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Groove Star features male and female vocalists, delivering a blend of Motown classics, rock anthems and contemporary dance floor fillers!
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Welcome to Groove Star - The Ultimate Wedding and Party Band! Established in 2012, Groove Star is a dynamic and experienced band that has been setting the stage on fire at weddings, corporate events, and festivals. Our passion for music and dedication to creating unforgettable experiences have made us a popular choice for clients across the south-west area and beyond. From intimate gatherings to grand events, we are the go-to band for celebrations of any size. What sets Groove Star apart is our infectious energy and captivating performances. Our talented musicians and entertaining vocalists are a winning combination, ensuring that your guests will be dancing all night long. We take great pride in delivering top-notch entertainment that will keep everyone on their feet and create memories to cherish forever. Whether you're a fan of classic soul and Motown artists like Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Whitney Houston, Chic, Earth, Wind and Fire and Tina Turner, contemporary artist such as Bruno Mars, Lizzo, Walk the Moon, or 80's and 90's rock rock anthems from Bon Jovi, Journey or The Kings of Leon.  We've got you covered.  Musicians in the band have performed or recorded with Sir Cliff Richard, S Club, The Supremes, Ray Quinn, Kevin Simm (Liberty X, current lead vocalist with Wet, Wet,Wet), Bradley Walsh, Andy Abraham, Sam Bailey (X-Factor) and even Sir Simon Rattle! Support tours also include the Legend and Godfather of soul James Brown, The Animals, Steve Cropper, Saxon, Ugly Kid Joe and many more!

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Groove Star's Reviews

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8 months ago, for a Wedding in Wych Cross
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5 out of 5

The band was great, everyone danced and you did a great playlist! Special mention to the saxophonist Steve who played before, during and after our ceremony. Thank you all for helping us and all our guests enjoy our wedding day immensely - Amanda and Stephen.

Robert S
4 years ago, for a Corporate event in Lower Grinsty Ln
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5 out of 5

Thank you Groove Star for delivering a terrific party atmosphere at Redditch Golf Club last night for my Captains Summer Party. Great musicians and singers who had everyone up and dancing!!

