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RARE GROOVE PARTY BAND - Wedding band showreel
Billie Jean (Michael Jackson) - Rare Groove Quartet
God Bless The Child (Billie Holiday) - Rare Groove Trio
About Rare Groove
Rare Groove are the perfect party band to make your event stand out from the crowd!
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Public liability insurance of £10 million
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Jazz, Pop, Disco, Funk, Covers, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40
90’s - Now
• American Boy - Estelle
• Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor – Arctic Monkeys (arr.)
• Cake By The Ocean - DNCE
• Can’t Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
• Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
• Crazy in Love - Beyonce (arr.)
• Everybody (Backstreets Back) – Backstreet Boys
• Get Lucky – Daft Punk
• Gotta Get Through This – Daniel Beddingfield
• I Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
• I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas (arr.)
• I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
• Happy – Pharell
• Hey Ya - Outkast
• Last Night – The Strokes (arr.)
• Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
• Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars
• Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
• Mercy - Duffy
• Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
• Rather Be – Clean Bandit (arr.)
• Relight My Fire - Take That (arr.)
• Rolling In The Deep – Adele
• Rude - Magic!
• Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
• Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon (arr.)
• Shake It Off – Taylor Swift (arr.)
• Shape of You - Ed Sheeran (arr.)
• Show Me Love - Robin S (arr.)
• Single Ladies - Beyonce
• Shut Up and Dance - Walk the Moon
• Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana (arr.)
• Survivor – Destinys Child
• Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
• Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
• Treasure – Bruno Mars
• Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
• Valerie – Amy Winehouse
• Wake Me Up - Avicii
• We Found Love – Rihanna (arr.)
• Who Do You Think You Are - Spice Girls
• You've Got The Love - Florence and the Machine
(arr.) = Funk Arrangement
• Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye and Tami Tarrell
• Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
• All Night Long – Lionel Richie
• Best Of My Love – The Emotions
• Billie Jean - Michael Jackson (arr.)
• Blame it on the Boogie – The Jacksons
• Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
• Car Wash – Rose Royce
• Forget Me Nots - Patrice Rushen
• Give Me The Night - George Benson
• Good Times – Chic
• Got To Be Real – Cheryl Lynn
• Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
• I’m Coming Out - Diana Ross
• I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
• I Want You Back – Jackson 5
• Just The Two Of Us - Bill Withers
• Kiss - Prince
• Lady Marmalade - Labelle
• Le Freak – Chic
• Lets Stay Together – Al Green
• Lets Dance - David Bowie
• Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi (arr.)
• Lovely Day – Bill Withers
• My Girl – The Temptations
• Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
• Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
• Respect – Aretha Franklin
• Rock With You – Michael Jackson
• Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones/Otis Redding
• September – Earth Wind and Fire
• Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
• Somebody Elses Guy – Jocelyn Brown
• Son of a Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
• Soul Man – Sam and Dave
• Stand By Me – Ben E. King
• Sweet Child O’ Mine - Guns ’n’ Roses (arr.)
• Superstition – Stevie Wonder
• Tainted Love – Gloria Jones
• Think – Aretha Franklin
• Uptight – Stevie Wonder
• We Are Family – Sister Sledge
• You Make My Dreams Come True - Hall and Oates
(arr.) = Funk Arrangement
Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?
We always do our best to provide clients with the lineup as displayed in our images and videos however in the case that a band member is ill or unavailable we have high quality 'dep' musicians who are ready fill in. These players are always pre-auditioned and will be the same professional standard as the rest of the band.
Do you have different line-up options?
Yes we have a wide range of lineups to suit your event. Our standard 5 piece band which consists of Vocals, Guitar, Keys, Bass and Drums can be reduced to 4 piece (without keys) or extended to a 6 piece (Sax), 7 piece (trumpet) or 8 piece (Extra singer or horn player)
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
We endeavour to remain as flexible as possible so just get int ouch with us and we will do our best to adapt to your special day.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Yes we provide laptop DJ service free of charge with all our packages. We are happy to stay until midnight after our set at no additional cost.
How much time do you need to set up?
We recommend between an hour and and an hour and a half to full setup our equipment as well as sound check.
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
Yes we encourage our clients to look through out repertoire and to pick the songs that they really want to hear. We combine this with our own experience of picking songs that we will know work well together and ensure a smooth set to keep all your guests on the dance floor.
Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?
Yes all our quotes are fully inclusive and we are fully self contained.
Can you learn song requests before the event?
Yes we are happy to learn one request free of charge. This could be a first dance or just a song you really want to hear on the night. Additional song requests can be discussed for a small additional fee.
What do your clients love most about your performances?
Our clients love our positivity and enthusiasm for the music that we are playing. The band is made up of musicians that have been playing together for years so there is genuine chemistry happening on stage which guests can feel.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
We have performed at venues including the Savoy Hotel in Central London, Cambridge University, The Mayfair Hotel, London, Rugby School and many more
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
We are massively influenced by all the classic Soul and Motown greats including Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Otis Redding and Earth, Wind and Fire. We try and channel their energy into everything we play including more contemporary Rock and Pop music.
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
We have performed at several high profile corporate awards shows including the BACSC and The Royal Dental Society.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Up to 1 hour||£1200|
|Up to 2 hours||£1325|
|Up to 3 hours||£1530|
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