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Funktion Sweet



  • 5 piece all round party covers band
  • Female lead vocals
  • Can also perform as a 3 piece acoustic trio


The band are based in Bathgate but regularly play throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • Three 60 minute sets + breaks

About this Act

Funktion Sweet are a five-piece band of experienced musicians, featuring the stunning voice of Scottish vocalist, Ruth Macewan. Based in West Lothian, Scotland, Funktion Sweet consist of piano/keyboards, guitar, bass, and drums, with additional male lead and backing vocals, Funktion Sweet perform with all the energy, feeling and levels of musicianship which combine to provide the best possible live music for your special occasion. Funktion Sweet are a band who play because they love playing together and whose obvious love of music always ensures a pile of discarded high-heels and a worn-out dance floor!

The versatility and musicianship of Funktion Sweet has proven to be a big hit time and again, with many clients and guests amazed by Funktion Sweet's ability to perform delicate, soulful renditions of all the classic songs such as ‘You Raise Me Up’ and ‘Songbird‘, followed by energy-packed dance-floor fillers like ’River Deep, Mountain High', ’Valerie’ and ’Car Wash’. Funktion Sweet can also offer a little bit more musical pleasure for your special day, with many clients requesting Ruth's solo vocal recitals during their wedding ceremony, or acoustic versions of songs from such artists as Norah Jones and Carole King for a relaxing afternoon musical backdrop. In addition to your all-important first dance choice, Funktion Sweet perform a well-balanced mix of pop, funk, disco, rock and soul hits from the last six decades and regularly add new songs to their extensive repertoire.

As well as keeping the dance floor full, Funktion Sweet can dim the lights and allow you and your guests to enjoy some subtle musical moments in the form of timeless ballads and popular jazz classics. For those occasions when the kilts have to swing, Funktion Sweet will, on your behalf, invite additional ceilidh musicians to join the party and add the flavour of Scotland to the proceedings..., whatever you and your guests’ musical tastes are,

Funktion Sweet aim to ensure that you experience live musical entertainment of the highest standard, whilst offering versatility, flexibility, friendly professionalism and, above all, a wedding night or party to remember!

Funktion Sweet have a long list of testimonials from satisfied clients who would be happy to share their Funktion Sweet experience with you. You are more than welcome to come and meet Ruth and the guys at their rehearsal studios in Livingston, West Lothian, where you can hear the band play and where you can discuss your musical requirements.

Set List

Amazed - Lonestar
All Right now - Free
All the Lovers - Kylie
Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy - The Tamms
Born to be Wild - Steppenwolf
Brass in Pocket - Pretenders
Beautiful Girl - Inxs (sax required)
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
Blanket on the Ground - Billie Jo Spears
Black Horse and the Cherry Tree - KT Tunstall
Candy - Paulo Nuttini
Come Away With Me - Norah Jones
Car Wash - Rose Royce
Crash - The Primitives
Denis - Blondie
Dancing on the Ceiling - Lionel Ritchie
Dancing Queen - Abba
Daydream Believer - Monkees
Domino - Jessie J
Disco Inferno - The Trammps
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Everything - Michael Buble
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Fever - Nina Simone
Foxey Lady - Jimmi Hendrix
Get It On - T. Rex
Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
Hard to Hardle - Black Crowes/Otis Redding
Hot Love - T. Rex
How I Feel About You Now - Sugababes
Honky Tonk Women - Rolling Stones
Heart of Glass - Blondie
Human - Killers
I Feel Good - James Brown
I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
I'm a Believer - Monkees
I Only Want to be With You - Tourists/Dusty Springfield
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Jump - Van Halen
Loch Lomond - Runrig/Funktion Sweet Arr.
Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Mr Brightside - Killers
Maria - Blondie
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Mercy - Duffy
Make You Feel My Love - Adele/Dylan
Midnight Hour - Otis Redding
Never Forget You - Noisettes
Never Tear Us Apart - Inxs (sax required)
Need Your Love So Bad - Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac
Other Side of the World - KT Tunstall
Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner
Perfect Day - Lou Reed
Run - Snow Patrol
Rock This Town - Stray Cats
Route 66 - Chuck Berry
Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
Respect - Aretha Franklin
River Deep, Mountain High - Tina Turner
Romeo & Juliet - Dire Straits
Rocks - Primal Scream
Say A Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Shout - Lulu
Stay with You - John Lennon
Songbird - Eva Cassidy
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns 'n' Roses
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynrd Skynrd
Stuck in the Middle - Stealers Wheel
Suddenly I See - KT Tunstall
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Teenage Kicks - Undertones
Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Walking on Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves
Wild Horses - Rolling Stones
You Got The Love - Candi Staton/ F.A.T.M.
Still The One - Shania Twain
Your Song - Elton John
9 to 5 - Dolly Parton


  • This 5 piece band consist of piano/keyboards, guitar, bass, and drums, with additional male lead and backing vocals as an option


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