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About Ciro "The soul machine"

Extensive repertoire & Fabolous singing for an absolutely unforgettable party!

My name is Ciro and I'm a London-based singer and performer with more than 10 years of experience in national and international tours, festivals, weddings and function gigs. During these years I have had the opportunity to grow professionally and travel the world doing what I love, singing and entertaining people. I had the pleasure of performing in front of the Princess of Morocco, of performing in front of small and large crowds, collaborating in large productions both as part of an ensemble and as a solo act by learning the various layers involved in organizing a show. I will put this precious experience, my exciting energy and contagious irony at your complete disposal, to create a show that will remain on everyone's lips for years to come! Another thing I am sure of is my repertoire which is sure to please various generations of music lovers, from the greats of the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s, Motown and Dance floor filler to pop and rock at the top of the modern-day charts. A few names? Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Bruno Mars, the Beatles, Michael Jackson, George Michael, the Temptations and more! Extensive repertoire from soul, funk, Motown, pop, rock to disco & dance, in 3 different languages (English, Italian and Spanish) Take a look at my song list and don't worry if you don't find a particular song, I may have already heard it otherwise I could prepare it (with an extra) specifically for your event. PS. All prices include travelling up to 9 miles and PA system (microphones, mixer, pre-amp speaker and high-quality backing tracks) with a sound capacity of up to 150 people. Don't hesitate to ask for a free consultation, your dream entertainment is only one step away from coming true! Based in East London but travel by train up to 90 miles.

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Soul, Pop, Disco, Tribute, R&B, Funk, Motown, Covers, Christmas
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Event types:
Wedding, Virtual event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, New Year's Eve, Christmas party, Birthday party, Cruise, Recording session, Concert, Charity event
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Other skills:
Dancer, Singing teaching
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Song list

1. Adele - Rolling In The Deep
2. Adele - Hello
3. A-ha – Take on me
4. Aloe Blacc – I need a dollar
5. Al Green – Let’s stay together
6. Al Green – How can you mend a broken heart
7. Alicia Keys – If I ain’t got you
8. Amy Winehouse – Valerie
9. Amy Winehouse – Rehab
10. Amy Winehouse – Love is a losing game
11. Andrea Bocelli - Con Te Partirò (Time To Say Goodbye)
12. Aretha Franklin – Ain’t no way
13. Arianna Grande – Into you
14. Barrett Strong - Money (That's What I Want)   
15. Ben E. King – Stand by me
16. Bee Gees – Staying Alive
17. Bee Gees - Night fever
18. Bee Gees - How deep is your love
19. Bee Gees – More than a woman
20. Bee Gees – You should be dancing
21. Billy Withers – Lovely day
22. Billy Withers – Ain’t no sunshine
23. Blues Brothers – Soul man
24. Bob Marley – Is this love
25. Bobbie Brown – Every little step
26. Bobbie Brown – My prerogative
27. Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me
28. Britney Spears – Toxic
29. Bruno Mars – Leave the door open
30. Bruno Mars – When I was your man
31. Bruno Mars – Uptown funk
32. Bruno Mars – Marry you
33. Bruno Mars – Treasure
34. Bruno Mars – 24k magic
35. Buckshot     LeFonque     ‐ Another Day  
36. Carousel - You’ll Never Walk Alone
37. Cee Lo Green - Forget you
38. Chaka Khan – Through the fire
39. Charley & Eddie – Would I lie to you?
40. Childish Gambino – Redbone
41. Cindy Lauper – Time after time
42. Cindy Lauper – True colors
43. Coldplay – Troubles
44. Crystal Waters – Gypsy woman (she’s homeless)
45. D’angelo – Untitled (How does it feel)
46. David Bowie - Space Oddity
47. David Bowie - Let’s Dance
48. David Bowie – Heroes
49. Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence
50. Domenico Modugno – Volare
51. Donny Hathaway – A song for you
52. Donny Hathaway – You got a friend
53. Doobie Brothers - What a fool believes
54. Earth, wind & fire – September
55. Earth, wind & fire – Fantasy
56. Earth, wind & fire – Boogie wonderland
57. Earth, Wind & Fire - After The Love Has Gone
58. Elton John - Benny And The Jets
59. Elton John - Your Song
60. Elvis Presley – Can’t help falling in love
61. Erykah Badu – Tyrone
62. Eurythmics – Sweet dreams
63. Frenkie goes to Hollywood – The power of love
64. Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To The Moon
65. Frank Sinatra - My Way
66. Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
67. Frankie Valli & the four seasons – Sherry
68. Frankie Valli & the four seasons – Walk like a man
69. Frankie Valli & the four seasons – Can’t take my eyes off you
70. Frankie Valli & the four seasons – September 1963 (oh, what a night)
71. Frankie Valli & the four seasons – Big girls don’t cry
72. Frankie Valli – Grease
73. Frankie Valli – My eyes adored you
74. Gala – Freed from desire
75. George Benson ‐ Love Ballad  
76. George Benson - Give Me The Night
77. George Michael – Fastlove
78. George Michael – Outside
79. George Michael – Star people
80. George Michael – Roxanne
81. George Michael – Don’t let the sun go down on me
82. George Michael – Careless whispers
83. George Michael – freedom 90s
84. Gnarls Barkley – Crazy
85. Gnarls Barkley - Smiley Faces
86. Haddaway – What is love
87. Imagination - Just an illusion
88. Jamiroquai – Alright
89. Jess Glynne – My love
90. John Legend – Ordinary people
91. John Legend – All of me
92. James Brown – I got you (I feel good)
93. James Brown – This is a man’s world
94. Justin Timberlake – Can’t stop the feeling
95. Kings of Leon - Sex on fire
96. Kool & the gang – Celebration
97. Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah
98. Lionel Richie – Hello
99. Lionel Richie – All night long
100. Lionel Richie – Say You, Say me
101. Luis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
102. Luis Fonsi - Despacito
103. Luke James – Drip
104. Luther Vandross – Never too much
105. Luther Vandross – A house is not a home
106. Luther Vandross - Killing Me Softly
Luther Vandross – Superstar
107. Man Of La Mancha - The Impossible Dream
108. Mark Morrison - Return of the Mack
109. Maroon 5 - Moves like jagger
110. Maroon 5 – This love
111. Maroon 5 – Sunday morning
112. Maroon 5 – Sugar
113. Marvin Gaye – Let’s get it on
114. Marvin Gaye – Got to give up
115. Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing
116. Marvin Gaye – What’s going on
117. Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On
118. Marvin Gaye - Inner City Blues
119. Marvin Gaye – I heard it through the grapevine
120. Michael Jackson – Rock with you
121. Michael Jackson – Beat it
122. Michael Jackson – Billie Jean
123. Michael Jackson – Don’t stop till you get enough
124. Micheal Jackson - Human Nature
125. Modjo – Lady (Hear me tonight)
126. Otis Redding - Knock On Wood
127. Outkast – Hey yah
128. Pharrell Williams – Happy
129. Pharrell Williams & Nile Rogers – Get Lucky
130. Phil Collins – You can’t hurry love
131. Phil Collins & Phillip Bailey – Easy lover
132. Postmodern jukebox – Umbrella
133. Postmodern jukebox – My heart will go on
134. Postmodern jukebox – All of me
135. Prince – Purple rain
136. Prince – Kiss
137. Prince - How Come You Don’t Call Me Anymore
138. Rag 'N' Bone – Human
139. Remy Shand - Take A Message
140. Robbie Williams – Angels
141. Roy Orbison – Pretty woman
142. Sam Smith – Stay with me
143. Sam Smith – Latch
144. Sam Smith – I’m not the only one
145. Sam Smith – How do you sleep?
146. Sam Smith – Too good at goodbyes
147. Santa Esmeralda - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
148. Sia – Titanium
149. Snap – The power
150. Snap – Rhythm is a dancer
151. Sophie Ellis Bextor - Murder On The Dance Floor
152. Spiller - Groove jet (Why do you think is so good)
153. Stevie Wonder – Superstition
154. Stevie Wonder – Signed, sealed, delivered
155. Stevie Wonder – Ribbon in the sky
156. Stevie Wonder – I just called to say I love you
157. Stevie Wonder – Lately
158. Stevie Wonder – Overjoyed
159. Stevie Wonder – You & I
160. Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke
161. Stevie Wonder - All I Do
162. Stevie Wonder - All In Love Is Fair
163. Sylvester – You make me feel (Mighty Real)
164. The Beatles - Come Together
165. The Isley Brothers - Footsteps In The Dark
166. The Isley Brothers - Harvest For The World
167. The Monkees – I’m a believer
168. The Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
169. The Queen – Crazy little thing called love
170. The Queen – I want to break free
171. The Queen – Who wants to live forever
172. The Queen – Don’t stop me now
173. The Temptations – My girl
174. The Temptations - Papa Was A Rolling Stone
175. The Temptations - Night & Day
176. The Weeknd – I feel it coming
177. The Weeknd – Earned it
178. The tramps – Disco inferno
179. Traditional – Have yourself a merry little Christmas
180. Traditional – O holy night
181. Toploader - Dancing in the moonlight
182. Van Morrison - Brown eyed girl
183. Walk the moon - Shut up & dance
184. Wham – Last Christmas
185. Wham – Everything she wants
Wild Cherry - Play that funky music
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My voice, stage presence and bubbly personality.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

