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Soul & Motown Wedding Band Hire Yorkshire

What better way to celebrate your wedding day with some sultry soul and Motown? An absolute marvel, Yorkshire wedding band Soul Unit are the absolutely elite soul and Motown band. Almost as if they’ve came out of a time machine, Soul Unit are the real deal and stand toe to toe with the absolute best soul bands of any era. Temptations to Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye to Al Green as well as Beyonce, Amy Winehouse, Soul Unit will serenade you and your soul mate on your special day with beautiful renditions of soul royalty. 

“The band were brilliant, we were very pleased! All of the guests loved them... in short they were awesome.”
Hannah Lee - Wedding, Royal Air Force Station, Aylesbury

GET IN TOUCH!

From the start your enquiry will be dealt with by leading entertainment agency Tailored Entertainment. Tailored Entertainment specialise in exclusive representation of the best professional function bands in the UK and have a very select roster of top bands. So you can be reassured from the off that the band have met the high standards Tailored Entertainment demands of its acts and that you'll also have an expert team on hand to help with all of the planning and any questions you may have. The guys at Tailored Entertainment are available on 0800 564 2240 / info@soulunitband.com and will be very happy to hear from you.

BOOK THE BAND

Once you have decided that Soul Unit are the band for you, Tailored Entertainment will send a booking contract to you to confirm the booking. The contract features all the important details for the day and once you have signed, the band will sign a copy and confirm the booking in their diary. We ask for a deposit to secure the booking, with the balance payable by bank transfer seven days ahead of the day.

PLANNING

In the lead up to the wedding you are very welcome to contact us any time to discuss the plan for the day. Around four weeks before the day the experienced team at Tailored Entertainment will contact you to go over the final details - timings, first dance, song requests for the disco or DJ, final payment details etc. All of the details will be recorded and sent to the band in one simple final confirmation email, so you can be sure nothing will get missed and everything discussed will happen as planned on the night.

ON THE NIGHT

Soul Unit will arrive fully self-contained with PA, lighting and pre-mixed disco (or a band member can DJ if you add this to your booking) and will perform 2 hours of live music (2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute live sets). The band will cover your whole evening of entertainment so you don't need to hire a separate DJ or any additional equipment.

If your evening reception is in the same room as the meal/speeches, the band would usually arrive to set up in the turnaround time between day and evening. If the room or area for your evening is separate (or curtained off) the band could arrive while you are eating to get set up (they would sound check when suitable and wouldn't interrupt the meal or speeches!) - it takes a minimum of 90 minutes for the band to get fully set up and sound checked.

A guide to a standard evening reception would be:

  • 17:30 - Band Arrive
  • 19:00 - Background Music On
  • 20:00 - First Dance/First Set (60 mins)
  • 21:00 - Disco/DJ (ideal time for evening buffet)
  • 22:00 - Second Set (60 mins)
  • 23:00 - Disco/DJ Until Close

Timings are flexible to suit your needs and live sets can be split 3 x 40 mins if you prefer.The standard price for Soul Unit is based on them arriving at 17:00 earliest and finishing as late as 00:00. For an early arrival or late finish outside of these times, there is an additional charge.

The band are very happy to perform your choice of first dance for you as long as they have at least three weeks notice of the song choice.

To discuss hiring Soul Unit to perform at your wedding please call Tailored Entertainment for a friendly chat on 0800 564 2240 or email info@soulunitband.com.

Soul Unit are based in the Yorkshire area, and are hired all across the U.K. including Liverpool, Manchester, Stafford, Leeds, Sheffield, Chester, Lake District, Lincolnshire, Lancaster, Bolton, Bury, Kendal, Wigan, Warrington, Rochdale, Salford as well as the North East including Durham, Newcastle, Sunderland as well as the Midlands and many more locations.

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US

Arran
Wedding, The Joiners Arms, Harrogate
We couldn't be happier with the performance. They were all so unbelievably talented and it made our wedding evening a real night to remember. Thank you so much for all of your help.
Liz & Luke
Wedding, Barmbyfield Barns, York
We had an amazing wedding day on 24th July 2021. We were blown away by Soul Unit’s sets and amazing performances. They sounded brilliant live and were even able to play our first dance for us. All of our guests commented on how good they were and were so impressed with how they played, they managed to keep the dance floor full throughout their sets. One guest even asked for their details for any future events. The band were extremely professional and polite throughout the night and were happy to chat to our (slightly merry) guests when approached. Thank you for such a fabulous evening.
John
Wedding, The Old Palace, Chester
Soul Unit were fantastic last night. They performed incredible sets and made the end of the evening really special.
Lucy & Jack
Wedding , Lyde Court, Hereford
Dear Soul Unit, Thank you so much for being a part of our special day and wow! What an evening it was. You were just fabulous and we had so many wonderful comments, the guests were raving about you! Thank you for your professionalism and funk!! What a talented band.
Christina Cooper
60th birthday party
The band were amazing and the dance floor was full the whole night.

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our clients

We provide entertainment for a host of private and corporate clients, in the UK and abroad. These include: