Caladesi Steel Band

540 Highland Ave, Dunedin, FL 34698 Map · Phone number
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Most Popular Price $325
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About Caladesi Steel Band

Caladesi Steel Band is a traditional, authentic steel drum brand based out of Dunedin, Florida. Dave Holmstrand is the founder of the Caladesi Steel Band, and he and his partner Johnny Lowery have been playing together since the mid 90’s when they were in the Busch Gardens steel drum band. Dave and Johnny have years of performance experience, having been original members of the Tampa Bay Steel Orchestra. Specializing in traditional steel pan, the group can provide solo players to a big carnival band, depending on your preference. If you're looking for a lively mix of both traditional and island music, Caladesi Steel Band is the perfect choice to set the mood for your special day.

Services Offered

Caladesi Steel Band can provide the soundtrack for your whole wedding day, from acoustic music with a traditional and authentic island sound for your ceremony, to more upbeat and rhythmic music with a sound system for the rest of the evening. The group is able to perform at rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and cocktail hours throughout Central Florida, also providing music during breaks so the party never stops.

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72 Reviews for Caladesi Steel Band

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  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Vicky De’Ath · Married on 05/28/2019

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    Calypso chill!

    As we were getting married on the beach, we wanted to incorporate some steel drums. Dave played for our ceremony and the music topped the day off perfectly. Letting our guests have a go on the drums was an extra treat they loved, would highly recommend.

    Sent on 06/01/2019

    Caladesi Steel Band's reply:

    Thanks Vicky, and congratulations!
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    Lindsey · Married on 05/11/2019

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    Beach Wedding at the Sandpearl

    Dave and the guys were awesome! We had our wedding on the beach at the Sandpearl and the island music was the perfect touch to really make our beach wedding extra special!

    Sent on 07/20/2019

    Caladesi Steel Band's reply:

    Thanks Lindsey, we enjoyed playing for you! We had the steel pan and guitar trio for your wedding, It's always fun for us to perform with the larger groups. Congratulations!
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    Langlie Dalton · Married on 05/06/2019

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    Perfect addition to Beachside Wedding!

    What a wonderful addition to my daughters beach wedding. Caladesi played as guest were arriving and then again for the cocktail hour, which was beachside. Perfect ambiance! Very professional and easy to book, schedule and make payments. Thanks for helping make my daughters wedding day perfect. Highly recommend.

    Sent on 06/24/2019

    Caladesi Steel Band's reply:

    Thanks so much! I was happy to be a part of it.

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Caladesi Steel Band FAQ

  • What is the starting price for wedding ceremony music? $ 250.00
  • What is the price of your most popular wedding package? $ 325.00
  • Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package? Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music
  • What ceremony music arrangements can you provide? Instrumental - Solo, Instrumental - Duo, Instrumental - Trio
  • How many musicians are in your band(s)? 1 - 3, 4 - 6
  • What instruments does your group play? Drums
  • What services do you provide? Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Liability Insurance, Music During Breaks, Rehearsal Dinner Music

Professional Network & Endorsements

13 Endorsements

  • Beach Weddings Sarasota Florida
    Beach Weddings Sarasota Florida Wedding Planners

    What a wonderful Steel Band. I love their music and so do my couples. Such a beachy feeling and so very romantic. Just perfect for a beach wedding! Always a pleasure to work with.

  • Two Hearts Better Together Weddings
    Two Hearts Better Together Weddings Wedding Planners

    I am extremely happy that I found Dave Holmstrand and Caladesi Steel Band. From day one, Dave was professional and attentive. He responded to emails quickly, which I greatly appreciated, and answered all of my questions. He worked with us on a playlist, arrived on time and made the process so simple. Being a wedding planner, it is a blessing to have someone you can work with that you trust and would recommend in a second. Caladesi Steel Band is now a preferred vendor of mine, and highly recommended by Better Together Weddings.

  • A Wedding with Grace
    A Wedding with Grace Wedding Officiants

    I always enjoy working with the wonderful Caladesi Steel Band. Courteous, professional and talented – what more could a couple ask for? From classical to contemporary, the Band’s beautiful sounds set a wonderful tone for any event, and immediately transport the listener to the Islands. I highly recommend them to any bride and groom looking to add that special Caribbean flair to their wedding.

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  • 540 Highland Ave Dunedin, Florida, 34698 See on map
    7276424814 (Phone number)