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Claire & The Dap Princes

"The dynamic universe of Soul and Funk from the 60s and 70s"


Originally from Toulouse in the South-West of France, Claire & The Dap Princes is a musical band that evolves in a Soul, Funk style. The team revolves around lead singer Claire Aberlenc.

Claire is a soul singer passionate about the music of the 60s and 70s paying tribute to soul diva Sharon Jones. She is accompanied by the Dap-Princes, a soul-funk band from Toulouse made up of 7 musicians, a trumpeter, two tenor and baritone saxophonists, a guitarist, a bassist and a drummer:

  • Claire Aberlenc on Vocals.
  • Pierre Toyes on Drums.
  • Alexis Gibert on Guitar 1.
  • Maxime Aricci on Baritone saxophone.
  • Nicolas Lorman on Guitar 2.
  • Sandro Torsielo on Tenor saxophone.
  • Viktor Raynaud on Bass.
  • Guillaume Horgue, on the Trumpet.

Together, they deliver a most explosive funk in the worthy lineage of James Brown. The stage is a real melting pot of artistic and musical talents, a variety of styles, various repertoires where everyone finds his moment of happiness.

The proposed packages are carefully thought out, tailor-made and applicable to all types of events namely Concerts, Festival, Christmas Concerts, Weddings, Corporate Events, Birthday party, and Christening :

  • DUO : Vocal – Guitar (one hour repertoire).
  • QUARTET or QUINTET : Vocal – Guitar + 2 or 3 brass (one hour repertoire). 
  • OCTET : vocal + 2 guitars + bass + drums + tenor saxophone + baritone saxophone + trumpet. 

Claire & The Dap Princes immerses the audience in total swoon during performances in France and throughout Europe.

Management & Booking : Artists Premium.

Fees & Other information

Intervention Zone : Claire & The Dap Princes performs in France and Europe.

Number of artists : 2 to 8.

Composition : Vocal, Drums, Guitar, Baritone saxophone, Tenor saxophone, Bass, Trumpet.

Duo (Vocals + Guitar) : € 1,144 + Travel expenses + Sound equipment fees.

Quartet (Vocals + Guitar + Bass + Drums) : € 2,288 + travel expenses + Sound equipment fees.

Octet (Vocals + 2 Guitars + Bass + Drums + Tenor Saxophone + Baritone Saxophone + Trumpet) : € 4,576 + Travel expenses + Sound equipment fees.

Rate includes : 1 hour 30mn performance.

Add : € 65 per musician per additional hour.

Packages (only for the "Octet" option) : € 6,864.
- Ceremony + Drink reception
- Drink reception + Party.

Special requests : 
- Please provide food and drink for musicians.
- For the "Octet" option, there is one vegetarian among the musicians.

Depending on the distance and in case the performance ends late in the evening, accommodation is to be provided for the group.