including; The Westin Dubai, The Sheraton Towers Abu Dhabi, Grande Real Villa Portugal, Celtic Manor Resort, Guoman Hotel Management, Hilton Hotels, The Thistle Hotel Network, GE Capital Bank, Bourne Leisure Group, The RAF, The Army, Exeter University, Guilfest and Glastonbury Festival.
Having played in countries as far and wide as Dubai, Portugal, France, Spain, Ireland & Session One can cater for any event, anywhere in the world.
Beat Collective is a band of highly talented musicians who have performed with artists as diverse as Joss Stone, Beverley Knight, Kasabian, Skunk Anansie, Sandi Thom & Pato Banton and have supported bands including Boney M, The Temptations, The Bay City Rollers, The Real Thing, Elton John, Alvin Stardust and Mungo Jerry, Chumba Wumba The Selector, Bad Manners, Muse, Chesney Hawks & The Noisettes. Our members have also had tracks featured on the hit US TV show, Flash Forward.
Other artists our musicians have worked alongside include those from Feeder, Little Angels and Wishbone Ash, recording with those from The Wailers, The Rumble Strips, Chesney Hawkes, Darius and Ronan Keating.
Playing gigs at venues from The Celtic Manor Resort, Wales to The Colston Hall, Bristol and many top London venues including The Borderline, The Garage, The Mean Fiddler and Jazz Cafe has meant the band are well versed at performing to sell out crowds on large stages.
• This Morning (ITV)
• BT Convention Centre
• RICOH Arena
• Hilton Hotels
• Rond Point (French Alps)
• Grande Real Villa Itália (Portugal)
• Country House Weddings
• GE Money
• Marriot Hotels
• Manchester Unoiversity
• RAF Brize Norton
• Sandhurst Royal Military Academy
• Scotty's Bar (French Alps)
• The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi
• East Thames Group
• Fontwell Racecourse
• Portsmouth Football Club
• Bourne Leisure Group
• Guoman Hotel Management
• Celtic Manor Resort
• Sheraton Hotel and Towers (Abu Dhabi)
• Stratford Circus (London)
• The Hurlingham Club (London)
• Exeter University
• Kings College Cambridge
• And many many more...
Please note: Due to availability or illness, deputy musicians of a high professional standard may sometimes be used.