Solo steel pan player performing covers, Caribbean hits, original compositions & classical works. Providing music for stage performances or simply creating a Caribbean atmosphere for your party while playing in the background.
Always open to hearing suggestions for whichever song(s) you would like to make your event the best it can be.
No sound system or amplification needed (unless desired).
Only 4 square feet of space needed for set-up.
Based on the other reviews I read, I had high expectations for Chris Belich when I book him to provide an evening of entertainment for a backyard party I hosted in the Minneapolis area. He was FANTASTIC!, and not only met my expectations but far surpassed them. A great guy to work with, Chris arrived early enough to be set up when the guests arrived, was fun and easy to work with, interacted with the guests, and played incredible Caribbean / Calypso / Island music and steel drums. Will definitely be booking him again, and strongly recommend him.
CHRIS WAS FANTASTIC AND THE GUESTS REALL ENJOYED THE SHOW!!
Chris did a fabulous job performing at our wedding. He is talented, professional and so skilled. Highly recommend him for an event.
Great presentation and performance
I hired Chris for a big luau that I threw in my backyard and he was the perfect addition to the party! The music was perfect volume, perfect style, he played for about four hours and even gave little lessons to some people who wanted to try. I absolutely recommend Chris for any sort of event, especially an outdoor tropical style party!
Chris did a great job playing at our wedding. He was incredibly easy to work with, showed up on time and played some great music. Everybody we talked to said Chris was a pleasure to talk to as well. Highly recommended!
Chris did a great job of playing the steel drum and answering questions. We really enjoyed the different music!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 10 - 360 minutes
Native of Duluth, MN, and graduated from The College of St. Scholastica with a B.A. in Percussion Performance focusing largely on steel pan performance and composition. Works as a freelance percussionist and has experience both in performing professionally and teaching privately. Has also traveled to Trinidad on several occasions competing with the group "Silver Stars" in Panorama, resulting in firsthand experience and a greater understanding of steel pan in its original soca and calypso styles.
Over the years, experiences in numerous solo performances have led to the development of a unique solo playing style that explores the capabilities of simultaneously providing both melody and accompaniment on the tenor pan.
Past Booked Events
|June 02, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm||Dinner Party|
|July 28, 2017 • 5:30pm - 9:30pm||Cocktail Party|
|July 23, 2017 • 4:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|March 26, 2017 • 11:00am - 2:00pm||House Concert|
|September 11, 2016 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm||Parade|
|August 19, 2016 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Non-profit Event|
|August 12, 2016 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|August 10, 2016 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Concert @ St. Louis Park|
|August 10, 2016 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm||Backyard Party|
|July 30, 2016 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Valley Fair|
|July 24, 2016 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Valley Fair|
|July 23, 2016 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Wedding (Duluth MN)|
|July 20, 2016 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Concert @ Burnsville MN|
|July 09, 2016 • 5:00pm - 10:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|July 04, 2016 • 12:00pm - 4:00pm||4th of July Party (Adult)|
|June 30, 2016 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm||Concert @ Burnsville MN|
|June 04, 2016 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Concert @ Lake Harriet|
|June 04, 2016 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding|
|September 23, 2015||Nonprofit Event|
|September 12, 2015||Wedding Cocktail Hour|
Fly Me to the Moon
What a Wonderful World
Three Little Birds
I Shot the Sheriff
Under the Sea
Brown Eyed Girl
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Red Red Wine
Don't Stop Believing
Take on Me
Time after Time
Sweet Child of Mine
Both of Them
Under the Boardwalk
Joy to the World
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
O Christmas Tree
O Holy Night
O Come All Ye Faithful
Starfruit at Midnight
Soca for One
2nd to None
Always open to suggestions!
Influences & Inspiration
Bob Marley, Frank Sinatra, Mighty Sparrow, Beatles
Reggae, Jazz, Rock, Classical, Calypso, Soca, Caribbean
4 square feet of space
No audio equipment necessary
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