Dance To The Music

Sly and the Family Stone's classic! And it's the perfect tune for Ab-SOUL-ute...because that's what we're all about--tunes that get you UP.

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The Letter Goes In Circles

Gerald tears it up performing Joe Cocker's The Letter, Billy Preston's Will It Go Round In Circles, Edwin Starr's 25 Miles and more.

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Does Anyone Really Know...

We focus on covering popular, well-loved songs that everyone wants to sing along with; like Chicago's Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is.

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Classic Soul Compilation

Here is a little compilation of some of our best covers from the Motown, soul / r&b / funk side of our repertoire. Dancers love it!

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We Love Our Secret Weapon!

If you've ever seen the band, you know we're talking about our fabulous trumpet-playing singer, Antonia Barton. Here are a few of her tunes.

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We've Got Horns!

How many other bands have you heard latey with a horn section, covering great tunes from Van Morrison & Bruce Springsteen?!

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Our Repertoire

While we're focused on playing soulful music, we cover a lot of territory including rhythm and blues, funk, soul and classic rock n roll. What's really great about our band is the breadth of our repertoire and the popularity of the songs we cover. We play so many hits, hits that people know and love to sing along with and dance to. Hits that are just not covered by other bands in town!

  1. 25 Miles - Edwin Starr
  2. 25 or 6 to 4 - Chicago
  3. Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye & Tami Terrel
  4. Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
  5. Beginnings - Chicago
  6. Black Friday - Steely Dan
  7. Bodhisattva - Steely Dan
  8. But It's Alright - JJ Jackson
  9. Chain Of Fools - Aretha Franklin
  10. Cut The Cake - Average White Band
  11. Dance To the Music - Sly and the Family Stone
  12. Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
  13. Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is - Chicago
  14. Domino - Van Morrison
  15. Drift Away - Dobie Gray
  16. Everybody's Everything - Santana
  17. Free Ride - Edgar Winter Group
  18. Get Down Tonight - KC & Sunshine Band
  19. Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
  20. Hold On I'm Coming - Sam & Dave
  21. Hot Fun In The Summertime - Sly and the Family Stone
  22. I Can't Get Next To You - The Temptations
  23. I Feel Good - James Brown
  24. I Want To Take You Higher - Sly and the Family Stone
  25. I Wish - Stevie Wonder
  26. I'll Be Around - The Spinners
  27. It's Your Thing - The Isley Brothers
  28. Josie - Steely Dan
  29. Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd
  30. Land of 1000 dances - Wilson Pickett
  31. Let a Woman be a Woman and... - Dyke & the Blazers
  32. Let's Dance - David Bowie
  33. Let's Stay Together - Al Green
  34. Living In America - James Brown
  35. Living In the USA - Steve Miller Band
  36. Love Sneakin Up On You - Bonnie Raitt
  37. Lowdown - Boz Skaggs
  38. Make Me Smile - Chicago
  39. Moondance - Van Morrison
  40. Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
  41. My Old School - Steely Dan
  42. Nothin From Nothin - Billy Preston
  43. One Fine Morning - Lighthouse
  44. P.Y.T. - Michael Jackson
  45. Peg - Steely Dan
  46. People Got To Be Free - The Rascals
  47. Put It Where You Want It - The Crusaders
  48. Rescue Me - Fontella Bass
  49. Respect - Otis Redding
  50. Rikki Don't Lose That Number - Steely Dan
  51. Sarah Smile - Hall & Oates
  52. September - Earth, Wind & Fire
  53. Shakey Ground - The Temptations
  54. Shining Star - Earth Wind & Fire
  55. Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
  56. So Very Hard To Go - Tower of Power
  57. Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
  58. Soul Man - Sam & Dave
  59. Superstition - Stevie Wonder
  60. Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Connely
  61. Tears Dry On Their Own - Amy Winehouse
  62. Tenth Avenue Freeze Out - Bruce Springsteen
  63. Tequila - The Champs
  64. Thank U 4 Lettin Me Be Myself - Sly and the Family Stone
  65. The Chicken - Maceo Parker
  66. The Letter - Joe Cocker
  67. The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
  68. The Thrill Is Gone - B B King
  69. Touch Me - The Doors
  70. Uptight - Stevie Wonder
  71. Vehicle - The Ides Of March
  72. What's Goin On - Marvin Gaye
  73. Who's That Lady - Isley Brothers
  74. Wild Night - Van Morrison
  75. Will it Go Round in Circles - Billy Preston
  76. You Can Leave Your Hat On - Joe Cocker
  77. You Haven't Done Nothin - Stevie Wonder
  78. You're All I Need (to get by) - Aretha Franklin
  79. You've Got the Love - Rufus
  80. You've Made Me So Very Happy - Blood, Sweat & Tears

Giggin!

February 22 - 9:30pm - 1am - Joxer Dalys

Ah...back to Culver City. The best club on Washington Blvd! Come enjoy the lights.

Joxer Daly's Feb 22

December 21 - 8:00 - 11:00 PM - the Venice Beach Bar

Get one last party with Absoulute in before the Holidaze. Party night, people!

VBB

November 9 - 8:00 - 11:00 PM - the Venice Beach Bar

Starting with this gig, we're switching to Saturdays. Party night, people!

