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Steels bands for hire

Party like it’s Carnival with our Caribbean steel bands for hire, playing a sizzling blend of calypso, reggae and soca.


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The Steel Panthers

  • London
  • 3-4
  • (28)

Authentic steel pan band playing classic calypso, Motown, pop, reggae and more and featuring some of the best Caribbean musicians from around the UK.

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Steel Pan Power

  • Birmingham
  • 3
  • (39)

Add some spice and a ray of sunshine to your event with this West Midlands-based steel pan band serving up a lively taste of the Caribbean! The band’s song list includes a colourful mix of reggae and modern styles.

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The Real Steel Band

  • Manchester
  • 3
  • (21)

Vibrant steel band playing the sounds of turquoise seas, sunshine and swaying palm trees! Huge repertoire of traditional Caribbean music as well as reggae and pop from The Beach Boys to Bruno Mars. Available in larger line-ups.

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Isha Steelpan

  • Manchester
  • 1

From pop to rock, reggae, Afrobeat, and more, Isha has all your favourite tunes covered, arranged for steel pan. She also offers the unique feature of improvising live alongside DJs in club-style settings.

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Pan Delight Steel Band

  • London
  • 2-5
  • (5)

Talented ensemble of steel pan musicians performing songs from traditional calypso and reggae to classical and R&B genres, and suitable for any indoor or outdoor events from wedding drinks receptions to birthday parties.

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The Merry-Makers Steel Band

  • London
  • 2-6
  • (100)

Versatile Caribbean steel pan band performing warm and upbeat island melodies – soca, calypso, Latin, Zouk and reggae. The band are suitable for a wide range of occasions whether you require cool background music at garden parties or lively dancing in the evening. Limbo dancer optional!

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Tropical Sounds

  • London
  • 1
  • (5)

An incredibly talented steel pan player providing the best sounds and Caribbean flavour for your event. You can expect to hear reggae, calypso and also modern pop tunes with a tropical twist.

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Island Moods

  • Buckinghamshire
  • 1-3
  • (19)

A modern and fresh steel drummer bringing a taste of the Caribbean to your event! Playing everything from tropical beats to modern songs with a twist of the islands. Expect to hear songs like Brown Girl in the Ring, The Tide is High, Reggae classics and many more! Perfect for any occasion!

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The Pan Master

  • Brighton
  • 1-2
  • (1)

With a wide-ranging repertoire spanning Caribbean favourites to classical music, pop classics old and modern, The Pan Master is sure to captivate and delight at weddings, garden parties and other occasions.

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Steel Beats

  • London
  • 1-5
  • (5)

A fantastic band of talented and experienced steel pan musicians who perform different genres of music from Pop, Reggae, Latin, Calyspo, Ballad and soca.

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Booking a steel band?

Add a laid-back tropical style to your garden party, outdoor wedding reception and corporate function with a sublime steel band.

Steel drum bands originated in Trinidad and Tobago during the 1930s and 1940s, and have come to define the sound of the Caribbean, the sun and all things tropical!

Our steel pan bands come in a range of sizes. A steel pan trio is the most popular line-up for weddings and events and typically consists of a tenor or soprano pan (playing the melody), a double or treble guitar pan (playing chords) and a tenor bass or bass pan to provide the bassline. Many of our bands vary or expand on this line-up to include percussion or electric guitars and bass for a more rhythmic sound.

Larger ensembles include a vocalist to sing reggae classics by Bob Marley, UB40 and Boney M, in addition to traditional steel band music. Some bands even offer professional dancers to teach you to limbo!

Since most steel bands don’t require amplification, they’re suited to outdoor garden parties. Just remember to put the band in a shady spot as direct sunlight can affect tuning. They can also perform pan-around-the-neck style for parades and events to make sure there’s always music wherever you need it!

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