SOUL KINDA WONDERFUL (The Drifters tribute revue) - Tribute Act Group | Leicester, Midlands(14 Reviews)
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Awarded The Official No.1 music tribute Act to the legendary group: The Drifters, voted by the Agency's Association( Great Britain) in 2013 , 2016 and 2017.
SOUL KINDA WONDERFUL relights the magic of a golden era.
Richie sampson and his group Soul Kinda wonderful is also the backing group for soul legend George McCrae on world tours.
Saturday night at the movies/kissing in the back row of the movies/you're more than a number in our little red book/stand by me / My girl/ Come on over to my place/ I cant help myself/ Same old song/You to me are everything/Ain't no stopping us now/ I cant get by without you/ higher and higher/ save the last dance for me/mind blowing decisions/Get ready/Build me up buttercup/This old heart of mine/ Disco inferno/ Celebration/ Ladies night/ get down on it/Sweet Caroline/Under the boardwalk up on the roof/love is in the air/ hard to handle/let's go round again/ how sweet it is to be loved by yo
... u/ Heard it through the grapevine/ miss grace/ just walk way Renee/ end of the road/ talking loud/ I'll make love to you/ want you back /down at the club/get down on it and many more classics.
‘SOUL KINDA WONDERFUL’ ………Celebrates the music and songs of a fabulous period of Soul and Motown; The Drifters , The Four tops, The Temptations and many more….in fact the group takes their name from the Classic hit song ‘Some kinda wonderful’.
This fabulous group formed over a decade ago relights the magic of that golden era breathing new life into those fabulous songs such as: Under the board walk, Kissing in the backrow of the movies , Stand by me , I can't help myself , Build me up bettercup and many many more classic hits. Set-List
Classic hits include:
Saturday n ... ight at the movies/kissing in the back row of the movies/you're more than a number in our little red book/stand by me / My girl/ Come on over to my place/ I cant help myself/ Same old song/You to me are everything/Ain't no stopping us now/ I cant get by without you/ higher and higher/ save the last dance for me/mind blowing decisions/Get ready/Build me up
buttercup/This old heart of mine/ Disco inferno/ Celebration/ Ladies night/ get down on it/Sweet Caroline/Under the boardwalk up on the roof/love is in the air/ hard to handle/let's go round again/ how sweet it is to be loved by yo u/ Heard it through the grapevine/ miss grace/ just walk way Renee/ end of the road/ talking loud/ I'll make love to you/ want you back /down at the club/get down on it and many more classics.
Reviews (14 Reviews)
..Soul Kinda Wonderful has been running for over a decade and Richie Sampson has performed alongside former longstanding stars of the legendary group: The Drifters , such as Ray Lewis, Roy Hemmings, Billy Lewis , Butch Leake , Peter Lamar ,et al.
He was also Frontman for The British Soul and Motown group "The Foundations"...(worldwide hit "Build me up buttercup").
Richie currently tours with the legendary female group "The Three Degrees" in theatres across the UK. Needless to say, The Three Degrees are a favourite of Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales.
... AWARDS AND ACCOLADES:
UK Tribute award winners for best overall Performance in 2012 (held by Upfront Ents. Sponsored by the 'Birmingham Evening Mail’)
VOTED THE OFFICIAL No 1. TRIBUTE SHOW OF IT'S KIND TO THE MUSIC AND SONGS OF THE LEGENDARY DRIFTERS AT THE National Tribute Awards...Held by The Agency's Association of Great Britain in 2013.
"The music lives on".........quotes the Dailey Express.......
Again Voted the official number 1 tribute music act as The Drifters in the UK by the Agency's Association GB in 2016.
Voted the official number 1 at NTA in 2017
PREVIOUS CLIENTS INCLUDE:
some clients have written testimonials.
DAVID BECKHAM (PARTY), SIR ALEX FERGUSON (BIRTHDAY PARTY), COLEEN NOLAN (WEDDING EVENT), TOM CRUISE (DUBAI FILM FESTIVAL), RIO FERDINAND, ROYSTON BLYTHE (celeb. hair stylist), ALAN SHEARER.
ROYAL CARIBBEAN 'P&O CRUISES and THOMPSON CRUISES.
Open air festivals with 'The Real Thing', Alexander O'Neal, Odyssey, Imagination and others
CORPORATE CELEBRITY EVENTS FOR CHAMPION (uk) Plc
GERMANY TOUR WITH KIM WYLDE AND THE HOLLIES
UK THEATRE TOURS
COPORATE SHOWS FOR SUPER STORES SUCH AS 'NEXT' AND SAINSBURY'S ...
MANY PRIVATE AND OPEN AIR EVENTS.... WORLDWIDE
VARIOUS CHARITY EVENTS ; MYELOMA CANCER RESEARCH, CHILDREN'S CHARITY ETC.
MANCHESTER CITY COUNCIL.....TURNING ON OF THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS EVENT ( thank you to the great city of Manchester ).
Wedding Reception Entertainment Birthday Party Entertainment Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christening Entertainment Product Launches Trade Shows Christmas Party Events Gala Dinners After Dinner Entertainment Nightclubs Open Air festivals Theatres Cruises etc.
Insured for public liability by the actors and performers association (Equity).
CRB checked as professional teacher of Science and Maths ..QTS Status...
Equipment PAT tested.
Travel insurance cover.
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