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ARTIST ID: 10302

Disco. The music that defined an era of dancing, partying and a wild nightlife that never seemed to end...all of those memories are brought back by the Richmond, VA based band Groove Spot.

Founded in March of 1997, Groove Spot has performed to packed houses up and down the East Coast and is a fixture of the Richmond club scene. Flamboyant costumes, tongue-in-cheek antics, and pure energy all characterize this disco extravaganza once described as "stripping down disco classics to their booty-shaking basics." By the way, these guys can play...most members have college music degrees. "Most people think that we're too young to remember disco in the 70's," says bassist Greg Hill, 32, "But some of our fondest memories growing up were those times spent in the roller skating rinks grooving to these songs after hitching rides with our older brothers."

"Disco has a mass appeal to all audiences," quips the band's frontman, Sean Shields, 25. "Older audience members love to reminisce - even if they hated disco the first time. Younger listeners are familiar with the songs by way of their parents, television, or newer songs that use elements of the classics," adds Shields. The bands performs five shows a week on average, from clubs and frats to corporate parties and weddings. They have appeared with national act Cracker and at several large outdoor festivals. Groove Spot is transported to their gigs on a tour bus once owned by country legend Merle Haggard. One step on the bus and you'll see that these guys take their disco very seriously. "When we get on this bus to head to a show, it's the `70's as far as we're concerned. We pop in the 8 tracks, put on the platform shoes, and we're ready to boogie!" says Hill.

If you're ready to have a great time and dance to that pulsating disco beat...or just sit back and watch the extravaganza take place...Groove Spot is a must see. You gotta GROOVE, Spot, GROOVE!

Print Song List
  • Jazz, R&B, and Easy Listening
    The Champs - Tequila
  • Modern, Alternative, and Classic Rock
    Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces
    Dag - Lovely Jane
    Rod Stewart - If You Think I'm Sexy
  • R&B, Funk, and Disco
    A Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie
    Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
    Bar Kays - Soulfinger
    Billy Preston - Will It Go Round In Circles
    Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
    Chic - Good Times/Rappers Delight
    Commodores - Brick House
    Commodores - Easy
    Gap Band - Drop A Bomb On Me
    Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
    Heat Wave - Boogie Nights
    Heat Wave - Groove Line
    James Brown - I Feel Good
    James Brown - Sex Machine
    Kool & The Gang - Celebration
    Kool & The Gang - Funky Stuff
    Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
    L.T.D. - (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again
    Ohio Players - Rollercoaster
    Parliament - Flashlight
    Rose Royce - Car Wash
    Stevie Wonder - I Wish
    Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster
    Stevie Wonder - Superstition
    Terrence Trent Darby - Wishing Well
    The Tramps - Disco Inferno
    Village People - Ymca
    War - Cicso Kid
    Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
  • Retro 70's and 80's
    Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
    Bee Gees - Jive Talking
    Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
    Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
    Dexy¦s Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
    Duran Duran - Rio
    KC & The Sunshine Band - Boogie Man
    KC & The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
    KC & The Sunshine Band - Shake Your Booty
    Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now
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