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What The Funk!

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Bringing the best of the past to the present, What The Funk! will get you dancing to the vintage and chart hits
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What The Funk! is a band like no other. Formed in early 2016 by a group of experienced musicians, this band is on a mission to bring the music of the 70's, 80's and 90's back to life. With a passion for the music of these decades, they set out to capture the true essence of the era, not just emulate it. Using the latest technology and instruments, they are able to recreate vintage synth and drum sounds that make their performances truly authentic and true to the original music. But that's not all, What The Funk! also infuses their set with modern chart hits, making for a high-energy and dynamic performance that guarantees to get any crowd on their feet and dancing. If you're looking for a band that truly captures the spirit of the past and brings it to the present, look no further than What The Funk!

Musicianship
Genres:
Disco, Electronic, Garage, Pop, Ambient pop, Funk, Covers, Soul, Funk rock, Rock, Britpop
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

ABBA - Dancing Queen
ABBA - Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
Amy Winehouse - Valerie
Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk
Calvin Harris - Stay With Me
Calvin Harris - One Kiss
Candi Staton - Young Hearts Run Free
Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody
Chic - Le Freak
Chic - Good Times
Corona - Rythmn of the Night
Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams - Get Lucky
Deniece Williams - Let's Hear It for the Boy
Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out
DNCE - Cake by the Ocean
Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
Dua Lipa - Levitating
Dua Lipa - Don't Start now
Earth, Wind & Fire - September
Erasure - A Little Respect
Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way
Girls Aloud - Love Machine
Harry Styles - Watermelon Sugar
Jamiroquai - Love Foolosophy
Jocelyn Brown - Somebody Else's Guy
Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling
Kenny Loggins - Footloose
Kool and the Gang - Celebration
Laura Branigan - Self Control
Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
Michael Jackson - P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing
Michael Sembello - Maniac
Olly Murs - Dance With Me Tonight
Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love
Pink - Who Knew
Portugal, The Man - Feel It Still
Queen - Radio Ga Ga
Robbie Williams - Let Me Entertain You
Simply Red - Something Got Me Started
Sister Sledge - Lost in Music
Sophie Ellis Bexter - Murder on the Dancefloor
Starship - We Built This City
Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
The Jackson 5 - Blame It On The Boogie
The Weeknd - Blinding Lights
Toto - Africa
Walk The Moon - Shut Up and Dance
Womack & Womack - Teardrops
Years & Years - King
A-Ha - Take On Me
P!nk - Get The Party Started
Neil Diamons - Sweet Caroline
The Proclaimers - 500 Miles
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We select songs that people know and have probably danced to for many years!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Everything from festival stages, large country estates and social clubs/pubs.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

All members of the band have very different tastes. When we blend them together, we arrive at Chic, Queen, ABBA, Dua Lipa, Earth, Wind & Fire to name just a few.

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

The Eastbourne Feastival. An annual music and food festival that has grown to be very popular. Huge stage and open area for dancing. Highly recommended!

Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?

Yes, Zoe is our only singer, and gets most of the love and thanks at the end of the performance!

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is as follows: Vocals, Guitar, Bass and Drums. We have the same line-up for each show.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. We have a cable coming out of our mixing desk, ready for a phone or laptop. If you don't have your own setlist, we usually put something on ourselves.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance! On some occasions, we may need to do a quick sound-check. This is usually well ahead of any guests arriving.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

Our PA and lighting system is included in your quote. We usually need a minimum of 5m by 3m space to perform

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£400
Up to 2 hours£500
Up to 3 hours£600
Packages
Pub/Club Rate4 musicians
For an evening of entertainment in a pub/club setting. Not for particular events or parties.
£500

Add-ons

Video consultation and 2 New Songs Learned
+£200
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Lucan D
5 months ago, for a Private event in 71 East St
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5 out of 5

WOW ... these guys never disappoint. professional from start to finish and really know how to entertain a crowd. cant wait to have you back at the Joy in 2023

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Natalie C
7 months ago, for a Birthday party in Chalk Farm
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5 out of 5

Booked what the funk for a birthday party. Lovely to deal with and the booking was easy and smooth sailing. On the day the band where amazing! Great entertainment, and everyone loved it and couldn’t praise the guys and Zoe enough. Gutted they had to leave. Thank you 😀

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