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No. 1 Soul & Motown Band




Northwest Soul & Motown Function/Wedding Band.

Black & Gold No.1 Soul & Motown Band in the UKBlack & Gold No.1 Soul & Motown Band in the UK

B L A C K & G O L D consists of eleven members, three talented vocalists, two female and one male whom all perform a mixture of lead and backing vocals. Three, players on brass consisting of saxophone and two trumpeters, the rest of the band is made up of two guitarists, one bass player, drummer and keyboard. Not to mention our own dedicated and knowledgeable sound engineer. Covering some of the greatest music ever created from artists such as Al Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Wilson Pickett, Rufus Thomas, Sam Sparrow, Bill Withers, Jr. Walker & The All Stars and many more we are certain to make your night, a night to remember, so put on your dancing shoes and enjoy the music.


Black & Gold have now been performing together for over five years and we pack a punch.  We provide a professional sound along with quality live music and we deliver on performance everytime.  No matter what size your event talk to us.


You won't be able to stay in your seat!

The Wedding Fanfare Performed at Weddings by Black & GoldThe Wedding Fanfare Performed at Weddings by Black & GoldBLACK & GOLD are suited for wedding functions, corporate events and outdoor events, we also enjoy playing bars, clubs and on occasion the smaller venue too, providing we all fit in. You'll find our contact details on our contact page, speak to Colin or Dave for more information. BLACK & GOLD are a Lancashire band, covering the Northwest of England. All our equipment is PAT tested and we hold liability insurance for the entire band, see small print at the bottom of this page for further details....

If you are looking to hire a band, then look no further, we provide great entertainment for all types of events, we are best suited to larger venues due to our size in numbers and of course, the big sound we create.  Booking the band is simple, contact Colin or Dave or who will be happy to help and provide you with our availability and our prices.  We are happy to travel for the right events, so regardless of where your wedding , corporate event, anniversary or party is, get in touch for further details.

Performing everything live with no artificial sound or backing tapes, this high energy, funky, twelve piece soul & motown band is available to hire for your event, so get in touch and book our band today.





  • Fantastic Entertainment
  • Outstanding Performances
  • Excellent Soul & Motown Music



  • Great For Weddings
  • Great For Corporate Functions
  • Great For Every Occassion

Black & Gold The UK's No.1 Soul & Motown BandBlack & Gold The UK's No.1 Soul & Motown Band



 Black & Gold Providing Great Entertainment

All Over The Northwest & Throughout The UK



Create a brilliant night for your guests!

BLACK & GOLD will wow your guests, this eleven piece soul and motown band perform some of the greatest soul and motown songs known and some not so well known classics too.  Superb musicians create a fantastic backing to three talented vocalists recreating classics from Al Wilson, Wilson Pickett, Rufus Thomas, James Brown, Dusty Springfield, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Edwin Star, Robert Parker, Sam Cooke, The Temptations, Otis Redding, Fontella Bass, Arthur Conley, Stevie Wonder and lots more.

There aren't many bands this size that can re-create these superb classics and we've even put the Black & Gold twist on a few of them too.

Colin & Dave are waiting to hear from you and are both happy to discuss your event, your requirements and both can demonstrate what we can do for your event.


Dedicated Sound Man

Black & Gold Band provide our own dedicated sound engineer with every performance we do, regardless of the venue.  We want to be sure our sound is at its best on every occassion whether we are playing in a hotel, large hall, concert venue or marquis.


DJ Services

As part of our service, if requried, Black & Gold Band can provide DJ services through our sound man.  Yes, our guy can double not only to be our sound engineer, he can also be your DJ providing music throughout your event.  Ask for more information.


Booking couldn't be easier!

Contact Colin on 07961 940976 or Dave on 07777 670106 or use the contact form.





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Lancastrian Suite

Tickets £10

Saturday 30th September 2017


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25/07/2016, 17:45
Once again, we will be entertaining the crowds at Chorley Town Hall on Saturday 24th September 2016, Tickets are avilable now at £10 + Booking Fee. Tickets
09/11/2015, 19:35
Another very good night last Friday at the lovely Grand in Clitheroe. What a place! Superb sound system, great stage, an we do it again..........soon?!?
06/10/2015, 15:50
Join Black & Gold for a Christmas Soul & Motown Night at Chorley Town Hall on 11th December 2015.   We will be performing a full set at the Town Hall, a venue that we have packed twice now and hope to repeat for the third time.   A NIGHT OF GUARANTEED ENTERTAINMENT, FROM THE NORTHWEST'S...


21/10/2015, 23:02
Getting a number of new tunes lined up and polished in readiness to be added to our set lists. The only problem is -  what do we leave out to make room for the new stuff. It's a real problem - we'd...
09/03/2014, 12:04
It’s great to see that we are getting many enquiries this year for corporate events & also weddings, which is good news as this is an area we specialise in. As we offer “extras” for both the corporate...
31/01/2014, 21:41
Well what can I say, I just couldn't resist, had to get myself some Black & Gold Guitar Picks.         You can get yours from  

B L A C K  &  G O L D  provide the perfect entertainment for any event and are the ideal choice for:



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Corporate Events



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