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The band have to be one of the best acts and shows we've had in for a few yrs. They'll be back for sure. The audience danced all night long!
Soul & Motown band
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This professionally tight corporate, weddings, concerts and functions band are interactive, fun, funky and energetic! Funk'N'Soul, are in their 10th year this year. Perfect for those truly special occasions where only the best will do! They are made up of hand picked musicians from only the UK's finest. They are typically an 8, 9, 10 or 12 piece band who augment up to a 17 piece show band. The band travel throughout the UK and internationally. Holding 5000 musical arrangements in a variety of genres spanning 8 decades. No other covers band can say that! Funk'N'Soul, are something truly special. Don't settle for anything less! Your guests will be on the dance floor all night long. That's a promise! They like to ensure everyone is having a fabulous time. The band have regularly worked together for many years perfecting their crafts on various engagements with other orchestras and bands at some highly prestigious venues like The Albert Hall and Symphony Hall. We don't like to name drop but.... some of our band members have worked alongside the likes of Jamiroquai, Prince, Gary Barlow, Take That, Shirley Bassey, The Temptations, Four Tops, The Specials, The Drifters and The Stylistics to name a few. Feel free to enquire for your next event. They consider nowhere too far to entertain their clients. Their full entertainment package includes live band, lights, PA, sound engineer and DJ service is available. The band want your event to be an outstanding success and have people still talking about it years from now. Look no further than 'Funk'N'Soul Function Band'. Specialities: Expertly qualified and first class musicians for personal, corporate & business functions at weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, celebrations and theatre shows. Performing only the best of Motown, Disco, Funk, Soul and Pop classics. Including Blues, Jazz and Swing. Listen & boogie on down to some funky sounds with a lot of soul. This band look and play their part to the fullest. Checkout some of our setlists. Need some background Jazz? A Trio or Quartet as an addition to your reception or event? Have it with/without a swing singer. Save yourself lots of extra time and money with additional band hire. We've got it all covered.. Just ask us!

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
We can perform while walking around a venue
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Covers, Christmas, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Latin jazz, Jazz fusion, Modern jazz, Swing, Pop, Americana, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Motown, R&B, Soul, Tribute, World music, Latin, Salsa, Samba, Cuban music
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Wedding
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Song list

Song Lists:
Below are just a selection of songs the band regularly perform. We have a vast library of 5000 arrangements. If there are some songs in our repertoire that are an absolute must! (or any that you’d like us to avoid!) Please let us know your preferences in advance & we’ll do our best to tailor the set for you. Please bare in mind some of these songs require a female vocalist. We can provide this for you. Please ask when booking.
Hold On, I’m coming – Midnight Hour – I Feel Good – Get ready – Knock on Wood – Soul Man – Sex Machine – Mustang Sally – Lovely Day – Natural Woman – Shake Your Tail Feather – Sweet Soul Music – That’s The Way Of The World – Brick House – Pick Up the Pieces – Play That Funky Music – Long Train Running – Mr Toad’s Wild Ride – Only So Much Oil In The Ground – September – Shining Star – Squib Cakes – Street Life – Knock On Wood – Higher and Higher – Soothe Me – Never Too Much – Love Man – Dancin’ In The Street – Peter Gunn Theme – Think – I Just Wanna Make Love To You – River Deep, Mountain High – Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag – Use Me – You’ve Made Me So Very Happy – Mr Big Stuff – Where Did Our Love Go
Celebration – Car Wash – Ain’t No Stopping Us Now – Disco Inferno – Got To Be Real – You To Me Are Everything – Love Train – Blame It On The Boogie – Jungle Boogie – That’s The Way I like It – ABC – You Should Be Dancin’ – Get Down On It – Lady Marmalade – Le Chic – Got To Be Real – Upside Down – We Are Family
Respect – Lovely Day – Midnight Hour – Stand By Me – Sweet Home Chicago – Shake A Tailfeather – She Caught The Katy – Jailhouse Rock – Everybody Needs Somebody – Do You Love Me/ Mother Popcorn – Proud Mary – Let The Good Times Roll – I Can’t Turn You Loose – Gimme Some Lovin’ – Hey, Bartender – Messin’ With The Kid – Rubber Biscuit – Flip, Flop & Fly – Shotgun Blues – Natural Woman
You Can Leave Your Hat On – Valerie – Walking On Sunshine – So Amazing – You Really Got Me-Uptown Funk – Sex Bomb – Rock With You – Kiss – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – I’m So Excited – It’s Raining Men – Sledgehammer
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Superstition – I Wish – Easy – Sir Duke – For Once In My Life – All Night Long – You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Needle In A Haystack – Stop (in the name of love) – Proud Mary – Tracks Of My Tears – Heatwave – Heatwave – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Papa Was A Rolling Stone – Up Tight – I want You Back – I Can’t Help Myself – River Deep – Dancing On The Ceiling – Natural Woman – Respect – Sugar Bye Hunny Bunch
Please ask about our backing band for tribute nights and shows. We augment up to a 17 piece. Available with 3 and 6 Horns for the likes of Sinatra, (examples below) Also available, The Blues Brothers, Elvis, Tom Jones to name a few.
Sinatra Swinging Sensations (Available with 3-6 Horns)
All Of Me Swing Easy (Nelson Riddle) Bb
All The Way All The Way (Nelson Riddle) Db
All The Way Duets (with Celine Dion) A/C
Almost Like Being In Love Come Swing With Me (Billy May) Ab
The Best Is Yet To Come It Might As Well Be Swing (Basie) Ab
Fly Me To The Moon It Might As Well Be Swing (Basie) C
Fly Me To The Moon Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) C
For Once In My Life My Way (Don Costa) Bb
Here’s To The Losers Softly As I Leave You (Marty Paich) F
I Wish You Love It Might As Well Be Swing (Basie) Eb
I’ll Be Seeing You Frank Sinatra & The Tommy Dorsey Orch. D
In The Wee Small Hours (Of The Morning) In The Wee Small Hours (Nelson Riddle) C
It Happened In Monterey Songs For Swingin’ Lovers (Riddle) G
I’ve Got You Under My Skin Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) Db
Just In Time Come Dance With Me (Billy May) B
Just One Of Those Things Swing Easy (Nelson Riddle) D/Bm
The Lady Is A Tramp From The Movie Pal Joey (Nelson Riddle) Bb
Let’s Face The Music & Dance Ring-A-Ding! (Johnny Mandel) Cm
Let’s Fall In Love (Starts in D) Ring-A-Ding! (Johnny Mandel) Bb
Moonlight Serenade Moonlight Sinatra (Nelson Riddle) Eb
My Kind Of Town A Man & His Music (Nelson Riddle) F
My Way My Way (Don Costa) D
Nice & Easy Nice ‘N Easy (Nelson Riddle) C
Night & Day A Swingin’ Affair! (Nelson Riddle) D
Pennies From Heaven Sinatra-Basie (Basie) Ab
Saturday Night (Is The Lonliest Night Of The Week) Come Dance With Me (Billy May) C
Someone To Watch Over Me Songs For Young Lovers (Nelson Riddle) A
The Song Is You Come Dance With Me (Billy May) B
Strangers In The Night Strangers In The Night (Ernie Freeman) F
The Summer Wind Strangers In The Night (Ernie Freeman) Db
That’s All Sinatra & Strings (Don Costa) Bb
That’s Life Sinatra Reprise (Don Costa) G
They Can’t Take That Away From Me Songs For Young Lovers (Nelson Riddle) D
The Way You Look Tonight Academy Award Winners (Nelson Riddle) Eb
What Is This Thing Called Love In The Wee Small Hours (Nelson Riddle) A
You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To A Swingin’ Affair! (Nelson Riddle) F#m
You Make Me Feel So Young Songs For Swingin’ Lovers (Riddle) Ab
Other Sinatra Selections
All Or Nothing At All – Sinatra: Live At The Sands (’61) Am
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown – Some Nice Things I’ve Missed G
Begin The Beguine – I Only Have Eyes For You Bb
The Coffee Song – Ring-A-Ding! (Johnny Mandel) Bb
Come Dance With Me – Come Dance With Me (Billy May) Ab
Come Fly With Me – Sands (Quincy/Basie)(Intro in Ab, Song in Bb) Bb
Crap Game In New York – Guys & Dolls Bb
Downtown – Strangers In The Night (Ernie Freeman) F
Get Me To The Church On Time Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) G
Goody Goody Sinatra & Swingin’ Brass (Mercer) A
Imagination Sinatra: Live At The Sands (’61) Db
I Get A Kick Out Of You Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) Db
I Have Dreamed Live In Las Vegas Bb
I Only Have Eyes For You I Only Have Eyes For You F
It Was A Very Good Year Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) Dm
I’ve Got A Crush On You Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) F
I’ve Got The World On A String This Is Sinatra! (Nelson Riddle) D
I Wanna Be Around Sinatra-Basie (Basie) Ab
L.A. Is My Lady LA Is My Lady Bb
Let Me Try Agan Ole Blue Eyes Is Back F
Love Is (The Tender Trap) Sinatra-Basie (Basie) F
Love Me Tender/Witchcraft Duet With Elvis Presley F
Luck Be A Lady Sinatra At The Sands or Live In Las Vegas Db
Mack The Knife LA Is My Lady G
Me & My Shadow Sammy Davis Jr. At The Cocoanut Grove D
New York, New York Sinatra Reprise (Don Costa) D
Nice Work If You Can Get It Sinatra-Basie (Basie) G
The One I Love (Belongs To Somebody.) Sinatra: Live At The Sands (’61) F
Please Be Kind Sinatra-Basie (Basie) C
The September Of My Years Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) G
The Shadow Of Your Smile Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) F
Where Or When Sinatra At The Sands (Quincy/Basie) Eb
Without A Song I Remember Tommy C
You Do Something To Me Sinatra’s Swinging Session! D
Hiring the FUNK ‘N‘ SOUL complete package is a great way to save money, time and stress at your event, avoiding the need for multiple sound systems, onsite technicians and additional performance acts!
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Up to 3 hours£3000
Wedding ceremony9 musicians
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. Available options from Fanfare Wedding March performed by Trombone Trumpet Saxophone to background music performed by our 4 piece rhythm section. Happy to discuss this with you.


