Multitalented musician Francesco Castiglione was born in the picturesque area of Calabria, Italy, in 1982. After receiving his diploma from the Conservatory of Music in Consenza, in southern Italy, the twenty-something Francesco moved to Los Angeles to expand his horizons. And that he did. Francesco, who in addition to vocals, plays the piano and accordion, performed on Celebrity Dish on E!TV with Michael Badalucco of the popular TV show “The Practice.” He also appeared multiple times on the NBC hit show “The Restaurant.” Soon, his talent went bicoastal. Francesco’s performed at famed Rao’s Restaurant in New York City and the Arthur Avenue Café in Bronx’s Little Italy as well as well-known restaurants in Chicago and West Coast.
Francesco also composes and produces music for himself and for other talent. His collaborated with mega-talent Derek Lopez on “Terra Bella.” In 2006, Francesco joined radio personalities Michael and David Greco as the voice of Little Italy in the Bronx every Sunday from 4 PM to 5 PM EST on WVP 93.5 FM.
LITTLE ITALY RADIO
It’s an hour of tutti italiani, music, news and personalities, including Italian personalities which include: Italian Minister Mara Carfagna, Chef Mario Batali, Cher Emeril Lagasse, Chazz Palmitieri, Vincent Pastore and Lidia Bastianich.
In 2010, Francesco performed on the Bronx Walk of Fame for Jerry Valle.
Francesco is currently producing an album of Italian-American duets with Janine Tedesco.
For updates on Francesco and to book him for your next event, visit his website: