Chris Arpad - Solo Steel Drum Entertainment

Based in Tucson AZ

Want to make your event a truly unforgettable experience? Hire Chris Arpad Solo Steel Drum Entertainment for your next event. Every event needs the right atmosphere to make it memorable. Steel drums are not only beautiful but also create a festive environment that will make your event fun and lively.

Some people might think that live steel drummers are too expensive, but the truth is that hiring a musician for an event is a great investment. Chris Arpad is known for his positive energy, smooth vocals, and sweet steel drum sounds and will bring life to any party, and people will remember the music long after the event has ended.

Plan your next special event with island flair. Chris Arpad Solo Steel Drum Entertainment brings the sound of the islands to your event. From birthday parties, and weddings to house concerts and fundraisers, and everything in between, Chris Arpad solo steel drum entertainment is sure to set the perfect ambiance and mood for your occasion with the appropriate sound level and great sound quality.

His sound is an eclectic mix of music and genres, Bob Marley, Jimmy Buffett, Santana, UB40, Motown, Jazz Standards, Pop, Calypso, Reggae, and Island favorites including Hawaiian, largely influenced and inspired by requests of his fans and audiences over the last 36 years. 

Imagine live steel drum music at your next party or event! It's the perfect way to bring life to any gathering. Hire Chris Arpad Solo Steel Drum entertainment for your next event today and you'll be glad you did.

Over the years Chris Arpad and his steel pan artistry has been prominently featured for many notable island theme promotions: with Cayman Islands division of tourism, Air Jamaica Vacation events, and Levi's First Stage performances in 2000 & 2001 for Jimmy Buffett Memorial Day concerts. And the 2006 Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, “Smooth Sounds of Summer” promotion where he opened for bands Foreigner, Hootie & the Blowfish, and Los Lobos concerts. You may have seen his past televised performances for the 40th & 44th annual Miss USA Pageants, or his appearance for the “Art Gallery episode” performance for the TV series “Live Like A Star” – all fun events.


Had a great experience with Gigroster, very organized and professional! Our entertainer was on time and did a great job for our Margaritaville party!

Diane McGuiness

I Can See Clearly Now
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Prices may vary depending on travel distance/location, date, special performance requirements or required expenses.
Chris Arpad - Solo Steel Drum Performance
Price: $325.00
Number of Performers: 1
Duration: 1 hours
Extra Hourly Rate: $200.00

Solo Steel Drummer with Vocals and backing tracks, indoors or outdoors. Outdoors requires a shaded performance area. One standard electrical outlet is required to power the sound equipment, an electrical extension cord is sufficient. Most any flat, dry space will work for staging. The Minimum space would be about 8' x 8'.