Groove Knight Band

Biography

Groove Knight is Austin's premier Classic Party Band.A high energy dance band featuring the "best of the best" of area talent – including the most extraordinary singers,Groove Knight is master of getting the party started and keeping it going all night long.Groove Knight takes pride in customizing the performance to the needs of the client. They will assist in the planning process and will emcee the events on your special night. At your request they can also perform toned down music for your dinner orcocktail hour before filling the dance floor with the energy of the full band."Without Groove Knight, my reception would have been just like any other; instead, they transformed it into the best party ofmy life!" -brideThe musicians of Groove Knight have been entertaining audiences for more than two decades, performing for countless eventsfrom banquets and weddings to night clubs, college shows, jazz festivals, live radio and TV, and aboard major cruise lines.Feel the power of generations of great dance music from the 60s, 70s, and 80s through today – music that sounds like theoriginal artists performing live.Always professional, always a party -- All the right music at the right time. 

1980s

Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

Bust a Move – Young MC

Celebration – Kool and the Gang

Don't Stop Believin' - Journey1980s

Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

Bust a Move – Young MC

Celebration – Kool and the Gang

Don't Stop Believin' - Journey

Don't You Forget About Me – Simple Minds

Blister In the Sun – Violent Femmes

867-5309/Jenny – Tommy Tutone

Funky Cold Medina – Tone Loc

Get Down On It – Kool and the Gang

Hungry Like the Wolf – Duran Duran

Hurts So Good – John Cougar

Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice

Jessie's Girl – Rick Springfield

Jump On It (Apache) – Sugar Hill Gang

Kiss – Prince

Love Shack – B52s

Need You Tonight – INXS

PYT – Michael Jackson

Superfreak – Rick James

What I Like About You – Romantics

White Wedding – Billy Idol

You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC

Your Love – Outfield

 

Dance/Funk

Best Of My Love – Emotions

Boogie Oogie Oogie – Taste of Honey

Brick House – Commodores

Dancing Queen – ABBA

December 1963 – Four Seasons

Disco Inferno – Trammps

Every 1s a Winner – Hot Chocolate

Fire – Pointer Sisters

Get Down Tonight – KC & the Sunshine Band

Good Times – Chic

Got To Be Real – Cheryl Lynn

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

I Wish – Stevie Wonder

Jungle Boogie – Kool and the Gang

Lady Marmelade – Labelle

Last Dance – Donna Summer

Le Freak – Chic

Let's Groove – Earth Wind and Fire

Love Rollercoaster – Ohio Players/RHCP

Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry

Rock With You – Michael Jackson

September – Earth Wind and Fire

Superstition – Stevie Wonder

We Are Family – Sisters Sledge

Word Up – Cameo

 

Country

Amarillo By Morning – George Strait

Crazy – Patsy Cline

Drivin' My Life Away – Eddie Rabbitt

Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash

Guitars, Cadillacs – Dwight Yoakam

Honky Tonk Women – Rolling Stones

My Wish – Rascal Flatts

Need You Now – Lady Antebellum

Neon Moon – Brooks & Dunn

This is Where Cowboy Rides Away – George Strait

You Never Even Call Me By My Name – D. A. Coe

 

Oldies/Motown

Ain't Too Proud To Beg – Temptations

Build Me Up Buttercup – Foundations

Can't Take My Eyes Off of You – Frankie Valli

Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding

How Sweet It Is – James Taylor

I Heard It Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye

I'll Be Around – Spinners

I'll Take You There – Staple Singers

Knock on Wood – Eddie Floyd

Land of 1000 Dances – Wilson Pickett

Let's Stay Together – Al Green

Locomotion – Little Eva

Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett

My Girl – Temptations

Proud Mary – Ike and Tina Turner

Rescue Me – Fontana Bass

Respect – Aretha Franklin

Shout – Isley Brothers

Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder

Soul Man – Sam and Dave

This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) – Natalie Cole

Tossin' and Turnin' – Bobby Lewis

 

