List of Detroit funk bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as funk solo artists from Detroit are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Detroit music that you've never heard before. The funk bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Detroit. If you think the best Detroit funk band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
List features bands like Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular funk bands from Detroit?" and "Which funk bands started in Detroit?" then this list will answer your questions.