Valerie Barrymore & Foundation of Funk - High Energy Funk, Blues & R&B - Ypsilanti, MI
by Suzanne Somers
Valerie Barrymore & Foundation of Funk
Foundation of Funk with Valerie Barrymore is a topnotch, vintage R & B Funk Band. Now, because of Valerie being often called the Queen of Funk, the Band now has an added dimension; thus, the name `Foundation of Funk' was born. The Band has successfully entertained audiences from major festivals to private parties. The Band has the ability to perform for both listening and dancing audiences with the ability to tailor its performances to meet the demands of the crowd. Be it strictly blues, up-tempo R & B, Motown dance music or riveting funk and rap, this band is ready to put on a show!
This act has appeared with some of the top names in music. They have opened for Bettye LaVette, The ojays, Morris Day & The Time, and Gladys Knight to name a few. This act is entertaining, high energy and fun. Great originals and cover tunes. Valerie is said to be "one of the best entertainers around." One fan said, "It is like seeing Tina Turner and James Brown at the same concert." Valerie Barrymore is also a Detroit Music Award winner for best Funk vocalist.
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