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 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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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.
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, […]
A wedding at Selby Gardens in Sarasota Florida where we performed steel drums was featured in the “Grey Like Weddings” blog. Cat Pennenga took the great photos, and I played solo steel pan for the cocktail hour. Joanne and Kieran were the nicest couple… they had live music for the ceremony, cocktail, and reception, which […]
Join me at the 18th Annual Night of the Iguana this Friday September 26th at the Mainsail Suites Hotel & Conference Center in Tampa, which benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Northern Florida. Proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish program in Hillsborough, Hernando, Pinellas, Polk and Pasco counties to help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening […]
A rehearsal dinner at the Loews Don CeSar Resort on St. Petersburg Beach, FL. Thanks to Aaron Bornfleth Studio for the great photo.