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About Tropicaan

South London Trio Pans / Keys / Drums
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Caribbean band
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We are a Fresh, London-based Trio comprised of Steel Pan, Keys/ Synths, and Drums. We play a variety of genres and eras and always leave our audience buzzing!

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Encore awards
1st Encoreversary
1980s era music, 1990s era music, Easy listening, Pop, Covers, R&B, Top 40, Calypso, Caribbean music, Reggae
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Popular requested songs:
Like Glue - Sean Paul
Cheerleader - OMI
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Diamonds - Rihanna
Despacito - Justin Beiber
Sexual - NEIKID
New Rulez - Dua Lipa
Let Me Love You - Justin Beiber
Let me Love You - Mario
Hot Hot Hot
Under The Sea
Cricket Tune / Soul Limbo
Yellow Bird
Mr Fete - Machel Montano
E.P.I.C - Machel Montano
Pump Me Up - Krosfyah
Nah Going Home - Biggie Irie
Old Lady - Lord Kitchener
Pan In A Minor - Lord Kitchener
Sugar Bum Bum - Lord Kitchener
Obeah Wedding - Mighty Sparrow
Jean and Dinah - Mighty Sparrow
The Hammer - David Rudder
Bahia Girl - David Rudder
Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
One Love - Bob Marley
Jamming - Bob Marley
Stir it Up - Bob Marley
Don't Worry be Happy - Bobby Mcferrin
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes, we can provide extra pan players, a percussionist, a singer, a horn player etc. Please enquire with what you need.

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

We're very flexible and more than happy to change start/finish times where possible. On occasion we may have an existing booking before or after your event, in which case it is more difficult to fit in time changes.

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

Please get in touch about what you specifically need.

How much time do you need to set up?

We arrive at least 90mins prior to performance time if a sound check is not needed.

Can you roam around while you perform?


Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

You can pick any tunes you like from our set list.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

Yes, the band is ready to go as soon as you've booked.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes we can learn 1 unique song request, but we will need at least 7 days notice.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We play a wide selection of popular tunes that everyone loves to hear, as well as tunes that no one expects to hear on the Steel Pan. We am always on time and ready to start when you need. We are professional and know how to conduct ourselves at all types of events.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Weddings: - Fulham Palace - Kew Gardens - Warwick Castle Hotels: - London Hilton (various) - Royal Lancaster - Four Seasons Film and Television: - BBC Eastenders Children In Need - ITV This Morning / Good Morning Britain - Netflix - The Crown Clubs: - Tropicana Beach Club - Neverland - Floripa As well as many private clubs, house parties, golf clubs etc.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Thomas Alleyne - Tenor Pan (Sunny Steel Band) Mark Cherrie - Tenor Pan (Solid Steel band) Samuel Dubois - Double Seconds Andre White - Double Seconds Earl Rodney - Double Seconds Victor Provost - Tenor Pan

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

UEFA Champion League Final 2017 - Black Eyed Peas


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£795
Up to 2 hours£995
Up to 3 hours£1295


+ Percussionist


From customers:

Becky, 2 years ago

The band went down SO well at my mums 50th! I've recommended you to all my friends!

John, A, 2 years ago

Great music, great band. Looking forward to booking you next year

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