The Chicago Funk & Friends Live!

Let’s Revive the 70’s and 80’s Again!

The Chicago Funk pays tribute to the music of Earth, Wind & Fire.

For more than 50 years, Earth, Wind & Fire has been synonymous with groovy disco beats and packed dance floors. As runner-up of the SBS6 television program ‘The Tribute, Battle of the Bands’ in season 2, The Chicago Funk page has proven that the magic of old soul, funk & disco is still alive. During their theater tour they also got everyone dancing to the music of Earth, Wind & Fire!

The original pop group Earth, Wind & Fire is known for the high notes of Phillip Bailey, the warm sound of Maurice White and the recognizable voice of Ralph Johnson. These distinctive voices had to remain and be honored. Those voices are found in the Dutch artists Nigel Brown, Clayton Peroti and Clifton End.

All hits such as ‘Boogie Wonderland’, ‘In the Stone’, ‘After the Love has Gone’ and of course world hit ‘September’ are featured. Expect various extravagant costume changes, the signature high singing notes and groovy and compelling beats. “When you close your eyes, Earth, Wind & Fire should be in front of you,” that is the premise of this 13-piece tribute band.

Put on your most exuberant disco outfit and “Revive the 70’s & 80’s Again” with The Chicago Funk.

Please note: Sitting still is not an option!

BIOGRAPHY
THE CHICAGO FUNK (EARTH, WIND & FIRE TRIBUTE)

Top musicians, each with their own feeling and story and the preference for Earth Wind and Fire that is what had to be brought together was the idea of ​​Producer StagePro productions BV. Together they found an unparalleled team of musicians who had exactly the same love for this world-famous band. The authentic Earth, Wind & Fire sound was priority 1 because it had to be a “Tribute to” and not a parody or sound mix act.

Clothing, dance moves, highlights in the music, everything has to be right and the more the creative team worked on this, the more driven the musicians became to deliver this Tribute act to perfection and with the right groove. “When you close your eyes, Earth, Wind & Fire should be in front of you” is the starting point of this Tribute band. “The Show must be American Big” said the Production team to its musicians and together they did everything they could to get the right sound, to perfection.

Earth Wind and Fire is known for the high notes of Phillip Bailey, the warm sound of Maurice White and the recognizable voice of Ralph Johnson. These distinctive voices had to remain and be honored. Those voices were found in the Dutch artists Nigel Brown, Clayton Peroti and Clifton End.

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The next step, The band….

Soon an amazing band was put together with on drums; Danjil Tuhumena (yes, he does the voice on guitar, yes… but he is originally a drummer), Bass Guitar and musical director Henry Sopacua, Guitar; Dominick Amatsahip , Keys; Werner van Gool, Sax; Danielle Gombert, Trumpet; Philip Lasister & Alvaro Jaminez Trombone; Pablo Martinez and last but not least on Percussion Dwight Muskita & Gianna Tam.

The Chicago Funk (Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute)® participated in the SBS6 TV program “The Tribute – Battle of the Bands” in 2023 and scored highly with the public. TV channels at home and abroad as well as casino resorts in Las Vegas have already shown their interest in this tribute version of the legendary original pop group from the 70s and 80s.

In December they reached 1st place in the television program Ranking The Talent, where they had to compete against various internationally known artists.

Take out your 70’s and 80’s outfit and let this musical tribute sensation take you to “the Land of Fantasy, Boogie Wonderland, In the Stone, After the Love has Gone and world hit September”

Who are the artist of The Chicago Funk?

Our band is more than just music. We are a composite group of passionate musicians, each with a unique background and a love for creating exciting and unforgettable musical experiences.

WHEN DO WE PERFORM?

DatumEvenementPlaats
27-07-2024

Folestival Belgium!

Longueville, 1325, Longueville Belgique
17-08-2024

Visbuurt Feestweek

Feesttent Den Helder
24-08-2024

Amerika!

Capitol Theatre, Flint, Michigan, Verenigde Staten
06-09-2024

Live in the Park

Park, Leeuwarden
07-09-2024

Openluchttheater Hertme

Openluchttheater Hertme
21-09-2024

Seabottom Festival

Agora Theater Lelystad
22-09-2024

Back To The Disco presents The Chicago Funk

Hedon , Zwolle
12-10-2024

Disco in Concert

FG Live, Heerhugowaard
25-10-2024

Zwitserland

Emil Frey Event Center, Safenwil
30-11-2024

THE CHICAGO FUNK & FRIENDS LIVE IN CONCERT !!!

AFAS Live! Amsterdam
25-01-2025

Clubtour

Metropool, Hengelo
07-02-2025

Dinnershow

Hotel Zuiderduin, Egmond aan Zee
08-02-2025

Dinnershow

Hotel Zuiderduin, Egmond aan Zee
DatumEvenement
27-07-2024

Folestival Belgium!

Longueville, 1325, Longueville Belgique
17-08-2024

Visbuurt Feestweek

Feesttent Den Helder
24-08-2024

Amerika!

Capitol Theatre, Flint, Michigan, Verenigde Staten
06-09-2024

Live in the Park

Park, Leeuwarden
07-09-2024

Openluchttheater Hertme

Openluchttheater Hertme
21-09-2024

Seabottom Festival

Agora Theater Lelystad
22-09-2024

Back To The Disco presents The Chicago Funk

Hedon , Zwolle
12-10-2024

Disco in Concert

FG Live, Heerhugowaard
25-10-2024

Zwitserland

Emil Frey Event Center, Safenwil
30-11-2024

THE CHICAGO FUNK & FRIENDS LIVE IN CONCERT !!!

AFAS Live! Amsterdam
25-01-2025

Clubtour

Metropool, Hengelo
07-02-2025

Dinnershow

Hotel Zuiderduin, Egmond aan Zee
08-02-2025

Dinnershow

Hotel Zuiderduin, Egmond aan Zee

NEWS OF THE CHICAGO FUNK

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25 May 2024

Na optredens te hebben verzorgd op Curacao en de Filipijnen gaat de tourbus (euh… vliegtuig) in augustus naar

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24 May 2024

Klik op de link voor het filmpje:

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7 May 2024

Volgende week stappen de mannen (en dame) van The Chicago Funk in het vliegtuig om 2 optredens en

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11 April 2024

THE CHICAGO FUNK brengt een eerbetoon aan de muziek van de iconische popgroep Earth Wind & Fire en