Definitely the best "get off your seat and dance" party, wedding and corporate band in the Northern California, Tahoe, and the SF Bay Area. The Groove Thang Band plays a VARIETY of dance music from the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and current Top 40.
Our playlist contains many genres of music including R&B, Funk, Disco, Smooth Jazz, Rock and Country! Something for everyone: Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, Taio Cruz, Justin Timberlake, Frank Sinatra, Etta James, Lynard Skynard, Brooks and Dunn, The Animals, Romantics, Pat Benatar, Van Halen, Guns and Roses, Commodores, Rick James, Donna Summer, Fleetwood Mac, Aretha Franklin....the list goes on and on. Groove Thang has over 10 years of experience as a band taking all kinds of client requests that allows us to be so versatile and perform just about any song or genre and do it very well!! We have a great full 7pc band sound with an excellent sound system that really makes the difference at any type of function.
The main concept of the band is to provide the ultimate interactive PROFESSIONAL party machine for your event so that you can have a great time and dance, dance dance!
We provide DJ services in combination with our live band to cover any material not performed live to help keep all ages entertained at your your event. We also provide one of the best portable professional grade PA sound systems on Gigmasters and sound engineer at every event to ensure high quality sound that is clear and intelligible. Our wireless mic system is also made avaialble for client announcements, toasts, etc.
The Groove Thang Band also performs as a 2-5pc smooth jazz combo for more intimate or low-key live music events performing acoustic music, classic jazz hits, and modern smooth jazz. This is perfect for your wedding dinner set or corporate mixer.
If you need live entertainment for your wedding, corporate event, festival, convention, birthday, anniversary, private party or club, LOOK NO FURTHER!!! The Groove Thang will provide a full-service entertainment show to suit YOUR needs for your next event. You can have Smooth Jazz, Disco, R&B, Rock and DJ all with one call.
The Groove Thang has years of experience and has performed at hundreds of locations all across California including: Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe, Reno, Napa, Mendicino, Monterey, San Jose, Roseville, Elk Grove, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Stockton areas. We specialize in weddings, festivals, corporate events, conventions, birthday parties, and live venues.
If you wanna get your groove and want THE BEST all around live music band in Northern California, never fear, The Groove Thang is here!!!
Having A Wedding And Need A Great Band??
Having performed at numerous weddings, the band has the experience to get your guests on the dance floor and keep them there! The music at your affair can be custom tailored to suit your specific tastes. Some clients want high energy dance songs while others prefer more sophisticated wedding music. Our wardrobe themes can range from good time flashy party to modern cool to black tie formal wear. The point is that Groove Thang can deliver the kind of music and theme that YOU request.
Available from 3 to 7 pieces, the band can handle any size reception and meet any budget. The Groove Thang will give your wedding the kind of personal attention that it deserves. No detail is too small or will be overlooked. Our goal is two-fold. We want you to enjoy your day, without stress, and we want your guests lined up to tell you that yours was the best wedding that they've ever attended!
