Soul / Motown Band 623 presents a dynamic and true reproduction of the classics of 60’s Soul music from the houses of Motown and Stax / Atlantic records.The band performs the classic songs of artists including Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Martha and The Vandellas, The Temptations, and many others. This highly experienced and entertaining band is certain to get audiences headed for the dance floor.
The music has a broad appeal from teenagers to those who first heard the songs in the 60’s when they were the soundtrack to their misspent youth. Brisbane Soul / Motown Band 623 plays it all from dance floor fillers like Dancin’ in the Street, Rescue Me and Shake Your Tail-feather through slow burning lovers’ tracks like Let’s Get It On and I Never Loved a Man and flat out soul classics like Aretha’s definitive version of Respect and Stevie’s Signed Sealed Delivered.
This 9-piece band includes lead and backing vocalists, keyboards, guitar, bass, drums and a full horn section. The musicians have extensive live performance backgrounds including with touring shows, other tribute shows, and in live theater. They are professionally educated and trained musicians.
Brisbane Soul / Motown Band 623 packs the stage with accomplished performers, each member giving stand-out performances in their field. For these reasons, the show has been performing at corporate and private events in and around Southern Queensland with repeat bookings due to the quality of the entertainment and musicianship provided.
With authentic 60’s costumes, and full sound and lighting production, Brisbane Soul / Motown Band 623 is not only suited to corporate events, but also weddings, parties, and festivals!
Can perform as a: 9 Piece Band and are available to perform in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Surrounding Areas.
Ain’t Too Proud To Beg – The Temptations
Can I Get A Witness – Marvin Gaye
Chain Of Fools – Aretha Franklin
Cry To Me – Soloman Burke
Dancing In The Street – Martha And The Vandellas
Hard To Handle – Otis Redding
Heat Wave – Martha And The Vandellas
Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
Hold On I’m Coming – Sam And Dave
I Feel Good – James Brown
I Heard It Through The Grapevine -Marvin Gaye
I Never Loved A Man – Aretha Franklin
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
In The Midnight Hour – Wilson Picket
It’s A Man’s World – James Brown
Knock On Wood – Eddie Floyd
Lady Marmalade – Patti Labelle
Land Of A Thousand Dances – Wilson Pickett
Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Miss Pitiful – Etta James
Money – Barrett Strong
My Girl – The Temptations
Nowhere To Run – Martha And The Vandellas
Proud Mary – Ike & Tina Turner
Rescue Me – Martha And The Vandellas
Respect – Aretha Franklin
River Deep, Mountain High – Tina Turner
Rock Steady – Aretha Franklin
Shake A Tail Feather – Ray Charles (Blues Bros)
Shotgun – Jr Walker & Allstars
Shout – The Isley Brothers
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Son Of A Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
Soul Man – Sam And Dave
Tears Of A Clown – Smoky Robinson & The Miricles
Think – Aretha Franklin
Treat Her Right – Roy Head/The Commitments
What A Man – Linda Lyndell
and always learning more.