We won our 7th WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award! Thanks to all the couples from 2018, and we still have some openings for weddings in 2019! The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® recognize local wedding professionals who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism. Winners are determined by the reviews from more than one million WeddingWire […]
Our first Christmas digital download is Ready! “Mary’s Boy Child” is a traditional Calypso Christmas song first recorded by Harry Belafonte. Download Mary’s Boy Child for $0.99! It’s available as both a high quality mp3 or m4a file. It will also be available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and all major streaming and download services […]
Ode to Joy on steel drums and guitar – Caladesi Steel Band Watch this video on YouTube It’s always great to play with Joe Braccio, a great steel pan player and guitarist. Here we are at at wedding at the Grand Plaza on St Petersburg Beach playing Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”.
Island in the Sun – Caladesi Steel Band Watch this video on YouTube Our steel band quartet playing “Island in the Sun”, an old calypso by Irving Burgie. This video is 100% acoustic with no amplification or overdubs. Johnny is playing the bass pans, which are six 55 gallon barrels. The steel pan family mirrors […]
We’re looking forward to a great new wedding and event venue opening up in our hometown this fall in Dunedin, Florida. The Fenway Hotel has undergone a complete renovation, and will reopen as a Marriot Autograph property. We used to perform weddings and events there when it was Schiller University several years ago, and we […]
Caladesi Steel Band Quartet at the M South Grand Opening in South Tampa. John Shaw on lead tenor, Dave Holmstrand on double tenors, Johnny Lowery on Bass, and Craig Benson on Drums. Open to the public! March 28th, 2018 5:30 – 6:30 PM 5110 S Manhattan Ave, Tampa, FL 33611
Join us at the 2018 Don CeSar Bridal Show! I’ll be playing steel pan along with Joe Braccio on guitar. We’ll be answering questions about music for your ceremony, cocktail hour, and rehearsal dinner. Sunday, March 18th, 2018 12-3pm Complimentary Champagne, Hor d’Oeuvres and self-parking $10 per person if purchased in advance $15 per person […]
We won the WeddingWire.com Couple’s choice award for ceremony music for the 5th time! Thanks to the 37 couples that included us in their big day in 2016. The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® recognize the top five percent of local wedding professionals on WeddingWire who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism. Winners are […]
Caladesi Steel Band – live on north Clearwater Beach 3-11-2016 Watch this video on YouTube Dave and Johnny play “Old Lady Walk a Mile and a Half” by Lord Kitchener at a private party on north Clearwater Beach.