Groove Authority

Why book Groove Authority?

Groove Authority plays everything... R&B, Motown, Funk, Soul, Disco, as well as Top 40 and Classic Rock and Pop, Hip Hop, Swing, Jazz and Reggae. If you are looking for a band that's fun and entertaining and versatile in a small, affordable package, you have found us!

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Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 120 - 360 minutes
  • Fee: $1000-$6000
  • Languages: English

Overview

We play a fun, entertaining and wide variety of R&B, Soul, Funk and Rock as well as Swing and Jazz standards. We are a very experienced and professional band that has been doing weddings, functions and club work for over 7 years. We can play the ceremony and Jazz Cocktail sets as well the after dinner dance sets. Emcee and DJ services are included.

Groove Authority

Latest News: We are thrilled to announce that Groove Authority was picked from over 200 bands to be in the new Tom Cruise-Cameron Diaz movie "Knight and Day" filmed in Boston!!!!! The movie is scheduled for a June 25, 2010 release date.

Groove Authority plays everything! Our repertoire includes R&B, Motown, Funk, Soul, Disco, as well as Top 40, Classic Rock, Pop, Swing, Jazz, Reggae and Hip-Hop. If you are looking for a band that's fun, entertaining and versatile at an affordable price, you have found us!
Our high energy shows get people out on the dance floor having a great time whenever and wherever we perform. What sets us apart is our ability to play a wide range of musical genres without sacrificing quality. We will also professionally MC your event, whether it is a wedding, party, or corporate function. Our male and female lead vocalists are dynamic, energetic and talented singers; they can ignite the dance floor with your favorite high energy songs or switch gears to sing mellow ballads with equal flair. The stellar musicians in the band are equally engaging, and never fail to impress with their amazing versatility and talent.With well over 100 PERFORMANCES per year, including weddings, functions and clubs, Groove Authority is one of the busiest, most in-demand bands in the New England area. We would love to work with you to make your occasion a special one! Please CONTACT US for booking information.

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Dance
Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now-Mcfadden & Whitehead
Ain’t Nobody-Chaka Khan
Ain’t To Proud To Beg-Temptations
All Night Long-Lionel Ritchie
American Boy-Estelle
Baby I Love You-Aretha Franklin
Back In Love Again-L.T.D.
Billy Jean-Michael Jackson
Boogie On Reggae Woman-Stevie Wonder
Boogie Oogie Oogie-Sister Sledge
Brick House-Commodores
Bust A Move-Young M.C.
Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love-Barry White
Car Wash-Rose Royce
Celebration-Kool & The Gang
Chain Of Fools-Aretha Franklin
Cold Sweat-James Brown
Crazy In Love-Beyonce
Crazy-Gnarles Barkley
Dancing In The Street-Martha & The Vandellas
December 1963 (Oh What A Night)-Frankie Valli & Four Seasons
Disco Inferno-The Tramps
Doin’ The Butt-Eu
Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough-Michael Jackson
Faith-George Michael
Freeway Of Love-Aretha Franklin
G Thing/California-Snoop Dog/Dr. Dre
Get Down Tonight-K.C. & Sunshine Band
Get Into The Groove-Madonna
Get This Party Started-Pink
Get Up Off That Thing-James Brown
Give It To Me Baby-Rick James
Good Times-Chic
Groove Is In The Heart-Dee Lite
Groove Me Baby-King Floyd
Heard It Through The Grapevine-Marvin Gaye
Hey Ya-Outkast
Higher Ground-Stevie Wonder
Hold On I’m Comin’-Sam & Dave
Hot Stuff-Donna Summer
I Feel Good-James Brown
I Got A Feelin’-Black Eyed Peas
I Like The Way You Move-Outkast
I Want You Back-Jackson Five
I Will Survive-Gloria Gayner
I Wish-Stevie Wonder
I’ll Take You There-Staple Singers
It’s Your Thing-Isley Bros.
Just Dance-Lady Gaga
Kiss-Prince
Knock On Wood-Eddie Floyd
Lady Marmalade-Labelle
Land Of A 1000 Dances-Wilson Pickett
Last Dance-Donna Summer
Le Freak-Chic
Let It Whip-Dazz Band
Let’s Get It Started-Black Eyed Peas
Let’s Get This Party Started-Pink
Let’s Groove Tonight-Earth Wind & Fire
Love And Happiness-Al Green
Love Shack-B-52’s
Mercy-Duffy
Midnite Hour-Wilson Pickett
Mr. Big Stuff-Denise Lasalle
Mustang Sally-Wilson Pickett
My Girl-Temptations
Play That Funky Music-Wild Cherry
Poker Face-Lady Gaga
Proud Mary-Tina Turner
Respect-Aretha Franklin
Rock Steady-Aretha Franklin
Rock Your Body-Justin Timberlake
September-Earth Wind & Fire
Sex Machine-James Brown
Sexyback-Justin Timberlake
Shake Your Body Down To The Ground-Jackson 5
Shake Your Booty-K.C. & The Sunshine Band
Shaky Ground-Isley Brothers
Shining Star-Earth Wind & Fire
Shotgun-Junior Walker & The All Stars
Shout-Otis Day & The Nights
Signed Sealed Delivered-Stevie Wonder
Single Ladies-Beyonce
Soul Man-Sam & Dave
Stayin’ Alive-Bee Gees
Super Freak-Rick James
Superstition-Stevie Wonder
Take Me To The River-Al Green
Tell Me Something Good-Chaka Khan
Thank You For Letting Me Be Myself-Sly & The Family Stone
That’s The Way I Like It-K.C. & Sunshine
This Is How We Do It-Montell Jordan
Tik Tok-Kesha
Use Me Up-Bill Withers
Walkin’ The Dog-Rufus Thomas
Wanna Be Your Lover-Prince
What Is Hip-Tower Of Power
What I Say-Ray Charles
Will It Go Round In Circles-Billy Preston
Word Up-Cameo
You Are The Best Thing-Ray Lamontagne
You’re My First My Last My Everything-Barry White

