Wedding & Party Band From Leeds / Manchester For Hire

We are Groove Manuva, a funk, soul and rock wedding & party band for hire comprising of some of the best musicians in the north of England.

The band are based in Manchester & Leeds and play around 50-100 events per year all over the UK. We aim to be flexible in providing exactly what you need for your specific event, appearing as anything from a 4 piece band to an 8 piece.

We play at all sorts of amazing events - corporate events, weddings and parties all year round. Our events are normally in locations such as Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, York, Liverpool and Harrogate.

Please take a good look around our site and feel free to get in contact with us to discuss anything relating to party bands or to discuss an event you are having.

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Band Line Ups

Groove Manuva are available for weddings and events in any configuration from a 4 piece band up to an 8 piece band. We have three main options however:

The 4 piece core band

This is our Core Band option. Drums, bass, guitar and male vocals form the main 4 piece unit capable of reproducing all the songs you could need for your event. The band step things up a notch however with the use of samplers, drum pads and effects to allow them to accurately reproduce just about any song you could imagine.

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The 5 piece core band

The 4 piece band can be expanded to 5 with the addition of our amazing female saxophonist / vocalist. Expect an added sprinkling of funk and class with a wider repertoire and a fuller sound.

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The 7 or 8 piece show band

This is our Show Band option. Drums, bass, guitar, male vocals and saxophone are joined by our female vocalist and keyboard player to make up the 7 piece band. All the repertoire of the core band but with the added class of female vocals and piano to really hit the soul and motown spot.

Want more brass? Who doesn't?! Add our amazing trumpet player to the lineup for the classic full 8 piece soul experience.

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Really professional and a lovely group of people too. Couldn't rate more highly - book this band, you won't be disappointed! Thanks so much again - the perfect end to our special day.Naomi and Tom | Wedding, 2018
everyone commented how brilliant the band were and got people up on the dancefloor! A guest wants to use them at his hotel for an event! Highly recommend, highly profecially and lovely bunch. Thank you :)Amy and Chris | Wedding, 2018
My wife and I had this band play at our wedding. We could not fault them at all, they are an absolutely fantastic band and completely made the night for us and our guests.Dan and Bec | Wedding, 2018
Wedding planning can be very stressful but they were so easy to communicate with and nothing was too much trouble! We have had so many compliments since the wedding and we would not hesitate to recommend them to others..Becki | Wedding, 2017
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Extra Options

Groove Manuva have several other music options that can be booked for any event. Either along side an evening booking for the band or as a stand alone package.

Acoustic wedding duo

If you are looking for an acoustic wedding singer then our wedding duo might be just what you need! The most popular line up is female vocals with acoustic guitar - playing popular songs in a laid back acoustic style.

The acoustic wedding duo is perfect for your afternoon wedding reception, drinks reception, during a meal or as a stand alone act.

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Piano and saxophone/vocal duo

This duo can perform during the afternoon at your event, during a ceremony, at a drinks reception or as an evening performance for your guests. With a great set list of jazzed up pop tunes and well know standards they will add a sprinkling of class to any proceedings.

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