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Groove Star's Song list

ABC – The Jacksons
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye
Ain’t No Stopping Us Now - McFadden and Whitehead
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
All Night Long - Lionel Ritchie
Alone - Heart
At Last - Etta James
Baby Love – The Supremes
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Blame it on the Boogie - The Jacksons
Brick House – The Commodores
Brown Eyed Girl -Van Morrison
Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
Can’t Stand the Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Vallie
Car Wash – Rose Royce
Celebration – Kool and The Gang
Chain Reaction – Diana Ross
Could You Be Loved – Bob Marley
Crocodile Rock – Elton John
Dancing In the Moonlight – Top Loader
Dancing In the Street - Martha Reeves and the Vandellers
Dancing Queen - ABBA
Daydream Believer - The Monkeys
December, 1963 (Oh What a Night) - Frankie Vallie
Disco Inferno – The Trammps
Do You Love Me – The Breeders
Don’t Leave Me This Way – The Communards
Don't Look Back in Anger - Oasis
Don’t Start Now– Dua Lipa
Don’t Stop Believin’ - Journey
Don't You Worry About a Thing - Stevie Wonder
Easy - The Commodores
Easy On Me - Adele
Every Breath You Take - The Police
Everybody Dance - Chic
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Get Down On It – Kool and The Gang
Get Lucky - Blurred Lines
Get Ready – The temptations
Gimma Some Lovin’ – The Spenser Davis Group
Happy - Pharell Williams
Harvest For The World – The Isley Brothers
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
Heatwave – Martha Reeves
Heaven Is a place On Earth – Belinda Carlise
Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel– The Tavares
Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
Hold Back The Night – The Trammps
Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
Hound Dog - Elvis
How Sweet It Is - James Taylor/Marvin Gaye
I Can’t get No Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones
I Can’t Help Myself - The 4 Tops
I Feel Good – James Brown
I Say a Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin
I Wanna Dance with Somebody - Whitney Houston
I Want You Back - The Jacksons
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
If I Ain’t Got You - Alicia Keys
In The Midnight Hour – Otis Redding
It’s About Damn Time – Lizzo
Jammin – Bob Marley
Jimmy Mac – Martha Reeves
Johnny Be Good -
Jolene -Dolly Parton
Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel
Killing Me Softly – Roberta Flack
Kiss – Prince
Knock On Wood - Ami Stewart
L.O.V.E. – Nat King Cole (First Dance)
La Bamba – Ritchie Valens
Labelle - Lady Marmalade
Ladies Night – Kool And The Gang
Lady Marmalade– Patty Labell
Le Freak - Chic
Lessons In Love– Level 42
Let there Be Love – Nat King Cole
Let’s Fall in Love– Nat King Cole
Let’s Stay Together - Al Green
Let’s Twist Again – Chubby Checker
Livin’ On a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Loco In Acapulco - 4 Tops
Love Train - The O’Jay’s
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Make You Feel My Love – Bob Dylan/Adele
Mamma Mia- ABBA
Master Blaster - Stevie Wonder
Mercy - The Third Degree
Moon Dance - Van Morrison
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Mr. Brightside – The Killers
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
My Cherie Amour – Stevie Wonder
My Guy – Martha Reeves
Never Can Say Goodbye - Gloria Gaynor
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
Nine To Five - Dolly Parton
No Woman, No Cry – Bob Marley
Nothing Compares To You - Prince
Nowhere to run – Martha Reeves
I Only Wanna Be With You - Dusty Springfield
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Purple Rain – Prince
Rather Be - Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne
Rescue Me – Fontella Bass
Respect – Aretha Franklin
River Deep, Mountain High Enough – Tina Turner
Rock Around the Clock - Bill Hayley and the Comets
Rock With You – Michael Jackson
Rocking All Over the World – Status Quo
Roxane – The Police
I Saw Her Standing There- The Beatles
Say a little prayer-Aretha Franklin
September - Earth, Wind and Fire
Sex On Fire - The Kings of Leon
Shake Your Body – The Jacksons
Shake Your Tail Feather – Ray Charles
Shake, Rattle and Roll
Shout - Lulu
Shup Up and Dance - Walk the Moon
Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Simply the Best – Tina Turner
Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
Sister Sledge - We Are Family
Son of a Preacher man - Aretha Franklin
Soul Man – Blues Brothers
Stand By Me – Ben E King
Stop In the Name of Love - The Supremes
Street Life - The Crusaders
Stuck In the Middle – Stealers Wheels
Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams
Sunday Girl - Blondie
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet Love - Anita Baker (First dance)
Tears Of a Clown – Smokey Robinson
The Greatest Love of All- George Benson/Whitney Houston
The Happening – The Supremes
The Power of Love - Huey Lewis and the News
The Same Old Song– The Temptations
Think- Aretha Franklin
Tracks of My Tears - Smokey Robinson
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
Use Somebody - The Kings of Leon
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
Will You Still Love Me – Carole King
You can’t Hurry Love – The Supremes
You To Me Are Everything - The Real Thing
Young Hearts - Candi Staton
Your Song – Elton John
Jazz repertoire
A Night in Tunisia – Dizzy Gillespie
Alice in Wonderland – Bill Evans
All is Fair in Love – Stevie Wonder
All of Me – Frank Sinatra
All the things you Are – Charlie Parker
Angel Eyes - Frank Sinatra
As – Stevie Wonder
Autumn Leaves – Traditional
Bluesette – Toots Thielemans
Cantaloupe Island – Herbie Hancock
Chameleon - Herbie Hancock
Dindi – A.C. Jobim
Don’t you Worry About a Thing - Stevie Wonder
Embraceable You – Ella Fitzgerald
Feel Like Makin Love – Roberta Flack
Four – Miles Davis
Groovin’ High – Miles Davis
Have You Met Miss Jones – Michael Buble
How High the Moon – Ella Fitzgerald
Knocks Me Off My Feet – Stevie Wonder
Lately - Stevie Wonder
Laura – Charlie Parker
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Little Sunflower – Freddie Hubbard
Lullaby of Birdland – Ella Fitzgerald
Manhattan – Ella Fitzgerald
Moondance - Van Morrison
My Cherie Amour – Stevie Wonder
My Funny Valentine – Sarah Vaughan
My Romance – Rogers and Hart
On a Clear Day – Oscar Peterson
On Green Dolphin Street – Miles Dolphin
Orange Coloured Sky – Nat King Cole
Ribbon in the Sky - Stevie Wonder
Samba De Orfeu – Luiz Bonfa
Satin Doll – Duke Ellington
Secret Love – Doris Day
Shadow of Your Smile – Oscar Peterson
Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
Sister Sadie – Horace Silver
So What – Miles Davis
Some Day My Prince Will Come – Oscar Peterson
St. Thomas – Sonny Rollins
Stella By Starlight – Tony Bennett
Sunny – Bobby Hebb
Sway – Michael Buble
Take the A-Train – Duke Ellington
Tenderly – Nat King Cole
The Days Of Wine and Roses – Nat King Cole
The Way You Look Tonight – Tony Bennett
There Is No Greater Love - Amy Winehouse
There Will Never Be Another You – Stan Getz
They Can’t Take That Away from Me – Frank Sinatra
This Masquerade – George Benson
Well, You Needn’t – Thelonious Monk
What a Difference a Day Made - Dinah Washington
What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
You Are Too Beautiful – Johnny Hartman