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Laura T, 2 years ago

Where to even start?! WOW! We're honestly all still buzzing! What a night we all had on Saturday! Honestly, it was so, so special for us and you guys were the biggest part of that. I knew you were going to be amazing but you were amazing AND THEN SOME! It's so lovely to hear that you were all loving life too - that means a lot! I just can't thank you enough personally for all of your help and advice in the lead up to the party - you've been so helpful, accommodating and reassuring the whole time and just been so nice to be in touch with! It's been such a pleasure! And again on the day you were a complete star and took so much work away from us as we literally didn't have to worry about you guys - you had it all in hand, even the clearing up - naughty! Haha! Please pass on our sincere thanks to Dale and the whole band who are all so super talented, and so super fun! They absolutely made our night! I had high expectations and they smashed them! I have to give a shout out to our singers (Dee and Mel was it?!), I mean how incredible were they?! So much charisma and sass- I think I'm actually obsessed with them haha! Not forgetting the Swing Singer and Quartet you also provided. Amazing! Thanks for making it such a special night for us and our guests - you knocked all of our socks off! We will absolutely be recommending you to anyone and everyone (!) and wouldn't hesitate to book you guys again for any future event that we're having. You should all be so proud of the overall package you provide as a band - it's unique and it's special. THANK YOU for everything. I'm so sad this is all over so let's just say, until the next time...! 😊 All the very best, xx

Richard E, 2 years ago

Hi Sam and Dale, I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you both and the entire band for making last night so memorable, people haven’t stopped talking about it… you were Awesome! I hope you get more gigs on the back of it… Please let me know if I can do you a testimonial and can’t wait to see you all again.

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