Groove Assailants are an 8 piece function band specialising in original funk, old school grooves and classic soul. Available to hire for weddings, functions, events and parties across the UK.
Groove Assailants specialize in funk and soul and is comprised of a friendly group of musicians who have gained many years of professional musical experience. They take huge pride in paying homage to some of the great funk and soul artists throughout history by bringing their music to your stage.
Funk is their thing and that’s what they do, so prepare to groove to the likes of Curtis Mayfield, Tower of Power and KC & The Sunshine Band with a sprinkling of Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder.
8 Piece Band
- Male Lead Vocals
- Female Lead Vocals
6 Piece Band
- Male or Female Lead Vocals
- Saxophone or Trumpet
5 Piece Band
- Male or Female Lead Vocals
- A Family Affair - Sly and the Family Stone
- Aint Nobody - Rufus & Chaka Khan
- Aint no Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
- All Night Long - Mary Jane Girls
- Apache - Incredible Bongo Band
- Brick House - The Commodores
- Beggin - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
- The Boss - James Brown
- California Soul - Marvin Gaye
- Cold Sweat - James Brown
- Come on Come Over - Jaco Pastorius
- Crazy - CeeLo Green
- Don't You Worry Bout A Thing - Stevie Wonder
- Drive my Car - The Beatles
- Fire on the Bayou - The Meters
- Forget You - CeeLo Green
- Funkin for Jamaica - Tom Browne
- Funky Train - Poets of Rhythm
- Get Down Tonight - KC and the Sunshine Band
- Give me the Night - George Benson
- Gonna Have A Funky Good Time - James Brown
- He’s the Greatest Dancer - Sister Sledge
- Hercules - Aaron Neville
- Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
- Hold on I’m Coming - Sam and Dave
- I don't know what it is but it's Funky - Ripple
- It's your thing - The Isley brothers
- Just Kissed My Baby - Meters
- Just the Two of Us - Bill Withers
- Jungle Boogie - Kool & The Gang
- Lady - Modjo
- Lady Marmalade - Patti LaBelle
- Light My Fire - Young Holt Unlimited
- Long Train Runnin - Doobie Brothers
- Master Blaster - Stevie Wonder
- Mary Jane - Rick James
- Miss you - Rolling Stones
- Money - Pink Floyd
- Move on Up - Curtis Mayfield
- Never too much - Luther Vandross
- Off The Wall - Michael Jackson
- Outstanding - The Gap Band
- Papa's got a Brand New Bag - Otis Redding
- Play that Funky Music - Wild Cherry
- P-Funk - Parliament
- Pick up the Pieces - Average White Band
- Pusherman - Curtis Mayfield
- Respect - Aretha Franklin
- Right Place, Wrong Time - Dr. John
- Rock Your Body - Justin Timberlake
- Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
- Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
- Strawberry Letter 23 - Brothers Johnson
- Summer Madness - Kool & The Gang
- Superfreak - Rick James
- Superstition - Stevie Wonder
- Tear The Roof Off The Sucker - Parliament
- Thats the Way (I Like It) - KC & The Sunshine Band
- The Bottle - Gil Scott Heron
- Think - Aretha Franklin
- Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
- Use Me - Bill Withers
- We Are Family - Sister Sledge
- What is Hip? - Tower of Power
- Why did you do it? - Stretch
- You Know I’m No Good - Amy Winehouse
- 24k Magic - Bruno Mars
- Earth With And Fire
- Got to Get You Into My life
- After the Love Has Gone
- Boogie Wonderland
- I Want Your Love
- Good Times
- Le Freak
- Michael Jackson
- Rock with You
- Don’t Stop till You Get Enough
- Billie Jean
- The Jackson 5
- I Want You Back
- Shake Your Body Down to the Ground
- Blame it on the Boogie
Groove Assailants were absolutely fantastic, they made our wedding so special and there wasn't a single person not on the dancelfoor all night! The singers had amazing voices and the sound of the 9 piece band was just amazing, People will be talking about it for years to come! Thank you for making a special day so memorable and fun!
Groove Assailants members have performed at Ronnie Scott's, Shepherds Bush Empire, 606 Club, Indigo2, The Gherkin, o2 Academy, The Royal Albert Hall, The Barbican Centre, The Vortex, The Roundhouse as well as at events such as The British Grand Prix & Battle of Britian 75 performing with the BBC Orchestra on Radio 2.
Vocalist Annie has performed and recorded with Pixie Lott, Alexandra Burke, Vaults, Daley, Daniel Bedingfield, WIll Young & Beverley Knight.
Where are you based and where are you willing to travel?
We are London based and available for functions, weddings, parties and events across the country.
What do we need to provide for your performance?
We provide our own sound system, mics, cables and amps, all we need is your stage and a couple of plug sockets.
What line-up options do you have?
Choose between an 8 or 6 piece band and decide on any special requests to suit your event. The 6 piece band is minus female vocals and trumpet.
What atire do you perform in?
Casual, smart or dress to impress, we can accommodate any attire to fit in with you.
What is your performance schedule?
Depending on your event, we play two to four 40 minute sets, each with 20 - 30 minutes break in between.
Do you provide any extras in addition to your performance?
We can organise the music in between our sets and can also offer our own DJ to finish off the night.
Do you have insurance?
We are covered with public liability insurance and if necessary, can provide a risk assessment and an electrical PAT certificate.
- 2 x 40 mins
- 2 x 60 mins
Please Note: The fees indicated below are approximate and based on a central location for each county. They are intended to provide a rough guide only and exact quotes can only be given once the date and exact location of your event have been provided.