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NEW MUSIC ALERT!!!!

Soul Theory Entertainment has set a April  15th release date for the new single Change the World, from the forthcoming album by Groove Stu.

Indie R&B/Funk band Groove Stu has just released the video for their single “Change The World”, from their forthcoming album. The Change the World single was inspired by the recent protests across the country, as well as in their hometown of Baltimore, in response to the issue of unarmed people of color being killed by the police. The song is a call for unity and understanding. The single will be available at all digital retailers including iTunes and Amazon on April 15 th. The forthcoming album is set for a Summer 2016 release.

 

Refusing to play it safe and succumb to trends, GS instead chooses to trust their instincts and follow the spirit guiding their artistry. Artistry rooted in the tradition of musical acts that strived to make timeless music that inspires and uplifts. Drawing from their diverse individual and collective influences, GS has crafted a sound that authentically combines soul, funk, rock, jazz, pop and hip hop into a colorful blend that can only be classified under Good Music.

New Dates/New Album Coming Soon! - July 18, 2014

Greeting Groove Stu Family,

We have been pretty busy lately. We are working on a new album. Stay tuned for details. There will be a few surprises. And we have been doing performances which have included the first lady of Groove Stu Tiffany Thompson and our label mate J. LaRoi. We also have some upcoming performances on the books. We will be performing at the Watkins Park Concert Series in Upper Marlboro MD on Thursday August 8th. And two dates and the brand new Horseshoe Casino being built in Baltimore. Those dates are September 1st and December 1st. These shows will be a celebration of the soul and funk of the 70’s and 80’s. These are guaranteed to be a great time.  Please visit our Calendar page for details. We will be sharing some peeks behind the scenes of our new project soon. Stay tuned. Until we groove again, we wish you peace and blessings.

 

Groove Stu

Upcoming Show! - December 10, 2012

holiday-jazz-concert.jpgHappy Holidays everyone! We wanted to let you guys know of our next performance. Hope to see you there.

Take A Chance Music Video - October 8, 2012

More ArtOfficial Substance Reviews - September 15, 2012

Hello Fam,

We are just 3 days away from the release of the new album ArtOfficial Substance!!! It's finally here. We have worked very hard to bring you this record. 16 songs, over an hours worth of good music. If you are wondering about what it sounds like here are a few reviews to wet your whistles:

Soultracks:

http://www.soultracks.com/groove-stu-artofficial-substance-review

Dusty Groove:

http://www.dustygroove.com/item.php?id=7fpkqt5p65&ref=index.php

SaveOurSoul:

http://www.saveoursoul.nl/reviews/2012/groove-stu-artofficial-substance.html

Soulandfunkmusic.com

http://www.soulandfunkmusic.com/safm-album-reviews/64-safm/3020-groove-stus-second-release-artofficial-substance-is-set-for-18-sept-2012.html

So remember SEPTEMBER 18TH the album drops. It will be available at iTunes, CD Baby, Amazon, Dusty Groove and everywhere else in between.

 

Until We Groove Again,

Groove Stu

ArtOfficial Substance - September 13, 2012

Hello World!!! The release of the new Groove Stu album “ArtOfficial Substance” is right around the corner. The record drops SEPTEMBER 18TH, 2012!!! Please go out and support. The album will be sold through iTunes, CD Baby, Amazon, Dusty Groove, Soundgarden and a host of other online retailers. We’ve worked very hard on this album. 16 songs ended up being on the record. When was the last time you bought an album with 16 songs? Now that I got the shameless plug out of the way we have some other news. Due to circumstances beyond our control, our performance on Fox 45 tomorrow has been rescheduled for Monday 9/17 at 8:45am. Also we have dates forthcoming at Organic Soul Tuesdays in Baltimore, Hollywood Casino in Charlestown WV. More to come on those soon. Also be on the lookout for the Take A Chance video dropping sometime next week. We will also have more details soon on the upcoming ArtOfficial Substance Release Party. Finally, we will be interviewed by WHUR’s Bobby Gailes Thursday 9/20/12 on Sirius XM WHUR Voices Channel 141. WHEW I think that’s it for now!!!! The grind never ends.

Artofficial Substance Review - August 13, 2012

Hey Fam,

We would like to thank the folks over at Save Our Soul for the great review of the new album Artofficial Substance. Remember the album will be released on September 18th, 2012. In the meantime you may purchase our singles Thing Called Love and Take A Chance on CDBaby.com. Below is a link to the Save Our Soul review:

http://www.saveoursoul.nl/reviews/2012/groove-stu-artofficial-substance.html

Until We Groove Again!!!

GS

Artofficial Substance Release Date - July 27, 2012

Groove Stu : Artofficial Substance

      

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**

Soul Theory Entertainment has set a September 18th release for the sophomore Groove Stu album, “Artofficial Substance”.

Groove Stu is a self contained songwriting, production collective hailing from the DMV. Consisting of vocalist/keyboardist Omar Sharif, drummer and multi-instrumentalist Robert Levine, vocalist Jerrod Simpson, and saxophonist Brandon Moultrie, Groove Stu is set to release their new album “Artofficial Substance” on September 18, 2012. Artofficial Substance is an album conceived out of the need to bring back to music, essential elements lacking from today’s musical landscape. The project is an “out the box” experience that flirts with various musical genres, as well as a concentration on lyrical substance and real musicianship.

Refusing to play it safe and succumb to trends, GS instead chose to trust their instincts and follow the spirit guiding their artistry; an artistry rooted in the tradition of musical acts that strived to make timeless music that inspires and uplifts. Drawing from their diverse individual and collective influences, GS has crafted a sound that authentically combines soul, funk, rock, jazz, pop and hip hop into a colorful blend that can only be classified under Good Music.

The album’s first two singles, “Take A Chance” and “Thing Called Love”, set to hit airwaves in August, showcases  the group’s penchant for lush harmonies and infectious rhythm and melody. “We wanted this album to provide a balance to sounds and messages being oversaturated on today’s radio formats,” says the group. “This is a record for those who miss the way music made you feel back in the day.”

 

New Dates/Twitter - April 23, 2012

Hey Fam,

We are in the process of finalizing some upcoming dates for performances. Right now we can say for sure that there will be a show in Baltimore on June 23rd and a show in Richmond VA on August 25th. Details will be announced shortly. Please check back for updates as we will be updating the calendar as the confirmations are given. Very excited to say that we are getting the team together to gear up for the launch of the new upcoming album Artofficial Substance. We have been working really hard to make sure this project has been worth the wait. We think you all will be pleased with the results. The feedback so far has been great. Also don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @groove_stu.

GS

 

Jeff Bradshaw & Groove Stu - March 22, 2012

Website Under Construction - March 20, 2012

Greetings Everyone,
Our new website is currently under construction. It will be available very shortly. It will contain everything you need to know to satisfy your Groove Stu cravings. Please check back shortly for the upcoming launch. Also the new album “Artofficial Substance” is finally completed. We are actually finishing the mixes as we speak. So definitely be on the lookout for the new movement. New website, new album, and upcoming shows. Here we come. I hope you all are ready.


Peace & Blessings,
Groove Stu

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