Whether performing for the President of the United States in Washington, DC, for major sports franchises, VIP parties catering to Hollywood elite, or for socialite brides across the country. Funkiphino has the energy and talent to bring a party to life. Funkiphino is a hugely popular and in-demand show band. The 13 members of the high-energy funk band infuse explosive horn lines, old-school Hammond organ sounds, and pumpin’ bass with intoxicating vocal harmonies.
In 2005, Funkiphino was the band of choice for the 55th Presidential Inaugural Ball in Washington, DC. The band’s excellence has earned them nominations and spots as Best Funk Band from Westword Magazine and Marquee Magazine, as well as being the “go-to” band for the Denver Broncos Association and government officials.
Funkiphino is the region's most in-demand, professional group. They bring the party to every event, every time.
Professional party planners choose Funkiphino time and time again to bring the high-energy atmosphere that wows demanding, high-profile clients. Funkiphino consistently performs for private clients at prestigious venues. Corporate event planners for Crocs, Array BioPharma, Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, Cochlear, and the Cancer Society repeatedly hire Funkiphino for their company meetings and gatherings.
Large public events, festivals and concerts have also solidified a legion of loyal fans. Crowds are drawn to the band, making them a popular concert and festival ticket. Funkiphino can be seen in Frontier Airlines’ Wild Blue Yonder Magazine – Destination Weddings issue, and on TV featured on the Altitude Sports & Entertainment network, Fox Channel 31 and CBS News 4.
Funkiphino also produces and performs original music for their public shows. Choice musicianship as well as artful songwriting are prevalent on their two original CDs. Lovin’ Life, produced by Funkiphino and club music veteran Richard Dekkard (Paula Cole, Dido, Warner Brothers), and Rise Above, produced by Funkiphino and Grammy Award Winner Matt Sondowski are both powerhouse compilations worthy of acclaim. The band has recorded at numerous venues including the legendary Skywalker Ranch (George Lucas’ studio), in Marin, CA. The band collaborated with horn arranging great Dave Eskridge, and was joined on their last CD, Rise Above, by Rocco Prestia and Doc Kupka of Tower of Power, Jennifer Batten formerly Michael Jackson’s lead guitar player, as well as members of the San Fransisco Symphony and Opera.