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Do you love a blend of timeless and contemporary R'n'B, Motown and pop music? Would you love nothing more than to hear that amazing music performed to perfection at your wedding, party or function? Well, we have the perfect solution for you, Velvet Groove!
This event, party and wedding band perform with genuine passion and stagecraft that only comes from 15 years of performing live, UK-wide to adoring guests. From iconic Motown classics to present-day R&B anthems, Velvet Groove's extensive and varied repertoire ensures a live set with hit songs for every guest.
Boasting glowing reviews, thousands of performing hours, and total dedication to their craft, Velvet Groove guarantee a professional, personalized, and passionately delivered performance that will elevate your event. Equipped with professional stage lighting, a full PA system, PLI and PAT certs, and top-notch equipment, they bring their ultimate playlist to life on stage for you and your guests.
Their standard lineup consists of:
5 Piece: (1 x Vocal, Keys, Guitar, Bass, Drums)
Additional female vocalist available (subject to availability and additional costs)
This rather excellent live wedding band guarantees an unforgettable evening of entertainment with special song requests (including first dances) performed free of charge. As a top wedding band for hire, they also offer a whole host of booking options (please ask us for more information) with one of their most popular options being the acoustic duo which has an acoustic playlist available on request.
Acoustic duo lineups include:
Acoustic Performance Duo (1 x Vocal, Guitar)
Acoustic Performance Duo (1 x Vocal, Piano)
Please note that due to availability or illness, deputy musicians of a very high professional standard may occasionally be utilized. Prices reflect the standard 5-piece lineup, but the band offers varying options so please ask us for more information.
So, no need to keep searching for live R&B, Motown or pop wedding bands anymore, you've found one of the best out there in Velvet Groove. Hire them with the real live music experts here at Seventh Second.
Band Line Up
Checkout the band line up below.
- Laptop DJ
- Backing Vocals
- Female Vocals
"The dance floor was packed all night! Thank you! Great wedding thank you so much. "September 2023
"If anyone is looking for a band for an event, Mark and I can’t recommend Soul Diamonds enough. They ..."More September 2023
"What a band! The set-lists were varied enough to please all ages, and our guests genuinely commented..."More August 2023
"I couldn’t have asked for better! They were approachable and professional throughout. On our w..."More July 2023
"We hired Soul Diamonds for our wedding in June 2019 and we honestly could not be happier with the ex..."More June 2023
"We hired Soul Diamonds for our wedding in June 2019 and we honestly could not be happier with the experience. We found the band to be extremely professional throughout the entire planning process and with a reassuring attention to detail, which meant we had full faith in them to deliver on the night – particularly after watching them perform live in Didsbury beforehand. When our big day finally arrived, they were absolutely fantastic and played two one-hour sets that had our guests on the dance floor all evening, providing a real atmosphere to the night. Thank you Soul Diamonds! "June 2023
"We booked Soul Diamonds to play at our wedding; after seeing their promotional video online we were ..."More May 2023
"We booked Soul Diamonds to play at our wedding; after seeing their promotional video online we were sure that they would be an excellent band to choose. The band were really helpful and organised, making sure that all the arrangements were sorted in good time and their communication was really helpful. The music was incredible, it was just what we expected, and their choice of songs was perfect for getting a party started and keeping it going. "May 2023
"My husband and I recently got married and had Soul Diamonds as the night entertainment. They were ab..."More April 2023
"Excellent band, sound amazing, strong vocals. Everybody loved the selection of music. Overall fantas..."More December 2022
"I just wanted to say a massive thank you Soul Diamonds for playing at our wedding. The band were fan..."More October 2022
"We really recommend them for any function; the girls voices are just amazing!! "October 2022
"My husband and I would thoroughly recommend Soul Diamonds for any occasion as they were an excellent..."More August 2022
"When we can, we will hire Soul Diamonds in the future as I will definitely be booking them again. If..."More June 2022
"The Soul Diamonds were brilliant, and they made our night by letting our friend perform 2 songs as w..."More February 2022
"Seventh Seconds website is great, Soul Diamonds page is great with their song selection on point (no..."More December 2021
"Really can’t thank this band enough, they did a fantastic job at our wedding on the 17th Aug. ..."More August 2019
"The Soul Diamonds played at our wedding on 14 July 2018. They were absolutely unreal. They rocked th..."More July 2018
"The Soul Diamonds played at our wedding on 14 July 2018. They were absolutely unreal. They rocked the barn, got everyone on the dance floor and smashed out two amazing sets. The feedback from all our guests was incredible. We’ve already recommended their services to two lots of friends who are getting married next year as we’d love to see them again. "July 2018
What to expect
The band generally will require a minimum of 3x4 metres of space to make sure they can set up safely. Please ask for rider details.
Along with their instruments (they do help), the band will provide top spec, full PA and lighting systems to cater for any event. Comprehensive PAT and PLI certification is supplied as standard.
Arrival and Set Up
The band can be flexible to suit your requirements, however, usually, set up time is roughly an hour. This time can vary depending on the complexity of the show.
The band will typically play 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute sets, however, the band are flexible so please do ask if you have something more specific in mind. Extra sets or an early start/late finish available. Please contact us for more information.
Boo! However, we understand this is commonplace so all our acts have experience with venue sound limiters. If you’ve been instructed by your venue with anything specific, please be sure to let us know before hand.
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Weddings, events and parties are expensive, right!? That’s where Flowers come in. Expertly covering Soul, Pop, Dance, Motown, Indie and Rock hits from the ‘50s right up to the present day, they will never break the bank or disappoint you and your guests.
Looking for something extra?
Some of our acts can provide bonus Bandeoke sets or complete Bandeoke packages suiting any occasion. Sets can vary from 20 minutes to 3 hours and most bands will provide a large list of your favourite hits to pick from. Sing along lyrics and microphones are provided so you and your guests can enjoy karaoke with a professional backing band! Ask us for more details.
- Bespoke options
- Extended performance
- Song requests
- Acoustic sets
- Extra muscians
- Full DJ’ing service