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Groove 8

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Groove 8

8-piece band featuring ex members of 90's charting act Amazulu. The band reformed in 2010 for Notting Hill Carnival adding two new vocalists, saxophonist, percussionist and keyboard player and have been gigging on the London circuit with a great local following in West London. We do great arrangements of classic songs and chart hits featuring 4 part vocal harmonies with an extensive repertoire of Vintage Classics, Reggae, Soul, and up tempo danceable Indie-pop songs and anthems to suit any party theme, or client's preference for their wedding, birthday or private event.

We do super cool arrangements and our own covers of classic songs and indie hits featuring 4 part vocal harmonies and a sizzling 8 piece band line up. Select from an extensive repertoire of Vintage, Reggae, Soul and Indie-pop songs and we' ll make your party or corporate event a night to remember! The band features some of UK's top music talent who've worked with artists as diverse such as Girls Aloud, Peter Gabriel, Brian Eno, Courtney Pine, and have performed at Glastonbury Festival, Ronnie Scotts and the UK Festival scene clocking up with numerous TV appearances in UK and Europe.

Act Information

Line-up

Larry Stolk - Lead Vocals; Bugsy Pearce - Lead Vocals & Percussion; Margo Sagov - Rhythm Guitar and Vocals; Colin Cookson - Bass; Sean O'Neil -Lead Guitar Jude Allen - Keys & Vocals; Dick Maun - Sax; Nardo Bailey - Drums;

Extra Line-up(s)

We offer a special Band-Karaoke service for Birthday, Wedding or Private party. The host ( or named individual) can 'live their dream' and choose up to three songs to sing live on stage with the backing of the Groove m8 band.

Also included

Large pro Band system!
4 Mackie Srm450 active monitors!
2 Rcf 705 Sub bass monitors!
2 Laney Cxp112 stage monitors!
6 Sm58 mic's!
1 Kick drum mic!
1 Sm57 mic!
2 Speaker stands!
1 Mackie Cfx16 mixer!
Live sound engineer!

Location

South East based and will travel to these areas: South East, South West.

Previous Clients

Chris and Kimmo (Wedding Party, City of London)
Michele Fatjman, From My City events
Ruth & Martin Ward (Street Party, West London)
Anita Bennett (private party in Bristol)

Testimonials

We hired them for our civil partnership reception because we wanted a proper rock n’ roll band and not a typical ‘wedding band’. They have a great repertoire of old and new songs of various genres. They even played songs we specifically requested for the occassion. They were fantastic on the night and our guests loved them, as did we. We would thoroughly recommend them.
Chris+Kimmo ( references available on request)

Probably one of the best Rocking bands I've heard. These guys can play a storm and really connect with their audience. Everyone was dancing - a great time was had by all! They made our street party really special.
Ruth and Martin Ward ( references available on request)

I saw them perform at the Paradise in Kensal Green and immediately booked them for a private party. They light up the stage and their energy is just so infectious - you want to dance all night.
Anita Bennett (references available on request)

Highlights

8-piece band with 4-part vocal harmonies and rich musical arrangements of your favourite songs.
Groove m8 features ex-members of charting band Amazulu.
We offer birthday karaoke service for private parties.

Repertoire

Repertoire

50's & 60's
Jimmy Hendrix Fire
The Beatles Come Together
Nancy Sinatra These Boots are Made for Walkin'
The Temptations My Girl

70's & 80's
Bob Marley Stir it up
Bob Dylan Knocking on Heaven's Door
Bob Dylan Gotta Serve Somebody
The Mysterions 96 Tears
Marvin Gaye Heard it Through the Grapevine
Thin Lizzie Whiskey in the Jar
Junior Murvin Police and Thieves
UB 40 Kingston Town
Ken Boothe Everything I Own
Brand New Heavies Apparently Nothing

90's To Present
Kylie Minogue I Can't Get you Outta My Head
Scissor Sisters Laura
Scissor Sisters Take Your Mama Out
Foo Fighters Pretender
Elbow Grounds for Divorce
Keane Somewhere Only We Know
Snow Patrol Run
James Morrison Broken Strings
James Morrison Nothing Ever Hurts Like You
The Blind Boys of Alabama Way Down in the Hole
Elastica Connection
Terrence Trent D'arby Sign Your Name
Sinead O'Conner Nothing Compares to You
Muse Time is Running Out
The Feeling Sewn
Coldplay Clocks
Sheryl Crow All I wanna do
Manic Street Preachers Design for Life
Pulp Disco 2000
Kasabian Fire

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.


Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)