The Earthquakes The Earthquakes

Bringing the authentic sound of Northern Soul & Motown to life with soaring horns, infectious grooves and heartfelt vocal harmonies, The Earthquakes are on a mission to entertain you! The energy and raw passion of their performance is guaranteed to leave any crowd wanting more!


1960s America is where the story begins. The ‘Motown’ hit machine creates ‘the sound of young America’ bringing us some of the biggest chart hits in music history with the likes of Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and The Supremes. Meanwhile in the industrial North West of England, DJ’s are setting floors on fire ’till sunrise with Motown influenced hits that never were, rescued from obscurity. The Earthquakes stay true to their Soul roots to recreate this powerful sound for their modern day audiences.

Fronted by the blistering Alison David, the band feature some of the top soul musicians in the country who have graced stages around the world with the likes of Bootsy Collins, The Average White Band, Kiki Dee, Steve Winwood and Nile Rogers to name but a few…

Since forming in 2011, The Earthquakes have brought their authentic sound to many venues and events across the UK. They are also a regular feature at some of London’s most prestigious music venues. The Earthquakes continue to impress and gain notoriety by delivering huge performances at sell-out shows.

The last two years have seen The Earthquakes, supporting Motown legends ‘Martha Reeves and the Vandellas’, ‘The Edwin Starr Band’ and radio DJ and Soul & Funk enthusiast ‘Craig Charles’, alongside headline festival performances… Since then the momentum’s been gathering, and with new recordings on the way 2015 is set to be the biggest year yet! Get them while they’re hot!

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