RESIDENCY PERFORMERS


Choose from the best international performers for your residency engagements. From the best solo vocalists, instrumentalists, pianists and pop bands through to brilliant latin, Caribbean and world music performers, we have one of the most comprehensive selections available.

This is just a sample selection of our available performers. Please contact us for full access to our roster.

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Janev

Janev

Janev is a brother and sister acoustic duo from Slovenia. The duo’s talents have opened doors to opportunities mainly for the engagements in the Alpine region of Austria, Germany and Switzerland, as well as a hotel residency in Bora Bora and many beautiful weddings and events across Europe. The Acoustic duo performs a range of music from across the decades, ensuring that their live sets always include the very latest chart music and classic favourites – making them ideal for clients requiring flexibility for various audiences. Using just two acoustic guitars and their incredible harmonised vocals, they can perform at a wide variety of events at almost any location. Funkgurus are delighted to represent Janev to international hotel and cruise clients.

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Oliver Wenath

Oliver Wenath

Oliver Wenath is a highly experienced and versatile piano vocalist from Germany. As a graduate of the Music Conservatory of Detmold, Oliver studied classical piano from the age of 17 to 23. As a songwriter, arranger, producer and even vocal coach for the German hip-hop artist MC Rene (BMG records), Oliver has toured the world playing in numerous bands, appearing in television productions and producing and recording for Columbia Records’ projects. More recently Oliver has performed as a piano bar entertainer and classical pianist for Kempinski Hotels, Steigenberger Hotels, Steigenberger Hof, Schlosshotel Bensberg, Viking River Cruises and Tauck River Cruises, in addition to performing classical and contemporary concerts in Germany and abroad. Funkgurus are delighted to offer Oliver to clients seeking a versatile and popular performer for their venues.

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Orphée

Orphée

Orphée is a French duo comprising stylish and sophisticated vocals & piano. Established in 2014, Orphée’s repertoire contains well-known jazz standards from such artistes as Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Louis Armstrong & Nat King Cole through to famous pop covers from the 1960s to today from performers such as Alicia Keys, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars & Beyonce to name but a few. The duo can offer a warm and refined atmosphere, without being omnipresent. Performing at more than 90 events per year, including corporate events, weddings, openings, private dinners and birthday parties, the duo has also played in prestigious locations in Paris such as The Ritz Paris, The Peninsula Paris, the Jacquemart André Museum, La Maison des Polytechniciens and, Le Pavillon Royal. Funkgurus are proud to offer Orphée to clients for long term contracts where sophistication and style are paramount.

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Giovanni

Giovanni

Virgil Erb aka Giovanni is an exceptionally talented piano vocalist & entertainer from Hungary. With a vast repertoire of more than 2000 songs; including songs from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, right up to contemporary and modern pop music, Giovanni delivers performances that consistently entertain audiences of every age and type. In addition to providing high quality lounge music shows, Giovanni also performs specialist shows such as ‘Sing Along’, ‘Music Quiz’ and shows centered around particular artists such as Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, Billie Joel and Elton John. Such is the versatility of this performer, Giovanni is also able to perform ‘Classical’ concerts when the occasion arises. FUNKGURUS are proud to represent Giovanni to those clients where versatility and quality and paramount.

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Alleya

Alleya

Alleya is a violinist, who has performed internationally in Rome, Monaco, Ireland, the United States and in France at a variety of luxury events and festivals. Alleya is a vibrant and captivating performer who has worked on screen with The X Factor, the Lidl Christmas Campaign and on numerous television productions for Amazon Prime. Alleya is experienced in playing solo, alongside DJs, with string ensembles and touring bands. She has also worked in groups for choreographed shows. She performs with a wireless to allow roaming and audience interaction for an exciting atmosphere. Alleya enjoys playing many genres like pop, drum and bass, house, hip-hop, R&B, and more. Alleya has performed at festivals opening for artists such as Craig Charles and Run The Jewels. Alleya enjoys playing weddings and events because she believes music can be a strong component in sustaining amazing memories for any special day or occasion. In 2020 and 2021, Alleya recorded several pieces for Jordan Rees (EMI) to be used in television and video games. Alleya also performed in music videos for Big Zuu and Duran Duran and performed live for the 2021 Manoto TV special for Nowruz featuring Sahar Moghaddas, Sogand Soheili, Mehran Atash and Alireza Saremi. Duran Duran’s cover of ‘Five Years’ by David Bowie was released on the global livestream Mike Garson’s ‘Just For One Day’ tribute to David Bowie and featured Alleya’s string group Solas Strings.

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DJ Vicky Vanna

DJ Vicky Vanna

Vicky Vanna is a renowned international DJ and vocalist from Australia. She has performed and held residencies at top venues including the Empire rooftop and the World Bar in New York City, Times Square Art Centre, Mambo Ibiza, and at Pure Sky Dubai. Vicky’s international life transcends into her music giving her sets a truly cosmopolitan feel. From deep house to funky and soulful vibes spiced with urban and Latin grooves. Vicky takes her crowd on a musical journey and expertly tailors her sets to her audience creating an irresistible atmosphere. Vicky started her DJ career at a resort nightclub in Ibiza. She then launched her own successful DJ company in Australia. In Ibiza, Vicky worked with producers alongside Ibiza Global Radio, on original music appearing in the final of the ‘Ibiza best Artist’ contest. Some of Vicky’s exclusive DJ residencies include the luxury Melia Paradisus resort in Playa del Carmen Mexico, and Grand Park Maldives. Vicky has also performed at Rafifi in Mayfair, London among other high profile venues in Dubai, Qatar and Oman. She is a regular featured artist on radio stations including Ibiza Live Radio and Ibiza Radio 1. Vicky’s sessions were featured in DJane magazine online and voted in the Top 100 for 2018 and 2019 Recently performing with Fairmont resorts over the winter, Vicky has also performed at special events at in Paris with a summer residency in Venice, Italy for the International Venice Film Festival. Genres: - Funky and soulful house, - Commercial and dance music, - Chill out and sunset sessions, - Hip Hop and Urban, - Latin(Reggaeton, Salsa,Bachata & more), - House and deep house, - Techno.

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