6 Piece: Lead Female Vocalist, Lead Male Vocalist, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keys. Available Add-Ons: Sax, Trumpet.


Additional Horn(s) Available

Both Male + Female Vocalist(s)

Ceremony Music

Cocktail Hour/Dinner Music


The Groove Motive is one of the most in-demand party and dance bands in the Mid-Atlantic Region! 

For over ten years, and through hundreds of highly successful performances, The Groove Motive has been captivating audiences with their exciting, high-energy shows playing for a variety of clients and venues. Powerful and soulful leads, tight vocal harmonies, and superb musicianship, combined with a desire to provide a truly entertaining live music experience, define this band and set them apart from others. 

The Groove Motive will keep all of your guests on the dance floor by playing a song variety suitable for all musical tastes including Top 40, Pop, R&B, and Motown. Performing for corporate functions, company parties, weddings, awards and graduation ceremonies, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, festival stages, and professional theaters, The Groove Motive is prepared to play for any crowd of any size.

The Groove Motive will make your event a great celebration for all - inquire today! 









Ain’t Too Proud To Beg - The Temptations

Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley

Brown-Eyed Girl—Van Morrison

Chain of Fools - Aretha Franklin

Dancing In The Streets - The Vandellas/Van Halen

Day Tripper - The Beatles

Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson

I heard It Through The Grapevine -Gladys Knight & The Pips

I Feel Good—James Brown

Knock On Wood—Eddie Floyd

My Girl—The Temptations

Respect—Aretha Franklin

Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones

Sex Machine (Get Up)—James Brown

Shout - Otis Day & The Knights

Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay—Otis Redding

Stand By Me—Ben E. King

Signed, Sealed, Delivered—Stevie Wonder

With This Ring - Platters

70’s HITS

A Love Of Your Own—Average White Band

Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now—McFadden & Whitehead

Always and Forever—Heatwave

Boogie Nights - Heatwave

Boogie Oogie Oogie—A Taste Of Honey

Boogie Shoes - KC & The Sunshine Band

Brick House—The Commodores

Easy (Like Sunday Morning) - Commodores

Flashlight - Parliament/Funkadelic

Fly Like An Eagle—Steve Miller Band

Good Times - Chic

I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor

I Wish—Stevie Wonder

If You Don't Know Me (By Now) - Harold Melvin/Simply Red

Kiss & Say Goodbye - The Manhattans

Ladies Night - Kool & The Gang

Le Freak - Chic

Let’s Get It On—Marvin Gaye

Let’s Stay Together—Al Green

Long Train Runnin’—The Doobie Brothers

Love On My Mind - Natalie Cole

Love The One You're With - Stephen Stills

Lowdown—Boz Skaggs

Mercy, Mercy Me—Marvin Gaye

Peg—Steely Dan

Play That Funky Music—Wild Cherry

Play Your Game - Barry White

Pick Up The Pieces - Average White Band

Sara Smile—Daryl Hall & John Oates

Superstition - Stevie Wonder

That's The Way I Like - KC & The Sunshine Band

Use Me - Bill Whithers

What's Going On - Marvin Gaye

Who's Makin Love - Johnnie Taylor

Work To Do - Average White Band/Isley Brothers

You've Got The Love - Wild Cherry

80’s HITS

Ain't Nobody - Chaka Kahn

Always - Atlantic Starr

And The Beat Goes On - The Whispers

Back In Love Again—LTD

Bad Mama Jama—Carl Carlton

Careless Whisper—Wham!

Celebration—Kool & The Gang

Don't Stop Believing - Journey

Easy Lover - Philip Bailey and Phil Collins

Electric Slide - Marcia Griffiths

Fantastic Voyage—Lakeside

Forget Me Nots - Patrice Rushen

Georgy Porgy - Toto

Get Down On It - Kool & The Gang

Got To Be Real - Cheryl Lynn

Holiday - Madonna

I'm Every Woman - Chaka Kahn

In The Air Tonight - Phil Collins

It's A Love Thing - The Whispers

Jungle Love—Morris Day & The Time

Just The Two Of Us - Bill Whithers

Let's Groove - Earth, Wind & Fire 

Love Come Down—Evelyn King

Lucky Star - Madonna

Midas Touch - Midnight Star

Outstanding—The Gap Band

Purple Rain - Prince

Rock With You—Michael Jackson

September - Earth, Wind & Fire

Shame - Evelyn King

Square Biz - Teena Marie

This Place Hotel - The Jacksons

Turn Your Love Around - George Benson

What You Won't Do For Love - Bobby Caldwell


Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Michael McDonald

All Of Me - John Legend

Am I The Same Girl - Swing Out Sister

Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz

Don't Speak - No Doubt

Groove Is In The Heart—Dee Lite

It’s Your Life—Lenny Kravitz

Let’s Get This Party Started—Pink

Only Girl - Rihanna

Please Don't Stop The Music - Rihanna

This Love—Maroon 5

Treasure - Bruno Mars

Waiting On The World To Change—John Mayer


Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin

The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra 


Amie - Pure Prairie League

Deep River Woman - Alabama

Mountain Music - Alabama