For directions: Manayunk Screening Room 4450 Main Street 2nd Floor We hope to see you there!!
Maylyn Murphy & Friends
Tent Location: Deke's
From Jazz/Blues to radio pop, the incredibly talented and beautiful Maylyn Murphy is an experience not to be missed on this sunny day! Often running private events as the leader of CTO Tribeca there is a rare moment to enjoy Maylyn and a few member of the group where they will stretch far beyond a normal play list.
Martin Savery & FriendsSOLD OUT!!!
Tent Location: Deke's
Ya like Bruce Springsteen? Simply put you have to hear Martin sing. Marting runs CTO Grand Central and on occasion really get's to stretch his skills in a festival like setting where people are as much watching as dancing. Martin surrounded by 3 others from the CTO Grand Central band will surely impress!
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This past Sunday DJ Bizz brought his "Boyz" and "Girlz" together for a DJ Artist Jam & Workshop at The Screening Room. There were two DJs side by side for each performance as they mixed, mashed and "juggled" the sounds. It was an experience to say the least. Picture here is the beautiful and talent DJ April.
CTO Park Avenue pictured here @ Cescaphe Ballroom during a parent dance. CTO Artists offer a special for all booking from the Cescaphe event group. Cescaphe is known not only for their amazing food and amazing space but also they give you an extra 1/2 hour for your cocktails and 1/2 hour additional for your event. CTO Artists offer a special "no overtime" charge for the extra time for all bookings @ Cescaphe and they other sites, the Atrium, Tandenza & Vie.
CTO Park Central performed for an elegant wedding under the stars this weekend in Haverford Pa. I was able to visit this wedding and ran into an good friend and excellent photographer Mike Kerr of MK Photography.
Same place Greenville Country Club same band CTO Fifth Avenue, same tent! Just a few hours later!!!! Great job CTO Fifth Avenue!
CTO Tribeca here on Friday evening @ the Radnor Valley Country Club, for this wedding I walked in during the cake cutting. Notice everyone is on the dance floor with all of the CTO Artists we get as much participation as possible. In this instance I walked right in during a dance set. The cater then informed the bandleader they should announce the cake. This is where our "ART OF THE PARTY" shines. We have the experience & knowledge to make sure your party goes exactly according to the pre planned timeline.
Saturday evening CTO Tribeca performed in the Rose Garden room Philadelphia's classic event space @ Hyatt Bellevue. When I walked in they were performing a current song "Home" and the entire audience was singing every word with the group.
CTO Park Avenue "NO CHALLENGE" @ Greystone Hall. Greystone Hall is an amazing sprawling estate in mint condition. This place feels untouched by time. The owners keep this place immaculate and are very strict on how you enter the site and volume. CTO Park Avenue took on this challenge by bringing no amplifiers and an electronic drum kit. In effect this ment there was one volume knob for the entire band and the sound tech had full control. Michael who runs Greystone was very pleased. You will notice this is a fairly large wedding and the stage in this instance was fairly small. We are often asked "Can you fit the entire band??" Our answer is always yes! Also notice the people talking who are right next to the band. Imagine having a 11 piece band performing right next to you and you can talk with no problem! To say the least this was a complete success and we look forward to returning to the Greystone again and again! As I was making my way thru the evening I had the pleasure of bumping into Tim Sudall, long time veteran and amazing talent from Video One.
Below: Pre wedding @ the Hotel Dupont in their grand ballroom: CTO Grand Central rehears a special dance. CTO Artist always arrive SUPER early to set up, sound check and rehearse special dances. This is in additional to their regularly scheduled rehearsals. This is an amazing Mother/Daughter sound. This was about 60 minutes prior to the start of the wedding. Right after this song the keyboardist was off the the Dubarry room to perform for cocktails. We also had the great pleasure of working with an amazing photographer: Alison Conklin
The next day I received an email from the Hotel Dupont:
"CTO Grand Central from yesterday was fabulous, and so easy to work with! Martin was so wonderful and flexible, so I definitely can't wait for CTO to come back! : ) "
Michelle Huynh-Ba, Catering Sales Manager
I couldn't get to every event but I tried! DJ Bizz rocked the house at the Concord Country Club. There were a few others which I hope to update later. I must say as the owner of CTO Artists I am very proud of all the talent here. I am honored to have the true commitment of everyone here. We have truly be come a team who have a singular focus creating great music for events with your event's success as our top priority. It's really true when we say "Music is our passion!" We for you that means we will "Bring it" to your event and deliver the best experience for you and your guests!
CTO High Voltage soaks up summer gigs
Story by JEAN AMODEA
Steve McDougall looks forward to the summer when his band CTO High Voltage can perform in public and showcase its music. And these days, he says that his seven-year-old band is at its best. The band’s repertoire includes music by artists as diverse as Barry White, Frank Sinatra, Donna Summer, Earth Wind and Fire, Bruce Springsteen and the Black Eyed Peas.
DJ Bizz @ four Seasons Philadelphia For "Grand Wedding"
DJ Bizz along with DJ Evans create a grand wedding. The Ceremony in the court yard of "Four Seasons" Hotel Philadelphia required a second sound system with relay speakers so the sound could be delivered the only way we know how: Perfect. Thanks Paul for snapping this photo!
CTO Tribeca is performing with DJ Na:Tev tonight at Society Hill Sheraton. The couple was introduce to an ACDC song and we had bag pippers bring the couple in. The guests when crazy to say the least! Walked over to the Constitution center where DJ Bizz was backing up Norm & Patrice for a fusion wedding. I then walked to the Ritz Carlton where CTO Grand Central had the audience in firm control. CTO Rock Strings did an amazing job at Sherman Mills for Peach Tree and Ward . Kirk has CTO Fifth Avenue down at One Atlantic in Atlantic City. The Union League has CTO Heat and lastly a solo harpist plays at Trump National in North NJ. Photos To follow.....
DJ Na:tev spinning for this years fasion show on Walnut Street in Philadelphia just goes to show you the CTO Artists are not your typical performers we are in fact Artists who do this full time. While we are normally at high end special events we also get "real" at street festivals and night clubs where we hone our skills always being true to our Art translating in the best performance for our audiences.
It's always nice to know your friends are thinking of you. This is the case with Dave Williams an amazing Film Maker from Cinemacake Films. Dave has worked with all the CTO Bands and always keeps me upto date. Thanks Dave! Temple Beth El is Rockin. I got a few texts from the leader as well!
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