Milan Saxophone

Babyhead Shaker Ray

Ray Percussion


Keir Guitar


Andrey Keyboards


Jack Bass


Wally Drums


James Vocals


Luke Tombone


Based in London, hailing from Montenegro, Hackney, Sydney and beyond, Soul Grenades have established themselves as one of the most exciting acts on the live scene and festival circuit.

A veritable tornado of funk, the band boasts a super-tight rhythm section, a wall of brass and an extensive song book of original music. Fusing their many influences, encompassing crate-digging rarities to contemporary dance floor fillers, Soul Grenades deliver no-nonsense, hard-hitting funk and soul music.

“Delicious Detonation”, Soul Grenades’ 2020 sophomore album, received extensive airplay and critical acclaim worldwide. Their 2017 debut LP “Pullin’ The Pin” was equally well received. The band’s debut 45 on Mukatsuku Records received rave reviews and airplay on BBC Radio 6 Music on The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show.

Soul Grenades are busy writing and recording their third album, scheduled for a summer 2023 release.

The band have performed at some of the UK’s most prestigious venues including The Jazz Cafe, The 100 Club, The Albert Hall, Blues Kitchen, Pizza Express Jazz Club, Matt & Phred’s, South London Soul Train and many more. Soul Grenades have performed at major festivals including Green Man, Manchester Jazz Festival, Elderflower Fields, Kendal Calling and The Great Estate.

The band have supported several internationally renowned recording artists including George Clinton / Parliament / Funkadelic, Sister Sledge, Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show, Brooklyn Funk Essentials, The Allergies, Geno Washington, Ural Thomas & The Pain, The Mighty Mocambos and more.

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Check out our latest releases

Soul Grenades - Bartender

New single from our forthcoming album!

Soul Grenades - Delicious Detonation

Our second album 'Delicious Detonation' is out now, order your copy here or stream at:

Soul Grenades - Meet Me at the Station

Our first single of 2022.

Soul Grenades - A Horny Escapade

Our brass-heavy, instrumental 45 on Mukatsuku Records is completely sold out! It will never be released on vinyl again, but you can listen on streaming platforms.

Soul Grenades - Pullin' The Pin

Our debut album is available on limited-edition gold vinyl, yellow vinyl, CD and streaming platforms. Listen now at:

Soul Grenades - 'Tis The Season (For That Feeling)

Our first Christmas single!


We've done 124 gigs and counting!

Upcoming gigs

12.10.2024, 9:00pm The Domino, Leeds, UK
26.10.2024, 9:30pm Matt & Phred's, Manchester, UK
01.11.2024, 9:00pm Skehan's, London, UK

Past gigs

08.06.2024 Fox & Firkin, London, UK

With DreZone

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show Afterparty

07.06.2024 Skehan's, London, UK
25.05.2024 Elderflower Fields Festival, UK
17.05.2024 The Magic Garden, London, UK

With DJ Jamie Moon

09.03.2024 Hootananny, London, UK
10.02.2024 The Domino, Leeds, UK
26.01.2024 The Jago, London, UK
04.11.2023 Matt & Phred's, Manchester, UK
16.09.2023 Paper Dress Vintage, London, UK
26.08.2023 Moovin Festival, Manchester

With Craig Charles, Gilles Peterson, Goldie, Mr Scruff, Stereo MC's

09.07.2023 Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival, Birmingham

With Incognito, KC & The Sunshine Band, Norman Jay, Huey Morgan

08.07.2023 The Magic Garden, London, UK
19.05.2023 The Jago, London, UK

With The Wax Preachers

14.04.2023 Matt & Phred's, Manchester, UK
09.12.2022 Paper Dress Vintage, London, UK
19.11.2022 Matt & Phred's, Manchester, UK
04.11.2022 Pizza Express Jazz Club (Soho), London, UK
17.07.2022 Lambeth Country Show, London, UK
16.07.2022 The Domino, Leeds, UK
27.05.2022 Albert Hall, Manchester, UK

With George Clinton + Parliament / Funkadelic

21.05.2022 Fox & Firkin, London, UK

With The Allergies

12.03.2022 Matt & Phred's, Manchester, UK
11.03.2022 Hootananny, London, UK
11.12.2021 Paper Dress Vintage, London, UK
05.11.2021 Fox & Firkin, London, UK

