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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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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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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MADHEN

MADHEN

Acknowledged by many in the industry as the best party band in the UK, MADHEN have carved an enviable reputation through their ability to deliver high-energy, edgy and unique performances time and time again. Paloma Faith has called them her new favourite band! Performing throughout the world at awards ceremonies, product launches, film premieres, private parties and even Royal weddings, The Madhen line up remains unchanged after 20 years - testament to their dedication and success. The band’s extensive experience performing at corporate events and private parties all over the globe set them apart. They bring professionalism, versatility, energy and above all fun to every aspect of what they do. Madhen strive to push the boundaries of what a party band can offer, both musically and technically. They are renowned for their musical mashups that keep the dance floor filled. Nothing demonstrates this better than their latest innovation: Switch. This show combines unique musical arrangements with bespoke synchronised LED-loaded costumes and guitars. Together with multiple video walls, and integrated lighting design Switch makes for a multi-sensory party experience. See for yourself in their latest video filmed at London’s prestigious venue KOKO. All of the technology used in this show is designed, installed and operated by the team at Madhen Productions. Of course this level of production isn’t for everyone. No matter how big or small the event, Madhen will make your party one to remember for both you and your guests. From an intimate private wedding to sharing the stage with the music industry’s elite at global corporate events, Madhen aim to exceed the expectations of each and every client. Whether you’re planning a private party, or looking for a show-stopping spectacle for your next corporate event, Madhen will offer you the support, professionalism and excellence you need – both creatively and technically, from initial enquiry to the band’s very last chord. Themed Productions As creators of the well known tribute and theme shows 'Scizzor Sisterz', 'So Blondie' and 'So 80’s', MADHEN is able to offer multiple tribute shows at the same event, which has several benefits. Not least logistically, technically and of course financially. Please get in touch to find out more.

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Snake Davis

Snake Davis

Snake Davis is one of the most in-demand rock jazz and soul sax players in the world, widely known for his solos on tracks such as Lisa Stansfield’s “Change”; M-People’s “Search For A Hero” and “Moving On Up”; and Take That’s “Million Love Songs”. He has played and recorded with artists ranging from James Brown, Tina Turner and Paul McCartney to The Eurythmics and Amy Winehouse. He is a saxophonist of almost unparalleled gifts who has played with the best in the business through a career spanning three decades. To date, Snake Davis has recorded on more than 400 tracks for over 60 artists and the list keeps growing. That’s not even counting all of the live performances! More recently Snake featured on Klingande's Number 1 dance chart hit 'Jubel' - a huge dance tune across the world. The hugely popular Snake Davis Classic Sax Solos touring band is now in its third year and see’s Snake Davis step into a 5 piece band performing a myriad of classics, including Baker Street, Careless Whisper, Still Crazy after all these Years, Respect, Yakety Yak, and his own solos from Million Love Songs, Moving on Up, Search for the Hero, and Lisa Stansfields "Change". What’s more, he also tells you a bit more about them, fascinating facts and insights into the music we already love. Imagine a room full of the saxophone greats; Junior Walker, King Curtis, Clarence Clemmons, Charlie Parker, Michael Brecker and more. Snake can deliver them all; challenging – yes, but he completely nails it. Sultry sax, searing sax, screaming sax, sexy sax, soulful sax, this show has it all. Snake is also available with:- The Snake Davis Trio - teaming up with long time cohort and best buddy Johnny Thirkell and their mutual friend, guitarist Mark Creswell, for an evening of gorgeous mellow music infused with jazz soul and pop. The Snake Davis & Gareth Moulton Duo - Snake teams up with long time cohort and best buddy Gareth Moulton from Cutting Crew & Wang Chung for an evening of gorgeous mellow music infused with pop, rock, jazz and soul.

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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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