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The Intrepid Hounds

The Intrepid Hounds are an exciting & enigmatic group of musicians performing funk-driven arrangements of RnB and soul.

  • Entertainment:
    Classic Covers, Cover Bands, Funk Bands, Live Music
  • City:
  • Size:
    5-8 performers

Audio Samples

  • Low Down
  • I feel good
  • Papa was a rolling stone
  • Superstition
  • Sweet Home Chicago
  • City
  • Come together

Video Samples

  • The Intrepid Hounds - compilation
    The Intrepid Hounds - compilation
  • The Intrepid Hounds - cover of low down
    The Intrepid Hounds - cover of low down
  • The Intrepid Hounds - cover of Papa was a rolling stone
    The Intrepid Hounds - cover of Papa was a rolling stone


  • The Intrepid Hounds
  • The Intrepid Hounds

Song List Print Full Song List

  • Inner City Blues – Etta James
  • Grapevine – Own Version
  • Papa was a Rollin Stone – The temptations
  • Kissing My Love – Bill Withers
  • Who Is He – Bill Withers
  • I Cant Go For That – Hall & Oats ( Cee Lo ))
  • Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
  • The Ghetto – Donny Hathaway
  • Chain Of Fools – The Commitments
  • Shaking Everything You’ve Got – Maceo parker
  • People say – The Meters
  • Miss You – Rolling Stones
  • Jumping Jack Flash – Rolling Stones
  • Takin It to the Streets – Doobie Bros
  • Superstitious – Stevie Wonder
  • Higher Ground = Stevie Wonder
  • Living For The City – Stevie Wonder
  • Boogie On Reggae Woman – Stevie Wonder
  • The Way U Make Me Feel – Stevie Wonder
  • Kiss – Prince
  • I Wish – Stevie Wonder
  • Congo Square – The Neville Bros
  • Yellow Moon- Neville Bros
  • Georgie Porgy – Toto
  • Feeling Alright – Joe Cocker
  • Shaky Ground – Etta James
  • Inner City Blues – Etta James
  • Use Me – Bill Withers
  • Cold Sweat – James Brown
  • I Feel Good – James Brown
  • Fire On The Bayou – The Neville Bros
  • Mustang Sally – The Commitments
  • Take Me To The River – The Commitments
  • The Letter – Joe Cocker
  • Feeling Alright – Joe Cocker
  • Sweet Home Chicago – The Blues Brothers
  • Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood – Eric Burdon
  • Can’t Stand The Rain – The Commitments
  • I Feel Good – James Brown
  • Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
  • Gimmi Some Loving’ – Spencer Davis Group


  • Unchain My Heart – Joe Cocker
  • 6345789 – Otis Redding
  • Black Magic Woman – Santana
  • Evil Ways – Santana
  • Lonely Avenue – Taj Mahal
  • She Caught The Katy – Taj Mahal
  • Broadway – George Benson
  • After Midnight – JJ Cale
  • Funky Broadway – Otis Redding
  • Love The One Your With – Crosby Stills & Nash
  • I Got A Woman – Ray Charles
  • Unchain My Heart – Joe Cocker
  • Mustang sally – The Comittments
  • Heading In The Right Direction – Renee Geyer
  • That Road- Instrumental – Larry Carlton.
  • People Get Ready. Curtis Mayfield
  • Come Together – The Beatles
  • She was just 17 – The Beatles
  • Come Together – The Beatles
  • I Shot The Sherriff – Bob Marley
  • Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
  • Person To Person – Average White Band
  • Knock On Wood – Eddie Floyd
  • If U Want Me To Stay – Sly & The Family Stone
  • Broadway – George Benson
  • Sing A Simple Song – Sly & The Family Stone
  • Good Times Chic
  • Dangerous Mood Keb Mo /Joe Cocker
  • Slippin into Darkness War
  • Happy Pharrel Williams
  • Weather in My Head Donald Fagen (Steely Dan)
  • Pretzel Logic Steely Dan

Pre-Dinner/ Jazz

  • Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  • Stand By Me – John Lennon
  • Watermelon Man – Herbie Hancock
  • Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
  • Moondance –Van Morrison
  • What’s Going On – Donny Hathaway
  • Autumn Leaves – Frank Sinatra
  • Feel Like making Love – Roberta Flack
  • Fever – Michael Buble

And More….


The Intrepid Hounds  Funk & Soul Band

Funk soul Band the Intrepid hounds are an exciting & enigmatic group of musicians performing funk-driven arrangements of RnB and soul. The Hounds ignite the dance floor with an energetic gumbo of New Orleans and Chicago Funk. Led by American vocalist John Toney, this band is a class act not to be missed!

JT Vocals and Percussion

John Toney is originally from Chicago Illinois USA. John has recorded with some of the best, Stevie Wonder. George Benson. Al Green and Earth Wind and Fire.

RON Guitar & Vocals

Ron is a session musician, Producer, Studio Recording Engineer, teacher and has worked live his entire guitar playing life.

He has worked with Stylus, George Benson, Lee Ritenour, Ike & Tina Turner, Average White Band, Tina Arena, Kool and the Gang, Boz Scaggs, Thelma Houston, Russell Morris. Ross Wilson. Daryl Braithwaite, Vanessa Amorosi ,The 5th Dimension, Renee Geyer, John Farnham & Tommy Emanuel.

Joe Hiltz Bass & Vocals

Joe has been playing bass for 30 years. He has recorded with artist’s such as Cameron Daddo (US, AUD) Ross Nicholson (Melb) The Interpreters Funk Band (Melb) Geoff Wright (AUD) Fast Eddy Wilkinson (UK) & Keith Nolan (BKK Thailand) .

When Joe returned from new Orleans in 2003 . His Love of Funk music led him to play with like minded musicians to form The Interpreters & recently forming The Intrepid Hounds an R&B jazz Soul/ Funk outfit

Dave Keyboards

Dave has been a professional musician for over 30 years. He was a member of Melbourne cover bands Network, Adore and Adoration on The Gospel Train.

He is a highly sought after freelance keyboard player and has been engaged on countless recording sessions for TV jingles and artists albums eg Tina Arena & Wayne Jones.

Kevin Vocals & Drums

Kevin showed signs of playing talent at 5 years of age. He’s played in reception bands since the age of 11! Since then bands that Kevin has played with include: John Paul Young, Peter Cupples Band, Tina Arena, Craig McLachlan and Venetta Fields.

Kevin teaches privately and does clinics featuring his playing and singing. He is sponsored by Yamaha drums and Sabian cymbals and does demonstrations for Roland electric drum equipment.

The perfect Funk & Soul band in Melbourne for your corporate event.

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