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Funk Buddha

Funk Buddha is an authentic funk-soul band who creates the perfect party atmosphere with their high quality musical programme, performing classic hits to get everyone dancing!

With various line-up options including a seven piece band with a razor sharp brass section to an outstanding eleven piece band including a four piece horn section and backing vocalists/dancers, Funk Buddha will impress any audience. These professional musicians are highly experienced within the industry, passionate about the music, and with a carefully chosen repertoire Funk Buddha are guaranteed to create a memorable occasion.

Corporate clients include: Orange, BBC, Channel 4, GMTV, British Gas, Nokia, Progressive Events, EC Events, Stylish Events, Ingpen and Williams Limited

Previous venues include: Earls Court, Wembley Stadium, Savoy Hotel, One Marylebone, Landmark Hotel, Thai Silk – London, Brighton Ballroom, Grand Hotel – Brighton, Hotel Du Vin, Newick Park – Lewes, The Brewery – London

"…I have booked them for two parties and on both occasions they were intrinsic in making the events highly enjoyable occasions. … [They were] exuberant and fun in the performance. Their choice of repertoire was great and they very quickly had everyone dancing. "Thomas Hull - Ingpen and Williams Limited International Artists’ Management
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Standard Repertoire

Modern (includes…)

Rehab – Amy Winehouse
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Dance Wiv Me – Dizzie Rascal
Mama Said – Jessie J
Price Tag – Jessie J
You’ve Got The Love – Florence and the Machine
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Empire State of Mind – Alicia Keys
No One – Alicia Keys
Trick Me – Kelis
American Boy – Estelle
Beggin’ – Madcon
I’ve Got A Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
Crazy In Love – Beyonce
Rule The World – Take That
Greatest Day – Take That
Just Dance – Lady Gaga
Rolling In The Deep – Adele
Valerie – Mark Ronson/Amy Winehouse
Oh My God – Mark Ronson/Lily Allen
God Put A Smile – Mark Ronson
Fell In Love with a Boy – Joss Stone
Love Foolosophy -Jamiroquai
Mercy – Duffy
The Informer – Jools Holland
Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon
Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Shut Up and Let Me Go – Ting Tings

Classic 60s – 00s (includes…)

I Feel Good – James Brown
Sex Machine – James Brown
Cold Sweat – James Brown
Cut the Cake – Average White Band
Pick up the Pieces – Average White Band
Play that Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Good Times – Chic
You Might Need Somebody – Shola Ama
Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
What’d I Say? – Ray Charles
History Repeating – Propellerheads
Brick House – The Commodores
Disco Inferno – The Tramps
Get Down Tonight – KC and the Sunshine Band
Somebody Else’s Guy – Jocelyn Brown
Le Freak – Chic
I Want Your Love – Chic
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Rescue Me – Aretha Franklin
Aint No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye
What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
ABC – Jackson 5
Blame It On the Boogie – Jackson 5
I Want You Back – Jackson 5
Carwash – Rose Royce
September – Earth Wind and Fire
Groove Is In The Heart – Dee Lite
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Thinking of You – Sister Sledge
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
Lady Marmalade – Patty Labelle
Boogie Nights – Earth Wind and Fire
Can’t Hurry Love – Diana Ross & The Supremes
Celebration – Kool and the Gang
Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Starsky & Hutch – James Taylor Quartet
Only So Much Oil – Tower of Power
What is Hip – Tower of Power
Squib Cakes – Tower of Power
Soul With A Capital S – Tower of Power
Sweet Child of Mine – Guns N Roses
Living on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
Atomic – Blondie
Heart of Glass – Blondie
Let’s Dance – David Bowie
Son of a Preacher Man – Aretha Franklin

Jazz and Live Lounge (includes…)

Moondance – Van Morrison
Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
Les Fleurs – Minnie Riperton
As – Stevie Wonder
Chameleon – Herbie Hancock
Watermelon Man – Herbie Hancock
Cantaloupe Island – Herbie Hancock
Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
Beggin’ – Madcon
If I Were a Boy – Beyonce
All I Need – Air
Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
Times Like These – Foo Fighters
Hey Ya – Outkast/Will Young
Empire State of Mind – Alicia Keys
Sweet About Me – Gabriella Cilmi
Warwick Avenue – Duffy
New York New York – Frank Sinatra
Just The Two Of Us – Grover Washington
The Chicken
Autumn Leaves
Straight No Chaser
Black Orpheus
So What
Song For My Father
Fly Me To The Moon
Blue Bossa
Night In Tunisia
All Of Me
Green Dolphin Street
Mercy Mercy Mercy

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Tel: 0800 756 9411
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