Ballads/Slow Dance

At Last – Etta James

Crazy Love – Van Morrison

Have I Told You Lately – Rod Stewart

I Can't Help Falling In Love With You – Elvis Presley

In My Life – Beatles

Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye

Lights – Journey

Because You Loved Me – Celene Dion

Make You Feel My Love – Bob Dylan/Adele

Sara Smile – Hall and Oates

Sea of Love – Phil Phillips / HoneyDrippers

Stand By Me – Ben E King

Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper

Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers

What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

(You Are My) Shining Star – Manhattans

Your Song – Elton John

 

Classic Rock

A Hard Day's Night – Beatles

Beast of Burden – Rolling Stones

Bennie and the Jets – Elton John

Birthday – Beatles

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Gimme Shelter – Rolling Stones

Gimme Some Lovin' – Spencer Davis Group

Have You Ever Seen the Rain – CCR

Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar

Hot Child In the City – Nick Gilder

I Want You to Want Me – Cheap Trick

Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley

Loves Me Like a Rock – Paul Simon

Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffett

Old Time Rock and Roll – Bob Seger

Pride and Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughan

Rock and Roll All Nite – KISS

Stuck In the Middle – Steelers Wheel

Twist and Shout – Beatles

 

Modern

Beautiful Day – U2

Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke

California Gurls – Katy Perry

Cupid Shuffle – Cupid

Happy – Pharrell Williams

Hella Good – No Doubt

Hot In Here – Nelly

I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas

Let's Get It Started – Black Eyed Peas

Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars

My Prerogative – Bobby Brown

Poker Face – Lady Gaga

Rock Your Body – Justin Timberlake

We Are Young – Fun

You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne

 

Salsa/Latin

I Need To Know – Marc Anthony

La Bamba – Ritchie Valens

Oye Como Va – Tito Puente/Santana

Sway – Michael Buble

 

Standards/Dinner Music

Don't Know Why - Norah Jones

Everything – Michael Buble

Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra

Girl From Ipanema – Stan Getz

Green Onions – Booker T. & MGs

In Crowd – Ramsey Lewis

It's Now or Never - Elvis Presley

Last Date – Floyd Cramer

Mercy Mercy Mercy – Cannonball Adderly

Moondance – Van Morrison

Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin

On Broadway – George Benson

Paradise – Sade

Tequila – Champs

The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

Under the Boardwalk – Drifters

Up on the Roof – Drifters

When a Man Loves a Woman – Percy Sledge

You Send Me – Sam Cooke

 

Traditional

Auld Lang Syne

Hava Nagila

Don't You Forget About Me – Simple Minds

Blister In the Sun – Violent Femmes

867-5309/Jenny – Tommy Tutone

Funky Cold Medina – Tone Loc

Get Down On It – Kool and the Gang

Hungry Like the Wolf – Duran Duran

Hurts So Good – John Cougar

Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice

Jessie's Girl – Rick Springfield

Jump On It (Apache) – Sugar Hill Gang

Kiss – Prince

Love Shack – B52s

Need You Tonight – INXS

PYT – Michael Jackson

Superfreak – Rick James

What I Like About You – Romantics

White Wedding – Billy Idol

You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC

Your Love – Outfield

 

Dance/Funk

Best Of My Love – Emotions

Boogie Oogie Oogie – Taste of Honey

Brick House – Commodores

Dancing Queen – ABBA

December 1963 – Four Seasons

Disco Inferno – Trammps

Every 1s a Winner – Hot Chocolate

Fire – Pointer Sisters

Get Down Tonight – KC & the Sunshine Band

Good Times – Chic

Got To Be Real – Cheryl Lynn

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

I Wish – Stevie Wonder

Jungle Boogie – Kool and the Gang

Lady Marmelade – Labelle

Last Dance – Donna Summer

Le Freak – Chic

Let's Groove – Earth Wind and Fire

Love Rollercoaster – Ohio Players/RHCP

Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry

Rock With You – Michael Jackson

September – Earth Wind and Fire

Superstition – Stevie Wonder

We Are Family – Sisters Sledge

Word Up – Cameo

 

