Island in the Sun – Caladesi Steel BandWatch 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 the […]
Caladesi Steel Band – live on north Clearwater Beach 3-11-2016Watch 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.
Tears From My Eyes UB40 – Caladesi Steel BandWatch this video on YouTube John Shaw and Craig Benson, our bandmates from the Tampa Bay Steel Orchestra, joined us for a gig at the Sandpearl on Clearwater Beach. This is “Tears from my Eyes” by UB40. John Shaw – Tenor Pan Dave Holmstrand – Double Tenors […]
Merry Christmas! Caladesi Steel Band – O Holy NightWatch this video on YouTube 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. […]
Mardi Gras Steelband 2014Watch this video on YouTube If you missed the Mardi Gras parade in downtown Dunedin, here is our parade-cam as seen from the Dunedin Mardi Gras Steelband float! Thanks to the Krewe of Bodacious Debris, the Downtown Dunedin Merchants Association, Jimmie’s Towing, and all the talented musicians that donated their time. We […]
Caladesi Steel Band Steel Pan at the Sandpearl on Clearwater Beach FloridaWatch this video on YouTube Dave and Johnny with Caladesi Steel Band playing “Matilda” at the Sandpearl Resort on Clearwater Beach.