With The Filthy Six

09.10.2021 The Magic Garden, London, UK
02.10.2021 Matt & Phred's, Manchester, UK
14.08.2021 E20 Summer Fete, London, UK

With Toploader


06.08.2021 Pizza Express Jazz Club (Soho), London, UK
30.07.2021 Hootananny, London, UK
24.07.2021 Elderflower Fields Festival, Sussex, UK
22.02.2020 Dogstar, Brixton, London, UK

SoulBus club night launch

08.02.2020 The Magic Garden, London, UK
20.12.2019 Matt & Phred's, Manchester, UK
30.11.2019 The Domino, Leeds, UK
12.10.2019 The Brunswick, Brighton, UK
28.09.2019 Pizza Express Jazz Club (Soho), London, UK
07.09.2019 South London Soul Train, London, UK
31.08.2019 Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast, UK
27.07.2019 Smoked & Uncut Festival, New Forest, UK

With Sister Sledge, The Wailers

12.07.2019 The Magic Garden, London, UK
29.06.2019 Matt & Phred's, Manchester, UK
28.06.2019 Hootananny, London, UK

Wonderland Festival

07.06.2019 The 100 Club, London, UK

With Crowdy Company

19.05.2019 Funk & Soul Weekender Festival, Brighton, UK
18.05.2019 The Domino, Leeds, UK
16.03.2019 The 100 Club, London, UK

With Ural Thomas & The Pain

09.03.2019 The Magic Garden, London, UK
02.02.2019 Matt & Phred's, Manchester, UK
18.01.2019 Mr. Wolf's, Bristol, UK
15.12.2018 Matt & Phred's, Manchester, UK
17.11.2018 Paper Dress Vintage, London, UK
06.10.2018 Pizza Express Jazz Club (Maidstone), Maidstone, UK
04.10.2018 Pizza Express Jazz Club (Holborn), London, UK
08.09.2018 South London Soul Train, London, UK
17.08.2018 Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales

Chai Wallahs Stage

27.07.2018 Kendal Calling Festival, Lake District, UK

Chai Wallahs Stage

20.07.2018 Manchester Jazz Festival, Manchester, UK
16.06.2018 JAMM Brixton, London, UK

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show

03.06.2018 Great Estate Festival, Cornwall, UK

Part of the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show Takeover

26.05.2018 Elderflower Fields Festival, Sussex, UK
19.05.2018 Matt & Phred's, Manchester, UK
20.04.2018 Fox & Firkin, London, UK
29.03.2018 Blues Kitchen (Shoreditch), London, UK
09.03.2018 Blues Kitchen (Brixton), London, UK
22.02.2018 Blues Kitchen (Shoreditch), London, UK
17.02.2018 Blues Kitchen (Shoreditch), London, UK
27.01.2018 Matt & Phred's, Manchester, UK
26.01.2018 Pizza Express Jazz Club (Birmingham), Birmingham, UK
06.01.2018 Pizza Express Jazz Club (Holborn), London, UK
11.11.2017 South London Soul Train, London, UK
27.10.2017 The Magic Garden, London, UK
01.09.2017 New Cross Inn, London, UK
19.08.2017 Fox & Firkin, London, UK
15.07.2017 Pizza Express Jazz Club (Soho), London, UK

Album launch party

01.07.2017 Purley Festival, London, UK
27.05.2017 Elderflower Fields Festival, Sussex, UK
19.05.2017 Paper Dress Vintage, London, UK
28.04.2017 The 229, London, UK

With The Mighty Mocambos

08.04.2017 The 229, London, UK

With Crowd Company, Rodina, DJ Healer Selecta

03.03.2017 Soul Weekender, Bognor Regis, UK
24.02.2017 Hootananny, London, UK
17.02.2017 Pizza Express Jazz Club (Maidstone), Maidstone, UK
11.02.2017 Fox & Firkin, London, UK
10.02.2017 The Magic Garden, London, UK
19.01.2017 Sofar Sounds, London, UK
28.12.2016 Brooklyn Bowl, London, UK

