Luxury party band performing soul, pop and Motown at exclusive events worldwide.

Luxury showband.

Showmanship, style and sophistication.

Capital Sounds Showband are a premium showband available to hire for luxury wedding receptions, corporate events and celebrations throughout the UK and abroad. 

If you’re looking for dancefloor fillers, this is the band for you – Capital Sounds Showband perform the best pop, soul, disco and Motown music to give you a party of a lifetime. And with many of the songs arranged into medleys, you won’t be leaving the dancefloor in a hurry.

Consisting of some of the UK’s finest musicians, every performance given by this band is full of style and energy from the first note to the last – and every note you hear is performed completely live.

Available in a range of line-ups from a 10-piece band (featuring 2 vocalists) all the way up to a 45-piece orchestra (featuring up to 5 vocalists), the band is at home on the largest stages. We can also build incredible productions featuring contemporary dancers

Constantly in demand throughout the UK and internationally, the band performs at high-profile events for clients such as Ferrari, Sony, BMW, Virgin and Bentley, and has appeared at Wembley Stadium, Claridge’s and ExCeL London. 

The band is also perfect for Jewish weddings, with a great set of Israeli classics for the Horah sure to get the evening off to a memorable start.

Bespoke live music packages from Mike Paul-Smith Music

Before Capital Sounds Showband take to the stage, musicians from the band can perform in the various other line-ups you see on Mike Paul-Smith Music’s website – with options for the wedding ceremony, drinks reception and much more.

We know that your event is special, so we pay attention to detail – making sure that you get the perfect live entertainment, whether you have 2 guests or 2,000. Scroll down to see Capital Sounds Showband in action and then get in touch today to book us for your event – we can’t wait to hear from you.

Trusted by:

  • You and your band were fantastic, not just brilliant at the music but also lovely, helpful and a total pleasure to work with. You were exceptional!

    Deborah Meaden (dragon's Den)
    Private Party, Somerset


  • I cannot thank you and the band enough. We simply couldn't have been happier with everything you did for us and the feedback has been extraordinary. YOU NAILED IT!

    Emma and Tom
    Wedding Reception, Sussex

Capital Sounds Showband: Set List

Here’s a typical show from Capital Sounds Showband, consisting of two 60 minute sets. These lists are totally flexible – see our full list of songs here.

Remember that every note you hear from Capital Sounds Showband is completely live – we never use backing tracks or click tracks!

Set One (60 minutes)

Move On Up
Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours

Soul Medley 1:
  You Can’t Hurry Love

Soul Medley 2:
  Dancing in the Street
  Heard it Through the Grapevine
  Rescue Me  
  I Say a Little Prayer for You

Pop Medley 1:
  Good As Hell
  24K Magic
  Déjà Vu
  Shut Up and Dance
  Somebody Else’s Guy
  Ain’t Nobody

Funk Medley 1:
  Car Wash
  Blame it on the Boogie

Pop Medley 2:
  Uptown Funk

Set Two (60 minutes)

Soul Medley 3:
  Young Hearts Run Free
  For Once In My Life
  Sir Duke
  Best of My Love
  I’m Every Woman
  Lady Marmalade

I Will Survive

Pop Medley 3:
  Rather Be
  Don’t Start Now
  Can’t Stop The Feeling
  I Wanna Dance With Somebody
  Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now

Pop Medley 4:
  Hey Ya

It’s Not Unusual
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
Don’t Stop Me Now

  • All our guests made for the dance floor and were thoroughly entertained and I can't recommend them highly enough. Delightful people and they certainly add value to your event!

    Jo Flanerty
    Epilepsy Research UK Charity Ball

Capital Sounds Showband: Line Ups

Capital Sounds Soundband is available in the following line-ups:

2/3 vocalists, piano, bass, guitar, drums, percussion, keyboards, trumpet, tenor saxophone

4 vocalists, piano, bass, guitar, drums, percussion, keyboards, 2 trumpets, tenor sax, alto sax

4 vocalists, piano, bass, guitar, drums, percussion, keyboards, 2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, 3 strings

4 vocalists, piano, bass, guitar, drums, percussion, keyboards, 2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, 8 strings

4 vocalists, piano, bass, guitar, drums, percussion, keyboards, 2 trumpets, alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, 12 strings

5 vocalists, piano, bass, guitar, drums,
2 percussion, keyboards, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 5 saxes, 20 strings (plus additional vocalists and instrumentalists to suit your requirements).

We can also build bespoke packages including contemporary show dancers – just get in touch to discuss your requirements.

  • The set list was fantastic and my feet have just about recovered from all that dancing!!

    Kate Inns
    Private party, Oxfordshire
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