Steel Tropics is the premier steel drum band in Southern California! The group is based out of Orange County and can be heard performing exciting steel drum music in the Los Angeles, Orange County, & Long Beach areas for a variety of events that include: Private Parties, Weddings, 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 drum music.
Steel Tropics 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.
The band's current CD Island Dreamin' features all original island 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"