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CTO ARTISTS - Amazing Bands | DJs | Rock Strings

Philly | Naples-miami-palm Beach | Nyc | Los Angeles , PA
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4450 Main Street (The Screening Room), 2nd Floor
Philly | Naples-Miami-Palm Beach | NYC | Los Angeles, PA 19127 US (map)

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877-286-6874

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Philly | Naples-Miami-Palm Beach | NYC | Los Angeles

CTO Artists produces everything from our exclusive CTO Dance Bands, Club... Read more
877.CTO.MUSIC (286.6874) REQUEST INFO

Philly | Naples-Miami-Palm Beach | NYC | Los Angeles

CTO Artists produces everything from our exclusive CTO Dance Bands, Club Style DJs to 21 piece orchestras for high impact National events. We have local exclusive talent in Philly, NYC, South Florida and Los Angeles. CTO has performed at many of the country's top hotels NYC’s Waldorf Astoria to Palm Beach’s Breakers Hotel. Internationally, CTO has performed in Buenos Aires, Argentina @ Four Seasons for a fantastic wedding covered by the Style Network’s "Married Away".




Offices located in Philadelphia, South Florida & Los Angeles

Event Types: Wedding, Corporate Events, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, private affairs of every type, select night clubs and anywhere great music is in demand!

Our dance bands’ playlists are full of current Top 40 as well as all the tried and true classic hits that are sure to please even the most discerning musical tastes.

Our DJ’s are high end club artists that we train in “The Art of The Party”. Want a DJ to simply press “play”? Anyone can do that. Our DJ’s will weave an elaborate web of rhythms & musical styles. They will mash up current & classic hits in a way that will have your guests raving to your event for years to come!

Our strings are classically trained, but modern enough to play contemporary classics including classical arrangements of current Top 40, Classic & Alternative Rock, and just about anything you could imagine.

CTO is a federally registered service mark (2720686) of World Entertainment Inc. Read less
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INFO FOR BAND

Are you an agency or a band?
Agency
How many musicians are in your band(s)?
7+
What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?
Acoustic, Big Band, Classic Rock, Classical, Country, Dance, Funk, Jazz, Motown, Oldies, Orchestra, Pop, R&B/Soul, Reggae, Rock, Strings, Swing, Top 40
What music services do you provide?
Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Instrumentals, Learning New Songs, Liability Insurance, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Rehearsal Dinner Music, Sample Performances, Vocals, Willing to Travel
What items are available?
Lighting, Microphones, Sound/PA System

