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Frisco Monk

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Overview

  • A high energy disco band complete with horn section
  • Superb repertoire of floor-fillers from the 70s and 80s from acts as varied as Sister Sledge, George Benson, Kool and the Gang, Shalamar and more
  • Perform as a 7 piece as standard and can also go out as smaller options dropping the horns
  • Afternoon acoustic options of solo up to quartet
  • Unmanned DJ service available at no extra cost

Location

The band are based in Colchester, Essex and frequently play across Essex, Suffolk, Kent and London.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 45 minute sets with one 15 minute break. Can be upgraded to two 1-hour sets or three 45 minute sets for a fee.

About this Act

Frisco Monk are a high energy disco party band who play 70s and 80s disco floor-fillers, with a few funk and soul classics thrown in. The band is all about the live party vibe, no backing tracks, no gimmicks, just great live music that gets everyone dancing.

The standard 7-piece line up is fronted by a sassy female singer who belts out hits by Chaka Kahn, Michael Jackson and Sister Sledge with confidence and style, while the band holds down a groove that keeps the party going all night long. Frisco Monk boasts an impressive line up of outstanding musicians who are experienced, professional and exceptionally good at what they do. Their dynamic rhythm section comprises of drums, bass, guitar and keys, and the live horn section of saxophone and trumpet completes the authentic disco experience. The guitar, keys and horns take the occasional solo and in true disco style the band sing backing vocals throughout the set.

An unmanned DJ service is included in your fee, and other extra services can be added to your bill including acoustic sets, lighting and special song requests. The optional disco lighting set up, which includes laser effects, smoke machine and a rotating disco ball, is the perfect way to complete the disco feel for your event and can be added to your package.

Acoustic options are available from solo singer/guitarist through to the acoustic four-piece which includes vocals, guitar, keys and percussion – a great choice for entertaining your guests over dinner or during a drinks reception.

Set List

​Pick up the pieces - Average White Band
​Good Times - CHIC
​Thinking of You - Sister Sledge
​We are Family - Sister Sledge
​I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross
​Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton
​I Can Make You Feel Good - Shalamar
​Give me the Night - George Benson
​Street Life - Randy Crawford
​Celebration - Kool & the Gang
​Shake Your Body - The Jacksons
​Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
​I Wish - Stevie Wonder
​I'm Every Woman - Chaka Khan
​Get Down Tonight - KC & the sunshine band
​That's the way I like it - KC & the sunshine band
I Want You Back - The Jackson 5
Jungle Boogie - Kool and the gang​
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Love Come Down - Evelyn 'Chamapgne' King​
Car Wash - Rose Royce​
Rock With You - Michael Jackson
Best of my Love - The Emotions
Blame it on the Boogie - The Jacksons
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Play that funky music - Wild Cherry
Earth, Wind and Fire Medley​ - (Let's groove, Boogie wonderland, Shining Star, Sing a song and September)
Aint Nobody - Chaka Khan
Le Freak - Chic
Got to be Real - Cheryl Lynn
Give It Up - KC & the sunshine band
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Aint no Stopping us Now - Mcfadden & Whitehead

Lineup

  • 7 piece band consisting of drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, saxophone, trumpet and lead vocal. 3 members of the band also sing backing vocals.

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