The Rockshop Performing Arts Center

The Groove Merchants

March 23, 2019

The Groove Merchants

March 23rd, 2019 :: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Join us for a very special show with some very talented musicians who will take you on a soul/blues/jazz journey that will tap into your musical core! Amazing vocals, infectious funky grooves, and musicianship that is top notch!

More About the Groove Merchants…

The Groove Merchants formed in 2012 while attending Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and their musical chemistry was immediately apparent. Knowing they had stumbled into a sound that was unique, they decided to organize their efforts and book shows in the Lehigh Valley. Their music began to take form and develop its own identity by playing powerful live shows that left lasting impressions on audiences, often extending past the stage itself.

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In December 2014, they recorded their debut album at the beautiful Music Centre Studios located in Chester Springs, PA run by renowned engineer Glenn Ferracone.

Adding a full-time trumpet and occasional horn section, The band has since released its second effort, titled “Take It,” in August of 2016 under the ‘ListeningPost’ label. “Take It” has been played on Philadelphia, West Chester, and Delaware FM radio, including a live performance of the record’s single, “Hold Your Hand,” on Philly’s Alternative Rock station 104.5FM. This performance led to the band’s appearance at the iHeartRadio Summer Block Party opening for Vance Joy, Portugal. The Man, and Judah and The Lion at Philadelphia venue Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing.

The Groove Merchants

The Groove Merchants have played extensively throughout the East Coast at concert venues, clubs, outdoor events, and more.

The band has been experimenting with different musical approaches and continues to bring an exciting, high-energy, organic performance to their audiences.

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