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Fun Party & Wedding Band
From Leeds / Manchester?

Then you have come to the right place!

We are Groove Manuva, a motown, soul and indie wedding & party band for hire comprising of some of the best musicians in the north of England.

The band are based in Manchester & Leeds and play around 50-100 events per year all over the UK. We aim to be flexible in providing exactly what you need for your specific event, appearing as anything from a 4 piece band to an 8 piece.

We play at all sorts of amazing events - corporate events, weddings and parties all year round. Our events are normally in locations such as Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, York, Liverpool and Harrogate.

Please take a good look around our site and feel free to get in contact with us to discuss anything relating to party bands or to discuss an event you are having.

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We are busy bees and we try to write about the events we perform at on our blog. We also try to write useful articles for people who are getting married or thinking about booking a band for an event.

Party Band Music York Castle Museum November 12, 2019

Live Party Band Music Castle Museum York

Wow, what an amazing place! York castle museum is one of the coolest venues we can remember playing at. It’s a full Victorian street complete with shop fronts, lampposts and a handsome cab! What a venue for Jason’s party and boy, did we have a good time. After speeches from the youngsters and the lovely …
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Tipi Wedding Band Hull East Yorkshire October 12, 2019

Tipi Wedding Band Hull Collegiate School

Hull Collegiate School was the venue for Clare and Ben’s amazing wedding in August this year. Now, this was a serious good fun wedding.. From the first dance (Kiss the Girl from the little mermaid) through to saxophone solos at half time and one hell of a party in the second half, by the end …
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Wedding Band Rivington Hall Barn October 8, 2019

Wedding Band Rivington Hall Barn Near Manchester

Rivington Hall Barn was the venue for Bexs and Carl’s amazing wedding this year. What a fantastic looking venue! The green foliage looked absolutely stunning and what a great evening. The couple had ‘Happy’ by Bruce Springsteen for their first dance and then our 5 (or sometimes 6!) piece band played to a fantastic crowd …
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groove manuva acoustic wedding duo leeds


When you book the duo as an addition to a full 5 or 7 piece evening band set.

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* Offer valid when booking is made between June and August 2019

Band Line Ups

Groove Manuva are available for weddings and events in any configuration from a 4 piece band up to an 8 piece band. We have three main options however:

The 4 piece core band

This is our Core Band option. Drums, bass, guitar and male vocals form the main 4 piece unit capable of reproducing all the songs you could need for your event. The band step things up a notch however with the use of samplers, drum pads and effects to allow them to accurately reproduce just about any song you could imagine.

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The 5 piece core band

The 4 piece band can be expanded to 5 with the addition of our amazing female saxophonist / vocalist. Expect an added sprinkling of funk and class with a wider repertoire and a fuller sound.

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The 7 or 8 piece show band

This is our Show Band option. Drums, bass, guitar, male vocals and saxophone are joined by our female vocalist and keyboard player to make up the 7 piece band. All the repertoire of the core band but with the added class of female vocals and piano to really hit the soul and motown spot.

Want more brass? Who doesn't?! Add our amazing trumpet player to the lineup for the classic full 8 piece soul experience.

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We booked Groove Manuva for our wedding and it was one of the best decisions we made about the most perfect day of our lives. Having a laugh, playing and singing their socks off and breaking drumsticks in the process �Lucy and Gez | Wedding, 2018
I would deffo reccommend and if we were to do our day again we wouldn't hesitate to re-book yourselves. Faye and Tom | Wedding, 2018
Really professional and a lovely group of people too. Couldn't rate more highly - book this band, you won't be disappointed! Thanks so much again - the perfect end to our special day.Naomi and Tom | Wedding, 2018
everyone commented how brilliant the band were and got people up on the dancefloor! A guest wants to use them at his hotel for an event! Highly recommend, highly profecially and lovely bunch. Thank you :)Amy and Chris | Wedding, 2018
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Extra Options

Groove Manuva have several other music options that can be booked for any event. Either along side an evening booking for the band or as a stand alone package.

Acoustic wedding duo

If you are looking for an acoustic wedding singer then our wedding duo might be just what you need! The most popular line up is female vocals with acoustic guitar - playing popular songs in a laid back acoustic style.

The acoustic wedding duo is perfect for your afternoon wedding reception, drinks reception, during a meal or as a stand alone act.

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Selfie Photo Pod

Groove Pod is our amazing touch screen photo pod that's perfect for entertaining your guests. Guests can choose props, select the layout of the photo they want and then receive the pictures to their phone via text or email! Add the photo pod as a part of any band booking..

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Optional full manned DJ service where your guests can request songs on the night. Just ask us about this when booking!

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* This is a pre-prepared playlist service