Steel Bands of all sizes worldwide including Soloists, Duos, Three Piece Steel Bands, Four Piece Steel Bands as well as our larger Workshop Bands.
London-based Sunny Steel Band brings authentic Calypso flavours to events large or small. Made up of world class professional musicians, Sunny Steel Band has a huge repertoire of current and classic hits, and every set list is tailored to your specific needs.
Booking is easy, fast and discrete, and thanks to our flexible roster of musicians, Sunny Steel Band can play small venues to large festivals with ease. We want you to enjoy your event and we guarantee to bring the Caribbean sunshine with us wherever and whenever we play!
Iris Warnes• 22 Sep 2018
Very polite, arrived in good time and played well, a good choice.
M Smith• 8 Jul 2017
"Because we were short of money we only had one player, but he was very good and created a great atmosphere for the party. Thomas looked the part in his lovely flowery shirt, played some lively music and was fantastic at interacting with the children (and also grown ups!) who wanted to have a go and learn how to make music. He was happy to fit in with the timings we needed, was very professional throughout and made our Caribbean Party a great success - we were very pleased that we'd found The Su...
Alex W• 17 Feb 2017
"I have booked Sunny Steel band for two of our coprorate events and they have been professional, upbeat and commited. One event was our family funday which was an outdoor event and it poured with rain in the afternoon and the steel pan musicians "played on" and brightened everyones mood. I have a memory of the drummer playing with drips running down his back (despite the gazebo roof covering the rain was too heavy) while they valiantly played on to add some energy to the awards ceremony. I reall...
T Bailey• 5 Aug 2016
"Wonderful steel band with lively music and fun costumes! They brought the perfect atmosphere to our drinks reception!"
Helen B• 4 Aug 2017
"I hired Sunny Steel Band for my mum’s 60th birthday party. The band were on time, professional and my mum was thrilled with their performance. I’ll definitely be booking them again for any future events."
- What kind of events do you usually serve?We provide Soloists and Steel Bands of various sizes for: Weddings - BBQs - Garden Parties - Sports events - Private events - Festivals - Expos - Birthday parties - Bar Mitzvahs - Corporate events - Champagne Receptions - Cruises - School Assemblies - Workshops - Team Building - Tours - Fun Days - TV - Radio - Recording
- Does the band require shade?Yes as Steel Drums (and humans) get very hot very quickly in direct sunlight which can damage them. A shaded area must be provided if the band is required to perform outside. We can provide cover for an additional fee of £45.
- Can the drums be moved?Yes but transit must be factored into performance schedule prior to the event.
- How long does it take the band to set up their instruments?Bands can be set up within 15 minutes given clear access to their performance space and parking.
- Would the band like refreshments?Yes please!
- Are the musicians DBS checked?Yes
- Can you play yellow bird? Island in the sun? Under the sea?Yes.
- Will the band be too loud?No. This is a common misconception as Steel Drums can be played at (almost) any volume level by our skilled players.
- Will the band be able to find us?Yes, we use the latest SatNav technology find your venue.
- How many breaks do you take? How long are they?Breaks can be agreed at booking stage.
- My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?Yes.
- How much space do you require?A space measuring 1m x 1m per player (ie 3m x 3m for our Three Piece Steel Band is a good guide.
- Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?Yes.
- Do you have your own PA and lighting?Yes (Charges apply).
- How long do you play for?Playing duration can be agreed at booking stage but most bookings tend to consist of two sets within a two hour window as a guide.
- How can event planners pay for your services?We accept BACS, Wire Transfers, Cheques, Card Payments and PayPal.
- Who are your previous clients?The Stag Pub (Hampstead) , RAK Studios, Eaton House Studios , The Bluebird (Chelsea), Syon Park , BBC, Birmigham Metropole College, The Bellagio (Las Vegas) , The Sandbanks Hotel, The London Aquarium, London School Of Economics, The Government Of The British Virgin Isles, WeWork, Mediacom, Hawker House, Mondrian London at The Sea Containers, The Hilton Hotel (Tokyo) , The London Designer Outlet, Kings Chapel, The Ritz-Carlton (San Francisco), Westminster School, The Royal Garden Hotel, The Ham Yard Hotel.
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The Mighty Sparrow / Arrow - Hot Hot Hot
Bob Marley - One Love
Disney - Under The Sea
Harry Belafonte - Jump In The Line (Shake Señora)
Bob Marley - Three Little ...