Capital Groove are a young, energetic and professional international function band made up of the highest quality professional musicians who specialise in performing live music from a wide range of genres. These include Rock, Pop, Funk, Soul, Motown, Indie and Disco.
Their wealth of experience in performance has been highlighted at some of the highest profile events in the country including The Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, The Rugby Union Cup awards show, The Molineux Football Stadium (to over 36,0000 people), The NIA, The NEC Arena, The Lord Mayors Ball (Birmingham), live performances on Sky television and and BBC Radio, as well as live performances at the Montreux Jazz Festival and the Glastonbury Festival. The versatility of the band means that they are not only ideal for corporate events, but also for weddings and civil partnerships. They are also regularly perform at University Balls, Birthday Parties, Awards Ceremonies, Festivals and Concerts.
Capital Groove have performed at many prestigious venues and events over the years. Some of the best are The Hilton Hotel Group, The National Motorcycle museum, The Peoples Postcode lottery, Sky Television, Scottish Television, Jools Holland's Jamhouse, Wroxall Abbey Estate, Pembroke House, The Conservatoire Birmingham, Music industry leaders Roland technologies, The Grand Hotel Brighton, Montreux Jazz Festival, Glastonbury, The 02 Academy group, BBC radio and Channel 4’s Taste food festival, plus numerous celebrity and Charity events.
With an extensive and varied set list Capital Grove can cater for all ages and musical tastes, including classic songs by The Beatles, Tina Turner and Stevie Wonder, to the more modern sounds of Kings of Leon, Jamiroquai, Jack Johnson, Rhianna, Amy Winehouse and Alicia keys. They also offer more intimate solo guitar pieces or 3 piece jazz ensembles plus many, many more! With enough booking time we can also offer to learn the first dance or special song for your event, or you can choose from a selection of popular first dance songs and be absolutely sure that guests of all ages will be up dancing and singing all night!
The band are led By Ben Drummond who is also a music promoter and host at Jools Holland's Live Venue The Jamhouse. Capital Groove are a band like no other. Each member is passionate and dedicated about music, performance and entertainment. Capital Grooves musicians are of the highest standard, their Brass section are all conservatoire trained jazz musicians and their rhythm section are full time session musicians with many years experience in the studio and performing live.
The typical line up would be a 4/5 piece band, consisting of Male/Female Vocals, ( just male on 4 piece) Bass Guitar, Lead Guitar, Keys and Drums. However, the band can be booked from a three piece line up all the way to a 10 piece show level line up.
In addition, the band can also provide a set of acoustic songs or a laid back Jazz Trio specifically tailored for drinks receptions or during dinner.(At reduced rate if booking with the band)
The band perform walk-on music for corporate award ceremonies
They can supply smaller PA or electronic drums to cater for smaller rooms. They are also experienced in mixing to the sonic environment and can work under Db levels if a Db meter is installed at the venue.
2 x 60 mins
3 x 40 mins