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funkytown function band west yorkshire
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Funkytown are a 5-10 piece Funk/Pop/Soul band with fantastic female vocals. From Aretha Franklin to Mark Ronson's latest collaborations, they can provide great party music for all occasions!
5 stars - Funkytown are Highly Recommended 33 Customer Reviews

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70’s
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  • Many public and private events in their history - including top venues hotels & casino’s throughout the UK!
  • Previous clients include Porsche, Google, Ferrari and more!
  • Flexible line ups available to suit all budgets with the addition of extra vocalists and a brass section available!
  • Jazz trio, quartet and solo piano sets available to enhance your days entertainment!
  • Requests learnt prior to the event FREE of charge provided they have at least 4 weeks' notice!
  • Jewish set with an additional male vocalist also available!

Line up:

Default lineup: 5 members

Standard 5 Piece Band: 1 x Female Singer, Bass, Drums, Keys & Guitar
* Dedicated sound engineer included in every line-up for no extra cost

Extended 6 Piece Band: 2 x Female Singer, Bass, Drums, Keys & Guitar
* Dedicated sound engineer included in every line-up for no extra cost

Extended 7 Piece Band: 2 x Female Singer, Saxophone, Bass, Drums, Keys & Guitar
* Dedicated sound engineer included in every line-up for no extra cost

Extended 8 Piece Band: 2 x Female Singer, Saxophone, Trumpet, Bass, Drums, Keys & Guitar
* Dedicated sound engineer included in every line-up for no extra cost

Larger line up options of a 9 - 11 piece band are possible and can include additional Vocalists and Percussion

**SPECIAL OFFER** Book Funkytown within 7 days of receiving your quote and get a FREE iPod Disco service included!

Highlights
*A cool versatile party band with soulful vocals and outstanding arrangements of classic tunes
*Fronted by two exceptional female vocalists
*Standard line-up includes dedicated sound engineer & DJ service included in the price!
*Set list ranging from 60/70’s soul - Aretha Franklin James Brown Stevie Wonder Michael Jackson - to 90s/00s rock and pop - such as The Cardigans Lily Allen Alphabeat & Mark Ronson
*Many public and private events in their history - including top venues hotels & casino’s throughout the UK
*Requests learnt prior to the event FREE of charge provided they have at least 4 weeks' notice
*Larger line-ups to a 10 pice band available to make the occasion exceptionally extravagant (please see booking options).
*Jewish Set with additional Male Vocalist also available (please see booking options and audio examples)
*Self-contained with 1000 watt PA and lighting rig as standard
*Available UK wide and abroad



Weddings & Small Private Events
Thinking of having live music at your wedding or private party? The basic 5 piece band would prove perfect for this! Great for small venues/occasions or for people on a budget. Includes a dedicated sound engineer & DJ service in the price!

Corporate Events
Booking the 8 9 or even 10 piece band for your corporate event or ball would add an air of extravagance like no other. The bigger band is suited to larger audiences and big occasions if you want the night to go off with a bang then this is the option for you!

Biography 
Funkytown are an amazing function group that was formed in 2005 whilst studying for their degrees at Leeds College of Music. It was here that the group found a common passion for playing Funk Soul and Pop whilst also enjoying the challenge of adding new genres and amalgamations of styles to their repertoire. During their finals each member of the band achieved outstanding 1st class honors for their performance modules.
 
Since graduating they have not only established themselves among the top session players in the North but also as one of the most exciting new party bands in the UK.

The band have a great personal and professional attitude and can be guarantee to create an upbeat and exciting atmosphere at any party or corporate event.

With their highly energetic virtuosic female singers their blazing brass section and creative takes on classic tunes they guarantee to give you a night to remember and to provide a soundtrack that will give you no choice but to dance the night away!



Previous Clients & Testimonials
Over the last few years Vibetown have amassed a rather large list of previous clients and satisfied customers. What we have represented above is only a fraction of the testimonials we’ve had. Previous client venues and organizations that we have provided entertainment for include The Wardrobe The Hi-Fi Club BRB The Faversham (All renouned Leeds venues) as well as The East Asian Student Union Portsmouth Boat & Sailing Club Alea Casino Porsche The Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst Carlton Army Barracks RAF Leeming The International Cotton Association Google & Ferrari to name a few.

"Just wanted to say a big thank you for helping to make our Summer Ball a great event. Everyone had a lot of fun and the band were a huge success. The variety of music you guys played suited the differing age ranges and tastes among us and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment. Thanks again, we wish you success in the future, and would love to hear you play at any other events we organize"
NHS staff ball - Leeds - Jun 2009


"We had a GREAT wedding and the band were AMAZING! The dance floor was permanently full all night – not many weddings I’ve been too can boast that!"
Dan and Katie Holmes - Headlands, Padstow, Cornwall - Aug 2009


"Everyone, even the oldies said how great you were and how perfect the music was. When I told them where you had travelled from they were amazed that you could stand let along perform like that......brilliant!"
Nicola - Portsmouth Sailing & Boat - Jun 2009


"We hope you all enjoyed the evening as well. We were right in thinking your music would make the evening and this proved to be the case! Thanks again so much to you all"
John Lewis - Buxton - Apr 2009


"Just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed Saturday night. You guys were brilliant and everybody has said that the band was fantastic! Thanks for a great night - the music really made it."
Laura Bell - Manchester - Mar 2009


"…Excellent musicians, fantastic performance..."
Danny Cope - LCM lecturer attending Leeds showcase Dec 2007


"Awesome set, when can you play again?"
Rich James, Promoter at ‘The Wardrobe’ - Leeds - Jan 2008

Please note: Due to availability or illness, deputy musicians of a high professional standard may sometimes be used.

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Funkytown from Alive Network

  • 1am Finish Add £120
  • Add male or female vocalist Add £240
  • Add percussionist Add £240
  • Add Single Brass Player Add £240

    Sax or Trumpet

  • Add 2 Piece Brass Section Add £480
  • Jazz Trio Set Add £300

    1 x 45 minutes

  • Jazz Quartet Set Add £360

    1 x 45 minutes

  • Solo Piano Set Add £150

    1 x 45 minutes

  • Solo Piano & Vocal Set Add £210

    1 x 45 minutes

  • Guitar & Vocals Set Add £210

    1 x 45 minutes

  • Jewish Set with additional Male Vocalist Add £600

    See audio examples

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire Funkytown from Alive Network

  • 2 x 60 minutes £0