Groove Doctors Blog

McGrail Vineyards


Sunset Groove Doctors Concert on the Lawn Sunday, May 27th 6-9pm Grab your picnic chairs, blankets, and dancing shoes for our Summer Sunset Concert on the front lawn at McGrail! The Groove Doctors band, will rock the stage while the sun sets over the hills of the Livermore Valley. No outside alcohol allowed on-site, but McGrail Vineyards […]


Welcome Vanessa Lombera


We are happy to announce a new addition to the Groove Doctors Vanessa Lombera. Vanessa is a skilled vocalist who can handle any genre of music with passion and ease. We are pleased that Vanessa will be joining our fabulous vocalist/band leader Jane in fronting our band going forward.  Please check out our Show Dates […]


Oh What A Night


Wow what an incredible night last night at Main Street Brewery for Dr. Dave’s final public gig. The house was a rockin’. We thank all of you that stood in line and braved the pack house to party with us. Cindy and Jane we thank for getting your meet up groups out for Dave’s big […]


Eric McElligott – Groove Doctors New bass Player


Eric McElligott is a veteran musician who grew up in San Francisco and absorbed the many musical influences of the city. He has played in original bands and many cover bands over the years and can play a wide variety of styles. He began playing in school band, but after hearing Led Zeppelin, he quickly […]


Jane Cresswell The Groove Doctors New Band leader.


Dr. Dave leaving the Groove Doctors as Bass player and Band Leader, Jane Cresswell will be taking on the responsibility of running the band. Other than Dr. Dave Jane has had the longest tenure with the band and is one of our dynamic lead vocalists. We are excited of this new era for the Groove […]


Dr. Dave To Hang Up His Bass


On January 16th. at Main Street Brewery in Pleasanton Ca. end of an era for The Groove Doctors will come to fruition. Dr. Dave is hanging up his bass and taking a break form music for a while. Although this performance will be Dave’s final public show he will perform with the band another 3 […]


Sound Engineer at Every Performance


The GROOVE Doctors,  a dance party band located in the  San Francisco Bay Area, bring a Sound Engineer to every performance we do. That goes for nightclubs as well as private parties. Sound engineers are expensive, often earning twice what the members of the band earn for playing. So why do we bring a sound […]


Why Wireless Mics are Great


In a previous blog about what makes a great Dance Party Band  I mentioned that besides just playing great dance tunes, The GROOVE Doctors help guests/patrons have a great time by  interacting with the audience.  One way we do that is by having wireless mics and wireless instruments which allows us to leave the stage […]


What is a “Dance Party Band”?


When I tell people who know me from my being a realtor (Keller Williams Realty) or from school (UC Davis–BA Chemistry & Santa Clara University–MBA) that I play in a band (The GROOVE Doctors), the most common question by far that I am asked is “what kind of music do you play?” I answer “a […]


Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps


The GROOVE Doctors drummer for the last 9 years, Tony Odello, comes from a very musical family. His parents founded the  Concord Blue Devils in 1957, an internationally acclaimed Drum & Bugle Corps. The main organization for drum & bugle corps is the  Drum Corps International (DCI), known as “Marching Music’s Major Leagues.” The”Super Bowl” […]


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