The Tampa Bay Steel Orchestra is an 8 piece steel drum band with vocals that plays traditional calypso, soca, reggae, classical and more. They have been featured with the Florida Orchestra Pops series and performed shows at Ruth Eckerd Hall, the Straz Center, Mahaffey Theater, the Palladium Theater, and the Largo Cultural Center, among others.
“If the first half set the tone with music from the islands, the second half, highlighting the Tampa Bay Steel Orchestra, stole the show.”Tampa Bay Times – St. Petersburg, FL
“What a great night! The Tampa Bay Steel Orchestra drew a big crowd for us and sent everyone home happy. The drums looked great onstage – the talents of the drummers and vocalist Fred Johnson made for a memorable evening of music and fun. We’re bringing them back next season.”Paul Wilborn, Executive Director – Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg, FL