The Gold Souls are bringing the driving grooves of funk, the rich textures of soul, and the compelling storytelling of the blues to the Nor Cal scene and beyond. Drawing from a variety of influences and experiences, they deliver fresh arrangements over a vintage sound. Their mix of classic covers (including one of the best versions of "Use Me" you'll ever hear) and captivating originals fuels an extremely entertaining showcase of talent. Led by the dynamic vocal range and mesmerizing presence of Juniper Waller, the group leaves audiences little choice but to surrender to their spell.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 45 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
The Gold Souls always show up in style, dressed to the nines and ready to impress with the perfect musical addition to your event. If it's a funky dance party you want, that is their specialty. But with an extensive repertoire of originals and covers, they can fit into any type of party, from laid back afternoons on the patio to late night barn ragers. With backgrounds in soul, blues, funk, neo-soul, jazz, and rock, The Gold Souls appeal to many sensibilities and expereiences.
The Gold Souls are bringing the driving grooves of funk, the rich textures of soul, and the compelling storytelling of the blues to the Northern California scene. With the dynamic Juniper Waller at the helm, the band combines their many influences to create a unique sound that rings true to the idioms that inspire them.
They released a self- titled five song EP in May of 2017 and went on tour down the California coast soon after. Their next single, “Nobody,” was released in late 2017 and was featured on Apple Music Blues’ Hot Tracks list.
They released their full length album “Good To Feel” in June of 2018. Their next single, “True Blue” was produced/engineered by multi-Grammy winner Timothy Bloom and was released in February of 2019. The Gold Souls are now working on their sophomore album to be released in 2020, while recently releasing their latest single “Strongman”
Additional Booking Notes
The Gold Souls are a five piece band with vocals, electric guitar, bass, keyboards, and a full drum set.
Some covers we do:
Use Me by Bill Withers
Spooky by Dusty Springfield
Chain Of Fools by Aretha Franklin
Never Too Much by Luther Vandross
Higher Ground by Stevie Wonder
Love On The Brain by Rihanna
It's Your Thing by The Isley Brothers
What's Goin On by Marvin Gaye
You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate
Outstanding by The Gap Band
You Can Leave Your Hat On by Etta James
Influences & Inspiration
Among the five members, The Gold Souls have many influences! Here are a few:
Etta James, The Meters, Jimi Hendrix, Sly and the Family Stone, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Janis Joplin, Wes Montgomery, Amy Winehouse, and Aretha Franklin.