Steel Drummers for hire in the UK

Hire a steel drummer in the UK for your corporate event, birthday party, or charity event from our 10 incredible steel drummers. Does anything conjure up summer, a tropical island, or a cool sea breeze as much the sound of the steel drums? We think not. There’s something about pairing the joyous tones of steel drums and a warm afternoon that just feels so right.

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Steel drummerLondon

Adam is a multi-instrumentalist based in South London. He plays Steel Pan and is the leader of South London Samba (a drumming ensemble).

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Steel drummerLondon

Bringing the sound of the Caribbean to your event, whilst creating a most memorable experience.

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From£160
Steel drummerCamberley

Steel Drummer for every occasion! I am flexible to help make your event a great experience!

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From£350
Steel drummerLondon

Xotic Steel Rhythms are an extremely entertaining band of talented and experienced steel pan musicians who cover different genres

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Steel drummerWaltham Cross

Have travelled the world playing Steel Pan, can play as soloist or with a band. Band size can be adapted to suit requirements.

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Steel drummerBirmingham

Sofia steel drummer soloist is from Birmingham , i can provide steel drum entertainment for all events and occasion .

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From£290
Steel drummerLondon

High quality Steel Drum Soloist performing worldwide.

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Steel drummerAddlestone

ready to play and entertain you!!

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From£480
Steel drummerLondon

True Vybez is an extremely entertaining band performing a variety of styles guaranteed to have audiences dancing and singing along.

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Steel drummerLondon

Stephen a steelpan musician who offers a wide variety of all kinds off music that range from calypso to reggae to jazz and all sorts.

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
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How much does it cost to hire a steel drummer?

The typical price for a steel drummer is:
£Budget£180
££Pro£290
£££High-end£400+

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Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.

Frequently asked questions

Can any steel drummer play my favourite song?

Professional steel drummers will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that steel drummers may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the steel drummer's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do steel drummers take to set up?

Your steel drummer will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the steel drummer prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our steel drummers are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our steel drummers will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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