THEME PERFORMERS


FUNKGURUS theme performers have been handpicked from the best the music industry has to offer - you will not be disappointed! From retro 60's, 70's & 80's dance bands, through to Nutty SKA bands and original Italian gypsy jazz outfits, we pride ourselves on selecting only the best themed entertained for our clients.

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

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Jenny Leigh Miller

Jenny Leigh Miller

Jenny Leigh Miller is a dynamic vocalist, compared to country greats Faith Hill, Carrie Underwood, and Reba. Jenny made her musical debut last year on the Grand Ole Opry radio show (WSM Today) previewing her latest self penned song, "The Flame". 2019 also saw the release of her catchy hit "Driving with the top down", filmed in Hollywood, California. She has been lauded as the best singer in country on the East Coast for her authentic Nashville sound, backed by a band of top NYC musicians. She received multiple nominations at independent music awards for "rising female vocalist", "best song" and other categories. Jenny is also a decorated military veteran, and spends her time singing at Yellow Ribbon events around the world for wounded veterans. In 2019, she visited the Nashville VA and inspired many with her hopeful song, "American Heart". In 2020, Jenny began booking at major theaters and festivals which have been post poned to 2021. With her mega talent, drive, and heart It is only a matter of time until Jenny Leigh Miller becomes a household name. "Jenny is the best country singer I've played with since Shania. She has a huge, soaring, emotive voice that will stop you in your tracks. For her making it I believe it's when, not if" -David Malachowski, former band leader and guitarist for Shania Twain Funkgurus are proud to represent Jenny to International clients wishing to engage her for corporate events, festivals & select residencies.

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Sounds of the 60's with The Zoots

Sounds of the 60's with The Zoots

Experience THE Sixties tribute show that’s wowing audiences around the world, selling out venues from the Palladium to Blackpool Tower – with the spectacular sounds of THE ZOOTS! The show features legendary numbers by the best of the ’60s artists including The Beatles, The Searchers, The Monkees, The Small Faces, The Beach Boys, The Kinks, The Shadows, The Four Seasons, Dusty Springfield, Petula Clark, The Who, The Stones, Van Morrison, Neil Diamond, Elvis and more. The Zoots are a multi award winning 60's, 70,s & 80's band who have toured over 30 countries and performed over 1000 shows. This band has kept crowds on their feet at iconic venues around the world including Old Trafford, The Alhambra Theater, Hammersmith Palais, The Palladium and even the Teatro dell’Opera! They regularly tour theatres with their decade themed shows and their award winning shows are interactive, entertaining and have been described as "Impressive and impossible not to like" by The Stage. Feel the groove that’s thrilled audiences of stage and screen, and brought the swinging Sixties back to more than 30 countries!

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Sounds of the 70's with The Zoots

Sounds of the 70's with The Zoots

The Sounds Of The 70’s have wowed audiences of stage and screen in more than 30 countries – and now you can experience their smash 70s show, in all its poptastic glory! This amazing 70’s tribute show from The Zoots has it all! Join The Sounds of the 70’s for their unforgettable live show, as they explore the sounds of Abba, T.Rex, Queen, Bowie, Mud, The Sweet, Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, Chic and other amazing Seventies legends! Hear the music from the musicals Grease, Saturday Night fever and Rocky Horror picture show. The Zoots are a multi award winning 60's, 70,s & 80's band who have toured over 30 countries and performed over 1000 shows. The Zoots have kept crowds on their feet at iconic venues around the world including Old Trafford, The Alhambra Theater, Hammersmith Palais, The Palladium and even the Teatro dell’Opera! They regularly tour theatres with their decade themed shows and their award winning shows are interactive, entertaining and have been described as "Impressive and impossible not to like" by The Stage. From Glam Rock to Prog Rock, Motown to Disco – there’s something for everyone!– you can’t help grooving to The Sounds of the 70’s!

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Sounds of the 80's with The Zoots

Sounds of the 80's with The Zoots

It's 80's time! Pull on your neon and dust off your shoulder pads – The Zoots are coming! It’s the eighties show you Just Can’t Get Enough of and greed is good! The Zoots will keep you Hungry Like The Wolf, as they play the floorfillers, party anthems, classic pop and power ballads that were Top Of The Pops, from the acts that mattered – Wham, The Jam, Queen, Bon Jovi, Michael Jackson, Madness, Frankie Goes to Hollywood and more. The Zoots are a multi award winning 60's, 70,s & 80's band who have toured over 30 countries and performed over 1000 shows. The Zoots have kept crowds on their feet at iconic venues around the world including Old Trafford, The Alhambra Theater, Hammersmith Palais, The Palladium and even the Teatro dell’Opera! They regularly tour theatres with their decade themed shows and their award winning shows are interactive, entertaining and have been described as "Impressive and impossible not to like" by The Stage.

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Kane Matthews

Kane Matthews

Kane Matthews is a stylish & experienced singer, actor and songwriter from London. Kane recently finished touring the UK & Ireland with the hit Broadway and West End musical ‘Motown the Musical’ where Kane played the role of Smokey Robinson. The tour visited all major UK theatre venues over a 16-month period. In 2013 Kane was asked to take part in the Wembley Arena & Brighton Centre production of “Love Beyond the Musical’. Kane was a featured soloist and ensemble member. In 2015 Kane became the lead singer for the UK Gospel Group KT Worship and was a featured vocalist on their last 3 album releases. Kane trained in Musical Theatre at Associated Studio’s London and obtained a diploma In Musical Theatre in 2018 and later in 2018 Kane signed on as a lead singer for the Soul Motown Group ‘Soul Supreme’.He has has featured in various TV shows including Sunday Morning Live, Top of the Pops, Blue Peter and the BBC One show ‘Making Your Mind Up’. Additionally his work has been featured on acclaimed Spotify playlists and TV stations around the world. Kane also performs as a singer and songwriter under the name Matt Kane and is available through Funkgurus as a solo Guest artist and with his superb band for corporate events and exclusive residency contracts.

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Hetty and the Jazzato Band

Hetty and the Jazzato Band

Hetty and the Jazzato Band are an Anglo-Italian Jazz Band with a unique sound that brings to their audiences a taste of la dolce vita with their modern twist on; vintage, classic Italian songs, gypsy jazz, swing and jazz standards in Italian and English. Let the band take you on a Vespa ride back to retro bella Italia with a mix of Italian swing favourites like 'Volare' and 'That’s Amore' intertwined with rustic Roman Stornelli, romantic Neapolitan ballads, enticing bossa nova and samba rhythms along with foot-tapping rock 'n' roll and boogie-woogie. Hetty and the Jazzato Band is regularly invited to perform at special events in Italy (Portofino, Pisa, Agrigento, Lake Garda, Gallipoli, Taormina, and Florence, a private party onboard a superyacht in Portovenere to name a few). This year they also performed at international Jazz and World music festivals in Greece, Bulgaria and the Ukraine and the Henley Jazz Festival in the UK. Hetty and the Jazzato Band have also been invited to perform at Moscow Performing Arts center (May 2020) and Open Air Jazz and Blues Festival Valcea in Romania (July 2020). Hetty and the Jazzato Band have performed at events at some of the UK's historical landmarks and most prestigious venues such as the Her Majesty's The Tower of London, The Royal Albert Hall, Hever Castle, The Royal Academy of Art, The Victoria and Albert Museum, The Shard, The Gherkin, The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London, The Dorchester Hotel and One Whitehall Place.

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