Stratosfunk have a number of feature shows available, perfect for festivals and concerts.
Tell Mama: The Music Of Etta James
WINNER | 2013 FRINGE WORLD MUSIC AWARD
“… the Spiegeltent was musically alight… A commanding and inspiring show.” – The West Australian
If you close your eyes during Tell Mama: The Music of Etta James you’d think Etta was there, though Stratosfunk certainly bring their own interpretation and flair to the classics of the Queen of Soul.
Featuring their spectacular 10-piece band with special guests local blues aficionados Libby Hammer and Rusty Pinto, this show is a guaranteed to give you a hip-wiggling, soul-stirring good time as they cover favourites such as ‘At Last’, ‘I Just Want to Make Love to You’, ‘Good Rockin’ Daddy’ and ‘Something’s Got a Hold on Me’. It doesn’t even matter whether you know her songs by heart or only know her by name.
Shake Down: The 1960s Dance Craze Revival
The constant movement on stage combined with the band’s genuine enjoyment made it impossible not to get caught up in the festivities.” – The Music
Which came first: the dance move or the song about the dance move? Either way, shake it, shake it, shake it, baby now!
Shake Down: The 1960s Dance Craze Revival sees spectacular 9-piece soul band Stratosfunk, with a little help from special go-go dancing guests, pay tribute to the dance phenomenon that took the world by storm during the 1950s & 60s.
Watch as these seasoned performers recreate a time when everyone knew how to dance ‘the twist’, ‘the monkey’ and ‘the mashed potato’ before your very eyes… A time when artists like James Brown, Ray Charles and Wilson Pickett were dominating the airways and packing dance floors worldwide.
Now put on your dancing shoes and get ready to Shake Down!
Movin’ To Motown
RUNNER UP | 2015 FRINGE WORLD MUSIC AWARD
“Not only are Stratosfunk a superb musical ensemble, their staging is totally true to vintage Motown showmanship. It was hard to tear your eyes away from the groovy moves performed in perfect synch.” – Aussie Theatre
Pack your bags, coif your hair and get ready to time travel back to the 1960s!
In Movin’ to Motown 9-piece soul band Stratosfunk pay tribute to the Motown greats, including The Supremes, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Martha & The Vandellas and many more.
The band’s dynamic, toe-tappin’ rhythm section and tight horn section meet a front row of powerhouse vocalists that are perfect for recreating the classics. With retro dance moves and sequins to match, their soulful sounds will have you movin’ to Motown from the very first song.
Don’t miss classics such as ‘I Heard It Through the Grapevine’, ‘Dancing in the Street’ and ‘You Can’t Hurry Love’ as this consummate performance machine takes you on a nostalgic yet unique journey to the 1960s