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The New Black

The New Black bring their soulful flavour of music to functions and special events. With one foot firmly in the Motown/soul/RnB classics, the group has an extensive repertoire also covering Pop, Disco, Reggae and Top 40s across all decades.


Fronted by the charismatic and incredibly talented Xell Newton. The band mixes professional musicians with extensive international touring experience, clocking tours through Asia, Australia and Western Europe the group has now settled in Brisbane making a name for themselves in the the club circuit.




Xell’s vivacious frontwoman duties help The New Black specialise in weddings and corporate parties, getting your dance floor full with the music you love.

If classic soul/motown is your jam, this band is your silver bullet, we couldn’t recommend them with any more passion.


  • Specialises in classic Soul / Motown / R’nB

  • Versatile lineup from Duo to Quintet

  • One of Brisbane’s top frontwomen

  • Excels in acoustic environment

  • Also available in full-band dance floor configuration


The New Black

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