REVIEWS

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Jenny
Wedding:
4/23/2016
5.0/5.0
CTO was AMAZING! I would give them 10 stars if it was an option. They played for our wedding on April 23, 2016 and were absolutely incredible. All of our guests said it was the best band they have ever heard and we agree! My husband and I are really into music as we both play guitar and keys and had high expectations. The band did a phenomenal job. They blew our expectations away. They had everyone out on the dance floor immediately. We kept pushing back our cake cutting because no one wanted to get off the dance floor. When the band finally had to stop, we were so sad. It was more than we had ever hoped for. Steve and the entire band were so professional, talented and accommodating. They graciously allowed our good friend to play with them for our first dance. They were able to read our crowd and played an incredible selection of songs. I HIGHLY recommend CTO!
CTO was AMAZING! I would give them 10 stars if it was an option. They played for our wedding on April 23, 2016 and were Read more...
CTO was AMAZING! I would give them 10 stars if it was an option. They played for our wedding on April 23, 2016 and were absolutely incredible. All of our guests said it was the best band they have ever heard and we agree! My husband and I are really into music as we both play guitar and keys and had high expectations. The band did a phenomenal job. They blew our expectations away. They had everyone out on the dance floor immediately. We kept pushing back our cake cutting because no one wanted to get off the dance floor. When the band finally had to stop, we were so sad. It was more than we had ever hoped for. Steve and the entire band were so professional, talented and accommodating. They graciously allowed our good friend to play with them for our first dance. They were able to read our crowd and played an incredible selection of songs. I HIGHLY recommend CTO! Read less
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Andrea
Wedding:
2/20/2016
5.0/5.0
We used CTO Grand Central and they were amazing. When we first talked to Martin he said he wanted us to feel like we had just been to the best party ever, and that is how we felt at the end of the night! At some points there wasn't enough room on the dance floor for everyone who was dancing. The guitarist played during dinner including doing a great job on a song I had asked for - my friend said "That guy is playing his a** off." Our guests loved the band. I think some of them went up to them afterward to compliment them. I chose CTO based on one recommendation for CTO generally from a friend of a friend. We were out of state, so we couldn't go to a showcase, and chose Grand Central without having heard them play. They were incredible and I could not recommend them more.
We used CTO Grand Central and they were amazing. When we first talked to Martin he said he wanted us to feel like we had Read more...
We used CTO Grand Central and they were amazing. When we first talked to Martin he said he wanted us to feel like we had just been to the best party ever, and that is how we felt at the end of the night! At some points there wasn't enough room on the dance floor for everyone who was dancing. The guitarist played during dinner including doing a great job on a song I had asked for - my friend said "That guy is playing his a** off." Our guests loved the band. I think some of them went up to them afterward to compliment them. I chose CTO based on one recommendation for CTO generally from a friend of a friend. We were out of state, so we couldn't go to a showcase, and chose Grand Central without having heard them play. They were incredible and I could not recommend them more. Read less
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Andrea
Wedding:
11/8/2015
5.0/5.0
We hired CTO Midtown Express for our wedding and it was, hands down, one of the best wedding decisions we made! We attended their showcase and were so impressed by their talent, range, personality and chemistry. Unlike a lot of wedding bands, CTO Midtown Express can FLAWLESSLY play both new and old songs. You can watch their wedding video for a taste, but I HIGHLY recommend attending a showcase so you can really experience their energy. Going to the showcase with my then-fiance was one of our favorite "wedding planning" moments. We started working with Virgil, the band leader, closely about a couple months before the wedding. I had questions before hand and they were also so responsive. He is incredibly thorough and I recommend just letting them guide the process and help you with the flow of the evening. We adjusted our timelines based on some of his recommendations to keep the energy going. They were very accommodating to song choice requests and timelines requests, but were on point with making the judgement calls themselves about when to shake things up. We wanted a very high energy reception and were so impressed with how they could read the room and adjust the music to keep the energy going. You hear that comment alot about "wedding bands", but CTO Midtown is different. Here's why: My grandma rarely ever leaves the house, hates posing for pictures and is very "reserved" and I was honestly not sure if she would even make it to my wedding. She came, she saw, and she DANCED. My whole family was so shocked! If CTO Midtown Express can get my grandma moving, then I am convinced they can perform miracles. I am recommending them to ALL my future-engaged friends just so I can attend their weddings and see them perform again. I'm not even kidding! HIRE. THEM. NOW. You're guests will thank you!
We hired CTO Midtown Express for our wedding and it was, hands down, one of the best wedding decisions we made! We Read more...
We hired CTO Midtown Express for our wedding and it was, hands down, one of the best wedding decisions we made! We attended their showcase and were so impressed by their talent, range, personality and chemistry. Unlike a lot of wedding bands, CTO Midtown Express can FLAWLESSLY play both new and old songs. You can watch their wedding video for a taste, but I HIGHLY recommend attending a showcase so you can really experience their energy. Going to the showcase with my then-fiance was one of our favorite "wedding planning" moments. We started working with Virgil, the band leader, closely about a couple months before the wedding. I had questions before hand and they were also so responsive. He is incredibly thorough and I recommend just letting them guide the process and help you with the flow of the evening. We adjusted our timelines based on some of his recommendations to keep the energy going. They were very accommodating to song choice requests and timelines requests, but were on point with making the judgement calls themselves about when to shake things up. We wanted a very high energy reception and were so impressed with how they could read the room and adjust the music to keep the energy going. You hear that comment alot about "wedding bands", but CTO Midtown is different. Here's why: My grandma rarely ever leaves the house, hates posing for pictures and is very "reserved" and I was honestly not sure if she would even make it to my wedding. She came, she saw, and she DANCED. My whole family was so shocked! If CTO Midtown Express can get my grandma moving, then I am convinced they can perform miracles. I am recommending them to ALL my future-engaged friends just so I can attend their weddings and see them perform again. I'm not even kidding! HIRE. THEM. NOW. You're guests will thank you! Read less
Services Used: Band, Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
As we were planning a destination wedding, we never got the chance to see CTO High Voltage play live before we booked them. We had heard tons of amazing things about them, and I had read all of their reviews, many of which had proclaimed them to be 'The BEST Wedding Band in Florida'!
Now that our wedding is done, and I have seen and heard them myself, I can 100% stand by that statement. High Voltage was beyond anything I could have ever expected. They are all such exceptionally talented musicians, and our guests commented that they had never seen such an amazing band, especially at a wedding.
They were professional, fun, energetic, warm, and accommodating in every single way imaginable, not to mention the fact that they are WILDLY talented. From our first dance, to the light dinner music, to the unreal dance party... every single part of our wedding music was exceptional. I could not recommend High Voltage enough.
As we were planning a destination wedding, we never got the chance to see CTO High Voltage play live before we booked Read more...
As we were planning a destination wedding, we never got the chance to see CTO High Voltage play live before we booked them. We had heard tons of amazing things about them, and I had read all of their reviews, many of which had proclaimed them to be 'The BEST Wedding Band in Florida'!
Now that our wedding is done, and I have seen and heard them myself, I can 100% stand by that statement. High Voltage was beyond anything I could have ever expected. They are all such exceptionally talented musicians, and our guests commented that they had never seen such an amazing band, especially at a wedding.
They were professional, fun, energetic, warm, and accommodating in every single way imaginable, not to mention the fact that they are WILDLY talented. From our first dance, to the light dinner music, to the unreal dance party... every single part of our wedding music was exceptional. I could not recommend High Voltage enough. Read less
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Michael
Wedding:
10/24/2015
5.0/5.0
CTO Park Central

