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Soul and Motown

Do you like good music - that sweet Soul music?

If you do, then our Soul and Motown acts are what you need.

The Soul and Motown singers are very popular choice in the areas we cover and get booked quickly.

We have a great choice of male & female solo artistes, duos, trios right through to live bands to choose from.

We have some award-winning singers in this category and they are suitable for all venues and events, whatever the occasion.

CHOOSE YOUR ENTERTAINER

Big Beat Entertainment - Cecil Farayai

Cecil Farayi

UK’s finest Motown, Soul and Party show.

Cecil is a true Soul Man, to use Sam & Dave’s lyric. A performing artist, singer and songwriter, Cecil has a real passion for music. He is a former member of one of the UK’s finest Motown, Soul and Party show. His smooth vocals, sense of fun and audience interaction will guarantee you have a great night.

Expect to hear some of the great Motown and Soul classics mixed in with general party hits from the 60’s to present day.

BASED:- Cambs

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Big Beat Entertainment - Una Pettiford

Una Pettiford

Classic Soul Motown, Jazz and R&B hits and more.

Canadian born Una was brought up in a musical family. Her main influences were Dionne Warwick and Aretha Franklin as well as her time the church gospel choir. Una wows audiences with here energetic rendition of classic Soul Motown, Jazz and R&B hits and more. Relive the hits of greats like Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Etta James, Chaka Khan, Natalie Cole, Betty Right, Wilson Picket, Sam & Dave, Anita Baker & Gladys Knight to name a few.

A must for any Soul night you plan for your venue.


BASED:-  London

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Big Beat Entertainment - Dr Phil Soulman

Dr Phil Soulman

Singing a mixture of classic Soul and Reggae

Only started singing in local pubs and clubs in 2014 but has built a good fan base in that time. Singing a mixture of classic Soul and Reggae for example The Drifters, Lionel Richie, Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, Otis Reading, UB40. Al Green and Bob Marley to name a few.

Dr Phil has become a popular act at many of our venues.


BASED:-  Bedfordshire

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Big Beat Entertainment - Andrew’s Tribute Show to Soul & Motown

Andrew’s Tribute Show to Soul & Motown

Classic Soul songs, with a lot of heart and true emotions.

Andrew is a vibrant and energetic Soul & Motown singer, who enjoys performing classic Soul songs, with a lot of heart and true emotions. He gives 100% to every performance. He spent 10 years working with various soul bands and artistes and in 2004 launched his own Soul & Motown nights in Derbyshire. This has become very successful and is a popular event with top soul acts such as Motown Knights, Star Star and Brothers in Soul appearing in the shows. In 2017 Andrew toured with the Three Degrees. He also does some work with Soul Kinda Wonderful – the UK’s official number 1, award winning, tribute to The Drifters.

Suitable for a variety of venues and events, including corporate events and weddings.

BASED:-  Notts

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Big Beat Entertainment - Harry Cambridge

Harry Cambridge

Harry is in demand worldwide and this is a must see show

The UK’s No.1 Luther Vandross tribute act and few will argue that this man is the definition of the perfect act and a true star. Harry has proved time and again that he is the very next best thing to the late great Luther. He has been touring the country with the hugely successful, theatre show Luther UK and his superb vocals and audience interaction have bought the show alive. Harry is one of the nicest people in the industry and has an infectious personality that wins him many admirers. Presentation is paramount to Harry and he takes his stage at tire very seriously, boasting a totally separate wardrobe of stage outfits.

Harry is in demand worldwide and this must-see show must be booked well in advance.  Available to us through Star Acts Entertainments Ltd.

BASED:-  Essex

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Big Beat Entertainment - The Heatwaves

The Heatwaves

An exciting journey through the golden eras of Soul and Motown

One of the UK’s premier all girl tribute shows performed by Jemma, Claire and Becky, who each have over 15 years’ experience in the business and trained in performing arts. The show will take you on an exciting journey through the golden eras of Soul and Motown and features some of your favourite Motown, Tamla Motown, Northern Soul and Soul hits.

This is also available as a duo show.


BASED:- Leics

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Big Beat Entertainment - Claire Mac

Claire Mac

A very experienced and bubbly entertainer

A popular female soloist and member of The Heatwaves, Claire also performs a solo Motown Magic Show. Claire is an award-winning vocalist who is a very experienced and bubbly entertainer with many years on the circuit.  

Featuring all your favourites from that great genre of music, your dance floor will be full all night.

BASED:- Leics

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Big Beat Entertainment - Helen James

Helen James

You will hear covers of Midnight Train to Georgia, Mustang Sally,

Is one of the UK’s fastest rising Soul and Motown singers, with her unique and soulful voice. Having sung since an early age and performed at various charity events, she decided to turn her passion in to a profession. She has appeared as the warm up act for stars such as Sir Joe Longthorne, The Three Degrees, Boney M, Gareth Gates and The Real Thing, as well as many well respected tribute bands. Helen is now singing to sell out audiences with her Soul & Motown Review. You will hear covers of Midnight Train to Georgia, Mustang Sally, Son of a Preacher man to name a few. She has played to up to 12,000 people and is suitable for all venues and events, including corporate, parties and weddings.

Helen stays true to her roots and still sings at charity fundraising events and has raised a lot of money over the last year or so.


