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Gary Caribbean Steel Drums

Gary Caribbean is a five time award winning act who will enhance your special occasion! With an uplifting repertoire including Soca, Calypso, Motown, Pop & more, Gary’s steel drum performance will bring out the sun for any occasion! DJ Service also available!

Price from £368 + travel

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Secure your 2022 / 2023 booking before the 28th February 2022, and if Covid affects your event plans, we will offer 100% deposit credit to be used against new bookings.

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Set List / Repertoire

Somewhere over the Rainbow
Under the sea
Blue Bossa
Ole Lday Walk A Mile and a Half .. and She Dingolay
Besame Muchos
Girl From Ipanema
Island In The Sun
Lady In Red
Never on a Sunday
Sloop John B
Spanish Eyes
Yellow Bird
Autumn Leaves
Bermuda Triangle
How Insensitive
Jamaica Farewell
Just The Two of Us
Let It be Me
I Just Called
I love You Because
Put Your Sweet lips
Isnt She Lovely
Lovely Day
River of Babylon
You Got a Friend
When I Fall In Love
Redemption Song
No Woman No Cry
One Love
Red Red Wine
The Tide is high
Blue Moon
Is This love
Night Nurse
Three Little Birds
El Cumbancero
Dollar Whine
Hot Hot Hot
Now That we’ve found Love
When the saints go marching in
Say Say
Sugar Bum Bum
Brown Girl In the Ring
Byhia Girl
Mash It Up
Hotel California
Get Lucky
Message in a bottle
Mas que nada
Chan Chan
St. Thomas
Lovely Day
Samba de Orfeu
All of me
Like a star
Comandante Che Guevara
Another Star
Just the two of us
Just the way you are
Aint no sunshine
Street Life
Master Blaster
Agua de Beber
The Chicken
Mas Que Nada
Danza Kuduro
Clara Nunes Feira
Cano Estremera
Part Time Lover
Turn Me On
How wonderful you are
Story of the blues
Sultans of swing
They cant take that away from me
El Cuarta de Tula
Monkey Man
Ribbon In The Sky
Rock around the clock
St Thomas
Pachelbel Canon D
Sealed with a kiss
Night nurse
All of me
Could it be magic
Killing me softly
Calender song
You might need somebody
Soul Limbo
Unchain my heart
Sir Duke
Don't look back in anger
Food for thought
Night Nurse
I want it that way
Black eyed boy
Hopelessly devoted
I saw her standing there
I wanna hold your hand

7 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 7
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Absolutely fabulous performer,

5 stars - Gary Caribbean Steel Drums are Highly Recommended
booked Gary Caribbean Steel Drums for their Wedding in West Sussex December 2021

“Absolutely fabulous! Unfortunately, Gary himself could not be there but his stand in guy was great . I am sorry I didn't get his name but he made everybody happy with his wonderful music. It was a surprise for my daughter and her now husband, a pre-starter at the wedding breakfast that got everyone singing ready for the rest of the day. They loved it. Alive Network made the booking easy. Great communication throughout.”

Gary was excellent on our wedding day!

5 stars - Gary Caribbean Steel Drums are Highly Recommended
booked Gary Caribbean Steel Drums for their Wedding

“Gary was excellent on our wedding day! He was all set up with the music playing as soon as we arrived at the venue from the church. We had so many comments about how fun the music was! Thank you so much once again for kicking off our reception on the right note!”

Thank you for a fantastic evening

5 stars - Gary Caribbean Steel Drums are Highly Recommended
booked Gary Caribbean Steel Drums for their event

“Thank you for a fantastic evening, all my guests had so much. Lovely to meet you, you were very accommodating playing anything and everything my guests Wanted to hear, so many brilliant comments. See you again I hope Jenny x”

Gary's warm personality and amazing variety of his music ...

5 stars - Gary Caribbean Steel Drums are Highly Recommended
booked Gary Caribbean Steel Drums for their event

“The evening for our community BBQ was cool and cloudy but Gary's warm personality and the amazing variety of his caribbean steel band music brought a really sunny atmosphere to the event and put a smile on everyone's face! Just brilliant! Thanks so much Gary.”

Gary brightened up our afternoon ...

5 stars - Gary Caribbean Steel Drums are Highly Recommended
booked Gary Caribbean Steel Drums for their event

“While most of our central arena acts cancelled with the terrible weather , Gary and his fantastic music brightened up the rest of our afternoon. Thank you so much for ending our event on a truly tropical note.”

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Price from £368 + travel from Buckinghamshire

Based on 1 person performing 1 x 60 minute set

  • South East From £368
  • East of England From £380
  • West Midlands From £398
  • East Midlands From £398
  • South West From £420
  • Wales From £420
  • North West From £420
  • Scotland From £712
  • North East From £712
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £712

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Full Biography

Gary Caribbean will enhance your special event with the feel-good sound of steel drums! With an uplifting repertoire including Soca, Calypso, Motown, Pop and more, Gary’s steel drum performance will bring out the sun for any occasion!

A unique, high-end Caribbean themed act, Gary is a five times entertainment industry award winner, including Best UK Steel Band Service. He has a whole host of happy customers which stretch across the globe!

Your Event
As standard, Gary performs the steel drums solo with the accompaniment of high-quality backing tracks giving you a full band sound. However, if you want more musicians on stage, Gary can perform within his lively steel drum duo (see booking options for more details).

Gary comes complete with a quality PA system which is suitable for audiences of up to 300 people. Gary is happy to let you use his equipment for speeches and announcements!

DJ Service
Not only is Gary an incredible Steel Percussionist, but also an in demand mobile DJ with over 27,000 songs in his database!

Able to provide a first class service throughout your event, hire Gary’s DJ service in addition to his standard Steel Drums sets, giving you tons of entertainment and amazing value for money (see booking options)!

Previous Experience
Multi award-winner, Gary has picked up many accolades including Lux Life Magazine ‘Best Steel Band’, 3 times National Steel Band Festival ‘Steel Band Solo Finalist’ and short listed for this years The English Wedding Awards!

With original albums selling world-wide in over 42 countries, Gary has also had his music used in the James Bond 007 movie Casino Royale!

A full-time, professional musician who’s always in demand, Gary has also appeared on UK hit TV show Come Dine With Me, performed at The Royal Festival Hall and Hampton Court Palace plus has previous high end clients including John Lewis, Sony Music and more!

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