Gloria,

CTO Park Central made Allie and Brandons' wedding night magical. The music was so unbelievably great that the memories of everyone dancing continues to bring a huge smile to my face when I think about the evening. I can't wait to see the video so that I can relive everything again and again. Our friends and family had the most wonderful evening, although I did hear many complaints about sore feet at the brunch on Sunday. You kept everyone (young and old) up dancing the entire night and no one left the party early. Exactly what we wanted. We were all sorry when the last song was played as the evening was ending.

You and Angie at CTO were an absolute pleasure to work with during the planning stages of the wedding. And thank you for helping me with my toast by adding a few bars from Donna Summer's "Love to Love You Baby" and The Grateful Dead's "Truckin." All I heard that night and the next few days was how wonderful you were and how great you all sounded. Your voices are simply amazing as was the music coming from the band. Adding the horns and percussion really brought out the sound that I wanted. Please extend my gratitude to your band for the wonderful show. All of our friends and family are still commenting and smiling about the night.

The best thing that I can say about the wedding is that if I had it to do all over again, I would do it exactly the same way, except that I would have CTO Park Central for an additional hour or two of music. As the song goes, we could have danced all night. My son and new daughter loved everything you did and the memory of seeing their friends and family dancing the night away is one that will last a lifetime. Expect your phone to be ringing when our friends and family need entertainment.
CTO Park Central

Gloria,

CTO Park Central made Allie and Brandons' wedding night magical. The music was Read more...
CTO Park Central

Gloria,

CTO Park Central made Allie and Brandons' wedding night magical. The music was so unbelievably great that the memories of everyone dancing continues to bring a huge smile to my face when I think about the evening. I can't wait to see the video so that I can relive everything again and again. Our friends and family had the most wonderful evening, although I did hear many complaints about sore feet at the brunch on Sunday. You kept everyone (young and old) up dancing the entire night and no one left the party early. Exactly what we wanted. We were all sorry when the last song was played as the evening was ending.

You and Angie at CTO were an absolute pleasure to work with during the planning stages of the wedding. And thank you for helping me with my toast by adding a few bars from Donna Summer's "Love to Love You Baby" and The Grateful Dead's "Truckin." All I heard that night and the next few days was how wonderful you were and how great you all sounded. Your voices are simply amazing as was the music coming from the band. Adding the horns and percussion really brought out the sound that I wanted. Please extend my gratitude to your band for the wonderful show. All of our friends and family are still commenting and smiling about the night.

