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Fun Party & Wedding Band
From Leeds / Manchester?

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We are Groove Manuva, a modern pop, rock, funk and indie 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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We are busy bees and we try to write about the events we perform at on our blog. We also try to write useful articles for people who are getting married or thinking about booking a band for an event.

Wedding Band Castlefield Rooms Manchester September 22, 2021

Wedding Band at Castlefield Rooms Manchester

At the start of this month we played at The Castlefield Rooms in Manchester, one of our favourite venues for Steve and James’ amazing wedding. The couple had Oh Wonder, ‘in and out of love’ for their first dance and a great night was to follow. It was great to be part of your special …
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Wedding Band with Saxophone and DJ at Holmfirth Vineyard August 19, 2021

Wedding Band with Saxophone and DJ at Holmfirth Vineyard

Last weekend we had the pleasure of playing for Claire and Tristan at the Holmfirth Vineyard! What an amazing day – stunning weather, amazing views and an absolutely cracking bunch of people. We had the 5 piece band out followed by a saxophone with DJ to round the evening off nicely. Congratulations to our lovely …
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Wedding band and acoustic duo at Last Drop Village, Bolton August 6, 2021

Wedding band and acoustic duo at Last Drop Village, Bolton

What a great day we had playing for Sam and Jack at the Last Drop Village near Bolton last week! In the afternoon we had our acoustic duo playing some chilled music during the drinks reception, followed by the full 5 piece band in the evening. What a fantastic night and great to see everybody …
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Add the ACOUSTIC DUO with any band booking

The duo play a great mix of old and new chilled acoustic numbers. Perfect for an afternoon drinks reception or a performance in it's own right.

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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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I had Groove Manuva for my wedding and all i can say is it's the best money we spent! the atmosphere was amazing! highly recommend. �Neomi Harrison-smith | Wedding, 2020
Mitch and the band did an absolutely amazing job. EVERYONE was up dancing all night long. We can’t thank you enough! Clare Alexandra | Wedding, 2019
This band were fantastic. The mix of music was brilliant and by the end of the evening really had people up and dancing. We can't thank you enough.Hollie Harris | Wedding, 2019
The band played our wedding in July and were absolutely brilliant! The dance floor was packed and the set list was just what we wanted.Steven Reed | Wedding, 2019
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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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Selfie Photo Pod

Groove Pod is our amazing touch screen photo pod that's perfect for entertaining your guests. Guests can choose props, select the layout of the photo they want and then receive the pictures to their phone via text or email! Add the photo pod as a part of any band booking..

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Optional full manned DJ service where your guests can request songs on the night. Just ask us about this when booking!

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* This is a pre-prepared playlist service