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The Best Soul & Motown Wedding Bands for Hire

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The Soul & Motown era is responsible for producing some of the most amazing tracks and performers that we know today. With a rich history in smooth tunes and upbeat classics, a Soul or Motown band should be on your list if you want a captivating show to blow your guests away on your wedding day.

Live music is an amazing thing to have at your wedding and can really make a huge difference to the atmosphere on the night. Here is a selection of the best in live wedding music and some incredible Soul & Motown bands to bring you a taste of this classic genre.


One of the most talented live party bands around and a fresh take on the modern soul band archetype. Soulfire are all about flair, creativity and fun. They ooze energy on stage and put 110% into every single performance! What more can you ask for?

Motown Royals

This is the ultimate in tribute bands for the Motown & Soul era. 4 charming vocalists with smooth harmonies, engaging choreography and the greatest chart-topping hits in Motown’s history! Whether it’s Boyz II Men, Lionel Richie or The Jackson 5, Motown Royals deliver hit after hit in that unmistakably endearing style.

Soul Soup

This 9 piece live wedding band can really create some noise. The addition of the horn section alongside equally talented musicians and performers provides a sublime backdrop to your wedding party. Not many bands for weddings have such an array of styles, but Soul Soup can play anything from Jazz or Soul to modern Pop or Funk.


An outstanding outfit with tonnes of experience in providing unforgettable performances. Brilliant showmanship dominates here with a host of fun and energetic musicians and vocalists taking the stage. With a mixture of classic Soul tracks, Motown tunes to get you moving and even Rat Pack delights, Countdown have everything you need and more in a live wedding band.

Union Street

Sensational renditions of the most well-known soul tracks make Union Street one of the most popular bands for a wedding. This impressive ensemble have a setlist to fill the dance floor – and keep it filled! Performances are always delivered with vibrancy and remarkable vocals to really bring that Motown feel to your night.

Black Magic

Drenched in style and easily one of the top Soul & Motown style wedding bands for hire. Black Magic are a step above your average function band, with a sophisticated swagger and class in their live performances of Rat Pack classics and Soul favourites.


Fit with wireless rigs, Soulidify can bring the party straight on to your dance floor and interact with your guests mid set. Live wedding entertainment doesn’t get better than this and Soulidify are definitely a Soul & Motown band to be remembered.

See our wedding entertainment ideas page for more inspiration on your wedding entertainment, and remember to get in touch with the team at Warble Entertainment Agency for more information on any of the amazing bands mentioned!

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