With Crowdy Company, Long Tall Shorty

21.12.2016 Bedroom Bar, London, UK
26.11.2016 Soul Weekender, Bognor Regis, UK

With Gabrielle, Geno Washington, Shalamar, Angelo Starr

25.11.2016 Pizza Express Jazz Club (Soho), London, UK
05.10.2016 Bedroom Bar, London, UK
10.09.2016 The Magic Garden, London, UK

With Galactic Funk Militia

19.08.2016 Paper Dress Vintage, London, UK
20.07.2016 The Jazz Cafe, London, UK

With Brooklyn Funk Essentials

30.06.2016 Bedroom Bar, London, UK
25.06.2016 Walthamstock Festival, Chelmsford, UK
27.05.2016 Pizza Express Jazz Club (Chelsea), London, UK
30.04.2016 The Forge, London, UK

With The Filthy Six, Crowd Company

27.04.2016 Bedroom Bar, London, UK
06.03.2016 Pizza Express Jazz Club (Maidstone), Maidstone, UK
27.01.2016 Bedroom Bar, London, UK
21.12.2015 Nambucca, London, UK
30.10.2015 The 229, London, UK

With The Getup, Mr Little's Noisy Band

17.09.2015 Hoxton Arches, London, UK
14.06.2015 Tudor Barn, London, UK
06.06.2015 Fox & Firkin, London, UK
10.04.2015 The Pack & Carriage, London, UK
17.12.2014 The Silver Bullet, London, UK
14.11.2014 Elixir Bar, London, UK
06.09.2014 Elixir Bar, London, UK
03.08.2014 Tudor Barn, London, UK
22.07.2014 Roadtrip Bar, London, UK
13.06.2014 Elixir Bar, London, UK
22.03.2014 Elixir Bar, London, UK
27.07.2013 Elixir Bar, London, UK
16.03.2013 Fiddler's Elbow, London, UK
15.02.2013 The Comedy Pub, London, UK
11.10.2012 Zigfrid von Underbelly, London, UK
30.09.2012 Tudor Barn, London, UK
09.08.2012 The Slaughtered Lamb, London, UK
04.07.2012 Gilgamesh, London, UK
24.05.2012 The Dublin Castle, London, UK
18.04.2012 Camden Rock, London, UK
13.02.2012 The Hobgoblin, London, UK
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Photo gallery

Live shots, promo photos and candid, behind-the-scenes shenanigans.


Reviews of our music and live performances.

Tightly knit, adorned with vibrant horns, spry bass and hot and dirty clavinet. (Delicious Detonation album review)
Blues & Soul Magazine

Mixes high octane, hard-hitting dancefloor funk with some well crafted soul numbers. Energetic, heavy rhythms and big, brassy stabs underpinned by rolling basslines. Well worth adding to your listening shelf or DJ box!
Soul Brother Records

Blaring horn riffs, wild solos, heaps of frantic percussion and some meaty bass playing on show on an easy-to-like bunch of tunes.
Echoes Magazine

Their live shows are electrifying affairs that are steeped in history but come with plenty of futuristic vim and vigour.
Juno Records

Pullin’ The Pin is a colossal debut album.

A lively, funky, party set that kicks off like it means business.
Premium Blend Radio

Unrestrained energy and refreshing enthusiasm.
Sonic Soul Reviews

Urgent horn stabs, fab strings bolstered by a thundering groove proved - an absolute belter! (Delicious Detonation album review)
Blues & Soul Magazine

A signature sound a little fresher and punchier than many acts with similarly vintage influences... sweaty drum breaks, fast-paced slap bass and rousing horns.
Juno Records

Their performance was as explosive as their sound. What’s great about this group is that they don’t take themselves too seriously, wearing silver suits, flashing mohawks and pretty much whatever they want it’s all about the energy and making sure the crowd feel it too.

Dope! Dope! Sounds hype!
DJ Static, WEFUNK Radio

Frequenty Asked Questions

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I need your tech spec / rider / press kit.
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Do you do weddings?
No. Not even if you're a band member or royalty.

No, I mean it, you guys are great! Will you please play my wedding?
No! Just go away will you! Speak to these guys, OK?

Can you supply backline (drums, amps, PA)?
We can rock up with a drum kit and amps if necessary, but we don't have our own PA system. We will love you long and hard if you supply quality backline for us!

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