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in Brief:

  • Male fronted band
  • Highly experienced musicians
  • Bristol based available nationwide
  • Funk and soul band
  • High quality fully PAT tested PA and lighting rig
  • Playlist DJ Service Included As Standard
  • Glowing references from many happy clients
  • 2x60 or 3x40 minute sets of live music
  • Happy to learn first dance or special request


Searching for a band with the hard-hitting, authentic sound of the biggest funk and soul legends? Without question, Uptown is the band for you. This dazzling male-fronted 7 piece delivers an unbelievable sound - sending a current through the crowd with their renditions of hits from the likes of Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Curtis Mayfield and Gil Scott-Heron.

Highly experienced, these extraordinary musicians have been performing together since 2011, and their hectic schedule has included performing and recording with artists such as Kenny Thomas, Bizarre Inc, This Picture, Monie Love, Realer, Keith Tippet and Subjagger!

Ideal for weddings, parties and corporate events alike, Uptown thrive in filling the dance-floor. Arriving complete with PA and lighting, this self-contained act leaves you with nothing to worry about on the night. Versatile and professional, the band will even play recorded music between sets to keep guests on the dance-floor. 

For an unforgettable night, look no further than the outstanding Uptown. Book fast to avoid disappointment!

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  • Pop
  • Funk & Soul
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Light My Fire – Stevie Wonder
Let’s Groove – Earth Wind & Fire
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Express Yourself – Charles Wright
Jungle Boogie – Kool & The Gang
Papa was a Rolling Stone – The Temptations
It’s Your Thing – The Isley Brothers
Move on Up – Curtis Mayfield
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
Le Freak – Chic
You’re Losing Me – Ann Sexton
Brick House – Commodores
Good Times – CHIC
Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
7 Nation Army – Ben L’Oncle Soul
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Super Duper Love – Josh Stone
Get Down On It – Kool & The Gang
Funk & Soul
Fire on the Bayou – The Meters
Shakey Ground – Etta James
Just Kissed My Baby – The Meters
Diggin on James Brown – Tower of Power
Clean Up Woman – Betty Wright
Right Place Wrong Time – Dr. John
What is Hip – Tower of Power
Fire – Ohio Players
Pick up The Pieces – Average White Band
Get Up I Feel Like Being a Sex Machine – James Brown
Do it Like you Do – Lettuce
Cold Sweat – James Brown
Bold Soul Sister, Bold Soul Brother – Black on White Affair
Get Up Offa That Thing – James Brown
This Land is Your Land – Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
Hercules – Aaron Neville
Use Me – Bill Withers
Lady Day and John Coltrane – Gil Scott-Heron
I Can’t Stand the Rain – Ann Peebles
Soul Man – Sam and Dave

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Price from £2091
7 Piece Band: Male Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals and Guitar, Guitar, Bass, Backing Vocals and Sax, Trumpet and Drums
Prices are based on a 5pm or later arrival and Midnight finish, including 2x60 or 3x40 minute sets of live performance. Approximately 60-90 minutes are required for the act to set up and sound check (depending on access to the performance area). Alternative timings also available.
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"You guys were so easy to work with and helpful from start to finish. We really can't thank you enough for making our evening reception so incredibly memorable."
Wedding Band Review
"There is no doubt about it. Uptown truly know how to rock the the place!"
Corporate Event Band Review
Uptown knew how to keep the 800 strong students dancing all night long. Simply a great band"
University Ball Event Band Review
"Thank you Uptown!!! We had the best time at our wedding!! The dance floor was full the whole night! Xxx"
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