The best thing that I can say about the wedding is that if I had it to do all over again, I would do it exactly the same way, except that I would have CTO Park Central for an additional hour or two of music. As the song goes, we could have danced all night. My son and new daughter loved everything you did and the memory of seeing their friends and family dancing the night away is one that will last a lifetime. Expect your phone to be ringing when our friends and family need entertainment. Read less
Services Used: Band
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Allie
Wedding:
10/24/2015
5.0/5.0
CTO Park Central performed at our wedding and it was so much fun! Our family and all our guests had a blast the entire night. I cannot emphasize enough how many compliments we got on the band's performance. Looking back on the night, I cannot imagine it going any smoother, and the entire room was on the dance floor throughout the night. We eventually had to kick people out of the room, as they did not want to leave, and we thank Park Central for the most memorable night of our lives!
CTO Park Central performed at our wedding and it was so much fun! Our family and all our guests had a blast the entire Read more...
CTO Park Central performed at our wedding and it was so much fun! Our family and all our guests had a blast the entire night. I cannot emphasize enough how many compliments we got on the band's performance. Looking back on the night, I cannot imagine it going any smoother, and the entire room was on the dance floor throughout the night. We eventually had to kick people out of the room, as they did not want to leave, and we thank Park Central for the most memorable night of our lives! Read less
Services Used: Band
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Tricia
Wedding:
10/23/2015
5.0/5.0
We booked CTO Tribeca for our wedding band on 10/23/15. They were AMAZING. We fell in love with them at the showcase and never looked back. They kept in contact with us throughout the wedding planning process and even learned a few songs for us. They offered great advice in terms of entrance songs and songs to play during the reception to get the guests on the dance floor. They really made us feel at ease during the wedding planning process.

We were blown away by this band at our wedding...even more blown away then at the showcase! They weren't just a band, they were performers. My mom told me the next day, "I could have put a chair in front of the band and watched them all night long". They truly looked like they were up there having fun-not working. I don't think we had any guests NOT on the dance floor. They also played perfect songs during dinner and per our request, slowed some fast songs down.

We could not be happier with our decision of CTO Tribeca as our band. They were amazing and truly made our wedding unique! I would highly recommend this band for any event.
We booked CTO Tribeca for our wedding band on 10/23/15. They were AMAZING. We fell in love with them at the showcase and Read more...
We booked CTO Tribeca for our wedding band on 10/23/15. They were AMAZING. We fell in love with them at the showcase and never looked back. They kept in contact with us throughout the wedding planning process and even learned a few songs for us. They offered great advice in terms of entrance songs and songs to play during the reception to get the guests on the dance floor. They really made us feel at ease during the wedding planning process.

We were blown away by this band at our wedding...even more blown away then at the showcase! They weren't just a band, they were performers. My mom told me the next day, "I could have put a chair in front of the band and watched them all night long". They truly looked like they were up there having fun-not working. I don't think we had any guests NOT on the dance floor. They also played perfect songs during dinner and per our request, slowed some fast songs down.

We could not be happier with our decision of CTO Tribeca as our band. They were amazing and truly made our wedding unique! I would highly recommend this band for any event. Read less
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Suzanne
Wedding:
10/17/2015
5.0/5.0
CTO Park Central is amazing!! They played at our wedding last month and all of our guests were commenting on how unbelievable they were. From their music to their dance moves - the best! The dance floor was packed all night!
CTO Park Central is amazing!! They played at our wedding last month and all of our guests were commenting on how Read more...
CTO Park Central is amazing!! They played at our wedding last month and all of our guests were commenting on how unbelievable they were. From their music to their dance moves - the best! The dance floor was packed all night! Read less
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Abby
Wedding:
10/11/2015
5.0/5.0
Our wedding was absolutely amazing and a big part of that was because of you and the band. We could not have asked for better atmosphere, music, and overall performance. Thank you so much from both of us, we will be highly recommending you to everyone we know. Best wishes to all of you!
Our wedding was absolutely amazing and a big part of that was because of you and the band. We could not have asked for Read more...
Our wedding was absolutely amazing and a big part of that was because of you and the band. We could not have asked for better atmosphere, music, and overall performance. Thank you so much from both of us, we will be highly recommending you to everyone we know. Best wishes to all of you! Read less
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Meredith
Wedding:
10/3/2015
5.0/5.0
Had CTO Tribeca at my wedding and they were awesome. Great band members, sound and awesome energy. So glad we picked them. We loved them as did our guests. Would recommend them to anyone having a wedding/party!
Had CTO Tribeca at my wedding and they were awesome. Great band members, sound and awesome energy. So glad we picked them. Read more...
Had CTO Tribeca at my wedding and they were awesome. Great band members, sound and awesome energy. So glad we picked them. We loved them as did our guests. Would recommend them to anyone having a wedding/party! Read less
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