PAYBACK – the ultimate party band

The ultimate party band, have been playing their special brand of funk soul and disco music at top London venues such as Hideaway, Boisdales, The Jazz Café, and Dover Street Wine Bar for over 15 years.

Along the way they have developed an enviable reputation within the music industry having been joined on stage by the likes of Girls Aloud, Kerry Katona and Roxy Music’s Phil Manzanera.

Their impressive client list includes Boyzone’s Keith Duffy, Harlequins RFC, Crystal Palace FC and the cast of Coronation Street.

This 10 piece outfit feature top London session players who between them have worked with Celine Dion, Seal, Barry Manilow, Robbie Williams, Athlete, Paul Weller and Bellowhead. Payback members can frequently be heard in West End shows such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and with orchestras including the CBSO and the LSO. They appear regularly on TV shows The X-Factor and Strictly Come Dancing.

Payback are one of London’s top funk, soul and disco bands that set out to faithfully recreate the sounds, spirit and energy of original artists from the 60s and 70s as well as modern-day artists too.

In addition to being one of the most in demand party bands across the UK, Payback also regularly perform at live music venues in order to satisfy their craving for rare funk and soul. This is not just for their own pleasure but for that of their loyal fan base and new faces alike.

With over a decade of professional experience, this ultimate party band sets are always polished to perfection and the energetic band dress razor-sharp. Featuring a line-up brimming with talented and charismatic musicians and singers, Payback deliver a huge and truly authentic sound that will set your pulse racing. With an infectious rhythm groove, pumping horn section and powerful yet soulful vocalists, no one stays seated for long when Payback are onstage!


Expect the very best in funk soul and disco music as well as club classics. The tunes of Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire, Bruno Mars, Diana Ross and James Brown are expertly recreated by a powerhouse horn section and two fabulous singers all locked together by one of the tightest rhythm sections in the business.


The Line-Up :-

Vocalists: Julia Scroggs and Robin Donnolly / Plamen de Bonev

Drums: Ben Harris

Guitar: Joe Pettitt

Keys: Ranjith Kanagusandaram

Bass: Andre Lipscombe

Trumpet: Titch Walker

Trombone: Owen Rees

Tenor Sax: Russell Holdsworth

Baritone Sax: Claire McInerney

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