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About

Charlie and the Funk Factory started life as a group of musicians who met at the University of Birmingham over 10 years ago. The band has gone from strength to strength since then, both as a musical unit but also as a friendship group and now perform regularly up and down the UK, and internationally, at a variety of weddings, corporate events and parties.

Led by their musical director, Charlie, the band pride themselves on their authenticity, flair and professionalism. Throughout the entire process, from initial enquiry through to the end of the event, the band work tirelessly to ensure each of our clients get not only an exceptional performance but also a stress-free booking and event planning experience. With countless performances under our belt, we know what it takes and are here every step of the way to help make sure your event one to remember.

Musical Director Playing Keyboard

"Charlie is the most helpful and friendly musical director and we could not recommend this band enough"
Robert and Beth

"Charlie was fantastic, reliable, accommodating and really helped make sure no detail was overlooked"
Natalie

Repertoire

Funk & Disco

  • Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan

  • Ain't No Stopping Us Now - McFadden and Whitehead

  • All Night Long - Lionel Richie

  • Best Of My Love - The Emotions

  • Blame it on the Boogie - The Jacksons

  • Boogie Wonderland - Earth, Wind and Fire

  • Brick House - The Commodores

  • Candy - Cameo

  • Celebration - Kool and the Gang

  • Disco Inferno - The Trammps

  • Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough - Michael Jackson

  • Get Down On It - Kool and the Gang

  • Gimme Gimme Gimme!!! - ABBA

  • Good Times - Chic

  • Got to Be Real - Cheryl Lynn

  • Hot Stuff - Donna Summer

  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston

  • I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor

  • I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross

  • I'm Every Woman - Chaka Khan

  • I'm So Excited - The Pointer Sisters

  • Lady Marmalade - Patti LaBelle

  • Le Freak - Chic

  • Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry

  • Relight My Fire - Dan Hartman

  • Rock with You - Michael Jackson

  • September - Earth, Wind and Fire

  • Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown

  • We are Family - Sister Sledge

  • YMCA - The Village People

Soul & Motown

  • (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson

  • Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

  • Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

  • Easy - The Commodores

  • I Feel Good (I Got You) - James Brown

  • I Want You Back - The Jackson 5

  • Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder

  • Never Too Much - Luther Vandross

  • Proud Mary - Tina Turner

  • R.E.S.P.E.C.T - Aretha Franklin

  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) - Stevie Wonder

  • Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder

  • Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield

  • Superstition - Stevie Wonder

Pop & RnB

  • Closer - Ne-yo

  • Crazy In Love - Beyonce ft Jay-Z

  • Forget You - Cee-Lo Green

  • Get Lucky - Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams

  • Hey Ya! - Outkast

  • Juice - Lizzo

  • Levitating - Dua Lipa

  • Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin

  • Put Your Records On - Corinne Bailey Rae

  • Treasure - Bruno Mars

  • Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

  • Valerie - Mark Ronson ft. Amy Winehouse

Venues

Ardington House

Ardington House

Beaumont Hall
Carlton Towers

Beaumont Hall

Carlton Towers

Corinthia, London

Corinthia, London

South Farm

South Farm

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle

Wildhive Callow Hall
Winters Barnd

Wildhive Callow Hall

Winters Barns

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