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1980s era tribute band

Rubix Groove

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About Rubix Groove

Fabulously authentic 80s tribute band, from the look to the sounds! Rubix Groove will bring your party, wedding or school reunion to life.
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1980s era tribute band
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Does your party need the cool of Marty McFly, the thrills of the Ghostbusters, the spills of Top Gun, the fun of Beverly Hills Cop, and the sexiness of Dirty Dancing? Then look no further! We are Rubix Groove, a five piece function band from Bath serving up a feast of 80s bangers from New Romantics such as Duran Duran and the Human League, to Pop Royalty such as Madonna and Prince, throwing in some rock classics from the likes of Europe and Bon Jovi, mixing up some floor fillers from Madness & the Bangles and a sprinkling some movie moments from some of the decade’s iconic cinema moments. Introducing the band, Laura James heads up as lead vocalist and frontperson, ably backed by Jon Gore on Keys, Tony Taylor on Guitar, Tom Woodworth on Bass, and Martyn James on Drums providing a full 80’s sound. We pride ourselves both on faithful renditions of your favourite hits and the ability to mix and match to meet the mood. And we love to dress to impress! We have all been making music since we were at school and playing in bands since our teens. We are all professional standard musicians, but we also do it because we love it – we’ve been friends since university and still love making music together, and we feel that comes across in our dynamic, energetic performances. This band has been playing weddings, parties, clubs, and pubs for the best part of two decades and we have all the experience in how to make your evening - like all the best 80’s chart toppers - fabulously exciting and very smooth! We’ll bring our own PA system and lighting. We’ll aim to take the stress out of the occasion by coming completely equipped to deal with common issues that crop up, and, with agreement with the client, we can provide interval music or links for phone playlists, to make the whole evening link together seamlessly. We understand the need for good communication both leading up the event and on the day itself, to make sure that everything is perfect come the evening. Highlights of the band’s career have been playing for thousands in Bath supporting the Bootleg Beatles for the Jubilee celebration in Victoria Park, playing the Bath Festival and Widcombe Rising festivals on several occasions, playing at prestige wedding venues such as Combe Lodge, Cadbury House and Orchardleigh House, as well as countless other hotels, pubs, clubs, and marquees along the way!

1980s era music, Pop, Covers, Tribute
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Event types:
Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Birthday party, Concert, Corporate event, Charity event, New Year's Eve, Christmas party
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Song list

Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr
The Power of Love - Huey Lewis & The News
Rio - Duran Duran
Baggy Trousers - Madness
Walk like an Egyptian - The Bangles
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Take on me - Aha
Gold - Spandau Ballet
Don't you want me - Human Leauge
Holiday - Madonna
Holding Out For a Hero - Bonnie Tyler
The Look of Love - ABC
Dr Beat - Miami Sound Machine
Like a Virgin - Madonna
Into The Groove - Madonna
Ant Music - Adam & The Ants
The Final Countdown - Europe
Let's Dance - Bowie
Fame - Irene Cara
It must be love - Madness
Time of my life - Bill Medley / Jennifer Warnes
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
Thriller - MJ
Message in a bottle - Police
Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer
The Heat Is On - Glenn Frey
99 Red Balloons - Nena
Groove is in the Heart - Deelite
Just Can't Enough Depeche Mode
Angel is a Centerfold - J Geils Band
Respectable - Mel n Kim
Don't You Forget About Me - Simple Minds
Livin on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Cars - Gary Numan
All night long - Lionel Ritchie
I feel For you - Chaka Khan
1999 - Prince
Kiss - Prince
It's raining men - The Weathergirls
Word Up - Cameo
Last night a DJ - Indeep
We Close Our Eyes - Go West
Ain't Nobody - Chaka
Give it Up - KC and the Sunshine Band
Celebration - Kool & The Gang
Jump - Van Halen
Electric Dreams - Phil Oakey / Georgio Moroder
Club Tropicana - Wham!
Customer questions

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

We recognise that this is almost inevitable - especially with weddings! We will try to be as flexible as we can and work around the event to ensure it runs as smoothly as possible.

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 music via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £80 per hour.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1.5 to 2 hours before the performance time. Ideally we need time to do a soundcheck to make sure everything sounds its absolute best for the party.

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 usually require a minimum of 5m by 3m space to perform

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. This is included in the price, but we'd definitely appreciate a few weeks notice!


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£800
Up to 2 hours£900
Up to 3 hours£1200


From customers:

Mick, B, 2 years ago

These guys have brought our NYE party to life 2 years in a row ... can't recommend them highly enough

Sharon G, 3 years ago

Such a brilliant night at the Ram , Widcombe on Saturday night - thank you Rubix Groove!