BASED:-   West Midlands

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Big Beat Entertainment - Destiny Michelle

Destiny Michelle

This lady will bring a real touch of class to any event

Her Forever Motown and Soul Show pays homage to this ever-popular genre of music. Destiny is an award-winning international vocalist who has played in some very prestigious venues and events, including in front of royalty. She is also a much-acclaimed multi-tribute act to artists including Whitney Houston, Donna Summer, Female Divas and fronts a Soul & Motown band – Affinity Soul.

This lady will bring a real touch of class to any event and is available for weddings, private parties, corporate events, social clubs and many more and will always give 100%professionalism to her performance.


BASED:- London

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Big Beat Entertainment - Affinity Soul

Affinity Soul

Present their Motown and Soul Revue

Fronted by Destiny Michelle, this vocal harmony group present their Motown and Soul Revue. Affinity Soul are a mixed blend of male and female vocals harmonic together with slick choreography. Taking you on a journey through Hitsville's Motown and Soul Legends and Divas. Think "The Temptations meet The Supremes" and you'll be on the money. Featuring some of the best voices in the country from West End Stars - Internationally acclaimed vocalists bringing you a show that gets those toes tapping and keeps those dance floors full.

Affinity Soul are available as a 3 - 6 piece group bespoke to your event, venue and budgets UK and Abroad.


BASED:-  London

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Big Beat Entertainment - Signed, Sealed & Delivered

Signed, Sealed & Delivered

Features all your favourite Motown and Soul classics

Are a professional tribute to the sound of Motown comprising vocalist, piano & keyboards and bass players. Their sound is augmented with top quality, professionally recorded parts, allowing them to recreate the sound of an eight-piece band, which overall gives a huge sound experience. Their repertoire features all your favourite Motown and Soul classics, with songs carefully chosen to keep your dance floor full all night.

Suitable for any occasion or event their performances will add that special touch.


BASED:-   Derby

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Big Beat Entertainment - Soulman Knight

Soulman Knight

The very best hits of 1960’s Northern Soul, Motown and classic Soul.

Bringing his solo Motown and Soul Live Revue to you, after spending years in Soul, Motown and disco bands and duos. His show includes the very best hits of 1960’s Northern Soul, Motown and classic Soul.

He regularly performs at a wide range of national and international locations and is suitable for any venue or event.

BASED:-  Leics

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Big Beat Entertainment - Soul Destination

Soul Destination

Hits of Soul, Motown and Northern Soul from classic to modern

Are one of the newest Soul & Motown Bands to hit the UK. It consists of seven of Lincolnshire’s finest musicians and is fronted by Marti Thomas. With over 100 years combined experience in the industry, they truly are a band you will want to see. Well-rehearsed and a lineup of musicians who want nothing but perfection.

Soul destination will ensure a fantastic performance of some of the best hits of Soul, Motown and Northern Soul from classic to modern.


BASED:-  Lincs

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Big Beat Entertainment - Let’s Get it On

Let’s Get it On

6 piece show band celebrating the classic sounds of Tamla Motown.

A professional 6 piece show band celebrating the classic sounds of Tamla Motown. Comprising highly experienced musicians and singers from the Home Counties, who have played with and supported the likes of The Real Thing, The Chi-lites, The Trammps, Rose Royce and Take That.

A great party band who will ensure your event goes with a swing.


BASED:-  Home Counties

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Big Beat Entertainment - Soul Brother Soul Sister

Soul Brother Soul Sister

Motown, Soul, Northern Soul and Ska classics

Mike S provides lead vocals, piano and guitar and Siouxsie C with lead vocals and percussion in this lively duo. They both have many years’ experience in the entertainment industry and have supported many well know stars and bands at home and abroad.

They perform Motown, Soul, Northern Soul and Ska classics covering artists such as Martha Reeves, Diana Ross, Otis Redding, Wilson Picket, The Specials and The Selector.

The show uses both high quality backing tracks and live instruments.

BASED:-  West Midlands

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Big Beat Entertainment - The Dreamettes

The Dreamettes

All your favourite Motown hits

The Dreamettes have been ripping up dance floors with the toe-tapping beats of Motown classics since 2006. They are all experienced entertainers guaranteed to entertain your guests with all your favourite Motown hits, including Diana Ross & The Supremes, Martha & The Vandellas, Tina Turner, Mary Wells and Aretha Franklin.


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Big Beat Entertainment - Soul Kinda Wonderful –

Soul Kinda Wonderful

The Uk’s no.1 tribute to The Drifters

Relight the music of a golden era with Soul Kinda Wonderful. The Uk’s no.1 tribute to The Drifters formed over a decade ago breathe new life into the fabulous music of The Drifters and other legendary Soul & Motown groups.

A show not to be missed!

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Big Beat Entertainment - Ritchie Penrose

Ritchie Penrose

Music from Marvin Gaye to Lionel Ritchie

Are you looking for a Soul singer to perform the world’s best Soul & Motown music?

Ritchie Penrose performs all your favourite classics from this genre in his specially created Soul & Motown theme shows. He can create an incredible atmosphere with his passion for music. From Marvin Gaye to Lionel Ritchie he can take you on a musical journey and you can look forward to the party of your dreams.With a powerful and soulful voice, Ritchie can entertain audiences whatever the age or event.

Whether it’s a private function or a launch event, Ritchie will tailor his performance to your event to make it a success.His show can be either classic Soul &Motown, a Lionel Richie covers show or you can combine them for the ultimate Soul & Motown show.

He is available to perform through the UK and abroad.

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