Rock
Aeroplane-Red Hot Chilli Peppers
After Midnight-Eric Clapton
Along The Watch Tower-Bob Dylan
American Girl-Tom Petty
Any Way You Want It-Journey
Are You Gonna Go My Way-Lenny-Kravits
Back In The U.S.S.R.-Beatles
Beautiful Day-U2
Black Horse And Cherry Tree-K.T. Tunstall
Black Magic Woman-Santana
Blister In The Sun-Violent Femmes
Blue On Black-Kenny Wayne Sheapard
Blue Suede Shoes-Elvis Presley
Born To Be Wild-Steppinwolf
Breakdown-Tom Petty
Brown Eyed Girl-Van Morrison
Brown Sugar-Rolling Stones
Casey Jones-Grateful Dead
Cocaine-Eric Clapton
Cold Shot-Stevie Ray Vaughn
Crazy Little Thing Called Love-Queen
Crazy Love-Van Morrison
Crossroads-Cream
Cult Of Personality-Living Colour
Cumbersome-Seven Mary Three
Don’t Stop-Fleetwood Mac
Don't Stop Believing-Journey
Don’t You Forget About Me-Simple Minds
Don't Be Cruel-Elvis Presley
Drive-Incubus
Evil Ways-Santana
Faith-George Michael
Feelin’ All Right-Joe Cocker
Found Out About You-Gin Blossoms
Give Me One Reason-Tracy Chapman
Good Golly Miss Molly-Little Richard
Good Love-Rascals
Hard To Handle-Black Crowes
Hella Good-No Doubt
Hit Me With Your Best Shot-Pat Benatar
Honky Tonk Woman-Rolling Stones
Hot Blooded-Foriegner
Hound Dog-Elvis Presley
I Kissed A Girl-Katy Perry
I Saw Her Standing There-The Beatles
I Want To Hold Your Hand-Beatles
I’m A Believer-The Monkees
I’m Just A Girl-No Doubt
Jenny (867-5309)-Tommy Tutone
Jessie’s Girl-Rick Springfield
Johnny Be Good-Chuck Berry
Jumpin Jack Flash-The Rolling Stones
Just Like Heaven-The Cure
Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door-Bob Dylan
La Bamba-Los Lobos
La Grange-Z.Z. Top
Lady Madonna-Beatles
Laid-James
Little Wing-Jimi Hendrix
Livin’ On A Prayer-Bon Jovi
Love Shack-B-52’s
Love Song-The Cure
Low Rider-War
Lucky-Jason Mraz
Message In A Bottle-Police
Mr. Brownstone-Guns And Roses
My Sharona-The Knack
Need You Tonight-Inxs
Old Time Rock And Roll-Bob Seager
Pick Up The Pieces-Average White Band
Piece Of My Heart-Janis Joplin
Plush-Stone Temple Pilots
Pour Some Sugar On Me-Def Leopard
Power Of Love-Huey Lewis
Pride And Joy-Stevie Ray Vaughn
Rebel Yell-Billy Idol
Red House-Jimi Hendrix
Remedy-Black Crowes
Roadhouse Blues-The Doors
Rock And Roll-Led Zeppelin
Rockin’ In The Free World-Neil Young
Roll Over Beethoven-Chuck Berry
Satisfaction-The Rolling Stones
Save Tonight-Eagle Eye Cherry
Should I Stay Or Should I Go-Clash
Simple Man-Lynard Skynard
So What-Pink
Some Kind Of Wonderful-Grand Funk Railroad
Steal My Kisses-Ben Harper
Suddenly I See-K.T. Tunstall
Suspicious Minds-Elvis Presley
Sweet Caroline-Neil Diamond
Sweet Child Of Mine-Guns’n’roses
Sweet Emotion-Aerosmith
Sweet Home Alabama-Lynard Skynard
Sympathy For The Devil-Rolling Stones
The Joker-Steve Miller
The One I Love-R.e.m
The Twist-Chubby Checker
This Love-Maroon 5
Tutti Frutti-Little Richard
Twist And Shout-Beatles
Vehicle-Ides Of March
Walkin’ On Sunshine-Katrina & The Waves
What I Like About You-Romantics
When I Come Around-Green Day
Whole Lotta Shakin’-Jerry Lee Lewis
Wild Nights-Van Morrison
Wish You Were Here-Pink Floyd
You And Your Hand-Pink
You Can’t Always Get What You Want-The Rolling Stones
You Really Got Me-The Kinks
You Shook Me All Night Long-AC/DC

