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All Good Things Must Come To An End

Thursday, 19th November 2015

Posted by Lewis

They say all good things must come to an end, it’s an unfortunate fact of life. And so we are writing to let you know that as of 19th December, New Groove Formation will be no more. The Christmas gig at Bedford Esquires will be our last. It has been an amazing 12 years, we’ve been extremely lucky to play a number of amazing stages at brilliant festivals, to play alongside bands who we collectively… Read More


Thursday, 13th November 2014

Posted by Nicky

Saturday 22nd November we will be heading down to London town. It’s been nearly a year since we played on London last and here at NGF HQ we are VERY excited! This will be the first date of our residency at Nambucca and on top of that we will be playing not one, but two new tunes down there!! Tickets are only £5, doors open at 8…. so don your dancing shoes and come and… Read More

*PRESS RELEASE* New Groove Formation are releasing their 3rd album, Summer in a Glass, 19.07.14 at homecoming gig, Bedford River Festival

Wednesday, 2nd July 2014

Posted by Nicky

New Groove Formation emerged from the green fields of Bedfordshire over 10 years ago and could think of no better day than their homecoming gig at Bedford River Festival as the release date for their 3rd album Summer in a Glass. NGF will be playing at 5.45pm on the main stage at Bedford River Festival, 19th July 2014 and will be giving away free signed copies to the first lucky 20 and will also have… Read More

Great Review From JosieJo

Tuesday, 30th April 2013

Posted by Lewis

“Let’s cheer you all up. New Groove Formation are an upbeat, energetic 8 piece that oscillate a stage like there are a hundred of them up there. They bounce and groove, swing and spring through their sound making you think of festivals and sunshine and all round goodness. They have a sort of ska, funk, reggae thing going on, but for me its that big, big, “Big Band” feel that fills me with joy. There… Read More

Oxjam bedford

Sunday, 14th October 2012

Posted by Jacko

Well this was another crazy day for New Groove massive. Wednesdays are always a little tough for gig night because unfortunately we all have to work. So headlining a show after a 10 hour day means we have to dig deep and pull it out of the bag. But we were playing for a really good cause Oxjam, which runs for the whole of October holding music events raising money for Oxfam. Also we were… Read More


Monday, 3rd September 2012

Posted by Jacko

I think it was safe to say everyone was looking forward to this gig. This was our 3rd year back playing at Wilkestock and it was promised to be bigger and better. We were headlining playing at 10pm, so a nice long wait until we get to do our thing…. spreading the love! Its a good size stage at Wilkestock. Which is quite nice because for the last couple of gigs it been a little… Read More


Monday, 27th August 2012

Posted by Jacko

What an amazing finish to a very cool weekend of gigs Festibelly in Lymington near the New Forest. We were playing for the Autumn Shifts crew. This is the second festival this session we have had the pleasure of playing for them and both gigs were awesome. We were on about 8pm so the colour in the sky was just starting to change and the temperature was starting to drop. Every festival turns into a… Read More




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