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Wade Austin

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About Wade

Have travelled the world playing Steel Pan, can play as soloist or with a band. Band size can be adapted to suit requirements.
Steel Drummer
Waltham Cross
Public liability insurance of £10 million
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Have being playing Steel Pan for over 30years and have travelled the world playing at venues throughout. Aswell as working as a solo player, I also have my band, Steel Pan Fusion, the whole band is available for all types of events.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
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Booked for 10 Encore gigs!
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz fusion, Modern jazz, Jazz, World music, Caribbean music, Calypso, Reggae, Funk, Motown, Tribute, R&B, Covers, Soul, Top 40, Ska
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Virtual event
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Other skills:
Arranger, Producer, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Community music worker
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Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

Will try to be as flexible as possible, just let me know as early as possible.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

I certainly can, let me know set times and I can send an additional quote.

How much time do you need to set up?

Around 30mins but I'll arrive at least one hour before my first set begins.

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Sarah B, 2 days ago

Wade was outstanding and not only us but all of our guests loved him and his music. He brought atmosphere to our wedding drinks reception and cannot recommend him enough. Thank you Wade!!

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Lisa O, 9 days ago

Amazing!

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Sheila S, 1 year ago

Wade arrived on time and was friendly and professional

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Wendy M, 2 years ago

Despite Wade not arriving due to car failure he brilliantly got stand ins who were great! Thank you Wade!!

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From other customers:

Client E, 4 years ago

You did an amazing job at our wedding, so many people commented how good you were

Client P, 4 years ago

Perfect addition to our party, will definitely book again!