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With over 10 years experience and boasting an impressive client list, this is the perfect band to rock your party, wedding or corporate event when keeping the dance-floor filled all night long is a priority.
They have an extensive repertoire ranging from 60’s Soul to modern day club-classics and everything in-between too!

The band were formed in 2000 by a tight-knit group of friends, all busy in the music industry. This collective spirit has been a key factor in Payback becoming one of the most successful party bands over the last decade or so and forms the basis of their fantastically slick performances and incredible on-stage chemistry.

The band comprises a rock-solid rhythm section, a pumping horn section and is fronted by two charismatic, sexy singers - Jason and Julia.

Band members have performed and recorded with the likes of Celine Dion, Michael Ball, Barry Manilow, Seal and Cliff Richard, to name but a few. Members are in demand for session work, West End shows and tours.
Payback as a band have also had the pleasure of backing Girls Aloud, Phil Manzanera and Kerry Katona as well as appearing on the same bill as Atomic Kitten and Jimmy Carr.

This is the perfect band to add some extra magic to your special day. With our huge music repertoire of Soul, Disco and Club-Classics, the band will have everyone on the dance-floor all night long, whatever their age. Providing a personal touch and catering to your bespoke requirements is what they do best.

Corporate Events
Slick, professional and with over a decade of experience, this is the band of choice for a host of top London hotels (The Dorchester, Grosvenor House, Park Plaza) and entertained for clients including ITV, Chelsea FC, Crystal Palace FC, Harlequins RFC and Philips. Award ceremonies are a speciality with tailor-made ‘stings’ for play-ons.

The band was forged by a deep love for ‘The Funk’ and play regular public gigs too. They make regular appearances at The Hideaway Jazz Club (South London) as well as having a monthly residency at the renowned Dover Street Wine Bar (Mayfair London). They have also rocked the crowd at Vibe Bar (Brick Lane, London), The Jazz Café (Camden) and post-match at The Stoop (Harlequins Rugby Club).

Payback party set

  • Superstition
  • Soul Man
  • Mr Big Stuff
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered
  • I Wish
  • Living For the City
  • What a Man
  • Valerie
  • Cosmic Girl
  • Groove is in the Heart
  • I’m Coming Out
  • Living in America
  • Le Freak
  • Celebration
  • Got to Be Real
  • September
  • Bad Girls
  • Lady Marmalade
  • Never Too Much
  • American Boy
  • Like I Love You
  • Rock Your Body
  • Crazy in Love
  • Somebody Else’s Guy
  • I Found Lovin’
  • Upside Down
  • Ain’t No Stopping Us Now
  • 1999

Tune list for funk set

  • Black Water Gold
  • Watts Breakaway
  • I wish
  • Oil in the ground
  • Rock steady
  • Things ain’t right
  • Tears dry on their own
  • Ain’t no mountain
  • Right place wrong time
  • Think
  • American boy
  • Electric Twist
  • James Brown medley
  • Runaway baby
  • September
  • Thinking of you
  • Tell her about it
  • Bad girls
  • Ladies night
  • Valerie
  • Relight my fire
  • Deja vu
  • Tribute
  • Ain’t no stopping us now

“Payback not only provided us with excellent entertainment that my guests are still talking about, but they also sorted out issues with the venue when they arrived which I wasn’t even aware of until after the event. I truly believe they were the best money we spent.”

“Payback were amazing. Our guests are still talking about it and have booked them for other events since. It was the highlight of the day (obviously apart from the marriage). Jon Harris was very committed to providing us with exactly what we wanted for our big day and delivered even more. Their friendliness, talent and professionalism created the best atmosphere and people were amazed that they were playing at our wedding…..still makes us so proud. Thanks Payback (as we’ll see you again soon).”

“Payback provided fantastic entertainment and everybody thoroughly enjoyed their set. Much better than I’d ever imagined and everyone got up danced, from 9 years old to 90! I can wholly recommend this superb funk band.”

“The one thing our guests commented on the most after our wedding was how great the band were. If you are looking for a great atmosphere at your wedding reception you can’t do better than book Payback - it will be a night to remember!”

“Everyone who attended the wedding has raved about Payback - a really great contribution to a fantastic day! They even made it all the way to deepest rural Northamptonshire from Croydon without complaint! Extremely professional, we’ve recommended them to plenty of friends.”

“Payback were simply amazing.  Our guests were taken aback by the size, energy and quality of the band.  Over a year down the line and people still comment on our wedding being an absolutely amazing day and night.  The dance floor was packed all night.  Everyone was dancing, both young and old.  We chose Payback after two different sets of friends had seen them at separate weddings and thought they were brilliant.  One of our wedding guests have booked Payback for their wedding next year and we can’t wait to see them play again!”

“Payback are a level of performance and class above all others and ensured our evening was a party to remember. Delivering an impeccable performance with great humor, for weeks afterwards we received fantastic comments from our guests. A band with a difference, complete with brass section, male and female vocals.”

“Manager Jon and the Guys were fantastic and made are special day complete. These guys are a really talent… class act”

“This band were really amazing and worth the expense. They allowed me to pursue my dream and sing as well!”

“This band played to a musically picky audience and they filled the dance floor for every song.”

“Jon did a great job at our wedding. He was flexible to our requests, the music was great and the dance floor was never empty. Would definitely recommend his company.”

“I just wanted to email thank Payback for such a wonderful performance at our wedding. The music was absolutely amazing, the dance floor was packed and the playlist was superb. We have had so many people comment on how brilliant the band were (including the venue organisers who have no doubt seen a fair few)” KH in Henley. Sept 2011
“I just wanted to email thank Payback for such a wonderful performance at our wedding. The music was absolutely amazing, the dance floor was packed and the playlist was superb. We have had so many people comment on how brilliant the band were (including the venue organisers who have no doubt seen a fair few)” KH in Henley. Sept 2011