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GET FUNKED

Get Funked

Get Funked are a collective of some of the UK's finest session musicians and vocalists.

Formed back in 2005, the band have now performed at over 1000 weddings, parties and corporate events across the UK and abroad. Having worked hard to gain a reputation for being the UK's number one party band, Get Funked work tirelessly to ensure that each and every show is as good, if not better than their last. The band are booked almost entirely on recommendation and that in itself is testimonial to how incredible they are at what they do!

As a band, Get Funked have backed Ella Henderson, CeCe Peniston, Brendan B. Brown (Wheatus), Kelly Rowland, Will Young, Dawn Robinson (En Vogue and Lucy Pearl), Shola Ama, Jocelyn Brown, Zalon (Amy Winehouse), Sonique and Nate James.

Individual performance credits include artists such as James Brown, Damon Albarn, Mary J Blige, Roy Ayers, Robbie Williams, Basement Jaxx, Amy Winehouse, The Streets, Joss Stone, Leona Lewis, Tinie Tempah, The Killers, Rebecca Ferguson, Michael Buble, Nicole Scherzinger and Corinne Bailey Rae.

With a reputation for tearing the roof off whenever they are on stage, Get Funked are regularly flown all over the world to perform for some of the most prestigious and exclusive parties.

There is a lot of pressure on anyone organizing a wedding or corporate event, to find a perfect band that guarantees both an incredible night of live music, as well as a full dance floor from start to finish. It is also increasingly hard to find a band that are happy to adapt their performance to suit your musical tastes and preferences. This is why Get Funked are so often the band of choice. They pride themselves on their attention to detail, adaptability, professionalism and dedication, but what makes them really special is the magic that happens on stage.

Gifted with an abundance of charisma, charm and sheer natural talent, Get Funked use their many years of experience to turn even the most reserved audience into a bunch of wild party animals. Their show is energetic, sophisticated and it contains a huge variety of musical dimensions. Get Funked constantly refresh and update their repertoire to reflect current musical trends and by mixing classic party anthems with the latest chart hits, the band guarantee a performance that will go down a storm with all your guests!

Get Funked tailor each and every performance according to the nature of the engagement as well as the specific requirements of their client. So whatever you're dreaming of, tell us all about it and we'll turn your dreams into a reality.

So, if you are looking for the perfect entertainment for your event look no further, Get Funked are the ultimate party band!

1960's
Dancing in the Street - Martha and the Vandellas
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag - James Brown
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Soul Man - Sam and Dave
For Once in My Life - Stevie Wonder
Think - Aretha Franklin
I Want You Back - The Jackson 5

1970's
Sex Machine - James Brown
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours - Stevie Wonder
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Jungle Boogie - Kool & the Gang
Lady Marmalade - Labelle
Hollywood Swinging - Kool & the Gang
You're the First, the Last, My Everything - Barry White
Walk This Way - Aerosmith
Get Up Offa That Thing - James Brown
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton
Best of My Love - The Emotions
Everybody Dance - Chic
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Blame It on the Boogie - The Jackson 5
Got to Be Real - Cheryl Lynn
I'm Every Woman - Chaka Khan
September - Earth Wind & Fire
All This Love That I'm Giving - Gwen McCrae
Boogie Wonderland - Earth Wind & Fire
Don’t Stop Me Now - Queen
Good Times - Chic
I Feel for You - Chaka Khan
I Wanna Be Your Lover - Prince
Ladies Night - Kool & the Gang
Rapper's Delight - The Sugarhill Gang
Rock With You - Michael Jackson

1980's
9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
Give Me the Night - George Benson
I'm Coming Out - Dianna Ross
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Get Down on It - Kool & the Gang
Let's Groove - Earth Wind & Fire
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Spinnin’ - Bernard Wright
We Can Work It Out - Chaka Khan (orig. The Beatles)
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Do I Do - Stevie Wonder
Last Night a D.J. Saved My Life - Indeep
Yabba Dabba Do - Don Blackman
Ain't Nobody Chaka Khan
All Night Long (All Night) - Lionel Richie
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Get Down Saturday Night - Oliver Cheatham
Holiday Madonna
Let's Dance David Bowie
Lucky Star Madonna
P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) Michael Jackson
Material Girl - Madonna
Somebody Else's Guy Jocelyn Brown
Thriller - Michael Jackson
Into The Groove - Madonna
The Power of Love - Huey Lewis and the News
Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon
Bad - Michael Jackson
(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
I Wanna Dance with Somebody - Whitney Houston
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
Ride On Time - Black Box

1990's
Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
Finally - CeCe Peniston
Jump Around - House of Pain
Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz
I Wish - Skee---Lo
Two Can Play That Game - Bobby Brown
Love Like This - Faith Evans

