About Us

 
 

Background

 

FunZaLuv is a duo with a surprising full band sound. FunZaLuv focuses on creating a musical experience that is unique, entertaining and memorable for every audience. With a broad variety of music and an emphasis on audience participation,FunZaLuv creates a high-energy party atmosphere that is the perfect fit for venues, events, and audiences of all types.

 FunZaLuv was formed in 2006 by Christian, founding member of the band Split Decision, and Ron Rotelli of most notably Powder, Fear of Flying, and The Chase.   FunZaLuv reached incredible heights, playing countless venues for an ever-growing fan base known affectionately as the "FZL Army".  In 2011, FZL was selected as one of the top five bands in Philly on the Philly HotList.   There were over 80 bands ranked!   In 08/2012, Ron Rotelli passed away suddenly and the Philadelphia music scene lost an incredible talent.  

 In 01/2013, Scott Kinka, Philly music scene veteran joined FunZaLuv.  (Scott co-founded Split Decision with Christian in 1991.)    In 01/2015, Anthony "Tony" Costello, formerly of the Interns and the Rockets joined the FunZaLuv cast.  In 01/2017, FunZaLuv was joined by Kevin Eppler.  Kevin is an accomplished solo acoustic and acoustic duo artist.    

 In 03/2019, FunZaluv was joined by Matt Harnett.  Matt is an accomplished solo acoustic and acoustic duo artist.  He is a veteran of the West Chester music scene with a broad range of musical influences.  He is thrilled and excited to be a part of the FZL Army! 

 

Members

Christian and Matt have performed for countless venues including night clubs, taverns, country clubs, special events and private affairs throughout PA, NJ, DE, and MD. Both members possess years of experience entertaining live audiences and an unwavering passion for music and performing. 

 

Both are lead vocalists who have been singing as long as they can remember. In addition to voice, the instruments that each play include guitar, piano, bass, harmonica, and various percussion instruments.

 Music

 FunZaLuv's musical repertoire is comprised of a broad range of styles and genres from folk to rock, from soul to funk and everything in between. With the ability to perform as simple acoustic duo, a traditional Irish act, a dance band, or hard rock band, FunZaLuv has the necessary versatility essential to entertaining a broad audience base. FunZaLuv utilizes the latest musical technology to turn a duo into the sound of a full band. This serves as a great advantage for many venues asFunZaLuv is able to create the sound and feel of any size band and every type of instrumentation. All instrumentation and vocals performed are created from scratch by FZL exclusively, no outside sources are used. So the band you hear is all FunZaLuv!

 

 


 

This is how we do it...

Crit and Roo

Ron Rotelli

Christian and Scott (1991)