Dinner Set/Ballads
Ain’t No Sunshine-Bill Withers
At Last-Etta James
Can You Feel The Love Tonight-Elton John
Crazy Love-Van Morrison
Don’t Know Why-Norah Jones
Easy-Commodores
Endless Love-Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
Father Daughter-Paul Simon
Feel Like Makin’ Love-Roberta Flack
Forever Young-Rod Stewart
Georgia-Ray Charles
Have I Told You Lately-Van Morrison
Hero-Mariah Carey
How Sweet It Is-James Taylor
I Can’t Help Falling In Love-Elvis Presley
I Found A Love-Wilson Pickett
I Hope You Dance-Leanne Womack
I Will Always Love You-Whitney Houston
I’ll Be There-Jackson Five
If I Ain’t Got You-Alicia Keys
In My Life-Beatles
Into The Mystic-Van Morrison
Just Like Heaven-The Cure
Just The Way You Are-Billy Joel
Killing Me Softly-Roberta Flack
Let’s Get It On-Marvin Gay
Let’s Stay Together-Marvin Gaye
Lucky-Jason Mraz
Making Memories-Kieth Urban
Margaritaville-Jimmy Buffett
Mona Lisa-Nat King Cole
Moondance-Van Morrison
My Wish-Rascal Flatts
Natural Woman-Aretha Franklin
No One-Alicia Keys
Sea Of Love-Honydrippers
She’s Got A Way-Billy Joel
Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay-Otis Redding
Smooth Operator-Sade
Something-Beatles
Stand By Me-Ben E. King
Sweet Thing-Chaka Khan
The Greatest Love-Whitney Houston
The Times Of Your Life-Paul Anka
Thrill Is Gone-B.B. King
Unforgettable-Natalie & Nat King Cole
Use Me Up-Bill Withers
Warm Love-Van Morrison
What A Wonderful World-Louis Armstrong
What You Won’t Do For Love-Bobby Caldwell
What’s Goin’ On-Marvin Gaye
When A Man Loves A Woman-Percy Sledge
When It's Cold Outside-John Legend
When Something Is Wrong With My Baby-Sam & Dave
Wonderful Tonight-Eric Clapton
You Are My Shining Star-Manhattans
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life-Stevie Wonder
You Send Me-Sam Cooke
Your Love Is King-Sade

Swing
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore-Duke Ellington
Fly Me To The Moon-Frank Sinatra
In The Mood-Glen Miller
It Don’t Mean A Thing-Duke Ellington
New York, New York-Frank Sinatra
Route 66-Nat King Cole
Satin Doll-Duke Ellington
Sway-Michael Buble
Take The A Train-Duke Ellington
The Summer Wind-Frank Sinatra
The Way You Look Tonight-Frank Sinatra
Zoot Suit Riot-Cherry Poppin’ Daddies

Reggae
Is This Love-Bob Marley
No Woman No Cry-Bob Marley
Stir It Up-Bob Marley
Say Hey-Michael Franti And Spearhead
Red Red Wine-Ub40
I Shot The Sherrif-Bob Marley

Country
I Walk The Line-Johnny Cash
Making Memories-Kieth Urban
My Wish-Rascal Flatts
Ring Of Fire-Johnny Cash
I loved Her First-Heartland

Instrumental Jazz
All Blues-Miles Davis
Billy's Bounce-John Coltrane
Breezin’-George Benson Walk
Camelion-Herbie Hancock
Cantaloupe Island-Herbie Hancock
Cold Duck Time
Coming Home Baby-Herbie Mann
Freddie The Freeloader
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy-Cannonball Adderley
Mister Magic-Grover Washington Jr.
Sissy Strut-The Meters
Song For My Father
The Chicken-Pee Wee Ellis
And Many More....

Influences & Inspiration

There are too many to mention. All the great groups and artists in every genre of music over the past fifty years.

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