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Tropico Steel Drums

Looking for the exciting sound of steel drums and tropical music to add a special touch to your occasion? "Tropico" has just what you need. Bring the sound of Trinidad & Tobago, steel drums, Caribbean music, and the islands in one complete package. What could be more romantic then the enchanting sound of steel drums at your rehearsal dinner? How about a Caribbean wedding reception. A tropical party around the pool sipping a tall, cool, frosty beverage? Your guests will be taken away to exotic destinations as they enter your event.


Tropico is ideal for backyard, poolside, corporate, birthday, and Christmas parties, as well as rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, retirement communities, school programs, small groups or modest budget functions.


Tropico Steel Band is available in multiple configurations to fit your need from solo, duo, trio and 4 piece band includes 2 steel drummers, electric bass and drumset providing instrumental favorites of Calypso, Soca, Reggae, Latin, Jimmy Buffett, and originals.


Barry "The Panman"

"Tropico" Solo Steel Pan includes Barry "The Panman" performing on Double Seconds as a "One Man Band," along with vocals and background tracks with the music of Calypso, Soca, Reggae, Jimmy Buffett, Christmas, and strolling steel pan. Jimmy Buffett, Bob Marley, UB 40, Harry Belafonte, George Benson, Disney, limbo, Calypso, Reggae, all the music you love to hear on steel pans. This is perfect for small functions, rehearsal dinners, cocktail hours for weddings, pool parties..........


Barry has been performing on steel drums since 1986 after attending a workshop at the University of Georgia where he studied steel drums with Ellie Mannette, one of the pivotal figures in the creation of the modern steel drum instrument. Barry has performed around the south eastern US as a solo playing private and corporate events, restaurants and weddings and around the country and also travels and plays steel drums with The Conch Fritters. Currently Barry is Executive Director of CST Entertainment Productions LLC and director and instructor of CST School of Percussion. He has spent many years traveling to Trinidad and Tobago to continue his study of steel drums.



Past Clients

Amelia Island Plantation, The Cloister at Sea Island, A1A Ale Works, Casa Monica Hotel St. Augustine, Westminster at Julington Creek, Georgia Foriegn Trade, Farm Bureau Insurance, Crothall Services Group, The Jacksonville Princess, The Oldest House St. Augustine, The Outpost at Ponte Vedra, Baptist Medical Center, Jekyell Inn, Opsrey Cove Country Club, Mayo Clinic, The Hilton Daytona Beach, Timaquana Country Club, The Village Inn & Suites St Simons Island, Georgia Hospital, First Street Grille Jax Beach, National Structured Settlements Trade Association, St. Vincent's Hospital, South Carolina Manufacturers Association, Adam's Mark Hotel Jacksonville, St. John's Country Day School Project Graduation, Caddyshack Restaurant at the World Golf Village, Shelby's in Atlantic Beach, Fleet Landing, King and Prince Hotel St Simons Island, GA., PBS&J, Ritz Carlton-Amelia, SYSCO Food Services of Charlotte, Flint River Oceanarium-Albany GA., American Express, Cigar Association, Florida School Food Service Association, Ernest & Julio Gallo, Cummer Museum in Jacksonville, Society of Armed Forces Medical Laboratory Scientists, Providence Equity Partners, National Redi-Mix Concrete Association, Ponte Vedra Inn Surf Club, Sandestin Resort Panama City Beach, St Johns Forest, SawGrass Beach Club, Jacksonville Cruise Ship Terminal, The Palms at Marsh Landing, Baptist Medical Center Beaches, Jacksonville Hyatt, The Ocean View Lodge St Simons Island Georgia, Dentsply, Honeywell, Inc., Graver Technologies, Ginn Hammock Beach, rum promotions for Cruzan Rum, The Oasis St Augustine Beach, FL, Caribbee Key Restaurant Neptune Beach, FL, New Orleans Cafe Jacksonville, FL, Willie T's Key West., Bahama Breeze Jacksonville.

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