VBB

October 19 - 9:30 - 1am - Joxer Daly's

We'll be back with our high octane blend of classic soul, funk, rock and Jack Daniels on Saturday the 19th!

JD's

October 11 - 8PM - 11 - the Venice Beach Bar

Great new tunes from Aretha, the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder and more!

VBB

September 13 - 8PM - 11 - the Venice Beach Bar

And we're bringing our black cat for good luck! We don't need no steenkin badges.

VBB

August 23 - 8PM - 11 - the Venice Beach Bar

Swing by Venice and enjoy another fun-filled romp with us before the summer fades to memory!

VBB

July 27 - 9:30 - 1am - the Joxer Daly's

We'll be back with our high octane blend of classic soul, funk, rock and Jack Daniels this Saturday!

JD's

July 12 - 8PM - 11 - the Venice Beach Bar

Come and hangout with the band at our favorite home-away-from-home on the west side!

VBB

June 14 - 8PM - 11 - the Venice Beach Bar

With guest singer Dave Uselton and new trombone player, James McGovern

VBB

June 1 - 6PM - 10 - Private Party

Our third time back to this annual event. Love it! We' playing at an annual event in the marina.

May 18 - 8PM - 11 - the Venice Beach Bar

Back to VBB! Woo Hoo. Got some new toonz for y'all! And we know your're gonna dig 'em

VBB

April 12 - 8PM - 11 - the Venice Beach Bar

Back to VBB! Awesome. Always have a blast here; especially when the weather starts to warm.

VBB

March 29 - 9:30 - 1am - the Joxer Daly's

Antonia and Gerald have some new material and special guest, McCrea Adams on keys!

VBB

March 15 - 8PM - 11 - the Venice Beach Bar

We're going to start featuring Antonia's fantastic singing...starting...NOW!

VBB

March 9 - 8 - 11AM @ Loyola Marymount

We played at a 5K fund-raiser for the LAX Coastal Education Foundation and had ball! We'll be back.

@ Loyola

February 8 - 8PM - 11 - the Venice Beach Bar

We always have a great time here and we're looking forward to returning with our new trumpet player, Antonia!

Great fun playing at the Venice Beach Bar!

December 29 - 9:30 - 1:00 - Joxer Daly's in Culver City

We always have a great time here and we're looking forward to returning with some great new material!

Always a BLAST playing a Joxer Daly's!

January 19 - 9:30 - 1:00 - Joxer Daly's in Culver City

Gonna be a funky good time returning to Joxer Daly's! Always a party with free admission and parking!

Always a BLAST playing a Joxer Daly's!

December 29 - 9:30 - 1:00 - Joxer Daly's in Culver City

We always have a great time here and we're looking forward to returning with some great new material!

Always a BLAST playing a Joxer Daly's!

December 14, 8-11(PM) - the Venice Beach Bar

Once again, we're back at our favorite watering hole in Venice; Gonna be a blast--it always is at this joint!

Great fun playing at the Venice Beach Bar!

November 2 - 8-11(PM) - the Venice Beach Bar

One of our favorite places to play; looking forward to being back and pull out the stops baby!

Great fun playing at the Venice Beach Bar!

October 20 (PM) - Joxer Daly's in Culver City

We had a great time here in August and we're looking forward to coming back.!

Always a BLAST playing a Joxer Daly's!

October 20 (AM) - My Pediatrics Clinic Opening

Celebrate the clinic's GRAND OPENING with food, snacks & beverages!

720 Alamitos @ 7th St.

September 29 - 8 - 11PM @ the Venice Beach Bar

We've looking forward to heading back to the Venice Beach Bar for a few months now.

We LOVE playing at the Venice Beach Bar!

August 10 - 9 - 1AM at Joxer Daly's in Culver City

Our first trip to this legendary west-side watering hole. They've got a new stage and PA; it'll be a gas!

Bob, Al, Ted, Gerald, Dan, Jeff, Tomo, Leon

August 3 from 5PM to 7PM at Private Party in Malibu

New group of folks in Malibu

July 4 from 3PM to 7PM at Private Party in Marina del Rey

Same party we did in '17'

June 16 at Private Party in N Hollywood

Rumor has it celebrities will be in attendance :)

June 2 from 6PM to 10PM at Private Party in Marina del Rey

We're doing the very same gig that we did last summer...unfortunately it's not open to the public.

May 1 from 9:00 - 12:00AM at Tower 12 in Hermosa Beach

April 11 from 9:00 - 10:00PM at Patrick Molloy's Sports Bar in Hermosa Beach

March 24 from 8:00 - 11:00PM at the Venice Beach Bar in Venice

March 10 from 7:30 - 9:30AM at Loyola Marymount University

January 24 from 9:30-10:30PM at Patrick Molloy's Sports Bar in Hermonsa Beach

December 31 - NYE at The Pacific Mariner's Yacht Club

December 1 - The Venice Beach Bar 8-11PM

October 7 - The Venice Beach Bar 8-9PM

July 4 - The Pacific Mariner's Yacht Club 3-6PM

June 3 - The California Yacht Club 6-10PM (photos courtesy of Bronny Daniels sailing.com)