PapaMengo are the ultimate function dance band formed by professional session musicians and brothers Felix and Michael Curtis Ruiz. Fronted by the amazing Lavinia, whose vocals range from soft jazz to raucous soul diva and driven by the Ruiz brother's incredible musicianship, PapaMengo bring the perfect party and dance vibe to every performance.

The Music

PapaMengo perform the greatest dance hits ever written across all era's from the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's right up to the present, and also perform genuine caribbean musical styles Reggae and Soca.

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Papamengo gave us the most incredible party to end our wedding! ... Thank you for helping to give us the best night imaginable - the perfect way to end a very special day!
Alex and Kate

We had a ball, thank you! The band were great, music sets were perfect for dancing and fitted exactly with what we needed for our sixties theme... John

We were absolutely delighted to have chosen Papamengo to play at my party – we had so many comments about how great the band was ... Thalia

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Photo of Lavinia, PapaMengo's vocalistLavinia