I'm Erynn Krebs and I'm a professional musician from Northeast Ohio. The steel drum is the food that feeds my soul. If you're looking for a laid back escape or a rockin' good time, you've come to the right place. Over the years I have been honored to be an integral part of countless weddings, receptions and cocktail hours, birthday/graduation/retirement/block parties (surprise!), corporate events, luaus, restaurants/bars, holiday parties, concerts and more! I play with or without backing tracks. I have over 13 hours of backing tracks so I guarantee a little something for everyone. I can bring the party or the laid back island vibe or both! The choice is yours!
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Erynn's performance was wonderful! Our Christmas party theme was a "Christmas Luau" and Erynn's steel drum performance was the perfect addition. She played Christmas tunes that everyone enjoyed. Erynn was very professional and easy to work with. I highly recommend her for any occasion!
Erynn played for our wedding and cocktail hour at the reception. Very talented!
Erynn is a conscientious performer that is able to connect with her client base. She was timely & Professional. Erynn, was open to suggestion and took all requests. As a result of Erynn and her amazing playing and interaction, she will undoubtedly gain 2-3 additional bookings as a result. I would without reservation recommend Erynn for any event that you are looking for a steel drum and tropical theme!
Erynn knocked it out of the park for our event. She was on time, extremely personable and wonderful with the kids! I booked her for our island-themed Vacation Bible School kick-off day. She not only learned two songs from sheet music I sent her about two weeks before the event and played along with us when we sang, but she explained all about the history of the steel drum to our groups of children. It was very interesting for the kids and adults! The kids even got to try out some of the steel drums. I highly recommend Erynn for your next event - especially any educational event. She will be perfect. Her energy, knowledge and talent for this wonderful instrument went far beyond our expectations. She was not the first person I initially messaged on GigSalad, but rather another bid. Boy am I glad she approached us for our event!
Our event was a bit out of the ordinary, and Erynn was the only drummer to respond that "got it". From the very first message to her performance, all the way to the end, Erynn was perfect. She was accomodating, kind, helpful, humble and sincere.
Her talent on the pans is exceptional, and her smile and demeanor are infectious.
10/10, would book again!
Price Range: $150 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 360 minutes
What to Expect
An upbeat good time! I am a professional musician. I joyously bring a high level of experience to every gig and am always raising the bar. And also work with several of the best booking agents in NEOhio. If you look around, you'll also see me performing (solo, duo and in other bands, sometimes on elec. bass) at various venues, public and private, through the area.
I can perform acoustic or with amplification and backing tracks (elec. req).
"One of the things I love about music is live performance." - Yo-Yo Ma
I play a wide range of music to make your event/party special! Let the relaxing sounds of the steel drum bring your guests and friends to an island state of mind. Unwind and recharge with mellow calypsos, dance-demanding socas, one drop reggaes, top 40 hits and much, much more! If you're looking for a laid back Caribbean escape or a rockin' good time, you've come to the right place. I've got an expansive set list that covers bases you never thought the steel drum could cover.
I do many types of events (all of them!) from concerts, all things wedding related (rehearsal dinner, ceremony, cocktail hour, dinner music, etc), corporate events, backyard/block/pool parties, birthdays (surprise!), graduation parties, beach bashes, grand openings, retirement homes, educational sessions for kiddos about the steel drum from it's fascinating history to how the instrument is actually made, and so much more...
I've been playing music professionally for over 13 years in Northeast Ohio with Wilbur ( husband) being a professional musician for the past 40 years performing from California to Ohio and everywhere in between. We've been lucky to be an integral part of many events over the years. Weddings, parties, anniversaries, retirement homes, concerts, educational school performances, grand openings, festivals, libraries and much more. We perform often as a duo (aka Dog Friendly Band duo) but also solo acts with a steel drummer and backing tracks just as often. Hire one of us or both! Whatever suits the needs of your event. As our duo, Wilbur plays guitar, drums/percussion and vocals while Erynn plays steel drums, bass and background vocals.
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Additional Booking Notes
Electrical outlet within 50 ft and shelter from the elements (sun, rain, etc) and lighting if in dark location.
I (or we) bring the rest. All amplification, mics, cords, instruments and needed equipment. And speaking mic if desired.
Please note, I do require cover/shade from the sun and other elements. The steel drums actually go out of tune in the gorgeous sunshine. Thanks!
