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Funk The Revolution

Filling your dance floor with an array of Soul, Funk & Pop hits both old & new, Funk The Revolution are cool, stylish and full of groove! Professional musicians, the band's members have worked across the world performing with artists such as Jamiroquai, M People & Brand New Heavies plus gracing the stages of Glastonbury & Love Box!

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Set List / Repertoire

2010’s Dance Floor Stompers
Uptown Funk –Bruno Mars
Treasure- Bruno Mars
Locked Out Of Heaven- Bruno Mars
Finesse - Bruno Mars (5pce With Keys)
Get Lucky- Pharrell Williams
Happy- Pharrell Williams
I Can’t Feel My Face- The Weekend
Love On Top- Beyoncé
Heaven- Emeli Sande (5pce With Keys)
Waiting All Night- Rudimental
Rather Be- Clean Bandit Feat. Jess Glynn
2000’s Groovers
American Boy- Estelle
Crazy- Gnarls Barkley
Beggin’- Madcon
Mercy- Duffy
Black & Gold- Sam Sparrow
Valerie- Amy Winehouse
Crazy In Love- Beyoncé (with 2pce Brass)

80’s/90’s Party Starters
Ain’t Nobody- Chaka Khan
Somebody Else Guy- Jocelyn Brown
We Are Family- Sister Sledge
All This Love- Gwen Mccrae
Kiss- Prince
I Wanna Dance With Somebody- Whitney Houston
Im Every Woman – Whitney Houston
All Night Long – Lionel Ritchie
You Got The Love- Candi Staton/Joss Stone
Can You Feel It- Jackson Five
I’m Coming Out- Diana Ross
Upside Down- Diana Ross
Never Too Much- Luther Vandross
Finally – Cece Peniston

60’s/70’s Disco/Soul Classics
Le Freak- Chic
Got To Be Real – Cheryl Lynn
Good Times- Chic
Everybody Dance- Chic
Lost In Music- Sister Sledge (5pce with Keys)
Thinking Of You- Sister Sledge
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
I Wanna Be Your Lover – Prince
Whats Going On – Marvin Gaye
Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
I Wish- Stevie Wonder
Superstition- Stevie Wonder
Master Blaster – Stevie Wonder
As- Stevie Wonder
Another Star – Stevie Wonder
Higher Ground- Stevie Wonder
Isnt She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
Signed Sealed Delivered -Stevie Wonder
Respect- Aretha Franklin
I Got You (I Feel Good)- James Brown
Sex Machine – James Brown (5pce Male Vocal)
Long Train Running- The Doobie Brothers (5 Pce Male Vocal)
Rock With You – Michael Jackson
Blame It On The Boogie- Michael Jackson
Play That Funky Music- Wild Cherry (5 Pce Male Vocal)
September- Earth Wind & Fire (with 2pce Brass)

First Dance
All Of Me- John Legend
At Last- Etta James
Thinking Out Loud- Ed Sheeran
Better Together- Jack Johnson
L.O.V.E. - Nat King Cole
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Lets Stay Together - Al Green

Acoustic Lounge Set (see booking options for details)
Summertime – Billie Holiday
King Of The Swingers
Wonderwall – Oasis Jazzy Version
The Girl From Ipanema – Stan Getz
Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You – Frank Sinatra
Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
Use Me – Bill Withers
If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
Aint No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
What’s Going On - Marvin Gaye
Feel Like Making Love - D’Angelo
Lets Stay Together - Al Green
I’d Rather Go Blind ¬- Etta James
Stronger Than Me – Amy Winehouse
Say Yes - Floetry
On & On - Erika Badu
Use Me - Bill Withers
Just The 2 of Us - Bill Withers
Isn’t She Lovely - Stevie Wonder

50 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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Will definitely be booking the guys again!

5 stars - Funk The Revolution are Highly Recommended
booked Funk The Revolution for their event in Essex October 2022

“I just wanted to say thank you so much for arranging the band for Saturday! Debbie really enjoyed her ball and it was great to hear Funk The Revolution play, we had many positive comments from the guests and will definitely be booking the guys again!”

Debbies ball was a big success

5 stars - Funk The Revolution are Highly Recommended
booked Funk The Revolution for their event in Essex October 2022

“We hired Funk the Revolution to play at Debbies ball last Saturday, they played two sets and were absolutely brilliant. Everybody enjoyed listening to them and many of the guests commented what a great band they are. Thanks guys you really made it a night to remember.”

Incredible band!

5 stars - Funk The Revolution are Highly Recommended
booked Funk The Revolution for their Wedding in Oxfordshire August 2022

“Funk the revolution were the best wedding band I have seen! They really picked up the energetic vibe of our wedding and carried it on throughout the night. Our guests absolutely loved them! The lead singers voice is out of this world and the musicians are so talented. It was an absolute pleasure to have them perform at our wedding!”

Best band for wedding

5 stars - Funk The Revolution are Highly Recommended
booked Funk The Revolution for their Wedding in Cumbria

“Funk the Revolution performed at our wedding in June 2022 and were incredible! Amazing musicians who had everyone on the dance floor. Many of our guests said they were the best band they've heard at a wedding and we definitely agree. Thank you so much to the band and sound engineer - you made our night!”

