Steel Pans and Guitar at Loews Don CeSar 2015 Bridal Show

Posted by on Jan 18, 2015 in Gigs
Steel Pans and Guitar at Loews Don CeSar 2015 Bridal Show

Join us at the Loews Don CeSar 2015 Bridal Show on St. Petersburg Beach! Joe Braccio and I will be performing a steel pan and guitar duo, and available for questions all afternoon. This is a great chance to meet all the Don CeSar preferred vendors and get a look at one of the best […]

Weddingwire.com Couple’s Choice Award 2015

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Blog, News, Weddings
Weddingwire.com Couple’s Choice Award 2015

Thanks to all of our Couples and Weddingwire.com for awarding us their Couple’s Choice award for the third time! The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® recognizes the top 5 percent of local Wedding Professionals from the WeddingWire Network throughout the United States, Canada and abroad that demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. Unlike other […]

Steel Pan Players needed for Dunedin Mardi Gras 2015

Posted by on Jan 10, 2015 in Downtown Dunedin, Gigs, News
Steel Pan Players needed for Dunedin Mardi Gras 2015

Mardi Gras Dunedin 2015 It’s time for Mardi Gras Dunedin 2015! We’re putting together a community steelband again for this year’s parade on Tuesday, February 17th in downtown Dunedin. We’re working on securing a truck and trailer, and we plan to add some more live music to Mardi Gras. See the video below for our […]

Same-sex weddings could be legal in Florida by January 6th, 2015

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Blog, Weddings
Same-sex weddings could be legal in Florida by January 6th, 2015

Same-sex marriages in Florida could begin Jan. 6 after appeals court decision – Tampa Bay Times We’ve performed steel drums for same-sex commitment ceremonies for years, but we look forward to playing LGBT and Gay Weddings for Florida residents and visitors by early 2015. Caladesi Steel Band is a strong supporter of LGBT marriage equality, […]

Selby Gardens Sarasota Wedding Featured in Irish Wedding Magazine

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Blog, Gigs, Sarasota, Weddings
Selby Gardens Sarasota Wedding Featured in Irish Wedding Magazine

Kieran and Joanne’s destination wedding in the Marie Selby Botanical Garden in Sarasota, Florida I performed steel drums for a cocktail hour last spring for a very nice couple, Joanne and Kieran, at Selby Gardens in downtown Sarasota. The wedding and location was so beautiful, it keeps getting featured in wedding blogs and websites. The […]

Merry Christmas! O Holy Night on Steel Drums

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Audio, Blog, Video

Merry Christmas from Caladesi Steel Band! Click the video above to hear our rendition of “O Holy Night” performed entirely on steel pans and percussion. This was recorded in Garageband for iOS on an old iPad, and mixed in Apple Logic. There are a total of five parts played; 3 double tenor steel pans, bass […]

Wedding Ceremony in Belleair Beach, FL

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Gigs, Weddings
Wedding Ceremony in Belleair Beach, FL

I played a beautiful wedding ceremony on the intercoastal in Belleair Beach, Florida for Kim and Paul. Google+ made this “Auto Awesome” animated gif.

November Steel Band Weddings and Events

Posted by on Nov 30, 2014 in Anna Maria Island, Gigs, Weddings
November Steel Band Weddings and Events

Another busy month! Here are some photos from November’s weddings and events… Wedding ceremony on Anna Maria Island, Florida Rehearsal Dinner at the Marriott on Marco Island, Florida Sunset at the Sandbar Restaurant, Anna Maria Island, Florida Dave and Ignacio, Anna Maria Island Wedding Ceremony on Lido Beach, Sarasota Wedding Ceremony at the Sirata Resort, […]

Steel Drum Wedding on Anna Maria Island Bradenton Beach

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Anna Maria Island, Gigs, Weddings
Steel Drum Wedding on Anna Maria Island Bradenton Beach

Anna Maria Island Beach Wedding Johnny Lowery of Caladesi Steel Band at a wedding ceremony we played at Bradenton Beach on Anna Maria Island. It’s always nice to work with Gabriele and Werner of Beach Weddings Florida who specialize in German destination weddings.

October steel band weddings and events

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Gigs
October steel band weddings and events

Photos of some of October’s weddings and events… Wedding at Pass-a-Grille Beach in St. Petersburg Siesta Key Sarasota Beach Wedding Ceremony Steel drum duo for Don CeSar courtyard wedding St. Petersburg Beach Wedding Johnny Lowery and Ignacio Marin at Don CeSar Cocktail Hour Sunset at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Steel Drum trio – Dave Holmstrand, […]