Up 2 Somethin

Rochester’s Premier Party Band


Up2Somethin’  is a Rochester, New York based, seven-piece band that performs funky top 40 dance and pop music, and  features female and male vocals, horns, and a tight rhythm section.  The classy, high-end, professional approach makes Up2Somethin‘ a great band choice for weddings, private functions, bar mitzvahs and fundraisers.  The energy also makes Up2Somethin‘ a great fit for the summertime festivals and other outdoor events.

Feel the beat in your chest? Can’t stop moving your feet? A smile on your face you just can’t stop? Sounds like the Up2Somethin’ experience: professional entertainment from the best rockin’, funk-drivin’, groove-thumpin’ party band in Western New York! Right out of the gate, Up2Somethin’ is already establishing itself as the newest must-have “horn band with an edge” for Rochester’s premier clubs, festivals, corporate events and weddings. With killer vocals backed by a rock-solid funky rhythm section and screaming horns, Up2Somethin’ plays the recognizable rock, R&B, and top-40 dance music that will get your event crankin’ and crowds moving. Party with the brand-new band that features former members of Me & the Boyz, Prime Time Funk, The Half-Ton Horns and Rochester Brass and Electric . So Rock out! Get your groove on! And Shake your backside with Rickey, Mike, Ron, Joe, Pete, Bill, and oh yeah, the beautiful and talented Evyn on lead vocals!

Now you know what we’ve been up to: Bringing together the band that Rochester has been asking for: A Rockin’/Funkin’ Groove Thang! Up2Somethin’!

Interested in hearing a demo? Click Here. up2somethin.com/demo


Up2Somethin’ Sample – LIVE

By on October 27, 2016

Here is a sample of the band live at a recent wedding. Let us know what you think!

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Live Video & Audio Clips

By on November 28, 2014

This is a compilation of live video and live audio clips.  The audio is just a single mic in the back of the room.  The video is simply a smart phone camera.  


If I Ain’t Got You

By on October 24, 2014

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Pharrell Williams Happy

Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof

By on March 11, 2014

“Because I’m happy” to say that Up2Somethin’ just added America’s favorite song to the top of their playlist. Pharell Williams has been on the scene for over 20 years. He got his start producing the 1992, Wreckx-N-Effect hit, “Rump Shaker. In

Duke Jupiter

Rochester Music Hall of Fame

By on February 28, 2014

Congratulations to our very own Rickey Ellis. His band DUKE JUPITER is being inducted into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame on April 27, 2014 at the Eastman Theater. Duke Jupiter is one of the most popular rock bands and