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Uncle Funk and the Boogie Wonderband

Music

Overview

  • Disco, funk and soul big band
  • Stupendous repertoire of classics of the genres including KC and the Sunshine Band, Kool and the Gang and Chic
  • Perform as an 8 piece as standard and can reduce to a 6 or expand to a full on ten piece
  • Fully costumed and bewigged band members
  • State-of-the-art light show incorporating lasers, mirror balls and LED effects
  • DJ option

Location

The band are based in Hertfordshire and frequently play across Hertfordshire, Essex, Cambridgeshire, London, Sussex and Kent

Standard Set Times

  • Two 60 minute sets with 15-30 minute break

About this Act

An incredible visual and energetic tribute to the most popular era in music, Uncle Funk & The Boogie Wonderband are one of the UK's longest established 70s Disco revue acts. Their set list reads like The Greatest Hits Of Disco Volume 1... Each song has been carefully chosen to ensure feet stay firmly on the dance floor all night long.

In their 20 years together, uncle Funk & The Boogie Wonderband have played thousands of weddings, parties and corporate events, along with major bookings from festivals (they have played Glastonbury Festival and headlined other festivals across the UK), Butlins main stage and other large events.

 

Set List

Get Down Tonight - KC & The Sunshine Band
September - Earth Wind & Fire
Let's Groove Tonight - Earth Wind & Fire
Boogie Wonderland - Earth Wind & Fire
Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton
Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now - The Real Thing
Lady Marmalade - Patti Labelle
I Want You Back - Jackson 5
Get Down On It - Kool & The Gang
Oops Upside Your Head - The Gap Band
Good Times - Chic
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Boogie Nights - Heatwave
Lost In Music - Sister Sledge
Staying Alive - Bee Gees
Cuba - Gibson Brothers
Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
That’s The Way I Like It - Kc & The Sunshine Band
Le Freak - Chic
Car Wash - Rose Royce
Blame It On The Boogie - Jackson 5
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
I’m Every Woman - Chaka Khan
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Ladies Night - Kool & The Gang
Somebody Else’s Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Celebration - Kool & The Gang
Mighty Real - Sylvester
Raining Men - The Weather Girls
Ymca - Village People
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
Dancing Queen - Abba
Disco Inferno - The Trammps
Waterloo - Abba
I Want Your Love - Chic
Upside Down - Diana Ross
I’m Coming Out - Diana Ross
Stayin’ Alive - Bee Gees
Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
He’s The Greatest Dancer - Sister Sledge
Pick Up The Pieces - Average White Band
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Jungle Boogie - Kool & The Gang
To Be Real - Cheryl Lynn
Best Of My Love - The Emotions
Single Ladies - Beyonce

Lineup

  • 8 piece band consisting of male vocals, female vocals, guitar/backing vocals, keyboards/backing vocals, drums, bass, trumpet, saxophone
  • 6 piece band - removing trumpet and sax
  • 10 piece band - as 8 piece with 4 piece horn section

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