The core of The Man from Funkle are a versatile four piece consisting of vocals, guitar, bass and drums.
Based in Bristol & Somerset, this well established band has been delighting audiences in venues all over the country for over 15 years now.
Their repertoire is extremely broad and varied: modern pop and rock, disco and funk, soul and R’n’B. Guaranteed to keep everyone strutting their stuff on the dance floor!
A top party band... A great occasion whatever your event:
Weddings, Birthday Celebrations, Corporate Parties, Charity Events,
Functions, Student Balls, Festivals... & much more!
With a solid foundation in both experience and talent, plus their unique
funky groove, the band are just what you'd expect.
A thoroughly professional show with a little bit extra...
Louise Gregory• Oct. 25, 2017
"Glow Corporate Events and Group Travel Agency, Bristol.
""Steve and the band are fantastic! We have used them for many of our bookings, including the
director's wedding! Book them!
They will make your guests very happy and dance like wild things!!
Antony Feasey• Dec. 12, 2016
"St Margaret's Somerset Hospice
Many thanks for your note, yes the ball went really well – we have raised just short of £15k
which is brilliant.
Testimonial as follows:
‘Another brilliant night with Funk Bus, just the right sound, mix and set for our charity ball. The
guests wanted them to play all night!
Thanks for your totally professional and slick performance and also for working so well with us
as a charity on the night’.
Deputy Director of Fundraising
St Margaret's Somerset Hospice"
Eddy Nassar• Aug. 31, 2016
"The 7 Seas, Columbia Plaza, Limassol, Cyprus.
You guys are one of the TOP bands we have ever brought to our Venue and absolutely love you
guys. It has been 4 years since the first time you played at the ""7 Seas"" and we have you over
in Cyprus at least once a year to do a residency, every time you leave everyone wants you
back the next day.
The Man From Funkle is a band that always delivers and has never disappointed, the band is
extremely tight and play as one, they work together and match perfectly. Its always music to
our ears when we hear them perform the latest hits just as they become popular on Radio. To
us most importantly is that you all have great personalities both on stage and of and that
makes it very easy to work with you constantly time and time again.
We are looking forward to your next gig here in Cyprus at our Club the 7 Seas and Miss you all
Keep doing what you do best , ROCK the place like no other band does !!!
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
A versatile experienced band that will keep everyone on the dance floor!
What are the highlights of your career?
The Man from Funkle have been entertaining audiences internationally for over 15 years. Recently being the first band to ever play in the Shard. Returning 5 times to The Seven Seas, Limassol, Cyprus Cardiff International Arena Wayne's, Nice, France
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
The Man from Funkle are very versatile. Offering a compact 4 piece line up to a full 8 piece with a brass section for that real Soul/Funk sound. Covering a plethora of popular music styles from modern pop through classic Funk, Disco, Soul & R & B to Rock. The band is known for it's unique funky twist that keeps everyone on the dance floor, young or old!
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings, Corporate events, Parties & much more....
Who are your previous clients?
Many clients including: St Margaret's Hospice, British Aerospace, BBC, Bristol University, Exeter University, Marriot Hotel, Hilton, Butlins, Pontins, Haven, Columbian Shipping, Birmingham NEC, Deloitte, Royal Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Master Card, King's College Taunton Somerset, Hype Party Planning, Glow Events, Warwick Corporate Events, Newt Beer Festival, EE, King's School Bruton Somerset, Somerset Cricket Club.
How can event planners pay for your services?
Directly to our band account or cheque or cash, whichever is convenient.
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