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Big Sand Steel Band

Create unforgettable memories with our lively steel drum music. Our talented musicians create the perfect Caribbean backdrop for your special day.

Steel Band Hire

Hire one of the UK's top steel drum bands, known for a professional and reliable service. With years of experience and over 1,000 successful gigs, we specialise in creating tailor-made performances for weddings, parties, and corporate events across the UK. Our seasoned professionals adapt their music to perfectly suit the atmosphere of your event. Discover our proven track record on our website and Instagram, and you might recognise us from several appearances on EastEnders! Ready for unforgettable island vibes at your event? Contact us today!

Party Ideas

Party themes with steel bands

Add a touch of tropical rhythm into your verdant garden party or sophisticated indoor champagne reception with Big Sand Steel Band. As an experienced steel drum band, we have a knack for transforming your special occasions into lively island-themed celebrations. Our diverse repertoire, honed over 20 years of performing at a variety of parties, ensures we know exactly how to create the perfect atmosphere and get your guests moving to the beat. Our most acclaimed setup is the 3-piece band. Requiring minimal space yet delivering a rich acoustic sound, it serves as perfect background music to any gathering. And we don't just provide the tunes – we're also delighted to share a wealth of free party planning tips and ideas. After all, when you search for a "steel band for hire", you're not just looking for musicians, but partners in creating an unforgettable experience. That's the Big Sand Steel Band promise.

Caribbean steel drum band performing live at a luxurious private mansion in Marlow, with guests enjoying music by the poolside under sunny skies.

Wedding reception music

60 wedding venues

Brimming with over 1,000 events' worth of experience, of which a generous half were wedding receptions, our steel drum band, Big Sand Steel Band, brings an authentic slice of Caribbean charm to your extraordinary day. Whether you're planning a tropical honeymoon, have a fondness for the delightful sound of steel pans, or simply want to infuse your wedding with a unique rhythm, we've got you covered. Explore our wedding section for a vivid pictorial journey through various venues where we've had the pleasure of providing top-quality wedding reception music. Our 3-piece band, the star of many champagne receptions, consistently delivers a tastefully refined and professional performance, adding that extra sparkle to your celebration. 

Elegant wedding marquee set up on the grassy shores of a serene country lake, beautifully decorated for a luxury wedding celebration with panoramic views of nature.

Corporate Entertainment

See 25 companies that use our service

As a leading light in corporate entertainment across central London, Big Sand Steel Band is the go-to choice for many of the UK's most distinguished companies. Whether it's to add a spark to drinks receptions, enhance hospitality packages, or turn up the charm at verdant garden parties, our steel drum band delivers performances tailored to your event and venue. Big Sand Steel Band is the ultimate "steel band for hire" choice for companies keen to leave a lasting impression on clients or commemorate their success with a tropical twist. Elevate your corporate event with us - because when the steel pans play, the celebration truly begins.

Solo Caribbean steel drum player entertaining guests at a chic private drinks party in London, playing vibrant music with city buildings in the background.

Other Services

Compositions for commercial use

In addition to our live performances, we also offer original compositions for commercial use, including film and promo soundtracks. With experienced and accomplished musicians on our team, we can create new tracks from scratch or add some steel drum magic to an existing theme. Check out the samples from our studio productions and TV recordings for the BBC to get an idea of the quality of our work. Whatever your needs, simply tell us what you're looking for and we will bring your vision to life with the unique and vibrant sound of steel drums.

Three Caribbean steel drum players entertaining guests at a chic private drinks party in London, playing vibrant music with guests in the background.

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