Incredible performance, made our day extra special

5 stars - Funk The Revolution are Highly Recommended
booked Funk The Revolution for their Wedding in West Sussex

“Brilliant vocals and musicians, perfect choice of songs, lovely and friendly, great communication in the lead up. Couldn't have asked for more.”

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Price from £2,134 + travel from London

Based on 4 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • South East From £2,134
  • East of England From £2,154
  • East Midlands From £2,199
  • South West From £2,213
  • West Midlands From £2,215
  • Wales From £2,262
  • Republic of Ireland From £2,601
  • Scotland From £2,761
  • Northern Ireland From £2,783

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Default lineup: 4 members

4 Piece Band: Female Vocals, Guitar and Backing Vocals, Bass and Backing Vocals, Drums and Backing Vocals. (Plus Sound Engineer)

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* Book Funk The Revolution for your Wedding and receive your first dance performed by the band free of charge (subject to song suitability)! Please note a minimum of 4 weeks notice is required.

Funk The Revolution are a fresh, vibrant London based band ready to bring the party to your event, nationwide. With a natural funk sound, this eclectic mix of musicians brings a sweet combination of experience and passion, allowing them to play anything from Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder to Rudimental and Emeli Sande. Davinia’s soulful vocals roar through any genre from pop to funk and everything in-between.

With the industries top quality backing tracks, Funk The Revolution are able to create performances including horns and synth bringing a larger fuller sound. You’d be forgiven for thinking there were 6-8 musicians rocking the stage - all for the budget of a 4 piece.

Collectively the band have played some of the U.K’s most renowned venues including, Jazz Café, Ronnie Scotts, Ministry of Sound, Brixton Academy, Shepherds Bush Empire and o2 Academy. The members have a wealth of experience under their belt. Sharing the stage with top artists including, Jamiroqua, SouIllSoul,  Nitin Sawney, The Brand New Heavies, MPeople and many more touring the world playing a variety of stages from arenas to legendary festivals including, Glastonbury, Bestival, BoomTown Fair and Download. They are equally at home playing events from weddings to cooperate events and Galas.

Funk The Revolution understand the importance of offering a personal service. Working closely with event organisers they are able to provide sets that work for everyone.
Funk The Revolution offer a huge set list as standard but this can be doubled or even tripled with the addtion of extra musicians. Keys players, Brass section and a plethora of singing talents both Male and Female. These musicians are of the finest quality and really bring another level of musicality and sound. See booking options for details

Meet The Band

Layla Ley – Main Lead Vocals
At age 11, Layla was singing with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra ( NYJO founded by Sir Bill Ashton) and continued to attend their educational workshops for 7years, and performed with the Jazz Big Band in various places around the UK such as The 100 Club in London, Wigan Jazz Festival, Epsom Downs Horse Racing Derby and many more.

Layla has had the honour of provided backing vocals for Espa, Marcus Foster, BBDiamond, Joseph J Jones, Alpines. performing at many Festivals such as ‘Lovebox’ ‘Secret Garden Party’ and “Glastonbury’ and has been on two Tours playing at venues such as Hammersmith Apollo and Manchester O2 Academy.

In 2008, Layla featured on Sam Smiths Album as a backing vocalist.

Davinia– DEP Lead Vocals
Davinia has a young, funky style and coupled nicely with mature and passionate vocals that breeze through styles from soul to pop and funk. Her repertoire covers songs beyond her years, stretching from 1950’s to current chart material.
Since studying Performance Arts at the Institute Of Performing Arts she has gone to work in 5* venues throughout the world, performing in venues and cruise ships across Asia, Africa, the UAE & Europe.
Back in the U.K, Davinia has made a name for herself in London as a session & function singer sharing the stage with some of the UK's up and coming artists. She performs regularly at weddings and events hosted at top venues including, The Dorchester, The Jazz Café & Koko and has played legendary festivals including Glastonbury & Love Box. Her dedication and commitment is evident in her performance. She commits 100% and never fails to captivate the audience with a sincere and energetic performance.

Andy– Band Leader, Drums/Backing Vocals
Andy has had the opportunity to share stages with the likes of Jamiroquai, Brand New Heavies, M People, Soul2Soul, Nitin Sawney and John Mayall and The Blues Breakers ft Eric Clapton on Guitar). Andy has also had the honour of recording for producer Toni Economides, Louie Vega from Masters at Work and Robert Miles. Studied a music degree at BIMM London.

Edoardo – Sound Engineer, Guitar/Backing Vocals
Has had the recent opportunity to play with the likes of Mo Pleasure (MD Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Earth Wind & Fire, Ray Charles) Zalon Thompson (Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson) and Gareth Brown (Drummer for– Westlife, Paloma Faith, Lily Allen). Edoardo has also had extensive experience as a sound engineer standing along side some of the U.K finest sound engineers. Studied a music degree at BIMM London.

Edoardo - Bass/Backing Vocals
He is a bass and double bass player and has performed in the UK and all around Europe with various bands featuring a wide range of musical genres. He got a degree in Jazz music and a bass diploma, both with honours, and he likes to share his experience in live performance and knowledge of theory/harmony teaching music and bass guitar. He was in the band of Chantae Cann in her London gig in 2017 and he has a Bass&Voice duo where he challenges himself to develop a rhytmic and harmonic approach on the instrument using loop and fxs.

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