Groove Allstars are the north of England’s premier function and party band, consisting of a collection of top session musicians. Each member of Groove Allstars has been specially selected for their area of expertise and style and together they are by far the coolest, funkiest and freshest party band available to hire today. Based out of Newcastle, our party band services not only Northumbria, the north of England and Scotland but also the rest of the UK and Europe.
Available from a 6 to 11 piece, our party band perform dance floor classics from the funk, soul and Motown era, with a sprinkling of modern day hits for good measure. Mix this with the bands vast musical ability, performance experience and showmanship and you have the perfect recipe to get your event grooving from the first note to the last!
Groove Allstars have bags of experience when it comes to weddings, corporate events, launch parties, Jewish celebrations or charity ball’s. The band offer a full entertainment solution so that clients can sit back, relax and enjoy seamless and memorable entertainment.
Groove Allstars are fully self-sufficient providing your event with everything from a quality PA system, lighting rig, dedicated sound and lighting engineer on every event. We can play mixed party music before between and after live sets with the option of both formal and informal stage wear. Set times consist of 2 x 1 hours or 3 x 40 minutes
Groove Allstars perform the best Funk, Soul and pop hits from the last five decades from artistes such as Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Beyonce, Curtis Mayfield, Aretha Franklin, Maroon 5, Rihanna, Jamiroquai, Taio Cruz, Jesse J, Chaka Khan, Amy Winehouse and James Brown to name a few. Grove Allstars pride themselves on recreating authentic and accurate renditions of their repertoire and a have been told in the past that they sound even better than the original artists!!
A Professional Service
Groove Allstars always provide a friendly and efficient service from the initial booking right through to the day of the event. With a unique approach to every individual event, Groove Allstars work to an exceptionally high standard as musicians and maintain a professional attitude at all times. This helps to maximise the band’s live performance and optimise the overall experience, creating seamless and memorable entertainment for you the client.
The bands experience together is priceless and have played at many prestigious venues around the UK and the north of the country including the Grosvnor, The Savoy Lumley Castle, Matfen Hall, Slaley Hall, Close House, The Hilton, Alnwick Gardens, The Copthorn, Linden Hall, Ramside Hall and many many more.
Band line-up options:
- 6 piece band – The line up would include 2 singers, 1 male and 1 female, drums, guitar, bass and keyboards.
- 7 piece band – The line up would include 2 singers, 1 male and 1 female, drums, guitar, bass, keyboards and saxophone.
- 8 piece band – The line up would include 2 singers, 1 male and 1 female, drums, guitar, bass, keyboards, saxophone and trumpet.
- 9 piece band – The line up would include 3 singers, 1 male and 2 female, drums, guitar, bass, keyboards, saxophone and trumpet – OR the band can have 3 brass by adding in a trombone and just have 2 singers.
- 10 piece band – The line up would include 3 singers, 1 male and 2 female, drums, guitar, bass, saxophone, trumpet and trombone.
- 11 piece band – The line up would include 3 singers, 1 male and 2 female, drums, guitar, bass, keyboards, saxophone, trumpet trombone player and second saxophone making a 4 piece brass section.
The band can also offer entertainment before the main band in the form of either:
- Jazz duo, trio or quartet
- Klezmer duo or trio
- Funk, soul, jazz and boogaloo quartet
- Solo pianist
- Solo guitarist
- Solo saxophonist
- String quartet or trio