North Tyneside Steelband (NTSB), the North East of England’s top performing steelband and can supply bands for all occasions, from large corporate events and weddings to small private parties; no event is too big or too small. The size of the band can be varied to suit the venue and the client’s budget – from 5 musicians providing background music to a full blown performance featuring our entire band – a performance to ignite any event!
NTSB are not just know within the North East, we are a well-respected band both nationally and internationally; playing many high profile gigs and events. Such examples include 3 appearances at the International Steelband Festival (Cudrefin, Switzerland), 2 appearances at the Royal Albert Hall (London, UK) and The Wickerman Festival (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland). As well as these appearances NTSB are currently booked to perform at the Rotterdam Carnival (Netherlands) In July 2019.
Weddings are a North Tyneside Steelband specialty and we perfor...
- How many breaks do you take? How long are they?Dependent on each event
- My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?With enough given notice we will be able to learn it
- How much space do you require?Varies depending on event, will advise on each event basis
- Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?No PAT testing needed PIL supplied
- Do you have your own PA and lighting?No PA needed, lighting not supplied
- How long do you play for?sets of 30-45 minutes
- Who are your previous clients?Intu Metrocentre and Eldon Square Wickerman Festival International Steelband Festival, Cudrefin (Switzerland) Rotterdam Carnival International Steelpan Conference
- How can event planners pay for your services?Card Cash Bank Transfer Cheque
- What kind of events do you usually serve?Weddings Corporate Events Parties Village Fayres Public Events Festivals No event is to big or to small
- What is your competitive advantage (special features)?A great reputation for reliability and professionalism through 30 years in the industry
- What are the highlights of your career?3 appearances at the International Steelband Festival (Cudrefin, Switzerland), 2 appearances at the Royal Albert Hall (London, UK) and The Wickerman Festival (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland). As well as these appearances NTSB are currently booked to perform at the Rotterdam Carnival (Netherlands) In July 2019
- Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:The North East's top performing Steelband
We play a variety of music from old classics and gentle background music to cover versions of contemporary hits, soca and jazz guaranteed to get your event jumping.