Default lineup: 8 members
Standard line up: 8-piece Band - female vocals, male vocals, piano, bass, drums, guitar, tenor sax, trumpet
Alternative line ups available:
10-piece Band - as above plus alto sax and second trumpet
12-piece - plus additional female vocalist, percussion, and baritone saxophone
15-piece - plus third female vocalist and keyboards
18-piece - plus three string players (2 violins, 1 cello)
(Please note that these are suggested lineups - The Soul Set can perform with any number of musicians from an 8- to an 18-piece band. Feel free to get in touch to discuss the perfect band for your event!)
Contemporary dancers: 2 to 8 dancers can be added to the line-up when booking the 12-piece band and above for a spectacular stage show.
* Outstanding party band featuring sensational female vocals, horn section and backing vocals.
* Additional male and female vocals, percussion, strings and baritone saxophone can be added for an even greater sound.
* Performing a huge range of repertoire from the Soul, Disco and Motown eras, guaranteed to fill your dancefloor.
* Songs from the likes of Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Jackson 5, Chaka Khan, Amy Winehouse and many more.
* Contemporary dancers available performing routines alongside the band for a visually stunning show.
* Fully self-contained for all events, with high quality stage lighting and sound system. A deluxe sound and lighting package is available on request.
* Available throughout the UK and internationally.
Please note; The Soul Set use three lead vocalists (please see videos). Requests for a specific vocalist can be made but may not always be fulfilled due to availability
The Soul Set is a sensational party band that provides fantastic dancing music for any wedding reception, corporate event or party. Fronted by female and male vocals, this 8- to 18-piece band features packs a huge punch – and unlike many other bands they never use click tracks or backing tracks. Every note you hear is completely live, giving the band’s performance unrivalled spontaneity.
The Soul Set’s carefully chosen set list draws on music from the 1960s up to the present day. They perform Motown classics from Aretha Franklin, and Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, funk and soul hits from the likes of Stevie Wonder and The Jackson 5, disco standards from CeCe Peniston and Chaka Khan, alongside modern day hits from Bruno Mars, Adele and Amy Winehouse. Many of the songs are orchestrated as medleys, with seamless transitions between songs to keep your guests dancing.
When booking larger line-ups, you can also add a group of contemporary dancers who perform stunning choregraphed routines alongside the band, adding a fabulous extra energy to the performance.
The Soul Set regularly performs at corporate events and private functions all over the country, with previous clients including Virgin, Ferrari, BMW, Lindt Chocolate, Triumph, E-On UK and T-Mobile. The band have performed at The Eiffel Tower in Paris and UK venues including Wembley Stadium, Claridge's, the V&A and ExCeL London - and definitely know how to get the party started!
With an unrivalled sound and sensational performance, The Soul Set is guaranteed to transform the atmosphere of your event.
Background and Drinks Reception Music
Musicians from The Soul Set can perform in smaller ensembles providing background music earlier in the day. Options available include:
- Vocal-led roaming pop band (3- to 7-piece) performing walkabout music
- Instrumental jazz bands, from a cocktail pianist to a jazz quartet
- Vocal-led soul bands, performing relaxed pop and soul music
Speak to your agent for more information and for a quote for great package deals.
The Soul Set can also provide classical or contemporary music for your wedding reception. Bandleader Mike is a highly trained pianist and church organist, and has played at over 500 wedding ceremonies. He will work with you to choose music that suits your religious or non-religious ceremony. Additional musicians, such as a singer, trumpeter, cellist, string quartet or vocalist can join with Mike to perform before the service and during the Signing of the Register.
Your event is special to the band and every event is treated separately, ensuring that your requirements are met. From choosing the perfect line-up to suit your event to smaller details such as the dress code, special requests and performance times, The Soul Set aim to be completely flexible to make sure that you get the perfect entertainment.
The Soul Set are self-contained for events with up to 200 guests, although if you have a production company at your event we suggest sending a feed from our mixing desk to the front-of-house PA. Please get in touch if you’d like to see the band’s tech specs.
Deluxe sound & lighting package
Highly recommended for events with more than 250 guests, essential for events with more than 500 guests.
The Soul Set now offers upgraded technical packages to cater for larger events:
- 6kW PA system suitable for audiences from 250 to 1000+
- Sound engineer
- Additional lighting and effects
Please ask your agent for more information and prices.
Please note: Due to availability or illness, deputy musicians of very a high professional standard may sometimes be used.