Steel Drummer

Wade Austin

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Bringing the sunshine to your events with the sound of the Caribbean. From a solo to full band performance.
Steel Drummer
London
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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. Guaranteed to get your guest dancing.

Wade
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4.9 out of 5
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Satisfaction
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4.9
Professionalism
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4.9
Communication
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5.0
Punctuality
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5.0

Wade's Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Anil S
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Wade was fabulous. He and his band member arrived in good time. Setup efficiently snd enthralled our guests with those excellent music. Very charismatic and upbeat music really lifted the drinks reception. It really helped that the weather was superb. I’d not hesitate in hiring Wade and friend again. So easy to deal with, so very good and a delightful person too.

Reply from Wade
1 month ago

Thank you very much for such a lovely review. We hope you enjoyed the rest of the day.

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Hayley G
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Fantastic artist …. And really made our wedding day. Very professional, great communication and fantastic music. Would highly recommend.

Reply from Wade
1 month ago

Thank you 🙏🏾

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Andy T
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Our experience was fantastic. He was great and really created the right atmosphere

Reply from Wade
1 month ago

Thank you very much.

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Sarah W
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

Wade played at our sons first holy communion party which we had in our garden and he was amazing!!! Everyone loved him, I would highly recommend!

Reply from Wade
1 month ago

Thank you, glad you enjoyed it.

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Client E
7 years ago

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

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Client P
7 years ago

Perfect addition to our party, will definitely book again!

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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 you can.

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

I certainly can and get asked for this additional service often. 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.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

I bring everything I need. The only thing I might need from you is access to a power supply and if outside possibly some type of shelter/gazebo.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

I can, if i's not part of my current repertoire there is a small fee for this to take into account rehearsal times.
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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