Services From Steve Ritchie Solo Singer in London
Steve is based in Essex and available to travel further, he has a great personality with wide range of song choices to wow all audiences.
Steve has been singing for over twenty years, he started his career in show bands and duos traveling the UK as well as abroad. He is a friendly, down-to-earth and charismatic character with a great personality and wide range of song choices. Steve’s love of the Rat Pack era and passion for singing all types of music to varied audiences has given him the experience and professionalism that always allows him to create a great atmosphere, suitable for all audiences with one of the most unique voices you will ever hear. Steve is completely self contained and caters for small and large venues. Steve’s repertoire covers “The Rat Pack, Tom Jones, Elvis, Michael Buble' Neil Diamond” and many more song choices. Steve can deliver his services for all types of functions including Dinner/Dances, Masonic Ladies Nights, Social Clubs, Public Houses, Corporate Functions, Private Parties , Wedding Receptions , Hotels Anniversaries, Outside Marquees, Residential Homes, and much more.
Extra services available include:
Background music between breaks.
Tribute to the 1950s and 1960s
Steve can perform at the evening reception as your Wedding Singer, he has mastered performing through the wedding meal or buffet creating the perfect balance that can be appreciated by all. He will create a stunning ambience, singing carefully selected songs to add that 'touch of class'.
Choose a song that has meaning to you both and if in Steve’s repertoire he will sing it for your first dance. He can also sing during your drinks reception, wedding breakfast or evening party. For your ceremony select a song that has particular meaning to you and Steve will sing it while you sign the register.
Anne Myers• March 12, 2023
We had a lovely 90th Birthday celebration with Steve Ritchie singing some fab Rat Pack songs to Mum and the ladies at her home with a bit of Matt Munro, Shirley, Neil Diamond and others thrown in
Steve has a lovely voice and we all had a really enjoyable couple of hours.
Christopher O'Shea• Dec. 16, 2022
Steve Richie was excellent. Professional, sang a good selection of songs. Got people up and dancing. He was brilliant.
Liz lagan• Oct. 22, 2022
Steve Ritchie what a guy. He did exactly what we wanted for my mums 80th birthday party we all had a ball
Steve has a great voice and knew how to keep us all entertained from 1 years old to 80 years old
I can’t wait for our next celebration so we can book him again
What a fabulous guy great interaction he made every one feel special
Thank you so much STEVE RITCHIE can’t wait to see again. The whole family wish that they could send a review as we all thought he was brilliant thanks again
Michael Cowell• Aug. 16, 2022
Steve provided excellent entertainment for my Mum’s birthday celebration, with a wonderful selection of Rat Pack era songs. His performance went down an absolute treat with Mum and her friends. I highly recommend Steve and would have no hesitation booking him for further events. Thanks Steve!
Deena Osborne• Aug. 13, 2022
Steve was absolutely great. Reliable from start to finish. Everybody loved him. Definitely will use again!
Steve Armstrong• Nov. 13, 2021
Steve was fantastic in singing everyone's favourite songs, lots of people were getting up to dance. A fantastic night thanks to Steve
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings, anniversaries, clubs restaurants, corporate events, private garden parties, birthdays and charity events,
Who are your previous clients?
Steve has performed over the past 20 years as a solo singer and mobile DJ for numerous events which include weddings, private functions, clubs and fund-raising events. He is recognise as a professional entertainer and has recently performed at Lion Inn @ Boreham for THB Solicitors Charity Ball, please see POPTOP reviews.
How long do you play for?
As each event is unique in its own way Steve will be more than happy to discuss your wedding plans and answer any questions you may have for your special day including times for Mobile DJ or Cabaret, however some venues do have restricted times. Typical 3 hour set would be 2 x 45 mins live singing plus DJ
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes all equipment is provide by steve
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes Steve has Public Liability Insurance with The Alliance of Mobile & Party Dj , Limit of indemnity £10,000,000 and Equipment is PAT tested copies of Insurance and PAT test can be made available on request
How much space do you require?
Equipment is adaptable for small or large functions depending on your requirements
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
The Wedding Singer offers a personal playlist service enabling you to pick some of your favorite music to be played during your evening. You are able to send Steve a song list with as many or as few of your favorite tracks / artists / genres to be included during the DJ sets of your day. You are even welcome to send through any guests' requests prior to the day to be included in Steve’s set.
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
15minutes between live singing sets of 45mins, background music is played during all breaks.
What style of music do you offer?
Big Band/Swing/Jazz/Easy Listening, First Dance / Love songs, Soul/Motown/Party/Others Steve combines both DJ and singing Cabaret so at every function everyone is catered for from Michael Buble Rat Pack, Swing, Jazz the 40s & 50s era as well as 60s rock & roll, Elvis through to Kaizer Chiefs, Stereophonic's and Kings of Leon,
Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?
Steve carries an extensive song library and you are welcome to make song requests both on, and prior to your event Steve is recognised as a professional entertainer and can act as your Master Of Ceremonies, announcing the Bride and Groom into the room as well as introducing speeches and announcing the cutting of your Wedding Cake.
Do you do open-air acts?
Yes, Steve has performed at fun days, and charity events
Song List - This list is in no way exhaustive, but should give you a good idea of the songs I sing
Big Band/Swing/Jazz/Easy Listening:
Let There Be Love
Beyond The Sea
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Ain't That A Kick In The Head
Mack The Knife
Come Fly With Me
Save The Last Dance For Me
New York, New York
It Had To Be You
Can't Help Falling In Love
Sway - Dean Martin
Fly Me To The Moon
Little old wine drinker me
Nice & Easy
King of the Road
Lady is a tramp
Under my skin
Come fly with me
One for my baby
Strangers in the night
Save the last dance for me
FIRST DANCE / LOVE SONGS
Have I Told You Lately
Me & Mrs Jones
What A Wonderful World
Stand By Me
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
Haven't Met You Yet
Just The Way You Are
Under The Boardwalk
Just The Way You Are
Love on the Rocks
You to me are everything
Brown eyed girl
How sweet it is
Can’t help falling In love with you
Just the way you are
Stuck In The Middle With You
Knock on Wood
I saw her standing there
Dance the night away
The Wonder of You