Fresh Water Funk is an 8-piece rock, soul, and funk band featuring a variety of fun, danceable music from artists like Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Chicago, Tower of Power, Blues Brothers and more. The band also has multiple talented composers in the group and loves the opportunity to play its original funk fusion music!

We serve Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, London, Stratford, Hamilton, Burlington, Niagara and the Greater Toronto Area. We can play show of our original music, of cover music only, or a mixture of both!

Rock, Soul, & Funk Covers

Only the best hits from the all-time greats! Great for bars, breweries, parties and receptions. Watch some clips here!

Funk Fusion Original Music

Our original funk fusion (listen on Spotify) with a dash of covers! Perfect for festivals and performance venues.

Artists we cover: Al Green, Allman Brothers, Average White Band, Bill Chase, Bill Withers, Blood, Sweat, and Tears, Blues Brothers, Brecker Brothers, Buckinghams, Carlos Santana, Charles Wright, Chicago, Cody Fry, Commodores, Cory Wong, Donny Hathaway, Doobie Brothers, Edgar Winter Group, Herbie Hancock, Huey Lewis and the News, Ides of March, Jaco Pastorius, James Brown, James Gang, Joe Cocker, Junior Wells, Kool and the Gang, Lighthouse, Mark Ronson, the Meters, Neville Brothers, Otis Redding, Peter Cincotti, Phat Phunktion, Ray Charles, Sam and Dave, Sly and the Family Stone, Stevie Wonder, Strokeland Superband, Sugarloaf, Taj Mahal, Temptations, Tower of Power, Vulfpeck, Wild Cherry, Wilson Pickett.


May 5 [at the Jazz Room], fabulous show! we had so much fun!
- David W., 2023

Greatly enjoyed your show, sound and musicianship was fantastic.
- Darrell R., 2022

Fresh Water Funk always puts the fun in FUNK! The Jazz Room will never be the same.
- Suzanne S., 2022

Great show tonight! Thank you for wishing [my friend] a happy birthday! See you at your next gig!  Our group loved it! You're all so talented!
- Ceri N., 2022

Great show last night! Loads of fun and entertainment from the audience perspective!
- Yuri C., 2020

You guys absolutely killed it last night. Thanks so much!
- Andrew B., 2020

You guys rocked the square Friday night. Honestly – that was the first time we ever had the audience chant for an encore! Kudos to you and the band.
- James L., 2019

Tight can't begin to explain how awesome these guys are... Vocals were exceptional, rhythm and horns were mesmerising. Must see.
- Ken B., 2019

Great gig last night. First time and not last.
- Nick B., 2019

You guys were such an exciting addition to this year's party!
- Nicole J., 2019

You guys were a blast!
- Cody G., 2018

Awesome show at the Jazz Room! Can't wait to see you again sometime!
- Anand L., 2017

Amazing band!
- Sammy P., 2017