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Upcoming Events And Shows

  • 2021 Calendar

  • Boulder Ridge

    Boulder Ridge Senior Community

    2233 E Behrend Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85024
    May 16th  1 - 4pm
  • American Legion

    American Legion Post #58

    American Legion Post #58 Fountain Hills

    16837 E Parkview Ave, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268


    April 30, Oct. 22, Nov. 27

  • Loft Again Logo

    The Loft Again


    15002 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032

    June 19,  July 2, August 6, August 27

  • The Starlite Lounge

    4346 W Olive Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302

    June 10th   8pm-9pm

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    Private Party August 29th 6-9pm

About The Band

Behind The Scenes

Every so often a music group comes along that is not like the rest. Since the start, The Groove Kings have won over the hearts of music lovers by performing music as a vehicle to replay history.  The Groove Kings are the "Soundtrack of Your Life".  Performing at a variety of venues this talented band of brothers has earned the admiration and affection of critics and fans alike. They play hit songs that are rarely performed anymore.  Get in touch to learn more about their musical expertise, repertoire, and performance rates.


Mark Harrison

Lead Guitar / Vocals

A classically trained guitar player from Phoenix, Arizona. Harrison is fluent in both acoustic and electric playing styles, and has a degree in music from Arizona State University studying under Frank Koonce. Harrison has also studied with Chuck Hulihan of Glendale Community College and Pete Pancrazi of Mesa Community College.  Click Here to See Video


Carey Spriggs

Drums / Vocals 

Started playing drums in 1969 in high school marching and concert band. In the 1970’s began performing in local rock and country bands in Phoenix and Lake Havasu City. Musical influences include the classic rock bands of the 60’s (Stones, Beatles, Led Zeppelin). The “Silver Fox” also sings and acts as MC.

Stu Thaler

Lead Singer / Bass / Harmonica

Son of a musician, Stu’s dad played in the Glenn Miller Army-Air Force Band in World War II. After that, he worked on Broadway and did an assortment off studio recordings, TV shows and movie soundtracks from 1950 until he retire in 1979. Stu inherited his dad’s love for music and began playing guitar and Bass in his early teens.  By the late 1970s Stu was playing the Manhattan club circuit i.e CBGBs, Max’s Kansas City, etc. He has been playing with local Arizona bands since 2003. He also writes and performs original music.

Little Sister
In Memory
In memory of our beloved original Groove King Mike "Turk" Haddad (1953-2021)

Book Or Contact The Groove Kings

Want to learn more about The Groove Kings, their music, and their tour dates? Don’t hesitate to get in touch.


Past Events And Shows

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    Pho Cao

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    The Chaparral

    1/4/19  3/17/19 12/6/2019


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    Sun City West RH Johnson Recreational  Facility


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    The Arizona American Italian Club

    5/31/19 8/17/19

  • Hoopers



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    Lakeside Bar and Grill


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    The Loft Again

    6/14/19 11/8/19

    1/3/20 1/31/20  2/21/20 2/28/20

  • American Legion

    American Legion Post #58

    11/16/19 2/29/20

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    Fireside @ Desert Ridge


  • Starlite Lounge


Testimonials: Word On The Street


The Groove Kings have performed at Pho Cao a couple of times. They are super reliable and always come early before the gig to prepare. They are truly talented musicians. They are very professional on and off the stage. The vocalist has an amazing voice that would intrigue the crowd of any size. We’d love to book them again. We highly recommend this band for live entertainment.

Victor - Owner of Pho Cao 


I want you to come back. The songs you played were very good.  I got really good comments from my customers.

Don - Owner of Chaparral

The Groove Kings were awesome! From the time of booking through the actual event they were very professional- they even put a set list of songs together for my review before the party! They are very accommodating, super nice and very talented. All the guests loved them and they were the hit of the party! I highly recommend them for your next event... very reasonable too! Thank you Grove kings for making my mother-in-law‘s 80th birthday a complete hit! You guys rock! Janet Somerville
Client Ratings
Janet gave you the following star ratings based on your service at their event (1=lowest, 5=highest):
  • Professionalism: 5
  • Accommodating: 5
  • Overall Talent: 5
  • Recommendation: 5
  • Overall satisfaction: 5

Janet S

Private Party

The Groove Kings Song List

50s 60s Standards

Wah Watusi - Orlons

Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison

Poor Side of Town - Johnny Rivers

I Think Were Alone Now - Tommy James And The Shondells

Secret Agent Man - Johnny Rivers

Mr. Tambourine Man - Byrds

Hanky Panky - Tommy James and The Shondells

The Letter - The Box Tops

Down In The Boondocks - Billy Joe Royal

This Diamond Ring - Gary Lewis and The Playboys

Last Kiss - J Frank Wilson and The Cavaliers

Stormy - Classics IV

Spooky - Classics IV

Runaway - Del Shannon

This Magic Moment - Jay and The Americans

Green River - CCR

Get Together - Youngbloods

Green River - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Love Her Madly - Doors

Run Through the Jungle - Creedence Clearwater Revival

That's Alright Mama - Elvis Presley

Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran

Evil Ways - Santana

Roadhouse Blues - Doors

Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones

The Thrill is Gone - BB King

Little Sister - Elvis Presley

Pipeline - Chantays

Road House Blues - Doors



The Fireman - George Strait

Tulsa Time - Don Wilson

Driving My Life Away - Eddie Rabbit

On The Road Again - Willie Nelson

Boot Scoot Boogie - Brooks and Dunn

Tennessee Whiskey - Chris Stapleton

Silver Wings - Merle Haggard

Liquor Beer Wine - Rev. Horton Heat

Neon Moon - Brooks and Dunn

Amarillo By Morning - George Strait


I Feel Good - James Brown

My Girl - Temptations

Baby I Need Your Loving - 4 Tops

In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett

Stand By Me - Drifters

Hard to Handle - Otis Redding

Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd

But It's Alright - JJ Jackson

70s 80s 90s Standards

D'yer M'aker - Led  Zeppelin

Stray Cat Strut - The Stray Cats

A Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen

Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top

Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones

Bitch - Rolling Stones

La Grange - ZZ Top

Livin' Lovin' Maid - Led Zepplin

Three Little Birds - Bob Marley

Love Song - The Cure

Traveling Band - CCR

My Best Friends Girlfriend - The Cars

Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen

I Shot The Sheriff - Eric Clapton

Tush - ZZ Top

Gimme All Your Lovin' - ZZ Top

British Invasion

I Saw Her Standing There - Beatles

Because - Dave Clark 5

Catch Us If You Can - Dave Clark 5

I Should Have Known Better - Beatles

A World Without Love - Beatles

Ferry Across The Mersey - Gerry and The Pacemakers

Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying - Gerry and The Pacemakers

Bus Stop - Hollies

She's Not There - Zombies

Needles and Pins - Searchers

Love Potion #9 - Searchers

Satisfaction - Rolling Stones

House of the Rising Sun - Animals

All My Loving - Beatles


Jeff King and David

Scottsdale Music Co. 

Recording Engineers

Thank you Jeff and David for your attention to detail and great attitudes.