Oct 28 Tara Favell Como Hotel 8pm
NOV 3 The Chosen Few Towradgi Beach Hotel 9.30pm
NOV 4 The Nevilles Stroud Club (Private event)
Nov 4 Tim Pringle Como Hotel 8pm
NOV 7 The Nevilles Moorebank Sports Club (Melb. Cup Event) 12pm
NOV 18 Australian Trilogy Narrabeen Sands Hotel 8.30pm
NOV 25 The Chosen Few Bayview Tavern 10pm
DEC 2 Funkstar Revesby Workers Club 8.30pm
DEC 8 Australian Trilogy Sting Bar Cronulla 8.30pm
DEC 17 Funkstar Bayview Tavern 10pm
DEC 23 The Chosen Few The Orient Hotel The Rocks 10pm
Funkstar’s long history speaks for itself. After 16 years and having performed for the largest companies & eventsacross the country and overseas, Funkstar remains one of the most trusted & respected live acts.
With an extensive songlist from the past several decades, Funkstar please lovers of older material and the fresh and vibrant music of today.
Let Funkstar mix it up with a continuous performance that blends ‘mashups’ and full versions of the best music from today and yesteryear.
American Boy – Estelle
Are You With Me – The Potbelleez Bad Romance – Lady Gag Black N Gold – Sam Sparrow Bootylicious – Destinys Child Change – Daniel Mereweather Closer – Ne-Yo Crazy In Love – Beyonce Knowles DJ Got Us Falling In Love – Usher Domino – Jessie J Don’t Cha – Pussycat Dolls Don’t Hold Back – The Potbelleez Don’t Let Go – Dave Guetta & The Egg Don’t You Worry Child – Swedish House Mafia Dynamite – Taio Cruz Electric Feel – MGMT Feels So Close – Calvin Harris Forget You – Cee Lo Green Get Lucky – Daft Punk Get The Party Started – Pink God Is A DJ – Pink Gold On The Ceiling – The Black Keys Heavy Cross – The Gossip Hot N Cold – Katy Perry I Got A Good Feeling – Flo Rida I Kissed A Girl – Katy Perry I Need A Dollar – Aloe Black Just Dance – Lady Gaga Kids – MGMT Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars Lonely Boy – The Black Keys Love Generation – Bob Sinclair Love Stoned – Justin Timberlake Mercy – Duffy Milkshake – Kelis Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5 Mr Brightside – The Killers My Delirium – Ladyhawke Party Rock Anthem – LMFAO Please Don’t Stop The Music – Rhianna Poker Face – Lady Gaga Price Tag – Jessie J Pumped Up Kicks – Foster The People Put Your Records On – Corrine Bailey Rae Raise Your Glass – Pink Rehab – Amy Winehouse Rolling In The Deep – Adele S&M – Rhianna Senorita – Justin Timberlake Sexy Back – Justin Timberlake Sexy Love – Ne-Yo She Wants To Move – NERD Show Me Love – Robyn S Shut Up & Let Me Go – The Ting Tings Somebody That I Used To Know – Goyte SOS (Rescue Me) – Rihanna Steel My Kisses – Ben Harper Super Bass – Nicki Minaj That’s Not My Name – The Ting Tings The Lazy Song – Bruno Mars Titanium – David Guetta U+Ur Hand – Pink Umbrella – Rhianna Valerie – (Uptempo Version Mark Ronson ft. Amy Winehouse) Walkaway – Kelly Clarkson Walking On A Dream – Empire Of The Sun Who Knew – Pink We Found Love – Rhianna Work It Out – Beyonce Knowles You’ve Got The Love – Florence & The Machine
Dance, Funk and Pop
Ain’t NoBody – Chaka Khan Ain’t That Peculiar – Chaka Khan All Night Long – Lionel Ritchie Beautiful – Disco Montego Billie Jean – Michael Jackson Black N White – Michael Jackson Blame It On The Boogie – The Jacksons Boogie Oogie Oogie – Taste Of Honey Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love – Barry White Celebration – Kool & The Gang Controversy – Prince Cosmic Girl – Jamiroquai Dance Little Sister – Terence Trent Darby Disco Inferno – The Tramps Don’t Look Any Further – M People Don’t Mess With My Man – Lucy Pearl Dont Stop Till U Get Enough – Michael Jackson Every Little Step – Bobby Brown Free Your Mind – En Vouge Get Down On It – Kool & The Gang Get Into The Groove – Madonna Good Luck – Basement Jaxx Groove Is In The Heart – Dee-Lite Groove Jet – Spiller Hey Mr DJ – Zhane Holiday – Madonna Hung Up – Madonna I Love It – Sneaky Sound System I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Housten I Wish – Stevie Wonder I’m So Excited – Pointer Sisters Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice I’mYour’s – Jason Mraz Keep The Faith – Bon Jovi Kids In America – Kim Wilde Kiss – Prince Lady – Modjo Lady Marmalade – C Aguilera,Lil’ Kim, Mya & Pink Le Freak – Chic Lets Go Crazy – Prince Lets Hear It For The Boy – Deniece Williams Like A Virgin – Madonna Little L – Jamiroquai Little Red Corvette – Prince Living In The City – Stevie Wonder Love At First Sight – Kylie Love Foolosophy – Jamiroquai Love Like This – Faith Evans Maneater – Nelly Furtado Master Blaster – Stevie Wonder Music – Madonna My Pony – Ginuwine People Everyday – Arrested Development Pictures – Sneaky Sound System Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry PYT – Michael Jackson Red Alert – Basement Jaxx Red Red Wine – UB40 Right Kind Of Love – Jeremy Jordan Rock With You – Michael Jackson Roses – Outkast Say My Name – Destinys Child Scrubs – TLC September – Earth Wind & Fire Sex Machine – James Brown Shackles – Mary Mary Sign Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder Sing It Back – Moloko Spinning Round – Kylie Sunday Morning – Maroon 5 Superstar – Jamelia Superstition – Stevie Wonder Talk Like That – The Presets That’s The Way Love Goes – Janet Jackson The Thong Song – Sisqo The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson Too Close / Too Be Real – Next Trick Me – Kelis Turn Me Loose (Dr Feelgood) – James Brown Wanna Be Starting Something – Michael Jackson Whatta Man – En Vouge When Doves Cry – Prince Wish I Didn’t Miss You – Angie Stone You Give Me Something – Jamiroqui You To Me Are Everything – The Real Thing
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison Cant Always Get What U Want – Rolling Stones Chain Of Fools – Aretha Franklin Come Together – The Beatles Fire – Jimi Hendrix First Cut Is The Deepest – Rod Stewart Foxy Lady – Jimi Hendrix Free Falling – Tom Petty Gloria – Van Morrison Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye I Feel Good – James Brown I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles Is This Love – Bob Marley Jumpin Jack Flash – Rolling Stones Lets Stay together – Al Green Little Wing – Jimi Hendrix Long Train Runnin’ – Doobie Brothers Miss You – Rolling Stones Nutbush City Limits – Tina Turner Papa Was A Rollin Stone – The Temptations Rebel Rebel – David Bowie Rock Steady – Aretha Franklin Satisfaction – Rolling Stones Sexual Healing – Al Green Shakey Ground – The Temptations Sunshine Of Your Love – Cream Sweet Home Alabama – Lynard Skynard The Joker – Steve Miller Band Thorn In My Side – Eurythmics Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper Time Of My Life – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes Twist & Shout – The Beatles What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye Won’t Back Down – Tom Petty
Rock and Pop
7 Nation Army – The White Stripes Alive – Pearl Jam All My Life – Foo Fighters All The Small Things – Blink 182 Always On The Run – Lenny Kravitz Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again – Angels American Woman – Lenny Kravitz Angels – Robbie Williams Another Brick In The Wall – Pink Floyd Another One Bites The Dust – Queen Are You Gonna Be My Girl – Jet Are You Gonna Go My Way – Lenny Kravitz Banquet – Bloc Party Beautiful Day – U2 Better Be Home Soon – Crowded House Boys In Town – Divinyls Brass In Pocket – The Pretenders Breakout – Foo Fighters By The Way – Red Hot Chili Peppers Call Me – Blondie Call Me Al – Paul Simon Celebrity Skin – Hole Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol Cherry Lips – Garbage Crazy – Gnarls Barkley Dakota – Stereophonics Dancing Queen – ABBA Desire – U2 Don’t Feel Like Dancing – Scissor Sisters Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis Dreams – Fleetwood Mac Drive – Incubus Drops Of Jupiter – Train Easy – The Commodores Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac Evie Pt 1 – Stevie Wright Fly Away – Lenny Kravitz Funhouse – Pink God Is A DJ – Pink Hands Clean – Alanis Morisette Hands Open – Snow Patrol Hanging By A Moment – Lifehouse Hard To Handle – The Black Crowes Harder To Breath – Maroon 5 Hella Good – No Doubt Heroes – David Bowie Higher – Creed Highway To Hell – ACDC How You Remind Me – Nickleback I Alone – Live I Dont Wanna Be – Gavin DeGraw I Touch Myself – Divinyls I’m A Believer – The Monkees I’m Outta Love – Anastacia If It Makes You Happy – Sheryl Crow If You Could Only See – Tonic Ironic – Alanis Morissette It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over – Lenny Kravitz It’s A Long Way To The Top – ACDC Jump – Van Halen Just A Girl – No Doubt Khe Shan – Cold Chisel Kids – Robbie Williams & Kylie Killing In The Name – Rage Against The Machine Land Down Under – Men At Work Learn To Fly – Foo Fighters Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams Lightning Crashes – Live Like A Stone – Audioslave Living On A Prayer – Bon Jovi Love Rears Its Ugly Head – Living Colour Mamma Mia – ABBA Maria Maria – Santana Message In The Bottle – The Police Mr Jones – Counting Crows My Island Home – Christine Anu New Sensation – INXS One – U2 Other Side – Red Hot Chili Peppers Our Lips Are Sealed – The GoGo’s Place Your Hands On Me – Reef Pleasure & Pain – Diviynls Pride – U2 Rock DJ – Robbie Williams Run To Paradise – Choirboys Rush You – Baby Animals Save Tonight – Eagle Eyed Cherry Scar Tissue – Red Hot Chili Peppers Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon Shimmer – Fuel Slide – Goo Goo Dolls Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana Somebody Told Me – The Killers Song 2 – Blur Song Formerly – Regurgitator Sounds Like Then (This Is Australia) – Gangajang Stop Draggin My Heart – Stevie Nicks Tom Petty Suddenly I See – KT Tundstall Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin’) – Joss Stone Sweet Child Of Mine – Guns & Roses Tainted Love – Softcell Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand Take Your Mama Out – Scissor Sisters The Pretender – Foo Fighters This Love – Maroon 5 Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper Time Of Your Life – Green Day Under The Bridge – Red Hot Chili Peppers Unwell – Matchbox 20 Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon Vertigo – U2 Walk This Way – Aerosmith Weather With You – Crowded House What You Waiting For – Gwen Stefani What’s Up – 4 Non Blondes Winding Road – Sheryl Crow Wish You Well – Bernard Fanning Wonderwall – Oasis Yellow – Coldplay You Give Love A Bad Name – Bon Jovi You Oughta Know – Alanis Morissette You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC You’re The Voice – John Farnham Zepher Song – Red Hot Chili Peppers Zombie – Cranberries
CHRIS COOKE – Neil Finn / Faulkner / Garrett
Lead Vocals / Guitars / Harp / Percussion
With the ability to move seamlessly between ‘Neil Finn’ and ‘Dave Faulkner’ to then deliver a blistering performance as ‘Peter Garrett’ Chris is a monster talent with powerful & sweet vocals that sit right the pocket when it comes to covering such a diverse range of vocalists. A ‘real’ front man that’s never shy to entertain. Chris is the front man and owner of popular Sydney covers band ‘The Chosen Few’ and the front man for past shows such as Throwing Copper – Live Tribute playing the role of ‘Ed Kowalczyk’
Others acts Chris has performed with include Retro Mania, One Hit Wonders, The Oasis Show, and as if he’s not busy enough performing in ‘Australian Trilogy’ Chris also appears all over Sydney and Australia be it solo, duo, band for corporate events and public venues etc – oh, and he is also the CEO of Affiliated Agencies Entertainment.
MARK MARRIOTT – T Finn / Hester / Kingsmill / Hurst
Drums / Percussion / Vocals
Mark is a penultimate musician and is a real engine room for ‘Australian Trilogy’. Possessing incredible talents including being able to couple with Chris in presenting the parts of Tim Finn/Paul Hester/Rob Hurst in terms of vocal prowess let alone the very much demanding drumming duties of which he carves up with precision. Mark has played with many acts throughout Australian and overseas including the likes of Fargone Beauties, Taylor Dayne, O’Shea, The Nevilles, Cole Joy and also features from time to time with Chris, Joe and occasionally Andy in Sydney covers act ‘The Chosen Few’.
Joe is one of the best players you will find & brings a wealth of experience to the show. Teaming with Mark Marriott this would be one of the best rhythm sections you will witness live! Joe has played with many of the top Sydney bands including Masterpiece , Retro Mania, The Chosen Few.
ANDY TAYLOR – Hart / Shepherd / Moginie / Rotsey
Guitars / Vocals
Andy played in many big original bands in Sydney during the 80’s, from Subway to Yeah Yeah Yeah and successful cover bands in Sydney in Melbourne. He is well known as a major touring engineer and has worked with many large Australian and International touring acts. Andy owns Coastal Audio (www.coastalaudio.com.au) and delivers consistent and astonishingly crisp production to the Australian Trilogy Show.
JEREMY IRELAND – Rayner / Hart
Keys / Vocals
He has an amazing musicality when it comes to performance & is a perfect fit to deal out the many fantastic keyboard parts that are so very much integral for this wonderful body of work. A true pro, Jeremey has worked all over the world for the past many years engaged by The Mark Burnett Production company and toured as Audio Engineer for the long running ‘Survivor’ TV series. Jeremy was also an original member of ‘Retro Mania’ Sydney 80’s show with Chris Cooke and Joe Bozza throughout the 1990’s.
9+ More shows INCLUDING:
AMERICAN TRILOGY: Doors – Beach Boys – Eagles + Billy Joel – Fleetwood Mac -The Doobie Brothers Pearl Jam – Live – Nirvana + Prince, Michael Jackson, Earth Wind
UK TRILOGY: Oasis – U2 – Beatles + Floyd – Zeppelin – Stones + Queen – Elton John – Robbie Williams
and ROUND 2 OF AUSTRALIAN TRILOGY that will include Cold Chisel – INXS – Paul Kelly