Boston Wedding Band, Mighty Groove, Covers Beatles & Led Zeppelin with Full Horn Section

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The Boston based wedding band, Mighty Groove, will be performing a private wedding where they will perform songs by Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, as well as Jazz and Funk hits. Mighty Groove has a total of 40 songs that will be performed throughout the night, roughly 20 of them are from the Beatles, all the songs are arranged for a full 4-piece horn section, including trumpet, trombone, French horn, and alto sax.

Nick Grondin and John Stevens Performing with Mighty Groove

John "Red" Stevens and Nick Grondin

Mighty Groove performs many songs and artists typically played by event musicians, this includes artists such as Paul Simon, Led Zeppelin, White Stripes, and Vampire Weekend.

Mighty Groove, an all genres cover band from Boston will perform a range of music for a Beatles & Classic Rock for a wedding August 12th, 2011. Mighty Groove formed in January 2010 as an alternative cover band for weddings and fundraisers. In addition to performing at weddings, Mighty Groove has collaborated with various charities.

Mighty Groove performs many songs and artists typically played by event musicians, this includes artists such as Paul Simon, Led Zeppelin, White Stripes, and Vampire Weekend. All the songs have been arranged by arranger Danny Fratina, or group leader and trombonist Dave Roth.

Gretchen Bostrom and John Stevens will sing lead vocals. Gretchen, in addition to performing covers with Mighty Groove, performs with the New England band, The Juke Joint 5, which specializes in old school blues. John Stevens regularly performs with Mighty Groove and many other bands in both Boston, and John's home town of Buffalo, NY.

They will be joined by 3 piece rhythm section, and a 4 piece horn section with trumpet, trombone, French horn, and alto sax. The rhythm section features ASCAP award winning guitarist, Nick Grondin. Nick performs original music with his group, Nick Grondin Group, and is an active music teacher. Other rhythm section players are Paul Geresy on drums, and Matt Edwards on bass guitar. The horn section features French horn Dave Balandrin, trumpeter Kathleen Doran, trombonists Dave Roth, and alto sax Eric Lane.

For this particular performance, the group has learned a entire catalog of Beatles songs, some done as jazz arrangements, some very similar to the original rock style. Band leader Dave Roth comments, "The concept is to keep the energy of the original song, but cover them in an interesting way."

About Mighty Groove

Mighty Groove is a band based out of Boston that covers all genres of music. Mighty Groove offers entertainment for weddings, galas, receptions, charity events, and concerts. Mighty Groove has been performing at events since 2010.

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