FORTUNE are a uniquely versatile London based events band with a repertoire spanning 5 decades which features classic soul & Motown, as well as current chart hits. This slick 4-11 piece band composed of London’s hottest session musicians will dazzle your event. Whatever the line-up, FORTUNE pack a HUGE punch to rival any DJ, band or celebrity act and continually WOW audiences at events around the world!
From our roots at The Royal Academy of Music, all members balance performing at exclusive events alongside collectively working with some of the biggest names in the UK Top 40 & The West End.
Choose from our 4-11 piece line-ups and all in-between including DJs, dancers and more!
Come join the Fortune party!
Watch our 7-piece band performing at One Marylebone, London below. We hold a close relationship with One events Group who specialise in converting listed historic buildings into unique event spaces. This video comes from their annual event industry night, with FORTUNE the only chosen band.
Watch our 8-piece band performing live at a New York couple's luxury destination wedding at Borgo Egnazia, Italy. Borgo is one of our favourite wedding venues as it seamlessly combines history, luxury and the perfect beach front location for an unforgettable party!
At the end of 2019, we had the pleasure of performing at an incredible luxury wedding in Bali. Our 8-piece band + DJ flew out from London to entertain this truly international crowd helping to create another one of the world's most unforgettable wedding parties!
Watch our 7-piece band, DJ & dancers performing at a Gatsby themed corporate Christmas party in London below. This showcases how we tailored every aspect to fit your event brief which in this case included our Gatsby themed outfits, DJ, dancers & custom playlist.
This video showcases our smaller 4 & 5 piece line-ups, popular for more intimate weddings and events. We also offer this smaller line-up as a jazz / soul band, perfect for an acoustic or background setting!
Watch a selection of highlights from our favourites events, featuring weddings, parties & corporate celebrations spanning 5 continents!
We have performed at a number of events across the UAE including New Years Eve celebrations in Dubai & Abu Dhabi. We also performed at this stunning wedding at the Burj Al Arab in 2019.
In 2019, our 8-piece band + sound production company took over the Natural History Museum to create an unforgettable birthday party!
We have performed at a number of events in Marbella including this stunning royal private party at the Ayala Polo Club!
One of our favourite London venues - As one of the Langham's recommended bands, we love performing in this stunning ballroom.
The South of France is extremely popular for destination weddings, especially amongst U.S couples. This wedding in 2019 was for a NY based couple and took place on the exclusive Isle of Bendor.
We have performed at a number of Russian weddings and events in London and further afield - In 2018 our 5-piece line-up flew to Azerbaijan to perform at a luxury wedding at The Marriot Baku.
"Thank you to FORTUNE for such a fantastic set of music on Saturday. You guys are absolutely fantastic - best wedding band in Manchester!!!! So many people were asking how we found you and if they could have your contact details - perfect wedding reception music! What a cover band!" Lauren & Mitch, 27-03-16
"Loved every song the guys did – and, being a guitarist, was especially impressed and inspired by Vic’s virtuoso performance – so much so that from that night, I’ve hired him for weekly guitar lessons! The band all round are seriously talented musicians and for sure we’ll look to use them again at any excuse." David, 24-01-15
"We’ve used many signed, well-known bands for company events and I would say FORTUNE – match up with any in terms of talent and crowd reaction, a big thumbs up and we look forward to more." Private Jet Brokerage, 11-12-15
"We weren’t sure what we wanted music wise, so we left the whole night under Matt's supervision – and my goodness did he deliver – all the band were great – especially playing the old 70s numbers with a modern twist – a night we will never forget – they are already booked to do our next family event!" Suzy & Ray, 28-09-15
"Just a note to say thanks for all your hard work and support on our Christmas Party. Everyone has provided incredibly positive feedback and I know we won’t be looking far for next year’s entertainment!" Jordan, 01-06-16
"I just want to say how amazing the band were and that I truly can’t say thank you enough! Brilliant night and selection of music! Thank you once again – what a band! Would definitely recommend them to anyone!" Richard, 11-01-2017
What events do Fortune play at?
The band have played at all sorts of events, the most common are: Corporate events, weddings, birthdays, awards ceremonies, Bar Mitzvahs, PR events, trade shows, charity balls, Christmas parties, celebrity events, TV wrap shows, New Year's Eve celebrations
Can we see Fortune perform?
The majority of Fortune's performances are at private events, and the band rarely hold public showcases. However, please speak to the band manager about any upcoming events which guests can attend.
How do we check availability and make a booking?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or use the booking form below.
What line-ups are available?
4-11 piece line-ups are available!
Do Fortune supply sound, lighting & stage production?
For events up-to 200 guests in the U.K, Fortune provide all sound equipment which is often included in our quotation. For events with over 200 guests, we send our technical rider for an external production company to supply all sound equipment required.
We do not provide sound or lighting production for oversees events. It is the responsibility of the client, venue or planner to source this equipment in accordance with our technical rider.
Can you provide a DJ?
Included when you book the band are DJ playlists before, between and after the band sets which are picked to suit the occasion. A separated manned DJ taking requests is available upon request and always recommend.
Can we choose what songs the band play?
Trust must be placed in the band to write the setlist as we deem fit. One of our biggest strengths is that we read your crowd and make live calls to ensure the maximum energy is maintained throughout. What you see in our videos is what you will get at your event - soul, Motown, funk, pop and all the big hits!
Finishing after midnight?
This is rarely a problem but should be agreed upon on booking. Our standard quotation for events in the U.K is for a midnight finish.
What are the bands set times?
Fortune usually perform a 120-minute party set, which can be either performed straight, in 2 x 60 minutes or 3 x 40 minutes sets. We also offer additional sets for example at the ceremony, cocktail reaction, dinner and after party, which can be discussed with the band manager upon enquiry.
How far have do you travel?
Do you need a stage?
To get the most out of the band we always recommend a raised stage (dimensions dependant on band size).
How does payment work?
We require 50% of the total fee on booking and the other 50% either seven days before the event or on the day of the event.
Do Fortune have any personal requirements?
We are not a picky bunch, but ask for a greenroom area with a hot meal for each musician after soundcheck.
How long do you need to setup?
We ask for 1 - 2 hours for setting up and a soundcheck depending on the band size.