2000's
The Next Episode - Dr Dre ft. Snoop Dogg
Like I Love You - Justin Timberlake
Be Faithful (Put Your Hands Up) - Fatman Scoop
Crazy in Love- Beyoncé
Rock Your Body - Justin Timberlake
The Weekend - Michael Gray
1 Thing - Amerie
Déjà vu - Beyoncé
Pump It - The Black Eyed Peas
Sexy Back - Justin Timberlake
Tears Dry on Their Own - Amy Winehouse
Valerie - Mark Ronson ft. Amy Winehouse
American Boy - Estelle
Beggin' - Madcon
Mercy - Duffy
Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon
Single Ladies (Put a Ring on it) - Beyoncé
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas
You Got The Love - Florence and the Machine (orig. Candi Staton)

2010's
Dynamite - Taio Cruz
Firework - Katy Perry
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
I Need a Dollar - Aloe Blacc
Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Only Girl (In the World) - Rihanna
Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
Pass Out - Tinie Tempah
Rolling in the Deep - Adele
Domino - Jessie J
Feel So Close - Calvin Harris
Heaven - Emeli Sandé
Love on Top - Beyoncé
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera
Sexy and I Know It - LMFAO
Super Bass - Nicki Minaj
Too Close - Alex Clare
We Found Love - Rihanna
Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Next to Me - Emeli Sandé
One More Night - Maroon 5
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Treasure - Bruno Mars
La La La - Naughty Boy Ft. Sam Smith
Talk Dirty - Jason Derulo Ft. 2 Chainz
Waiting All Night - Rudimental Ft. Ella Eyre
Feel The Love - Rudimental Ft. John Newman
Katy On A Mission - Katy B

New! Christmas Repertoire
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!Dean Martin
Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town The Jackson Five
This Christmas Donny Hathaway (also Chris Brown)
Last Christmas Wham!
All I Want for Christmas Is You Mariah Carey
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Luther Vandross

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General Information:

Name: Get Funked

Location: London

Band Members: from 3 vocalists with 7 musicians

Main Category: Funk/Soul & Motown Bands

Other Categories: Awards Ceremonies, Charity Events, Christmas Parties, Corporate, Events, Festival Entertainment, Funk/Soul & Motown Bands, Live Music, Live Bands, Media, Rock/Pop & Cover Bands, Weddings

Lineups/Options:

Additional Musicians: 11 piece band

Timings:

Standard Set Times: 10-piece - 2x 60 minutes or 105 minutes straight through

Set Up Time: SOUNDCHECK Once set-up and patched in, Get Funked will require a minimum of 60 minutes of uninterrupted time for soundchecking (excluding at festivals

Usual Arrival Time:

Usual Finish Time: midnight

Space Required (w x d):

Additional Musicians: 24ft x 12ft stage (or larger) for their 11-piece line-upThe absolute minimum stage dimensions that the band can work with is 20ft x 12ft.

Sound & Lighting:

PA suitable for:

Stage Lighting: Yes may include additional charges

Dance Floor Lighting: Yes may include additional charges

Free use of PA via iPod:

DJ included: Yes may include additional charges

Star Cloth:

Other Requirements

Hospitality/Artist Rider: PARKING AND LOADING Secure parking must be provided for up to six vehicles or one tour bus. If requested, one adult must also be provided to assist wi

Technical Requirement: 11-piece Technical Rider
Get Funked travel with one FOH sound engineer and one monitor engineer.
Full technical rider available from agent on request
PLEASE READ*
Get Funked request that they do not share equipment with other acts (except at festivals).
All equipment must be supplied tested and in good working and cosmetic order.
Any adjustments to this list must be agreed in advance with the band two weeks prior to the show.
LEAVING IT UNTIL THE DAY OF THE SHOW IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.

Sarah Fletcher, You guys were insanely good

"Simply the best gig I've ever been to in London! We bought tickets randomly through seetickets.
We were just looking for a fun night out but we couldn't believe it when we got down to the venue. You guys were insanely good, the venue was unbelievable and we had one of the best nights that I can remember!!!
I've emailed you already but please please please let me know if you are performing in London again anytime soon! Sarah x"

Sarah Fletcher










 

Lauren Khouri, Firstly I would just like to say how BRILLIANT the band were on Saturday

"Firstly I would just like to say how BRILLIANT the band were on Saturday.
They did a great set and everyone has been raving about them ever since.
Lots of people have asked for their details so hopefully you will get some business out of it! …I hope they all got home OK on Saturday given the weather conditions and thanks to you for all of your assistance."










 

Neil and Alison Fordham, Every single one of our guests were totally blown away by you guys!

"Just like to say a huge thank you for performing at our recent wedding party.
Every single one of our guests were totally blown away by you guys.
Professional from the very start to the very end of the evening ...totally slick and seamless production ...our only criticism was that it had to end!
We won’t hesitate to recommend to anyone considering a top class band ...thanks again! x"








 

Olivia Godrey, THANK YOU - your band and you were beyond incredible!

