Bio

Funk Syndicate has been bringing Funk, R&B, Soul and Disco to the Midwest for the past 12 years and going strong.  We specialize in in providing a completely entertaining and authentic recreation of your favorite R&B and Dance hits from the 60s to present day.  Our lead vocalists bring an energy and engagement to their performances that is irresistible to any audience.

Bringing you the funky and soulful sounds of Bruno Mars, Adele, Michael Jackon, Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind & Fire, Aretha Franklin, Pharrell Williams, Cee Lo Green, Black Eyed Peas and many more

With 8 members, the amount of experience and talent in the group is among the best you will find anywhere.  2 stunning lead vocalists, and incredible horn section plus a perfectly matched rhythm section make this band run like a well-oiled machine and it shows in every performance.

Funk Syndicate is frequently seen in some of the areas top casinos, clubs or even opening up for national artists.  We also specialize is weddings, corporate events, charity events, festivals and just about everything else in between.  We can provide a custom performance to fit any occasion.

Some of our career highlights include the honor of being an opening act for Stevie Wonder, Ringo Starr, Chuck Negron (3 Dog Night), Keith Sweat, Blackstreet, Troop, SWV and The Little River Band.  We have performed at Starlight Theatre, Union Station, The Kauffman Center, Bartle Hall, Kemper Arena, Kansas City Convention Center, Arrowhead Stadium, The Elms,  among others.

Individually, members of the band have also have an amazing array of experience including performances opening for The Dave Matthews Band, Kansas, Loverboy, Poco, Head East, Survivor, Martina McBride, Bo Diddley, The Coasters, The Marvelletes, Buddy Guy, Tito Puente Jr., and The O’Jays. One of our members has even performed and been recognized at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.


 

Here is what a few of our past clients have said about Funk Syndicate:

“…I was on the dance floor for quite awhile before it dawned on me that it wasn’t a DJ playing the Black Eyed Peas… it was FUNK SYNDICATE! They sounded THAT GOOD!”  – Johnny & Angee Rowlands

“We went and witnessed five different bands in the KC area that covered this type of music. Funk Syndicate out-shined all of them! They were the best by far. Two years later, friends are still talking about how great the band was at our wedding.” – Mica Ward

“Hiring Funk Syndicate was one of the best decisions we made when planning our wedding. They were professional and courteous, plus the music they played was just awesome!” – Gretchen Meyers


 

We want to play your event or special occasion.  Contact us today!