The Groove

The Groove has taken on the biggest hits and carefully added their own unique spin of soul and funk to the mix. With a booty-shakin’ repertoire to appeal to guests of all ages, they're the perfect choice for wedding receptions, corporate events and private parties.

Performing hits from well-known artists such as Kings Of Leon, Nirvana, Michael Jackson, Arctic Monkeys, Beyonce, Any Winehouse and Chaka Khan you're sure to have guests glued to the dance floor all night!

The band have much experience performing for crowds and venues of all sizes, as well as for clients such as Olly Murs and Gregory Porter, the band guarantee a professional service and quality musicianship. The band also accommodate for different venue spaces and budgets by offering various line ups to serve each individual client's requirements

Highlights

  • Unique twists on party favourites. Make your event stand out from the crowd!
  • Broad repertoire to appeal to guests of all ages
  • All members are professional musicians working within London

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Equipment
EQUIPMENT LIST

The band is fully self-contained and supply both their own 1000w PA system as well as lighting. They require 1 hour to setup and soundcheck their equipment upon arrival.

Repetoire
Repetoire

00's - Present Day
American Boy - Estelle
Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor – Arctic Monkeys
California Gurls – Katy Perry
Can’t Get You Out Of My Head – Kylie Minogue
Crazy in Love - Beyonce
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
I Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
Ignition - R Kelly
Happy – Pharell
Just Dance – Lady Gaga
Last Night – The Strokes
Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Mercy - Duffy
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Price Tag – Jessie J
Rather Be – Clean Bandit
Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
Single Ladies - Beyonce
Rolling In The Deep – Adele
Toxic – Britney Spears
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Wake Me Up - Avicii
We Found Love – Rihanna

Classics
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye and Tami Tarrell
Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
All Night Long – Lionel Richie
Best Of My Love – The Emotions
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Blame it on the Boogie – The Jacksons
California Soul - Marlena Shaw
Car Wash – Rose Royce
Dancing in The Street – Martha Reeves
Good Times – Chic
Got To Be Real – Cheryl Lynn
Greatest Dancer – Sister Sledge
Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
I Want You Back – Jackson 5
Le Freak – Chic
Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
My Generation - The Who
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
Relight My Fire - Take That
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Rock With You – Michael Jackson
Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
September – Earth Wind and Fire
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Shout - Lulu
Show Me Love - Robin S
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
Somebody Elses Guy – Jocelyn Brown
Son of a Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
Soul Man – Sam and Dave
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Take On Me - Aha
Think – Aretha Franklin
Upside Down – Diana Ross
Uptight – Stevie Wonder
We Are Family – Sister Sledge

Extras
Optional Extras

Laptop DJ service available free of charge until midnight

Add Sax Player (from +£150)

Add Trumpet Player (from +£150)

Add Vocalist (from +£150)

Add Acoustic duo (from +£300)

Add Acoustic Trio (from +£500)

Pricing
Pricing

Prices from £1198 in London area

Testimonials
Testimonials

Darshan Sanghrajka, Corporate Book Launch Party (11/08/16)

Thanks for being such amazing entertainment - everyone loved it. I've passed your details on to anyone who asked.

 

Phillip, Wedding, Oxfordshire (24/09/16)

Got the place dancing. Did an acoustic set in the bar and then a full set in the main room. Smashed it. Great band for our wedding. All ages had a blast.

 

Terry Charlton, Birthday Party Event, Cambridgeshire 15/10/16

What a great time we had thanks to The Groove, they had the place rocking and I've had many nice comments from my guests. Thinking that I need a band in the future, The Groove would be my first choice.

 

Olivia and Aaron. Wedding 31/12/16

Thank you so much for Saturday night. We really had the best day ever and you guys were just fab. Even my dad (who is a very picky man!) said that he thought you did an incredible job. The vibe was just perfect and your set list kept everyone dancing all night. My memory starts to fade at about 11:00 but I'm sure it was great after that too!

 

Gill Rance Private Party, Hertfordshire. 02/12/16

Great party band, recommended.

Excellent, the vocalist was really enjoyable, great voice, very professional, band very good. We’ve had some good feedback today. Lovely people, very friendly.

 

 

Alan Watts. 6th May. Rockingham Castle. Wedding

‘Thank you for your brilliant performance at our wedding Reception at Rockingham Castle on the 6th of May. Your band truly made our evening reception a great success and a memorable one.

Amongst our guests were quite a few musicians and all of them agreed your band and their performance was outstanding. We could not have picked a better band. In fact, I would say The Groove were by far the best band I have ever seen at a wedding party and many of our guest’s agreed. Your great repertoire of songs and polished performance had our guest’s on their feet all night.

If we ever get the opportunity to recommend a band for a function or wedding The Groove will be top of the list.’

 

Florence Barton 17th April 2017. Bibury

We really wanted a band that kept our guests on the dance floor, and that’s exactly what we got! We also requested a first dance outside of the usual repertoire, but The Groove took the time to rehearse it, and it was the perfect first dance we could have wished for. I’d highly recommend!

 

Grace and Daniel Webby 27th May Suffolk

Rare Groove performed at our wedding in Suffolk. They were so fantastic! We couldn’t have asked for a better group to get our guests moving. We have had so many compliments since the big day saying how much they loved Soul Patrol Not only were they brilliant musicians, they were really lovely & friendly. Myself the bride didn’t leave the dance floor, every song was so good! I would highly recommend The Groove! Thank you for being amazing

 

Caroline & Sam (wedding 17 June 2017)

The Groove were communicative and friendly from the outset. We chose the band based on their fun setlist, which was a really cool mix of modern and older songs. The band were flexible and played two sets, which worked out really well. They were very professional and everything seemed to run smoothly on the wedding day. The laptop set before/between the live sets also worked perfectly and they did a great version of our first choice song for our first dance.

Despite the ridiculously hot weather (not always conducive to a lot of dancing), both of the band's sets had the dancefloor filled from the start! All of our guests, young and old, were up and dancing at one point or another and it was a real highlight to see everyone having a great time to Rare Groove's music. So many people came to find us to say how great the band was and how much they were enjoying the music. Although the sets were full of floor-fillers, the music was classy and not too cheesy, exactly as we'd hoped. We loved the funk/soul tinged sound and the band, from bass to vocals and everything in between were all on top form! 

We're already recommending the band to friends who are planning events. We think this was the most Sam (the groom) had ever danced and everyone there could tell what a fab time we had dancing the night away!

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