OLD SCHOOL FUNK BAND THAT PLAYS TIMELESS CLASSICS FROM THE 70'S TO CURRENT FAN FAVORITES SUCH AS BRUNO MARS. WE OFFER LIVE SHOWS THAT ENGAGE THE AUDIENCE WITH VIVACIOUS ENERGY, STELLAR VOCALS AND THE ABILITY TO TURN YOUR EVENING INTO A NIGHT THAT BRINGS BACK FOND MEMORIES.
Margret started singing gospel at 5 years old with brothers Jaeson and McArthur. Her mother, Beverly Butler, was instrumental in developing her talent. She belongs to a family gospel group The Heavenly Ambassadors later known as Four With God. Margret has been in local R&B bands and in August, 2018 started Margret's Funk Band in honor of her late brother Mac. MFB is not just a show, but an experience created in part by the amazing voice of this artist.
Paulette moved to Reno at the age of 9 from Oklahoma. After high school, she moved to Los Angeles where she sang with The Doodletown Pipers, Strutt and toured with Mac Davis for 14 years. In 1989, she moved back to Reno where she helped with a gospel music drama called Make Up Your Mind spreading the good news about Jesus. Paulette is also a member of The Heavenly Ambassadors later known as 4 with God. Paulette enjoys cooking and was the executive cook at the Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows.
Jaeson started performing at age 5. His first group was known as the Sunshine Band with his sister Margret Wrights and brother, Mac Wrights. He sang lead and back ground vocals with the Reno Breakers El dorado. Jaeson was involved with the Heavenly Ambassadors touring Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Alberta, Canada. He has performed with A Night with the Stars, Motown Sound and Kool Fire. His unique style and vocals adds such flavor to Margret's Funk Band.
Growing up in a family of 9, 5 brothers and 4 sisters all with amazing musical talent including his parents. Brady wanted to be different and taught himself how to play lead guitar first then bass. Brady started at played at age 15 in church playing gospel. He also traveled with family as a gospel group. Brady has played with Jelly Bread and 2 other local R&B bands. As musical director, Brady is honored and feels privileged to play with Margrets Funk Band!
As a kid I never thought about being a musician - it was all about video games. My Pops bought me my first guitar at age 10 and everything changed. I joined a small guitar class in elementary school. After school I did a lot of learning on my own where I would practice for hours each day. I left video games and dedicated my time to guitar.
Jerry brings an eclectic and soulful tone to MFB. In middle and high school I played the double bass in orchestra and guitar in jazz band. Half way through high school I knew I wanted to be a musician. My genres include Rock, Metal, Jazz Fusion, math Rock, Funk and a bit of country.
Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Wayne started playing drums at the age of seven and keys at the age of 12. At that time, he was also studying martial I. Wayne has played with bands such as Switch, Street Runners, Pleasure and other Portland local bands. After serving in the Military, he moved to Reno, Nevada. Wayne continued his martial arts career at the same time playing with bands such as Fresh, Tokay, Jelly Bread and now with Margret's Funk Band. Wayne says that this band has been a great treat with bonding and sharing ideas, but most of all, becoming one great family.
Come listen, sing and dance to the high energy, fun and amazing Margret's Funk Band
7665 Town Square Way, Reno, NV
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7665 Town Square Way, Reno, NV
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