Entertainment Packages

Entertainment Packages

Dance Format

Dance Format is the best dance songs from the 70’s through to the current top 40. Our clients that choose this format want to party. It is characterized by driving rhythm sections layered with our funky horn section keen to set the pace on the dance floor. You’ve got to see our horn players dance!! Like a DJ, the songs are all mixed keeping the dance floor pumping. This is typically a 5-8 piece line-up with female vocal, male vocal/guitar, bass, keys, drums, and a two or three piece horn section.

Often event managers will co-ordinate this format for after dinner and use the Jazz Format over dinner or earlier in the night.Typical repertoire for this style includes

  • Shape of you (Ed Sheeran)
  • Trumpet (Jason Derulo)
  • Wake Me Up! (Avici)
  • Superstition (Stevie Wonder)
  • Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
  • Get Lucky (Daft Punk)

Current & Recent Top 40 Pop Format

The Current Pop style is targeted at the crowd keen to hear what is playing around the top 40. This current style is guitar & keyboard driven with a great male vocal backing it up. Ideal for events where there is a younger audience (typically under 30yo) wanting a live band playing dance tunes they know. The typical line up for this is a 4 to 5 piece with Female Vocals, Male Vocals/Guitar, Bass, Keys and Drums. Typical repertoire for this style includes

  • Castle on the hill (Ed Sheeran)
  • Price Tag (Jessie J)
  • Lets Get this Party Started (Black Eyed Peas)
  • Please Don’t Stop the Music (Rihanna)
  • American Boy (Estelle)
  • Rolling in the Deep (Adele)
  • Love Foolosophy (Jamiroquai)
  • Valerie (Amy Winehouse)

Café Del Mar Format

The Cafe Del Mar style is contemporary jazz style grooves with a mix of funky takes on popular tunes.This modern style is ideal for setting the atmosphere in corporate functions, product launches, and events where guests want to be entertained but still enjoy the ambiance of the function and chat with other guests.

The standard lineup is typically a 3 to 6 piece with Female Vocal, Keys, Guitar, Bass, Saxophone and drums. Is ideal for audiences in their 20’s and 30’s.Typical repertoire for this style includes

  • Whats Going On (Marvin Gaye)
  • Sunday Morning (Maroon Five)
  • Still a Friend of Mine (Incognito)
  • Affirmation (George Benson)
  • Happy (Pharrell Williams)
  • Smooth Operator (Sade)
  • Your Love is King (Sade)
  • Signed Sealed Delivered (Stevie Wonder)

Jazz Format

The Jazz format is ideal for events requiring background classy music over dinner or while guests are mingling. Ideal for corporate functions, weddings and cafes. From soloists to typical trio formats – (piano, drums, bass) we can also include a vocalist for more colour.

Often many function organisers will choose a jazz format over dinner and formalities and loosen up with a Dance Format after dinner. Great for all ages.

Often many function organisers will choose a jazz format over dinner and formalities and loosen up with a Dance Format after dinner. Great for all ages. Typical repertoire for this style includes

  • Moon Dance (Van Morrison)
  • Fly Me to The Moon (Frank Sinatra)
  • What a Wonderful World – (Louis Armstrong)
  • Fever (Michael Buble)
  • Night and Day (Cole Porter)
  • Don’t Know Why (Norah Jones)
  • Nightingale in Berkley Square(Manning Sherwin)
  • Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock)

Themed Packages

The Smooth Groove themed packages are based around certain styles such as 40’s gangster, 50’s rock n roll and 70’s disco. This involves full costuming and can involve lighting and props as required.
New repertoire to suit the event is arranged and learned by the band

Clients for Theme Nights have included ING and Cadbury’s

  • Hawaiian Party Nights
  • Blues Brothers Show
  • Gypsy Party Night
  • 1940s Gangster Theme Party
  • 70s Disco Night
  • 1950s Rock n Roll
  • 1920s Great Gatsby Nights

DJ Packages

The Smooth Groove have a funky team of DJ’s in their 20’s that are experienced in knowing the right mix for any age crowd. Our DJ’s come with a full range of sound and lighting options including wireless mics for speeches and a range of lasers and LED or moving light options with hazers and all sorts of great gear and song choices.

This option is great for those on tight budgets or when added with any of our other packages will make your event memorable. For more details please contact our manager and ask about the special discount pricing if you are choosing the DJ with any of our other packages.