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Midnight Soul Orchestra

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Act Profile

Midnight Soul Orchestra

The calibre of musicians in the Midnight Soul Orchestra is second to none. Introducing vocalist Lloyd. If you don't know his name, you've probably heard his voice. Lloyd toured with Take That on their 2007 world tour, and is the lead featured vocalist on Eliza Doolittle's 2010 top 3 hit Pack Up. Before that Lloyd sold countless records as part of the gospel vocal group The Wades and has toured with Professor Green and The Band of Voices.

The Midnight Soul Orchestra band are comprised of London's session elite, having toured with or recorded with, Amy Winehouse, Sir Elton John, Alicia Keys, Mark Ronson, Beverly Knight, Basement Jaxx, Tricky, Lily Allen, Take That, Roy Ayers, Professor Green, Paolo Nutini, The Saturdays, James Morrison, Il Divo, The Wanted and Girls Aloud.
Brought together by a love of classic soul music the Midnight Soul Orchestra are the perfect band for all occasions from corporate events to summer festivals. Filling your dance floor with oodles of vintage class.

Act Information


Vocals, Guitar, Keys (Hammond/Rhodes), Trumpet, Tenor Sax, Bass and Drums.

Extra Line-up(s)

We offer a trio or quartet (instrumental) for a dinner or reception jazz option.
We also have a DJ who can play either a current (top 40) or an old school soul set.

Also included

PA is 2x 15" tops and 2x 18" bins. (Active PA.) Our Lights are barn-door par-can's (whites normally with red filters as options.)
retro style, like they used to be...


South East based and will travel to these areas: South East, South West, Midlands, Wales.

Previous Clients

Sheppard Robson Architects, Camper and Nicholson Yachts, Floridita nightclub Soho, Blues Kitchen, Bar Music Hall, Rocket Music management.


�Thank you Midnight Soul Orchestra for making our 75th Anniversary party! The dance floor was packed all night long!�
Sheppard Robson Architects.

�If you don�t like the Midnight Soul Orchestra then you don�t like music.�
Time Out

�I saw Wilson Pickett in 1967 and the Midnight Soul Orchestra were every bit as good!�
Craig and Josephine Philips (Wedding clients)


We are fronted by the mighty Lloyd Wade!
We play all the music in the original keys and on vintage instruments.
We play all the Stax hits you'd thought you'd never hear live again.



(Not actual running order)

* All songs are 60's and 70's Genre

The Bar Keys Soul Finger
Arthur Conley Sweet Soul Music
Otis Redding Respect
Otis Redding Satisfaction
Sam and Dave Soul Man
Sam and Dave Hold on i'm coming
4 Tops Reach out i'll be there
Stevie Wonder Uptight
4 Tops Aint too proud to beg
Otis Redding My Girl
Marvin Gaye Heard it through the Grapevine
Otis Redding Shake
Otis Redding Mr Pitiful
Eddie Floyd Knock On Wood
Wilson Pickett Midnight Hour
Sam Cooke Twisting the night away
Jackie Wilson Higher and Higher
Jackie Wilson Sweetest feeling
Wilson Picket 6345789
Junior Walker Shotgun
Wilson Pickett Midnight mover
Wilson Pickett 99 and a half
Wilson Pickett Funky Broadway
James Brown I feel good
James brown papas got a brand new bag
James Brown Getta up offa that thing
Sly Stone Dance to the music
Otis Redding Try a little tenderness

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.

Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)