Shaded Soul Band is based in Connecticut and performs anywhere in New England at Weddings, Corporate events, outdoor concerts or any place there is a party to be had. Our music spans many different decades and our repertoire includes R & B, Motown, Funk Soul, Jazz, Reggae, Swing, Rock, Pop, Disco and Top 40. If you are looking for a high energy, fun, versatile band with a flair for style and sophistication you found us!

Shaded Soul Band received the 2016, 2017 & 2018 Hartford Magazine Reader’s Choice award in the Best Band category, the 2017 & 2018 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award and the 2017 The Knot Best of Weddings Award.   Shaded Soul Band had the honor of being recognized in Modern Bride Magazine as one of the top bands in the nation.  We are also a prestigious Platinum Member of The Grace Ormonde Wedding Styles Magazine.  Shaded Soul Band was recently awarded the “Reader’s Choice Award” from the Reverie Gallery as one of the most coveted professionals in the industry. Shaded Soul Band is also an active member of Engaged CT, Engaged NY and Engaged New England.

Shaded Soul Band consists of a talented group of musicians that have shared the stage with Gladys Knight, The 4 Tops, The Temptations, Sister Sledge, The Platters, The Stylistics, The Four Seasons, The Chiffons, Three Dog Night, The Marshal Tucker Band, Shirley Murdock, Jerry Butler, Cuba Gooding Sr., Jagged Edge, Slave, Shi, Millie Jackson, H-Town, SOS Band, Sarah Brightman, Barry Manilow, Kenny Rogers, Kenny Loggins, Andy Williams,  Mario, Toni Bennett, Janis Joplin, The Beach Boys, Vic Damone, Steppenwolf, Brian Setzer and Howie Mandel.

In this day and age of automation Shaded Soul Band remains grounded in the philosophy of establishing a personal warm and professional relationship with each and every client in “real time”. This face to face philosophy guarantees that your event will be retrofitted to address every detail and tailors to your specific needs.  It even comes right down to making sure that the attire of the band members match the color scheme of your event. We maintain constant contact with you in the months prior to your event.   This will automatically heighten your comfort level and ease the anxiety associated with planning your big day. We listen to your ideas, concerns and desires and make it our mission to create the event of your dreams!

Shaded Soul Band’s powerful vocal section and soulful rhythm section makes us one of the most sought after bands in New England. Combined that with our dynamic stage presence and interactive show we will exceed your expectations and deliver the perfect entertainment experience for any celebration…guaranteed!

Audiences say “Their energy is pure”, “Everybody from my Grandparents to my little kids enjoyed their performance”, “Amazing & fun to watch”, “We give them a triple A+!”


Grace Ormonde Platinum 2012 Member
Grace Ormonde Platinum Member
Grace Ormonde Platinum 2015 Member
Reverie Gallery
Best of Hartford 2016 Winner
Best of Hartford Magazine 2017
Best of HartFord 2018 Winner
Wedding Wire Awards 2017
Wedding Wire Awards 2018
Wedding Wire Awards 2019
The Knot Best of Weddings
Connecticut Wedding Band