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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.
In June we had the pleasure of playing for Garth and Lauren at a private residence in Sheffield. What an amazing day it was! The sun was shining, the garden was looking fabulous and the guests??! Wow, it couldn’t have been more spectacular. Congratulations to you both and all the best for the future! Photos …
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Wow, this wedding was special. One of the best venues around and one of the best crowds we can remember! David and Claire’s wedding at Hazlewood Castle near Leeds was just perfect. The couple had “You have stolen my heart” by Brian Fallon for their first dance before the party started for real. Thanks so much …
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Last weekend we had the pleasure of playing for Lauren and Mike at the amazing Deighton Lodge near York. The couple had a stripped back piano version of ‘Simply the Best’ for their first dance (see video above) and then Lauren danced with her dad to ‘Have I Told You Lately’ by Van Morrison. What …
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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:
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.More about the core 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.More about the show band..
We hired Groove Manuva for our wedding in August 2021. I would 100% recommend the band for any event, they are the best! �Claire Sanderson | Wedding, 2021
We loved having them bring the party to our Oktoberfest and will definitely be booking them for our next big event! Eddie Hoyland | Party, 2021
They were beyond our expectations nothing was too much trouble & the dance floor was packed from start to finish. Natalie Louise | Wedding, 2021
They were really talented, professional, quick to respond to messages and flexible to our timings. Brilliant!John Dodd | Wedding, 2021
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.
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.More about acoustic duo
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..More about photo pod
Optional full manned DJ service where your guests can request songs on the night. Just ask us about this when booking!Enquire Now
* This is a pre-prepared playlist service