Johnny and Dave playing steel drums on Clearwater Beach

About Us

Dave Holmstrand is the founder of the Caladesi Steel Band- along with Johnny Lowery, they have been playing together since the mid 90’s when they were in the Busch Gardens steel drum band. Besides representing Busch Gardens at events all over Florida and the country, they have been featured on Nickelodeon, the Jack Harris show and the Jack Hanna Show.

They are both original members of the Tampa Bay Steel Orchestra. The Tampa Bay Steel Orchestra was featured with the Florida Orchestra for a series of pops concerts in 2005 and 2009. The Tampa Bay Steel Orchestra has performed at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, the Mahaffey Theater, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Palladium Theater, Largo Cultural Center, and First Night St Pete.

Currently, Caladesi Steel Band performs at resorts and events all over central Florida, and are preferred vendors at:
Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater Beach
Don CeSar, St. Petersburg Beach
Wyndham Grand, Clearwater Beach
Opal Sands, Clearwater Beach
Clearwater Beach Hilton

We’ve won 10 Weddingwire Couple’s Choice Awards which recognize the top five percent of local wedding professionals on WeddingWire who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism.

Contact us for authentic steel drum bands and steel drum players for hire.

We perform all over Florida, including Pinellas County, Hillsborough County, Pasco County, Bradenton, Sarasota, Lakeland, Brandon, Spring Hill, Clearwater, Apollo Beach, Bayonet Point, Bloomingdale, Citrus Park, Cheval, Dunedin, Egypt Lake-Leto, East Lake, East Lake-Orient Park, Elfers, Fish Hawk, Greater Carrollwood, Greater Northdale, Gulfport, Holiday, Hudson, Jasmine Estates, Keystone, Lake Magdalene, Land o’ Lakes, Largo, Lealman, Lutz, New Port Richey, Mango, Oldsmar, Palm Harbor, Palm River-Clair Mel, Pinellas Park, Plant City, Riverview, Safety Harbor, Shady Hills, Seminole, Sun City Center, Tarpon Springs, Temple Terrace, Thonotosassa, Town ‘n’ Country, Trinity, Valrico, Wesley Chapel, West Lealman, Westchase, and Zephyrhills.

Pinellas County Economic Development – Caladesi Steel Band