My experience includes national and international tours, cruise ships, weddings and function gigs.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Luther Vandross, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Earth wind & fire, George Michael & Michael Jackson just to name a few

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

I performed on television for "X-factor Italia", at a private event on the island of Corfu in Greece in front of the Princess of Morocco

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run-up to the event just let me know.”

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, I provide this for an additional cost.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Of course! I am ready to discuss and create with you a setlist that fits perfectly with your event.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, absolutely! I bring my own PA system.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If there is a special song you'd like me to learn I am happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£50
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£350
Light package
1 x set live music up to 45 mins (no extra songs included)
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.
NEW!Virtual services
Zoom bomb
I'll jump into your Zoom call and surprise your friends and colleagues with a unique song!
Digital music party
I'll be the host of your virtual party, lots of good music, "guess the song" quiz for an hour of pure fun and entertainment for you and your friends!
Proposal song
Are you looking to impress your loved one with a virtual serenade? Together, we will choose the 3 songs that will break your loved one's heart for a virtual proposal with a guaranteed effect! Ps. don't worry if you don't find the song you are looking for, for a little extra I will prepare a new one especially for you!


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Natalie, 9 days ago

Ciro was amazing! We booked him last minute and he was very accomodating. He asked what sort of songs we liked from his list to help tailor to us and nothing was a problem! Ciro is bubbly and funny and managed to get the whole party dancing! Would highly recommend 😄😄🙏🏼

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Courtney A, 1 month ago

Ciro is an amazing vocalist. It was a pleasure to see and hear him perform. He is a very engaging live act. I greatly enjoyed his performance and did everyone else.

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Jessica C, 1 month ago

Ciro was the best entertainer I've seen in a long time. Everyone was up and dancing and it was the perfect addition to our party. He's a brilliant performer and all of the guests were talking about him after. Definitely recommended !!

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