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Imperial Grooves



  • Motown and Soul band
  • Extensive repertoire of classics of the genres such as Sir Duke, Higher and Higher and even Pharrell's Happy
  • Perform as a 6 piece as standard and can extend to a full on 10 piece


The band are based in London and Brighton and perform all over the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 1hr sets or 3 x 40min sets.

About this Act

Imperial Grooves are the ultimate in live soul entertainment. The band delivers an energetic and interactive performance and with their core 6 piece line-up they produce a fantastic sound.

With an authentic Motown repertoire taking in such musical luminaries as Ray Charles, the Four Tops and Stevie Wonder the band are an ideal choice to keep the dance floor filled. The band have performed across the UK and have performed at some of the most prestigious venues including London's Mayfair and top floor of the capital's landmark, The Gherkin.

Set List

Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
Can’t Hurry Love – The Supremes
Heard it Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
Say a Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin
For Once in My Life – Stevie Wonder
My Girl – The Temptations
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Money – Barret Strong
How Sweet it is to be Loved by You – Marvin Gaye
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
We are Family – Aretha Franklin
Do you Love Me – The Contours
Dancing In the Street – Martha & The Vandellas
Reach Out – The Four Tops
Blame it on the Boogie – Jackson 5
Shake Your Tail Feather – Ray Charles
Upside Down – Diana Ross
Never Too Much – Lutha Vandross
Rescue Me – Fontella Bass
Higher & Higher – Jackie Wilson
Superstition/I Wish – Stevie Wonder (Medley)
September – Earth Wind & Fire
Son of a Preacher – Dusty Springfield
I Want You Back / The Love You Save / I’ll Be There - Jackson 5 (Medley)
I Feel Good – James Brown
Ain’t no Mountain High Enough /Ain’t Nothing like the Real Thing – Marvin Gaye (Medley)
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Soul Man - Wilson Pickett
Stand by Me – Ben E. King
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder


  • 6 piece band consisting of Female & Male Vocal, Guitar, Keyboards, Bass & Drums.
  • 7 piece - add Sax
  • 8 piece - add Sax, Trumpet
  • 9 piece - add Sax, Trumpet, Trombone
  • 10 piece - add Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, 3rd vocalist (male/female)


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