Fresh Water Funk is an 8-piece rock, soul, and funk band based in the Waterloo region of Ontario. Featuring a variety of fun, danceable music from artists like Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Tower of Power, and more.

The band also has multiple talented composers in the group and loves the opportunity to play our original jazz/funk fusion! We serve Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph and the surrounding areas!


Covers Only

Only the bangers! Great for bars, breweries, parties and receptions.

Our Originals & Covers

A fun mix of our original jazz/funk fusion plus all your favourite hits!

Perfect for festivals and performance venues.

Artists we cover:

  • Allman Brothers

  • Chicago

  • Blues Brothers

  • Lighthouse

  • Joe Cocker

  • Average White Band

  • James Brown

  • Tower of Power

  • Herbie Hancock

  • Stevie Wonder

  • Average White Band

  • Blood Sweat and Tears

  • The Meters

  • Huey Lewis

  • Vulfpeck

  • Cory Wong

  • Edgar Winter Group

  • Wild Cherry

  • Al Green

  • Otis Redding

  • Commodores

  • James Gang

  • Sam and Dave

  • Bruno Mars

  • Earth, Wind and Fire

  • Doobie Brothers

  • Ray Charles

... and many more!


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

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

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