Country

Amarillo By Morning – George Strait

Crazy – Patsy Cline

Drivin' My Life Away – Eddie Rabbitt

Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash

Guitars, Cadillacs – Dwight Yoakam

Honky Tonk Women – Rolling Stones

My Wish – Rascal Flatts

Need You Now – Lady Antebellum

Neon Moon – Brooks & Dunn

This is Where Cowboy Rides Away – George Strait

You Never Even Call Me By My Name – D. A. Coe

 

Oldies/Motown

Ain't Too Proud To Beg – Temptations

Build Me Up Buttercup – Foundations

Can't Take My Eyes Off of You – Frankie Valli

Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding

How Sweet It Is – James Taylor

I Heard It Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye

I'll Be Around – Spinners

I'll Take You There – Staple Singers

Knock on Wood – Eddie Floyd

Land of 1000 Dances – Wilson Pickett

Let's Stay Together – Al Green

Locomotion – Little Eva

Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett

My Girl – Temptations

Proud Mary – Ike and Tina Turner

Rescue Me – Fontana Bass

Respect – Aretha Franklin

Shout – Isley Brothers

Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder

Soul Man – Sam and Dave

This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) – Natalie Cole

Tossin' and Turnin' – Bobby Lewis

 

Ballads/Slow Dance

At Last – Etta James

Crazy Love – Van Morrison

Have I Told You Lately – Rod Stewart

I Can't Help Falling In Love With You – Elvis Presley

In My Life – Beatles

Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye

Lights – Journey

Because You Loved Me – Celene Dion

Make You Feel My Love – Bob Dylan/Adele

Sara Smile – Hall and Oates

Sea of Love – Phil Phillips / HoneyDrippers

Stand By Me – Ben E King

Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper

Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers

What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

(You Are My) Shining Star – Manhattans

Your Song – Elton John

 

Classic Rock

A Hard Day's Night – Beatles

Beast of Burden – Rolling Stones

Bennie and the Jets – Elton John

Birthday – Beatles

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Gimme Shelter – Rolling Stones

Gimme Some Lovin' – Spencer Davis Group

Have You Ever Seen the Rain – CCR

Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar

Hot Child In the City – Nick Gilder

I Want You to Want Me – Cheap Trick

Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley

Loves Me Like a Rock – Paul Simon

Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffett

Old Time Rock and Roll – Bob Seger

Pride and Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughan

Rock and Roll All Nite – KISS

Stuck In the Middle – Steelers Wheel

Twist and Shout – Beatles

 

Modern

Beautiful Day – U2

Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke

California Gurls – Katy Perry

Cupid Shuffle – Cupid

Happy – Pharrell Williams

Hella Good – No Doubt

Hot In Here – Nelly

I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas

Let's Get It Started – Black Eyed Peas

Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars

My Prerogative – Bobby Brown

Poker Face – Lady Gaga

Rock Your Body – Justin Timberlake

We Are Young – Fun

You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne

 

Salsa/Latin

I Need To Know – Marc Anthony

La Bamba – Ritchie Valens

Oye Como Va – Tito Puente/Santana

Sway – Michael Buble

 

Standards/Dinner Music

Don't Know Why - Norah Jones

Everything – Michael Buble

Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra

Girl From Ipanema – Stan Getz

Green Onions – Booker T. & MGs

In Crowd – Ramsey Lewis

It's Now or Never - Elvis Presley

Last Date – Floyd Cramer

Mercy Mercy Mercy – Cannonball Adderly

Moondance – Van Morrison

Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin

On Broadway – George Benson

Paradise – Sade

Tequila – Champs

The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

Under the Boardwalk – Drifters

Up on the Roof – Drifters

When a Man Loves a Woman – Percy Sledge

You Send Me – Sam Cooke

 

Traditional

Auld Lang Syne

Hava Nagila

Le Freak
Love Shack
Billie Jean
Hella Good
At Last
Hurts So Good