Children's Birthday Parties
Wedding Cocktail Hours
Achy Breaky HeartBilly Ray Cyrus
All Right NowFree
All Summer LongKid Rock
At LastEtta James
Bad GirlsDonna Summer
Bad Mamma JammaCarl Carlton
Billie JeanMichael Jackson
Blue BossaSmooth Jazz
Blue Suede ShoesElvis
Boogie Oogie OogieA Taste of Honey
Boot Scootin' BoogieBrooks and Dunn
Brown Eyed GirlVan Morrison
Brown SugarRolling Stones
Can't Take My Eyes Off Of YouFour Seasons
Car WashRose Royce
CelebrationKool and the Gang
Chain of FoolsAretha Franklin
Coming Home BabySmooth Jazz
Dancin In The StreetsMartha and The Vandellas
Danny's Song (acoustic)Kenny Loggins
Don't Stop BelievinJourney
Down On The CornerCCR
Evergreen (acoustic)Barbara Streisand
Family AffairMary J Blige
Father and DaughterPaul Simon
Feel Like Makin LoveRoberta Flack - Smooth Jazz
Fly Me To The MoonFrank Sinatra
Folsom Prison BluesJohnny Cash
Get Down On ItKool and the Gang
Get Down TonightKC
Get This Party StartedPink
Gimme Three StepsLynard Skynard
Girl From IpanemaSmooth Jazz
Give It To MeRick James
Give Up The FunkParliment/Funkadelic
Good LovinThe Rascals
Got To Be RealCheryl Lynn
Green OnionsBooker T - Smooth Jazz
Hard To HandleBlack Crowes
Heart Of Rock and RollHuey Lewis
Hella GoodNo Doubt
Honky Tonk WomanRolling Stones
Hot StuffDonna Summer
I Gotta FeelingBlack Eyed Peas
I Love Rock And RollJoan Jett
I Only Want To Be WIth YouSmooth Jazz
I Wanna Be Your LoverPrince
I Will Always Love YouWhitney Houston
I Will SurviveGloria Gaynor
I WishStevie Wonder - Smooth Jazz
Jenny Jenny (867-5309)Tommy Tutone
Jungle BoogieKool and the Gang
Jungle LoveMorris Day and The Time
Just A GirlNo Doubt
Just DanceLady GaGa
Just My ImaginationTemptations - Smooth Jazz
Just The Way You AreBruno Mars
Keep Your Hands To YourselfGeorgia Satellites
Killer JoeSmooth Jazz
Ladie's NightKool and the Gang
Lady MarmaladePatti Labelle
Landslide (acoustic)Fleetwood Mac
Last DanceDonna Summer
Leave My Girl AloneStevie Ray Vaughn
Let's Fall In LoveSmooth Jazz
Let's Get It StartedBlack Eyed Peas
Let's Stay TogetherAl Green
Livin On A PrayerBon Jovi
Long Train Runnin'Doobie Brothers
L-O-V-ENat King Cole
Love Me Like A RockPaul Simon
MoondanceVan Morrison - Smooth Jazz
Moves Like JaggerMaroon 5
Mr. MagicSmooth Jazz
My PrerogativeBobby Brown
No Parking On The Dance FloorMidnight Star
One Thing Leads To AnotherThe Fixx
Ooh Baby BabyLinda Rondstadt - Smooth Jazz
Oye Como VaCha Cha - Santana
Play That Funky MusicWild Cherry
Pride and JoyStevie Ray Vaughn
Proud MaryTina Turner
Red HouseJimi Hendrix
ReminiscingLittle River Band
Right Back Where We Started FromMaxine Nightingale
Ring Of FireJohnny Cash
Rock This TownStray Cats
Safety DanceMen Without Hats
Secret Agent ManJohnny Rivers
Shake Your BodyMichael Jackson
Shake Your BootyKC
Shake Your Groove ThingPeaches and Herb
She's A ButterflyMartina McBride
Sign Sealed DeliveredStevie Wonder
Smooth OperatorSade - Smooth Jazz
Someone Like YouVan Morrison
Soul ManBlues Brothers
Stayin' AliveBee Gees
Stray Cat StrutStray Cats
Sweet Home AlabamaLynard Skynard
That's The Way of The WorldEarth Wind and Fire - Smooth Jazz
The Closer I Get To YouRoberta Flack
The TwistChubby Checker
The Way You Look TonightFrank Sinatra
There You'll Be (acoustic)Faith Hill
Turn The Beat AroundVicky Sue Robinson
UnforgettableNat and Natalie Cole
We Are FamilySister Sledge
We Got To Get Out Of This PlaceThe Animals
You Be Illin'Run DMC
You Should Be Dancin'Bee Gees
You're In My HeartRod Stewart
You've Lost That Loving FeelingRighteous Brothers
Zoot Suit RiotCherry Poppin' Daddies
Top 40 Band
$1200 - $5000
R&B, Top 40, Rock, Disco, 80s, 90s, Acoustic, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Country
Wedding Reception in Tahoe City, CA on 06/13/2009
"It was absolutely wonderful. The preformance was great and the band members were so friendly and personable. Could not have asked for more!