Groove Star's Prices

Last updated: 2024

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£2125
Up to 2 hours£2125
Up to 3 hours£2125
All day wedding package4 musicians
Experience a full-day wedding package featuring a delightful jazz duo in the afternoon, a dynamic 4-piece band in the evening, and a lively DJ set until midnight to conclude your special day.
All day wedding package 5 musicians
Experience a full-day wedding package featuring a swinging jazz trio in the afternoon, a dynamic 5-piece band in the evening, and a lively DJ set until midnight to conclude your special day.
All day wedding package6 musicians
Experience a full-day wedding package featuring a swinging jazz trio in the afternoon, a powerful 6-piece band in the evening, and a lively DJ set until midnight to conclude your special day.
All day wedding package7 musicians
Experience a full-day wedding package featuring a delightful jazz trio in the afternoon, a dynamic 7-piece band in the evening with a powerful Horn section and a lively DJ set until midnight to conclude your special day.
All day wedding package 8 musicians
Experience a full-day wedding package featuring an amazing jazz quartet in the afternoon, a powerful 8-piece band featuring a full horn section in the evening, and a lively DJ set until midnight to conclude your special day.


DJ set
solo saxophone
Solo pianist
Jazz duo
Jazz trio
Jazz quartet
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

What sets Groove Star apart is our infectious energy and captivating performances. Our talented musicians and entertaining vocalists are a winning combination, ensuring that your guests will be dancing all night long. Music is at the heart of what we do, and we have a diverse repertoire that caters to all tastes.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Bournemouth Pavillion Theatre. Electric Palace Theatre, Bridport. Chisledon house Hotel, Wiltshire. Ashdown Park Hotel. Norton Park and Spa Hotel. Littlecote House Hotel, Hungerford. Village hotel, Portsmouth. Weston Lawns Equestrian Centre. Heythrop Park Hotel, Oxfordshire. Cowes Week - MainStage headliner, I.O.W. Rowlands Castle Golfclub.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Earth, Wind and Fire. Stevie Wonder. Bruno Mars. Bon Jovi. Michael Jackson. Prince. Lizzo. Chic. The Killers. Aretha Franklin. Tina Turner.

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

Headlining the Electric Palace Theatre, Bridport with our Funk and disco show.

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?

We have many different line-ups available: 4-piece band (Female vocalist, keyboards, drums and Guitar. 5-piece as above + bassist 6-piece + saxophone 7-piece with trumpet and saxophone 8-piece showband with a funky rhythm section, male and female vocalists and a powerful horn section.

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 timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.”

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

“Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until midnight, we provide this for an additional £100.”

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually need around 90 minutes to load our equipment in the venue and setup/sound-check. As soon as our PA is setup and we have sound-checked we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!”

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 suitable for up to 150 people is included in your quote. If your event is particularly large we can offer a large P.A. system with an engineer at extra cost.

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 one special song you'd like us to learn for your first dance, we should be able to accommodate this if given plenty of time to learn the song.
1970s era music, 1960s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Jazz, Swing, Latin jazz, Jazz fusion, Pop, Covers, Disco, Soul, Top 40, Motown, Funk, Vintage, R&B, Funk rock, Acoustic, Rock, Classic rock, Indie, Pop rock, Power rock, Bossa nova, Latin
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Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Concert, Corporate event, Private event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, New Year's Eve, Christmas party
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