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Blue Avenue Groove is a Motown/R&B/Pop/Rock/Jazz band founded by Will Kencel in 2014 after moving to Brooklyn, NY. Bringing the best that the city has to offer, we are no ordinary cover band.   Consisting of the best musicians from the New York jazz and soul scene, Blue Avenue Groove breathes feeling into the hits that you know and love. We bring rhythm and soul to every song we play. With the highest level musicianship, a love of engaging the crowd, versatile repertoire, and a strong friendship on/off the stage, Blue Avenue Groove is a great band for any event from corporate events in Manhattan to weddings in Long Island.

Upcoming Gigs

  • Feb 21

    Private Wedding

    Tulum, Mexico

    Feb 21- 24

  • May 04

    Bar Mitzvah

    Nyack, NY

  • May 05

    Private Wedding

    Washingtonville, NY

  • May 18

    Private Wedding

    South Salem, NY

  • Jun 22

    Private Wedding

    Manchester, VT

  • Jul 13

    Private Wedding

    New York, NY

  • Jul 21

    Private Wedding

    Brooklyn, NY

  • Sep 21

    Private Wedding

    Long Island, NY


  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • D'Angelico Guitars
  • General Electric
  • Sotheby's International Real Estate
  • New York Botanical Garden
  • Douglas Elliman Real Estate
  • American Mural Project
  • Greenwich Town Party
  • Poetry Society of America
  • Light The Night
  • J House Hotel
  • Polpo Restaurant & Bar
  • Rick's American Cafe
  • J House Hotel