Soul Band In Essex

Why Soul Desire?

Soul Desire are one of the most amazing Essex Soul Band tribute bands around! The band has been established for over 10 years and is made up of some of the finest professional musicians and singers in the UK.

In booking them for your event, you can be sure it will be a huge success! Soul Desire specialise in all types of functions such as weddings, parties, anniversaries and corporate events. Any event where you want your guests to have fun and enjoy themselves!

They play classic songs from the 60’s,  70’s and 80’s that everybody knows and sings along with, as well as more recent hits. Wedding, Function, Party Band for Hire in Essex, Kent, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire and beyond!

Just ask and they will do their best to get to you wherever you are!

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Our services


Have the best day of your life! Soul Desire will get all of your guests up on the dance-floor for the whole evening. They will give you a fantastic wedding day to remember forever!


Birthdays? Anniversaries? Special Celebrations? Why not celebrate in style with a brilliant live band. Your guests will have a really amazing time!


Got an event to organize? Dinner/Dance or any other kind of corporate event? Impress your members/clients with an absolutely superb fun evening of music and dancing!

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What our clients say

"Absolutely wonderful! Our guests keep on phoning us to thank us for booking the band!”

Tim & Tracey White
Wedding May 2019 - Luton

"They were fantastic! We could not believe just how good everyone was.”

Peter Noble
40th Birthday April 2019 - Brentwood

"This was far above what we were expecting. We were totally knocked out by the singing, the playing – everything was brilliant!”

Andy & Jasmine Porter
Wedding April 2019 - Gillingham

"Definitely an amazing evening – they really were exceptional – Highly recommended!”

Alan Summerhill
30th Birthday, January 2019 - Romford

“Our Guests all loved the band – they are all saying they have never seen a band so entertaining!”

Ben & Karen Stock
Wedding, April 2019 - Chelmsford

“A fantastic night – better than any of us expected. Absolutely wonderful!”

Nick & Jacky Stevens - Wedding,
March 2019 - Southend-on-sea

“Brilliant! – everyone in the band was incredible!”

Martin Taylor
50th Birthday - February 2019 - Maldon

"We wanted music we remember from when we first got married. It was a delight to find such a young band playing our music so well. We loved it – thank you!”

David & Anita Woodham
40th Wedding Aniversary, March 2019 - Bishops Stortford

“We have had so many friends saying how much they enjoyed your band and the music! Lyn and I would like you to pass on to the band our thanks for such a successful wedding celebration!”

Lyn & Richard
Wedding April 2019 - Maldon

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  • Whatever the size of your event Soul Desire will ensure it is absolutely perfect!
  • From the smallest bar to the biggest stadium Soul Desire always go down a storm!
  • Why settle for a DJ when you can have real live music!
  • All of our musicians are talented professionals - Each one of them is an expert in their field.
  • You may even forget this is a tribute band the quality is so good!
  • There is nothing like a live band to make an event really special.
  • Listen to the songs you love being played live and even surpassing the original version!
  • From the moment they come on you know you are in for a treat.
  • All of the songs you know and love performed from the heart - and Soul!
  • A wonderful experience - you won’t want it to end! Hit after hit from the 60’s right through to the present day.
  • Love a particular decade? The 70’s? The 80’s? Just let the band know and they can work with you to get the set how you want it.

Soul Desire:- 07757410908


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Hiring a Live Essex Soul Band


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One great way to make special events like corporate functions and wedding receptions entertaining and fun is when you hire a Essex soul band. Essex soul bands add spice and life to any event that not even a DJ can deliver well. When band performs live at your special affair, you give your guest a beautiful experience they will remember for years.

Here are a few tips on what to look out for when hiring a soul band from Essex for your wedding.

Melodic Ability.
This is apparently the most imperative factor when booking a band, and is additionally likely the main element that will be perceived by your visitors. Numerous great soul bands in Essex will have backgrounds in top music schools or performing with ‘huge name’ specialists.

This does not ensure quality but rather it is an extremely easy win. It is the Essex soul band’s capacity to cover your most loved tunes musically that will break or make the performance.

Flexibility to do variety of collections.
A decent soul band in Essex ought to have a wide collection, and be adaptable with it to have the capacity to take into account variety of styles. Bands that can cover a bit everything will be the most adaptable as they can tailor their performance to the taste of their clients.

How experienced the Essex soul bands are.

The perfect live soul band from Essex will have played at numerous of weddings before and will have encountered most situations. The band will then have the capacity to adjust to a very late schedule change and they will know when and how to change the set list to cater for the audience.


This is most important at a wedding as this will be the greatest day of their life for most clients. It can’t simply be dealt with as “another gig” to traverse.

The vast majority who book live soul bands Essex for their wedding will never have booked one, and will most likely never book one again, so the band ought to guide the client in all parts of the booking including equipment, schedule, size of band and so on. No two weddings are the same and a decent band will comprehend this.

Benefits of hiring an Essex soul band for your wedding.

1. Effort: Live Essex soul bands are guaranteed to try their hardest for you and give their best performance to impress you and your guests. Unsigned, local bands depend heavily on word of mouth and recommendations in getting other gigs and jobs. This means that they will do whatever it takes to play a good show and keep people talking about them and consider them for their next event long after your event is over.

2. There is less work or worry involved on your part because live music can automatically and quickly adjusts volume. Mood can also often be detected quickly by live performers and music can be altered in a timely fashion to fit the atmosphere appropriately using volume, tempo and lyrics, whereas a DJ usually has a set play list ahead of time that is activated by computer and not easily or quickly altered despite mood or surrounding activities.

3. Personalization: Hiring a live soul band from Essex produces the option of personalizing music by changing lyrics to deliver a specific message or name to add a loving, inspirational touch for your guest of honor or a loved one. This is not an option with DJ or a personal music collection. This unique and thoughtful opportunity makes your entertainment extremely personal.

4. Energy: More is usually expected of live soul bands Essex playing live music in the way of creating energy within a crowd so they are very prepared to, and effective in, setting a fun, exciting atmosphere for you and your guests. This can easily be achieved by live musicians with the physicality of their performance.

5. A more important contrast between disc jockeys and live performers is that performers can be auditioned ahead of time. This makes it much easier to ensure quality and satisfaction at your event and also gives you a chance to create a specific set list for the Essex soul band to practice prior to their performance.