Steel Tropics is Southern California's finest steel drum band! The band is based out of Orange County and performs tropical steel drum music in the Orange County, Los Angeles & Long Beach areas for a variety of events that include: Private Parties, Steel Drum Wedding Music, Island Style Music for TV & Motion Pictures and many other special events. Here's a partial list of cities in Southern California where Steel Tropics has performed.
Steel Tropics is led by steel drummer Tom Liston. Tom first heard steel drum band music being played many years ago and immediately fell in love with the sound of Caribbean steel drums.
The band has recorded several cds. All of Steel Tropics steel drum band recordings have been huge successes! Keep your eyes and ears open for new Caribbean steel drum cd releases. New Steel Pan music is on the way.
Steel Tropics current CD Island Dreamin' features all original steel drum music composed by Tom Liston. This CD also features Tom’s original song “Sweet Calypso Woman” which can be heard in the 2010 motion picture starring Jennifer Lopez called "The Back Up Plan"