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Taste of Soul is one the premier bands in Southern Oregon. Taste of Soul is a dynamic eight piece show band, which specializes in providing top-notch, live musical entertainment that is perfect for corporate and social events.
Hometown Chandler, AZ
Genres R & B / Soul, Urban
Band Members Brian - Lead Vocals; Tracy - Lead Vocals; Kirby - ... » more
Achievements Recruiter-5 Top-40 Top-40
Upcoming Shows None
Contact Information:
Brian Carter-Nolan 541.301.7068
Taste of Soul Entertainment, LLC 541.879.0432
Jewel Olson 541.879.0432
Artist / Band Member
Tracy Weber 541.879.0432
# Years Experience Performing Live: 4
# Live Perfomances Past Six-months: 4
Market Draw: Rogue Valley - Southern Oregon: 151-200
Venue History: Coos County Fairgrounds - Myrtle Point, OR
The Eagles Lodge - Central Point, OR
The Moose Lodge - Medford, OR
Donnelly's - Medford, OR
Willow Springs School - Central Point, OR
Similar Artists: Ronald Isley; Sam Cooke; Al Green; D'Angleo; Danny Stewart; Joe; Temptations
Performing Rights Society: BMI
Discography: A New Beginning LP—2010

Taste of Soul is today's version of The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Anita Baker, Earth Wind & Fire, and The Dramatics rolled up into one highly explosive package. Together since 2008, Taste of Soul is a show band with the intensity of a rock band, the...





Top 40 in Soul, May 2011
Top 40 in Soul, February 2011


Technical Requirements

Sound and lighting systems shall be up and operational 1 hour prior to TASTE OF SOUL load in time.  Load in shall be 3 hours prior to house opening.  Sound check shall be 1 hour in length. CLIENT to provide professional sound and lighting personnel to run lights and sound during full sound check and during the show(s) if TASTE OF SOUL’s Sound Technician is not accompanying them. For instances where TASTE OF SOUL will be accompanied by their own recording/sound techs the sound personnel that the CLIENT has provided must be willing to allow TASTE OF SOUL sound tech to plug in for recording and sound management. 


Sound is very important to this production, and it is essential that a professional sound engineer be available to set up and run the show. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact: Brandon Carlson, 541.944.1498. Soundboard must be located in the house, in a position that will allow operator full ability to monitor sound levels.   P.A. system should be capable of clean, undistorted 110dB at all seats in the house.  Minimal hum or buzz is desired as the show has a wide dynamic range. A center cluster is greatly appreciated. One sound console, with at least 24 inputs, separate monitoring busses and a CD player or iPod input. For instances where TASTE OF SOUL will be accompanied by their own recording/sound techs the sound personnel that the CLIENT has provided must be willing to allow TASTE OF SOUL sound tech to plug in for recording and manage sound. ELECTRICAL: Two isolated 110V AC circuits. 


Taste of Soul shall have the sole and exclusive right to film, record, tape or otherwise reproduce and embody, any and all performances by the ARTIST, including without limitation audio tape, visual tape and any other audio-visual process or solely visual process. No other recording, filming or taping of this performance hereunder will be permitted without TASTE OF SOUL prior written permission. Concerning TV, all requests MUST be made to: Taste of Soul, c/o Agent/Manager, 2712 Eagle Creek Drive, White City, OR 97503.

Performance required space must be at least twenty-eight feet (28') in width, by eighteen feet (18') in depth. The stage/riser minimum requirements are: twenty feet (20’) in width, by eighteen (18’) in depth by two (2’) feet in height with full skirting (18’ x 14’ minimum). The riser for the drums is at least eight feet (8’) by six feet (6’) by one foot (1’) in height with full skirting (if available). Due to the interactive nature of a Taste of Soul concert, Brian must have access on and off stage directly into the audience; steps/stairs center, stage right and left are necessary during performance, as well as backstage access.  Front curtains must be able to be close and open or masking - black backdrop with legs and borders sufficient to mask site lines.  Crossover is required. 

ADDITIONAL CREW CLIENT to provide two stagehands to help with load in/out and assist in set changes during the show. TASTE OF SOUL occasionally travels with at least one stage hand for assisting with load in/out and set changes.


On Stage:  15 Hand towels & 15 one-pint bottles of water.  Dressing room:  secure room with a coat-rack or closet, with hangers, electric Iron and board, sofas or large chairs, and a full length mirror:  In addition to a hot meal (at least 15) or a buyout of at least $20/person, a case of bottled water, juices (cranberry, grapefruit, orange, etc), cold sodas (Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, & Ginger Ale) hot tea/coffee with honey & lemon, fruits & veggies platter, a deli platter with fresh chicken salad, Virginia ham, Cheddar cheeses, fresh breads & condiments in the dressing room. In the event of an extended stay performance, we ask that the client provide three meals per person for each additional day of stay; hotel accommodations in the amount of six (6) rooms minimum with two (2) King or queen size beds per room. We also require transportation to and from the airport and for transportation between the venue and the hotel. For performances that require air travel, we require a travel reimbursement or airfare for 16* adults(13 band members, 1 production manager, 1 sound technician, 1 light/sound technician). 


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