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Fun Party & Wedding Band
From Leeds / Manchester?

Then you have come to the right place!

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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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.

The Monastery Manchester Wedding Band September 7, 2018

The Monastery Manchester Wedding Band

We had a super time playing for Christine and Solomon at the Monastery in Manchester a couple of weeks ago. The Monastery Manchester is a fabulous historic venue in Gorton, Manchester once listed as one of the world’s top 100 endangered sites. Christine and Solomon had Thinking Out Loud by Luckie D which was a …
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East Riddlesden Hall Wedding Band August 17, 2018

East Riddlesden Hall Wedding Band

Last weekend we had an great time playing for Sam and Georgina at the amazing East Riddlesden Hall in Keighley near Leeds. East Riddlesden Hall is national trust grade 2 listed barn near Keighley who specialise in weddings. The barn is a blank canvas allowing you to put your own stamp on the day and …
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Ripley Castle Harrogate Wedding Band August 16, 2018

Ripley Castle, Harrogate Wedding Band

Last month we played a GREAT wedding at Ripley Castle in Harrogate near York for Fran and Adam. They are a lovely couple and it was a privilege to be your wedding band. The couple had Meghan Trainor- ‘Like I’m gonna lose you’ for their first dance which was great fun. Ripley Castle is remarkable …
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groove manuva acoustic wedding duo leeds


When you book the duo as an addition to a full evening band set.

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* Offer valid when booking is made between October and December 2018

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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We booked Groove Manuva for our wedding and it was one of the best decisions we made about the most perfect day of our lives. Having a laugh, playing and singing their socks off and breaking drumsticks in the process �Lucy and Gez | Wedding, 2018
I would deffo reccommend and if we were to do our day again we wouldn't hesitate to re-book yourselves. Faye and Tom | Wedding, 2018
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
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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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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