Upcoming Booked Events
|August 16, 2019 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||Wedding Cocktail Hour|
Past Booked Events
|December 18, 2018 • 12:30pm - 1:15pm||Christmas Party|
|December 01, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm||Christmas Party|
|August 31, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|August 04, 2018 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|July 26, 2018 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm||Cocktail Party|
|June 26, 2018 • 3:30pm - 6:30pm||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|June 25, 2018 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||Nonprofit Event|
|June 21, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Dinner Party|
|May 10, 2018 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm||Corporate Event|
|February 06, 2018 • 2:00pm - 8:00pm||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|September 29, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Private Party|
|September 28, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Private Party|
|September 17, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze - Cleveland, Oh|
|September 16, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze - Cleveland, Oh|
|September 10, 2016 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Gallery 121 - Massillion Ohio|
|September 10, 2016 • 10:00am - 11:00am||Art in the Park - Fred Fuller park - Kent, Oh|
|August 27, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze - Cleveland, Oh|
|August 25, 2016 • 4:30pm - 7:00pm||Private Party|
|August 20, 2016 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Private - Party|
|August 19, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze - Cleveland, Oh|
|August 17, 2016 • 6:00pm - 9:30pm||Nautica Queen - Private Event|
|August 14, 2016 • 12:00pm - 4:00pm||Coastal Taco (Flats, Cleveland)|
|August 10, 2016 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Mogadore Public Library (quartet) Found Sounds|
|August 07, 2016 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm||7 Mile Isle at Vermilion Bacon Woods Amphitheater|
|August 06, 2016 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Found Sounds-Hudson First/Main Concert (Hudson,OH)|
|August 05, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze - Cleveland, Oh|
|August 04, 2016 • 6:30pm - 9:00pm||Gervasi Vineyard - Dog Friendly w/ Kevin DiSimone|
|August 03, 2016 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Private - Party|
|July 30, 2016 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm||Dog Friendly Duo - Steel drums/acoustic guitar|
|July 24, 2016 • 11:00am - 2:00pm||Private - Party|
|July 22, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze- Solo - Cleveland, Oh|
|July 16, 2016 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Gallery 121 - Massillion Ohio|
|July 16, 2016 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm||Mentor Headlands Beach Fest|
|July 15, 2016 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Gallery 121 - Massillion Ohio|
|July 13, 2016 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Amherst Library - Steel drum/acoustic guitar duo|
|July 09, 2016 • 3:00pm - 7:00pm||Private - Party|
|July 08, 2016 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm||Bahama Breeze- Pittsburgh, PA|
|July 03, 2016 • 5:00pm - 7:30pm||4th of July Party|
|July 02, 2016 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Private - Party|
|July 01, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze- Solo - Cleveland, Oh|
|June 28, 2016 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Private - Party|
|June 25, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze- Solo - Cleveland, Oh|
|June 24, 2016 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm||Bahama Breeze- Pittsburgh, PA|
|June 19, 2016 • 2:00pm - 6:00pm||Coastal Taco (Flats, Cleveland)|
|June 11, 2016 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm||Chagrin Arts Music Crawl - Rick's Cafe - Duo|
|June 11, 2016 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm||Private - Party|
|June 10, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze - Cleveland, Oh|
|June 04, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze- Solo - Cleveland, Oh|
|June 02, 2016 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm||Private Party|
|May 28, 2016 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm||Bahama Breeze - Pittsburgh, PA|
|May 28, 2016 • 10:00am - 12:00pm||Kent Haymaker Farmer's Market - Duo|
|May 19, 2016 • 9:30pm - 11:00pm||Restoring the Legacy Benefit - Ohio Theatre|
|May 14, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze - Cleveland, Oh|
|May 13, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze - Cleveland, Oh|
|May 07, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Private - Wedding|
|April 28, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||JACK Thistledown - North Randall, OH - Solo|
|April 14, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||JACK Thistledown - North Randall, OH - Solo|
|March 19, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze - Cleveland, Oh|
|March 18, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Bahama Breeze - Cleveland, Ohio|
I guarantee a little bit of something for everyone. From calypsos and socas to pop tunes and top 40 hits. From songs your grandma will know to tunes your kids will recognize, with everything in between.
I play it all! From classic island favorites like Yellowbird, Jamaica Farewell and Marienne, socas and calypsos from the likes of Baron, Mighty Sparrow, Len "Boogsie" Sharpe, Harry Belafonte, David Rudder, Andy Narell and Merchant, a variety of jazz standards and classic hits from Paul Simon, Earth, Wind and Fire, Jack Johnson, Steely Dan, Bob Marley, Jobim, Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Roberta Flack, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, Cat Stevens, Peter Frampton, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Blondie, UB40, Prince, Pearl Jam, Michael Jackson, Hall and Oates, Friends of Distinction, Bill Withers, Buster Poindexter, Smokey Robinson, Santana, Buffet, Otis Redding, The Drifters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beach Boys, Pink Floyd, TLC, Cyndi Lauper, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, Jill Scott and much, much more. I also play original material. You want it, I've got it!
|Erynn Krebs||Steel drummer|
|Wilbur Krebs||Guitar, Vocals, Steel drummer|
Influences & Inspiration
Working electrical outlet within 50ft of performance site (if using tracks) and shelter from the elements (sun, rain, etc).
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