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Classic R&B

BookingEntertainment.com can act as your personal booking agency to book top Classic R&B, Soul, Disco or Funk artists, singers and bands for your corporate event, private party, birthday party, fundraiser, college, fair or festival.

Fill out and submit the simple entertainment request form below, and a Classic R&B booking agent will get back to you shortly to discuss pricing and availability.

If you do not see the entertainer that you are looking for on the Classic R&B, Soul, Disco or Funk Music roster below, fill out the entertainment request form or e-mail us and we will be happy to help you book any Classic R&B, Soul, Disco or Funk artist working today.

Want to talk about your event now? Give us a call at (212) 645-0555 and one of our booking agents will be happy to help you immediately.

Our office is staffed from 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM EST, Monday - Friday.

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The Four Tops

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Genre:Adult ContemporaryPrice:Under $50,000Demo:50 +

The Four Tops

For over forty years, the Four Tops have been singing songs about love, romantic heartbreak, and happiness, in the best of the Motown tradition. By the time the group the Aims, as they were originally called, changed their name to the Four Tops, the band had caught the attention of Berry Gordy with Motown Records, and their career was launched. “Baby, I Need Your Loving,” the Four Tops’s first single, shot to the top of the charts, and it wasn’t long befo...

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The Gap Band

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Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $100,000Demo:50 +

The Gap Band

The Gap Band was formed in 1967 in Tulsa, Oklahoma by brothers Charlie, Robert, and Ronnie Wilson. Originally calling themselves the Greenwood, Archer, and Pine Street Band, they shortened their name in 1973 and scored a number of his throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s. Eventually noted for their light, airy love songs, the Gap Band released their debut in 1974 to little success. But by 1978, the Gap Band had risen into the Top 10 with hits like “Shake” and “I&r...

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The Hues Corporation

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Genre:Classic R&BDemo:50 +

The Hues Corporation

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The Isley Brothers

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Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $75,000Demo:35-50,50 +

The Isley Brothers

The Isley Brothers, originally a gospel quartet, were founded by Ron, Rudy, Kelly, and Vernon Isley in the late 1950’s. After the passing of Vernon, the remaining trio experienced their first single with the song “Shout,” in 1959, and then followed up in the 1960’s with the hits “Twist and Shout” and “This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You.)” The Isley Brother’s biggest hit came in 1969, however, with the Grammy winner “It’...

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The Manhattans

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Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $15,000Demo:50 +

The Manhattans

The R&B Group known as the Manhattans have been entertaining audiences since their formation in the early 1960’s. After the original members completed tours in the armed forces, they established the Manhattans and released the debut single “For the Very First Time” in 1964. The song enjoyed moderate success, and for the next decade, the Manhattans continued to perform and record together, with some changes to the lineup, until their biggest hit arrived in the mid 1970...

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The Meters

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Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $25,000Demo:35-50,50 +

The Meters

The Louisiana-based funk band The Meters was established in the 1960’s. Led by Art Neville, the musicians quickly established a reputation for a unique funk-infused sound that brought them to the attention of a number of notable artists during the era. The Meters served as a house band for Allen Toussaint and other artists on his record label, but also released their own hits, "Cissy Strut" and "Sophisticated Cissy" in 1969.

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The OJays

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Genre:Classic R&BDemo:50 +

The OJays

The O’Jays were originally formed in 1958 in Canton, Ohio, by members Walter Williams, Eddie Levert, Bobby Massey, William Powell, and Bill Isles. They first hit the charts with the single “Lonely Drifter” in 1963, before Isles departed from the group, leaving them as a quartet just before releasing their debut album. Coming Through was released in 1965, and the single “I’ll Be Sweeter Tomorrow (Than I Was Today)” reached into the Top 10 on the R&B c...

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The Spinners

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Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $25,000Demo:50 +

The Spinners

The Spinners were formed in Detroit in the late 1950’s, when founding members Bobbie Smith, Pervis Jackson, George W. Dixon, Billy Henderson, and Henry Fambrough were still in high school. The Spinners’ first single, “That’s What Girls are Made For,” was released in 1961 and became an immediate hit, but a series of less successful singes plagued the band until the early 1970’s. With the hit single “It’s a Shame” in 1970, the ...

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The Temptations

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Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $75,000Demo:35-50,50 +

The Temptations

Eldridge Bryant, Eddie Kendricks, Otis Williams, Paul Williams and Melvin Franklin originally came together as  the Temptations when their two separate groups, the Distants and the Primes, merged in the 1960’s. The first seven Temptations singles after signing to Motown in 1961 yielded little success, but in 1964, with the recruitment of David Ruffin and songwriter Smokey Robinson, they found a formula for success. Robinson wrote most of their hits, includi...

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Thelma Houston

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Genre:Classic R&BDemo:35-50,50 +

Thelma Houston

The American actress and singer Thelma Houston was born in 1946 in Leland, Mississippi. Long before Houston rose to fame with her number one hit “Don’t Leave Me This Way” in 1977, she grew up in Long Beach, California, where she began singing as a young woman. Thelma didn’t pursue a full-time career as a performer until she was already grown and married with two children, at which time she signed with Dunhill Records as a gospel recording artist.  

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Tito Jackson

Genre:Classic R&BDemo:35-50,50 +

Tito Jackson

Tito Jackson was born Toriano Adaryll Jackson in 1953 in Gary, Indiana. Before he rose to fame as one of the members of the Jackson Five, and brother to superstar Michael Jackson, young Tito was one of the first Jackson siblings to indicate an interest in music. At the age of ten, his father, Joe Jackson, heard young Tito playing guitar and recognized talent in the young boy.   After Joe assembled the siblings together as the Jackson Five, Tito began to perform a...

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Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $25,000Demo:35-50

Tony! Toni! Toné!

The R&B group Tony! Toni! Tone! was established in the late 1980’s, by founding members Timothy Christian Riley, Raphael Saadiq, and Dwayne Wiggins. Tony! Toni! Tone! rose to fame following the released of the group’s debut album, Who?, which was released in 1988. The album spawned a number of chart-topping R&B hits, including: “Baby Doll,” “For the Love of You,” and “Born Not to Know.”   Tony! Toni! Tone! a...

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Classic R&B Booking Agency

Classic R&B, sometimes called Old School R&B, consists of performers and groups from the 60's, 70's and 80's that make up a few different musical genres including Soul, R&B, Disco and Funk.  Most of these famous Classic R&B groups are African American musicians that had great success as touring acts and sold millions of records to a wide audience around the world.  As many old school R&B acts had multiple hits, these groups still tour up to 200 days a year with booking agents for Classic R&B groups getting requests for booking R&B acts around he world.  The booking fee for Classic R&B acts can start at $7,500, with booking prices for Classic R&B groups going to over $1,000,000.

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