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About Groove Collider

Popular Midlands based Wedding & Party Band. 200+ events. Upbeat dance floor fillers and chilled grooves! Bespoke DJ playlists.
Wedding band
Birmingham
Public liability insurance of £10 million
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Groove Collider provides a mix of pop, rock, disco and soul classics. We like to think we're one of Birmingham's top wedding and party bands offering a tight sound, powerhouse lead vocals and perfect vocal harmonies, on-stage banter, mixed with an energetic live show that provides the perfect entertainment for any event. Our main lineup is a five-piece band consisting of vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass guitar and drums. We tailor the look and sound to meet the needs of your special event. If required we can also offer a smaller band for a more chilled setting such as a wedding ceremony or drinks reception where we'll perform a range of slower cool tunes. GC mainly perform at wedding receptions and private parties where our guests require a mix of party tunes that get all the guests involved. We also occasionally get booked for corporate gigs and have performed for hundreds of guests at: • Birmingham Hilton Metropole • Clearwell Castle • Grovesnor House Hotel • Jury's Inn Hotel • Birmingham City FC • Plus numerous private functions, corporate events, charity balls and weddings. The GC team are happy to travel to most locations within an approximate 100-mile radius of the West Midlands. Team Groove Collider

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
We can perform while walking around a venue
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
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Member of the Encore community forum
4th Anniversary
This act has been working with Encore for over 4 years
5 gigs
Experienced: 5 bookings through Encore
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop rock, Pop, Covers, Soul, Motown, R&B, Rock, Indie, Britpop, Ska, Reggae, Disco, Funk rock, Classic rock
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Event types:
Wedding, Private event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Hotel / Restaurant event, Concert, Cruise
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Song list

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Pop
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You Can Call Me Al – Paul Simon
Dancing on The Ceiling – Lionel Richie
I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Witney Houston
Dancing in The Moonlight – Toploader
All Star – Smash Mouth
The Tide Is High – Blondie
Thinking Of You – Sister Sledge
Man! I Feel Like a Woman – Shania Twain
Respect - Erasure
Crazy in Love – Beyonce
Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Toxic – Britney Spears
Shut Up and Dance – Walk The Moon
We Found Love – Rihanna
Cake By The Ocean – DNCE
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
Rather Be – Clean Bandit
Valerie – Mark Ronson (Feat. Amy Winehouse)
Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Paradise – George Ezra
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Love Me Again – John Newman
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
Mamma Mia - Abba
Hard Days Night – The Beatles
Hey Jude – The Beatles
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Reggae/Ska
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Message To Rudy – The Specials
Monkey Man – The Specials
Come On Eileen - Dexy’s Midnight Runners
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Soul & Funk
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I Want You Back – Jackson Five
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson (Feat. Bruno Mars)
I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
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Rock
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Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Dakota – Stereophonics
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
All The Small Things – Blink 182
Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne
Living On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N’ Roses
Don’t Stop Belevin – Journey
Place Your Hands - Reef
Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Piece of My Heart – Janis Joplin
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
The Boys Are Back - Thin Lizzy
Don't You Forget About Me - Simple Minds
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Indie rock
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Yellow – Coldplay
Don’t Look Back in Anger – Oasis
The Day We Caught The Train – OCS
Ruby Ruby Ruby - Kaiser Chiefs
I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
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First dances
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One - U2
This Will Be - Natalie Cole
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
Sugar – Maroon 5
Angels - Robbie Williams
Rock With You - Michael Jackson
All You Need is Love - The Beatles
Raspberry Beret - Prince
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Christmas
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I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day - Wizard
Merry Christmas Everybody - Slade
Do They Know It's Christmas - Band Aid
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Groove Collider provide a polished, professional set of upbeat pop and rock hits. We have fun with the audience too with chat and banter, so it keeps everyone relaxed so they enjoy themselves.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Hilton Birmingham Metropole Jury's Inn Cheltenham Birmingham City FC Maxstoke Golf Club Coleshill Tennis Club Spring Grove, Bewdley Sadler's Brewhouse Ledbury Rugby Club Kennel-worth Rugby Club Eastnor Castle Sudeley Castle

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

This is a difficult question. We take influences from old pros like Queen to more up-to-date artists like Ariande Grande and Justin Timberlake. So we're pretty varied.

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Charity Ball at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole for Backup Trust. The party consisted of over 400 guests all in fancy dress. We have performed for the charity 2 times so far. Just brilliant!

Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?

We strive to make sure the line-up you see is what you get on the night. We do have pre-audititioned 'dep' musicians available in case a band member falls ill or is unavailable. As a professional band our reputation means everything so you can be confident that all of our players are of a very high level.

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes we do. 5-piece Band: Vocals(Female/Male), Guitar, Keyboards, Bass Guitar, Drums. 3-piece Acoustic Band: Vocals, Guitar, Bass

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If you need us to arrive earlier or perform later then we can try an accommodate you.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Yes. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for FREE. You can create an online playlist via Spotify, share the link and we can plugin this on the night so it is completely tailored to your songs choices.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

Our PA and lighting system is included in your quote. We also require 3 to 4 13 amp sockets to power our equipment. Space-wise we usually require a minimum of 3 metres deep by 5 metres wide stage area that is flat.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £100-200 for this service depending on the complexity of the song.

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1250
Up to 2 hours£1250
Up to 3 hours£1880
Packages
Wedding ceremony2 musicians
Acoustic guitar and vocals duo - This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
£300
Drinks reception3 musicians
Jazz Fusion Quartet (guitar, keys, bass and drums) - 60-90 minutes for your drinks reception or hotel bar
£700

Add-ons

Bespoke song learned and performed live
+£300
Late finish
+£400
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Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Hannah R
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

These guys are awesome. So chuffed to have had them at our wedding. They did an amazing job of our first dance and got everyone up and dancing. Brilliant communication and super friendly. Cheers guys.

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Mike B
2 years ago
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5 out of 5

I used them for my 60th Birthday party for 150 guests. There was a great selection of music that was loved by people from 20 to 80 years of age. People even started dancing to the sound check! I would certainly use them again. Every song had people dancing to it.

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Richard M
4 years ago
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5 out of 5

Excellent band. Professional to. Will definitely take this guys again. Thank you very much for this great evening

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Andrew A
9 months ago, for a Wedding in Northamptonshire
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5 out of 5

We chose Groove Collider after weeks of searching online for a wedding band. We were delighted to find a five piece band with great vocals within our budget and a very reasonable price. Planning a wedding through lock-down was tricky but they were in constant communication and replied within a day. On the wedding day itself,they arrived when they said they would, and waited to set up after the speeches as they lasted longer than expected. The dance-floor was packed from half way through our first dance up untill the last song they played. We would recommend them in a heartbeat and thank you very much for making our wedding the day it was.

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David H
10 months ago, for a Wedding in Tetbury GL8
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5 out of 5

Groove Collider performed at our wedding a few weeks ago and we couldn’t be more pleased with their performance. Leading up to the wedding they kept us up to date via email with their rehearsals and it was nice to have a recording of our first dance song before the big day. Really appreciate everything you did for us. Thank you!

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