Steel Sounds

Greater London
From: £180
Verified bookings: 25
Reviews: 17
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Price from: £180

Soloist Steel Drum Entertainer with over 20yrs experience. Providing ambient background entertainment for many events and functions, namely; Barbecues, weddings, Parties, Christenings, Bar Mitzvahs, Hens and Stag Parties.

17 Reviews
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April 27, 2019

Abdul was amazing!!! He was playing up to date tunes as well as the classics for my wedding. He was fantastic and gave the WOW factor for our wedding. Thank you once again Abdul!!

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Ian Malcolm

Feb. 16, 2019

What a brilliant night's entertainment from Abdul of Steel Sounds. A great set of music that had everyone singing along and dancing. He really made the party go with a swing. Abdul was professional and helpful from our first contact through to his fantastic double steel drum performance on the night in front of 70 people. Thoroughly recommended. Thanks for everything Abdul!

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Douglas Currie

Feb. 9, 2019

"I can't praise Abdul enough. He sure knows his way around the steel drums, but more than that, he also knows how to entertain. He went the extra mile for us as well, joining in with a couple of extra bits we asked him to do and doing a great job in the process. I hired him for me and my twin brother's 60th ""do"" after my wife said it would be good to have a steel drummer play for the first part of the evening whilst people were gathering and then eating. I wasn't entirely sure at the time, but, just for once, I'm glad I listened to her. Not promising I'll listen again, but this time I have to admit she was right. Abdul's contribution to the evening was a major part in its success. And he's a really nice bloke too. Highly recommended."

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Aaron Winkle

Aug. 18, 2018

"If I could rate Abdul more than 5 stars I absolutely would. He set the tone for our wedding perfectly. He played a wide range of songs and played brilliantly, our guests thoroughly enjoyed his talents. I couldn't recommend him enough!

If I have any future functions I will no doubt look to see if he is available.

All the best,



Abdul Williams

July 28, 2018

Amazing music. This guy is fantastic. Just loved every piece of music he played.


Abdul Williams

July 28, 2018

I can highly recommend this talented musician Abdul Williams. Such a great guy thank you for making the party so special.

  • Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
    Soloist Steel Drum Entertainer, providing Acoustic entertainment for all events.
  • What are the highlights of your career?
    Performing for the queens silver jubilee at Buckingham Palace, Touring Canada, Spain, France, Germany and labour day celebrations in Brooklyn
  • What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
    I can easily fit into small spaces
  • What kind of events do you usually serve?
    Weddings UK and destination weddings Coctail hours Corporate events Hens and Stag parties Bar Mitzvahs Barbecue Christmas and New year parties
  • Who are your previous clients?
    Saracens Stadium Allianz Park Arsenal FC Carrie and David Grant Hippodrome Casino, Central London Norton Park Hotel
  • How can event planners pay for your services?
    Via Bank Transfer
  • How long do you play for?
    1hr set 4hr set with a 30 mins break 6rs set with a 45 mins break
  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?
  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
  • How much space do you require?
    2m x 2m
  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
    1 break, depending on length of booking
  • I also offer 1 to 1, and small groups of 4 steel pan taster lessons. These lessons can be as a wedding gift, an experience on Hen and Stag Parties, or bridal party and grooms men wanting to learn and make a surprise performance on wedding day. We also provide steel drum taster sessions on company away day and team building retreats.
    I'm available for the services as well listed above

Set List/Services

Jazz covers, pop covers, reggae, mowtown, calypso, soca, ska, traditional music, indie, Pop:

• Price Tag - Jessie J
• Roar - Katy Perry
• Stitches - Shawn Mandes
• Leave Right Now - Will Young
• One Last Time - Ariana Grande
• Think Twice - Phil Collins
• Havana - Camila Cabello
• Uptown Funk - Bruno mars
• Shake it off - Taylor Swift
• We found Love - Rihannna
• Thriller - Michael Jackson
• Stay with me - Sam Smith
• Our Day Will Come - Amy Winehouse


• Stir it Up - Bob Marley
• Three little Birds - Bob Marley
• Kingston Town - UB40
• Rude - Magic
• The Isrealites - Desmond Dekker
• I can See Clearly Now - Jimmy Cliff
• You Don't Love Me (No No No) - Dawn Penn
• Some Guys Have All The Luck - Maxi Priest
• Electric Avenue - Eddy Grant
• It Must Be Love - Madness

Jazz & Blues:

• Orange Colored Sky - Nat King Cole
• Black Orpheus - Bonfa, Jobim & Gilberto
• Fever - Peggy Lee
• Fly Me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra
• All of Me - Frank Sinatra
• Dream A Little Dream of Me - Ella Fitzgerald
• Summertime - Billie Holiday
• What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
• My Baby Just Cares for Me - Nina Simone

Soca & Calypso:

• Turn Me On - Kevin Lyttle
• Year for Love - Voice
• Brown Skin Girl - Harry Belafonte
• Soul Limbo - Booker T & the M.G.'s
• Feeling Hot - Arrow
• Matilda - Harry Belafonte


• A Message to You, Rudy - The Specials
• Monkey Man - The Specials
• My Boy Lollipop - Barbie Gaye
• 007 - Desmond Dekker
• Ghost Town - The Specials
• Its Impossible - UB40

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