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CAISO SteelBandSteel Drum Band from Washington, DC

Will travel up to 100 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 59 Reviews
  • 127 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2008
  • 7 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $500 per event

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Thank you for the opportunity to share some information about CAISO SteelBand with you. At times event planning can be very stressfull. CAISO wants to make booking a live band as simple as possible. CAISO stands for Caribbean American International Steel Orchestra. We are the hottest steeldrum band in the DC and Baltimore area. Our music draws from the Calypso, Soca, Reggae, and Latin Jazz influences. The band has been in existence for over 30 years which should give you some evidence as to level of professionalism. Our band has sustained its high reputation these many years; we are primarily an instrumental group, however, we can include vocals in our performances. Our small ensembles provide a big band sound. CAISO SteelBand has headlined concert and community events as well as performed as opening act for nationally known touring bands such as the Beach Boys and Jimmy Buffet. We are regularly booked to promote brand and product launches for major corporations and small businesses. Examples of some of our recent brand marketing bookings have been for the Safeway's National Capital Barbeque Battle in DC, the Caribbean Sounds 10K Race and 5K Walk (charity event in DC), TGI Fridays, DC Jazzfest Jazz in the hood series just to name a few. We continue to perform throughout the DMV and have took our talents all the way to the country of Kosovo! Our band has the expertise to provide festive live caribbean steeldrum music for weddings, corporate and social events. We are the trailblazers of steeldrum music in the DMV and second to none. We typically perform as 4 player group. We also perform as Steeldrum soloist and duo even trio, providing quality live music to fit all budgets.


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Avg 5.0 | 59 Reviews

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Review by Jese L.

Community EventReviewed on August 20, 2022From Arlington, VA

Review by Marguerite C.

Community EventReviewed on June 18, 2022From Annapolis, MD


Review by Leesa D.

Birthday Party (Adult)Reviewed on July 19, 2014From Great Falls, VA

This band made our party very special. For some reason several of our guests arrived early.These guys were flexible--no haughty attitude -- and made our evening so much more fun. I would hire them again in a heartbeat!

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  • Hot Hot Hot | Mighty Arrow
  • Island in the Sun | Harry Belafonte
  • Brown Skin Girl | Harry Belafonte
  • Is this love | Bob Marley
  • Jammin | Bob Marley
  • 3 little birds | Bob Marley
  • Every Step | Police
  • Sunshiny Day | Johnny Nash
  • Jamaican Farewell | Harry Belafonte
  • Yellow Bird | Harry Belafonte
  • La Bamba | Three Amigos
  • Under the Boardwalk | The Drifters
  • Mary Ann | Harry Belafonte
  • Stand by Me | Ben E King
  • Wonderful World | Louis Armstrong
  • Margaritaville | Jimmy Buffet
  • Country Road | John Denver
  • Just the way you are | Bruno Mars
  • Red Red Wine | UB40
  • No Woman No Cry | Bob Marley
  • You are always on my mind | Willie Nelson
  • Lean on me | Bill Withers
  • Stay with me | Stan Smith
  • Thinking out loud | Ed Sheeran
  • Killing me softly | Roberta Flack
  • I can't help falling in love with you | Elvis
  • Rude | Magic!
  • and many more | Caribbean music hits


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Upcoming Events

June 17, 2023 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Oxford, MD
July 1, 2023 • Private Party
Sat3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Sparrows Point, MD
September 22, 2023 • Celebration
Fri5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Rock Hall, MD

Past Events

October 29, 2022 • Private Party
Sat7:30 PM - 11:30 PM Lansdowne, VA
September 22, 2022 • Festival
Thu5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Washington, DC
August 20, 2022 • Community Event
Sat2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Arlington, VA
July 9, 2022 • Celebration
Sat4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Great Falls, VA
June 18, 2022 • Community Event
Sat6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Annapolis, MD
July 17, 2021 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sat12:30 PM - 4:30 PM Beltsville, MD
July 11, 2021 • Family Reunion
Sun5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Arnold, MD
July 3, 2021 • Private Party
Sat2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Baltimore, MD
September 4, 2020 • Wedding
Fri5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Richmond, VA

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