Kari Simmons & The Groove Line
Kari Simmons & The Groove Line is a great addition to any occasion. With its high energy mix of smooth soul, R&B and more, Kari Simmons & The Groove Line has something to please every musical taste. The dance floor is always full with this band!

Featuring the powerful vocals of Kari Simmons, the band easily transitions from music styled more for listening to music for dancing.
DANCE/PARTY MUSIC:
Treasure (Bruno Mars)
Smooth Operator (Sade)
Fire on the Bayou (The Meters)
C'est La Vie (Robbie Nevil)
Fire (Ohio Players)
Feel It Still (Portugal The Man)
Into the Mystic (Van Morrison)
You Don't Know My Name (Alicia Keys)
Stronger Than Me (Amy Winehouse)
Am I the Same Girl (Swing Out Sister)
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag (James Brown)
I Want a New Drug (Huey Lewis & The News)
Light My Fire (Jose Feliciano)
Stir It Up (Bob Marley)
Respect (Aretha Franklin)
Hold the Line (Toto)
Do It Again (Steely Dan)
Play That Funky Music (Wild Cherry)
Unfunky UFO (Ivan Neville & Dumpstaphunk)
Sugar (Maroon 5)
Rock Steady (Whispers)
The Groove Line (Heatwave)
Between The Sheets (Isley Brothers)
I Never Loved a Man (Aretha Franklin)






PARTIAL SONGLIST
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Treasure
Stronger Than Me
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I Wish
Smooth Operator
You Don't Know My Name
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Don't Leave Me This Way (Thelma Houston)
Solid (Ashford and Simpson)
Proud Mary (Tina Turner)
Black Velvet (Alanna Myles)
Whole Lotta Love (Tina Turner)
Mercy Mercy Me (Marvin Gaye)
Change (Lisa Stansfield)
Where Is the Love (Donny Hathaway/Roberta Flack)
Blues Is My Business (Etta James)
Biggest Part of Me (Ambrosia)
I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
Rock Steady (Aretha Franklin)
Hard to Handle (Black Crowes/Otis Redding)
Late in the Evening (Paul Simon)
Superstition (Stevie Wonder)
Everybody Wants to Rule the World (Tears for Fears)
Chain of Fools (Aretha Franklin)
Thank You (Sly & The Family Stone)
Before You Accuse Me (Eric Clapton)
Baby I Love Your Way (Big Mountain)
Sign O' The Times (Prince)
So Into You (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Stevie Wonder)
Love the One You're With (Luther Vandross)
I'll Be Around (The Spinners)

UPCOMING DATES: March 28: Hotel Andaluz, 7-10 pm (125 2nd St NW)
April 17: DH Lescombes Winery, 6-9 pm (901 Rio Grande Blvd NW)
April 24: Rio Bravo Brewing Co. 7-10 pm, (1912 2nd St. NW)
May 15: DH Lescombes Winery, 6-9 pm (901 Rio Grande Blvd. NW)
May 16: Zinc Wine Bar (3009 Central Ave. NE)
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Great music for all occasions!
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Sugar
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Rock Steady
I Want a New Drug
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Don't Leave Me This Way
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Everybody Wants to Rule the World
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Yellow Moon
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Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Stevie Wonder)
How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You (Marvin Gaye)
Let's Stay Together (Al Green)
Heart of Rock & Roll (Huey Lewis & The News)
Like Sugar (Chaka Kahn)
I Would Die 4 U (Prince)
Hey Pocky Way (The Meters)
People Get Ready (Curtis Mayfield)
Sweet Dreams (Eurythmics)



JAZZ STANDARDS:
Girl From Ipanema
That's All
How High the Moon
All of Me
Cheek to Cheek
Teach Me Tonight
A Foggy Day
Moondance
Come Rain or Come Shine
Route 66
Killing Me Softly
The Way You Look Tonight
What a Wonderful World
and many more!!


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Photo by Jim Gale
Photo by Jim Gale
Photo by Jim Gale