Funk & Soul band for hire in Essex

If you are planning an event in Essex and are looking to hire a professional Funk & Soul band to provide top quality entertainment, then please take a moment to explore our website! BackBeat Village was formed in 2002, and has since performed at hundreds of weddings, parties & functions throughout Essex (including Basildon, Brentwood, Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping, Harlow, Saffron Walden, Southend and Witham).

Soul, Motown & Funk floor fillers from intro to encore

We’ve never had a problem getting people on the dancefloor with our huge selection of soul, Motown, funk & disco classics from the last 50 years. Songs everybody knows, and rhythms anyone can bounce to! Choose your favourites from our songlist and let us whip up your party into a dancing frenzy!

When did you last hear “That funky music” played like this?

BackBeat Village guarantees a one-of-a-kind performance with custom arrangements of your favourite funk & soul hits – and high quality classic versions too. Our music is both authentic and unique.


The finest venues of Essex

For more than 10 years we have been performing at weddings & parties throughout Essex, and have had the pleasure of working at many of the county’s finest venues. These include Braxted Park (Witham), Crondon Park (Chelmsford), De Rougemont Manor (Brentwood), The Fennes (Braintree), Gosfield Hall, Lords Golf and Country Club (Rayleigh), The Thurrock Hotel and Ye Olde Plough House (Bulphan).

Weddings, parties, awards ceremonies, charity events…

Every year the band performs at a variety of different events, including corporate functions, awards ceremonies, charity events and Christmas parties, as well as numerous weddings, birthdays and other private events. BackBeat Village is a highly versatile funk & soul band, which can adapt perfectly to any situation.