"Martyn - THANK YOU - your band and you were beyond incredible. I trusted you from the moment I met you at Alice House that you would make our day amazing, but I couldn't have imagined how talented, slick, professional and awesome you guys were - out of this world - and all our friends and family can't stop raving about you!!
Let me know whatever I can do to endorse, help you guys out - it would be such a pleasure to give something back (feels off balance at the moment) ;) thank you again! xx"






 

Zeb Wayne, You guys absolutely smashed it!

"Hey dude. Just a massive thank you again for last night! You guys absolutely smashed it, and we're so appreciative of the extra time you gave, and all the time put into everything.
I know you made a lot of new fans amongst the guests too. We never got to have that beer (unless I was so drunk and don't remember), so keep in touch and when you're in the area give us a shout! Thank you thank you




 

Jeff Wayne, The band were flawless and made the evening flow perfectly!

Hello Martyn. Firstly, a HUGE thank you for all your efforts to have contributed to Zeb and Olivia's wedding - your contribution with your team and the band were flawless and made the evening flow perfectly, in fact it seemed like it only lasted 10 minutes.
As for your 'relatively unknown band' - they were superb on every level - performance, variety and generally they gave out so very much as performers and we all noticed, and appreciated that on the midnight hour when they could have stopped, they kept playing well past the allotted time.
The arrangements (by your drummer I believe you mentioned) were the foundation for every piece performed, moving from style-to-style effortlessly. You mentioned that each separately did sessions, etc. and if interested, I'd be happy to put them forward to our production company who work with a roster of composers/arrangers/MDs. Thank you again Martyn, and wishing you continued success.


 

Jonathan Heathcote-Curtis, They even performed our first song dance which was amazing!

"We wanted a live band at our wedding and we spent a lot of time researching bands. We found Get Funked online and they looked perfect.
The music was exactly as we wanted. The closer it got to our wedding the more excited we became and we were hoping the band lived up to our expectations.
Well they were better by far than anything we expected. Even the stage setup and lighting were impressive, let alone the band.
They were simply incredible and did a superb job of getting everyone on to the dance floor. The music was brilliant and they tailored it to our specific soul / funk choices. They even performed our first song dance which was amazing. All in all they were the highlight of the day.
Our only regret was not booking them for longer! Everyone commented on how incredible they were and the main topic of conversation at breakfast the following day was simply about how good the band was! Suffice to say we would happily recommend and book Get Funked again. Amazing."
 

Denise Ballard, They were absolutely incredible!

We used Get Funked for our 25th wedding anniversary two weeks ago. They were absolutely incredible! Dance floor packed all night and we would have paid to go see them. Highly professional. First class musicians and vocals. wow wow wow!!

Wendy Warner, what an unbelievable band

"TO ALL THE TALENTED MEMBERS OF GET FUNKED.
I felt I had to put pen to paper or rather hand to keyboard and thank you all for putting on such a fantastic show for my Charlotte and Joe's wedding at Wentworth on the 6th July.
You guy's certainly know how to work an audience, and the atmosphere you created in the Ballroom that evening was beyond amazing.
Your girls were up there with 'Martha and the Vandells' in their prime and the boys’ vocals and range were second to none.
As for all you band members at the back (the ones who did all the real work :-) ) the brass, percussion and strings combined so well nobody could or wanted to stop dancing - I’m sure, for not a large number of people, you must have noticed. Every phone call, message and letter I have had (and there have been many) has said 'what an unbelievable band, where did you find them, it was one of the most memorable parts of their day etc etc'.
It’s now 3 weeks on and everyone who was there is still talking about you all!!! I'm sure in 3 years they still be talking about you. I truly hope that, although it was another day at the office for you all, you enjoyed the evening as much as everybody else did - we are desperately racking our brains to create an occasion thats special enough to warrant having the band again. WE WILL COME UP WITH SOMETHING!!!
Thank you all so, so much - you are an extremely talented group of people that should be sooo proud of yourselves. With gratitude and a smile that will remain in my heart always

Trevor Spooner / Pricewaterhouse Coopers, You guys got rave reviews

You guys got rave reviews, it was definitely the way the for the second part of the night to go. Not one person has mentioned a DJ in any conversation. Thanks again it was superb!"

Nick Hilditch / Zest Events, the floor was filled from the first song right to the last

"The event went superbly well and the band were amazing – the floor was filled from the first song right to the last – I just felt sorry for the DJ after who had to try and get people back on the dance floor. They were a really nice group of people too as I have experienced some bands before who are real divas and don’t make it easy for the event organiser, but your guys were a breeze to deal with and very self-sufficient. Thanks again for all your help and we look forward to working with you and the band in future."

Please Note: The fees indicated below are approximate and based on a central location for each county. They are intended to provide a rough guide only and exact quotes can only be given once the date and exact location of your event have been provided.

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