The Soul Survivors are a leading British band well-known for their renditions of classic rhythm & blues, 60s soul, 70s soul and jazz songs. Performing the hits from the likes of The Isley Brothers, the Detroit Spinners, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, and Sam & Dave, this group is not to be missed and promise to have audiences on their feet all night long. The Soul Survivors have over 25 years of experience in the music industry. Professional and entertaining this live band has developed over decades to provide a polished, unmatched soul extravaganza.
The talented group owe much of their success to their years performing in bands and as session musicians. Each member boasts a professional career more impressive than the last sharing the stage with some of the greatest soul artists of our time. The current line-up sees Frogman Curtis, Glen Leon, Dave Howson, Jacko Howson, Jules Benjamin, and Mel Day take to the stage. Frogman leads the brass section on the sultry tenor sax while Jack provides the quintessential drums to every performance. Dave forms the backbone picking chords on the bass guitar while Jules leads on guitar. Glen and Mel are the main vocalists belting out some of the most famous choruses to have ever graced the airwaves.
This popular act has a rich history to their name and can trace their lineage back to the early days of gigging at clubs and pubs. From playing at The Wheat Sheaf in Dudley for beer and £50 the group have risen through the ranks to play alongside world-famous acts like the late Alvin Stardust, Mike Oldfield, Steve Gibbons, Robert Plant and the queen of soul Jaki Graham. This is not all as the band has also supported Alexandra O’Neil, George McCrae, Geno Washington, The Temptations, Sister Sledge, Edwin Starr, Freda Payne, The Three Degrees and The Real Thing.
All of this success has seen The Soul Survivors play venues and crowds of all sizes. Some of their favourite spots included the Royal Albert Hall and the famous Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. Their experience on the road has made them the perfect private, public, and corporate entertainment with an innate ability to get any crowd grooving. A truly magnificent live band, The Soul Survivors are a must for any event. Playing timeless hits with their own intoxicating swagger they are sure to wow audiences at product launches, conferences, wedding receptions and birthday parties.