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Banana Oil Pan Band

Steel Drum Band from Columbia, MO - Will travel up to 300 miles
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$500 - $2200 per event
BANANA OIL PAN BAND: The Banana Oil Pan Band is a steel pan band (steel drums) specializing in Caribbean, Calypso, island, and other styles of music including well known jazz, Latin, and popular tunes all played on steel pans. We do covers by artist such as Jimmy Buffett, Santana, Little Village, John Hiatt, Ry Cooder, Paul Simon, Jobim, Andy Nerall, David Rudder, Roy Orbison, Harry Belafonte, Freddy Hubbert, Spyro Gyro, Jaco Pastorius, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Lord Kitchener. Most of our material has an island feel, however, we are dedicated to the philosophy that any kind of music can be played on the pans. Christmas performances on pan are especially inspiring.

STEEL PANS: Pans are unique musical instruments, developed in Trinidad & Tobago in the late 1940's. They are made from discarded 55 gal steel drums and are often called “steel drums”. Regardless of what name is used, it is the delightfully unique sound that is unforgettable. If you have visited the Caribbean, you are probably familiar with pans and the festive melodies and rhythms associated with calypso pan music. This music is appropriate for any occasion where people intend to be entertained and have a good time. Luaus, pool parties, block parties, fundraisers, art fairs and festivals, birthday parties, weddings, anniversaries, business or social conventions, picnics and luncheons are especially good candidates.

BAND CONFIGURATIONS: The Banana Oil Pan Band usually consist of 5 members. Two pan players (Skip & Gary), a lead vocalist & percussionist (Shea), bass (Walter) & drums (Loyd). However, we can modify this configuration to meet your desires and/or budget. We often perform as a quartet, or duet. The quartet consist of 2 pan players, bass & drums. The duet consist of 2 pan players, and backing tracks (band in a box). There is singing available in all configurations (Shea & Gary) - or - we can do total instrumental performances if desired. The size of the band is often increases, adding pan players, horns, guitars, hula dancers, etc as desired. We can, and have, provided 2 distinct bands for one performance. All of the members are professional musicians and all play in other bands. With the addition a one or two musicians, we can morph from a pan band to a blues, jazz, country, or classic rock band.

PERFORMANCES: Our past performances include:

Corporate business conventions, parties and luncheons, at Tan Tar A & Lodge of Four Seasons, Summer Set Inn - Lake of the Ozarks, MO; Sprint Employee luncheon - Overland Park, KS; Wilson's Fitness Centers Employee Picnics; Columbia Police Volunteer Reception;

International Student Festivals @ University of Missouri, Rolla; Webster University; Westminster University; Kansas University; Columbia College; William Woods University; Athletic Department Fund Raiser - University of MO, Columbia;

Festivals at Shelter Insurance Garden Series; Columbia Festival of The Arts; Fayette Ville Festival; Ferguson MO Summer Festival; Jefferson City Thursday Night Live Festival; MO River Regional Library State Capital Culture Concert - Jefferson City, MO; Warren County Fine Arts Concert Series; Twin Oaks Park Festival, St. Louis, MO; Boonville, MO 4th of July Festival; Boone County Fair; Art In The Park - Columbia, MO; Moberly Area Festival of the Arts.

TV appearances at KMOU; Hotel Opening - Isle Of Caprie - Boonville, MO.

Country Cubs in Columbia, MO, St. Louis & Kansas City area including Topeka, Lawrence and Illinois. Old Hawthorne Country Club; Columbia Country Club; Country Club of Missouri; UMC Alumni Center; Loch Lloyd Country Club; Topeka Country Club - Topeka KS

MISC: Chipotle Mexican Foods Restaurants; Missouri Arts Association; Alzheimer's Association fund raiser; American Cancer Society Fund Raiser; Downtown Optimist Club meeting; restaurants; bars; weddings.

HOW FAR WILL WE GO? Most of our performances are in the Mid Missouri area, Kansas City area, and St. Louis area. However, we have performed in Bolder, CO, Branson, MO, Carlinville, Illinois, and Destin, FL.

The Banana Oil Pan Band is based in Columbia, MO.


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25+ GigMasters Bookings
A GigMasters member for 10+ years

Birthday Party (Kids)

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Perfect. Would not change a thing

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Family Reunion

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Not only did they play the Caribbean music we fell in love with several years ago --- but if one closes their eyes they will relive the memories all over again. The instrumental and singing was fantastic !! We will definitely see them again when we have another party.

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Country Club Event

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This is the second time that we have hired Banana Oil Pan Band to play for a big event at the Club. Our members continue to rave about this band months after the event! We will continue to rely on Banana Oil Pan Band for Club events in the future.

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PAST EVENTS
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GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2016
Aug
24
Corporate Function
Columbia, MO
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2016
Jul
30
Birthday Party (Adult)
Carterville, IL
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2015
Sep
12
Birthday Party (Adult)
Rolla, MO
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
2015
Jul
31
Club Event
Columbia, MO
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2014
Aug
15
Fundraiser
Lake Ozark, MO
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
2014
Aug
2
Club Event
Columbia, MO
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2014
May
16
Celebration
Chillicothe, MO
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
A New Old Soul
P. Hawkins
Afro Blue
M. Santamaria
Baja
Brad Shores
Blue Bossa
Kenny Dorham
Blue Moon
Hart & Rogers
Brazil
Ary Barroso
Cachita
Rafael Hernandez
Come Monday
Jimmy Buffett
Cool Waters
Brad Shores
Coral Reef
Brad Shores
Caribbean Band
Hawaiian Band
Latin Band
Merengue Band
Reggae Band
Salsa Band
Steel Drum Band
Beach Band
World Music Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Banana Oil Pan Band will also travel to Hallsville, Harrisburg, Sturgeon, Centralia, Rocheport, Ashland, Kingdom City, Thompson, Auxvasse, Fulton, Wooldridge, Jamestown, Clark, Hartsburg, Mexico, Fayette, New Bloomfield, Prairie Home, Renick, Higbee, Benton City, New Franklin, Boonville, Holts Summit, Centertown, Armstrong, Cedar City, Moberly, Mokane, Jefferson City.
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