- Kathryn P.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Folsom, CA on 03/20/2009
"The Groove Thang Band was fantastic! They were completely professional and accommodating, but most of all, they were FUN! I would highly recommend them for any type of event. I can't wait to hire them again!
- Joyce J.
Anniversary Party in Oakland, CA on 08/22/2008
"The band was VERY professional, accomodating, and talented. They were very fun and easy to work with. They played all the songs that we loved and also played older songs that even brought my parents to the dance floor - they are in their late 80's! We would definitely recommend the band to anyone who wants to have a great dance party at their event. Groove Thang rocks! "
- Jennifer J.
Hotel Event in Sacramento, CA on 01/10/2009
"Your duet show was great as usual! We received lots of compliments from hotel guests and we look forward to hiring you guys again in the very near future. Keep up the good work Carol, you have a great voice! John, thanks for all the prep help."
- Terri B.
Private Party in Clarksburg, CA on 06/07/2008
"Loved the band...hope we can get them out to play again next year. Maybe we can extend the event time to get more music and dancing in!! Our guests raved!!
- Jody B.
Private Party in Sacramento, CA on 01/22/2010
"This is the second time we hired the Groove Thang acoustic duo to perform at one of our events. They were great just like last time and as always professional, cordial, and sounded great! Our guests loved them. We also saw their full band recently at a local venue too. We definitely would recommend this band or duo for any event. Groove Thang ROCKS!
- Steve H.
Community Event in Sacramento, CA on 01/26/2008
"Thank you for performing at out event. We received a lot of compliments about the band. Very professional, nice, and definitely well rounded. We will look forward to hiring the band next year! "
- Steve H.
Fundraiser in Galt, CA on 01/19/2008
"Anyone who likes 70's music would have fun getting down with the 'Goove Thang'"
- Traci M.
Corporate Function in Granite Bay, CA on 12/14/2007
"They did a great job and everyone loved them. We had a blast!"
- Vicki K.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Sacramento, CA on 10/13/2007
"They made a wonderful addition to our party and I would recommend them to any one. Lots of talent and energy and definitely fun! They were very accomdating with our requests and kept everyone involved during the event. Thanks so much to John for working with us and helping us prepare. See you next year!! DM"
- Dennis M.
Reunion in Santa Nella, CA on 07/28/2007
"The Groove Thang was an excellent fit for our reunion. They were a very professional act and were easy to work with. The diversity in their music kept everone happy. We danced all night long and definitely would recommend them to others looking to hire live dance music. Groove Thang rocks!!"
- Debbie G.
Wedding in Sacramento, CA on 07/07/2007
"Just wanted to say thanks for making our wedding reception so special and it will be a party to remember. We loved your “smooth groove” music and, of course, the Groove Thang finished the night out with a bang! Please thank Carol for singing our special songs that meant so much to us. Off to our honeymoon!"
- Judy J.
Private Party in Oakland, CA on 07/01/2007
"Thank you guys sooooooooooooo much for performing at our party!! We had a blast and everyone loved the song choices. Disco, Rock and Smooth Jazz all in one night. It was like a nonstop party at two clubs! I will have no problem recommending the Groove Thang to all my friends and family. Two thumbs way up!!"
- Linda D.
Restaurant Event in Sacramento, CA on 12/16/2011
"Groove Thang did a great job. They are a very nice bunch of people. Our guests were very happy that we had live music this year and gave us nothing but compliments about the band. We are so pleased. The band sounds GREAT!!!"
In addition to Sacramento, Groove Thang Band will also travel to Broderick, West Sacramento, El Macero, Represa, Rio Linda, Davis, East Nicolaus, North Highlands, Carmichael, Elverta, Antelope, Clarksburg, Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova, Citrus Heights, Hood, Woodland, Fair Oaks, Pleasant Grove, Roseville, Nicolaus, Orangevale, Dixon, Yolo, Courtland, Wilton, Folsom, Granite Bay, Knights Landing, Rocklin
and many other locations in and around the Sacramento area.
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