san clemente 6/26/07

today we performed for the 25th Anniversary of the San Clemente Seniors Center in San Clemente, CA.

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view from the pan

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gabe played mini djembe

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chris was happy

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phil was happier!

Cathy Lee and her staff are good people.
always a fun time.

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newport coast concert 6/24/07

today we performed for the Newport Coast Community Concert Series.

below are pics from the band stage, or what i like to call “views from the pan”.

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newport coast 6/23/07

today we played for a 30th birthday party in newport coast, ca.
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nice backyard party
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we danced
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we limbo
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we played “20 questions” with the birthday girl.
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Scott baked an excellent birthday cake, complete with starbursts and gummy bears!

fun day!

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SA 6/18/07

today we performed for the Saint Anthony High School 24th Annual Charity Golf Classic at Recreation Park in Long Beach.

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phil and chris

i graduated from SA, and its always fun to perform for my alma mater.

father’s day at hurricanes 6/17/07

we performed at Hurricanes Bar and Grill in Huntington Beach, CA.

it was father’s day, and there was a street fair outside with many different performers.

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max and gabe

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phil and chris

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view from the pan.

happy father’s day!

Signal Hill Festival 6/16/07

today we performed for the Family Festival at Reservoir Park, Signal Hill, CA…….aka “Steel Drums in the Park”. this is an annual event sponsored by The Friends of Signal Hill Cultural Arts under the leadership of Sue Hughes, who is the Community Service Supervisor for the City of Signal Hill. Larry and Janet Mebust of The Steel Drum Shop are also sponsors of this event.

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Larry Mebust and Sue Hughes kept things flowing.

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Steel Parade

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max and gabe

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phil and chris

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canon, carmen, and gia enjoyed the festivities.

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the East Whittier Middle School Steel Drum Band performed.

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we sold a lot of CDs!

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and of course, a gorilla danced while we played.

it was a good day…

Steel Parade performs this weekend, 6/16/07, 6/17/07.

We’re performing for a Steel Drum Festival in the Park this Saturday, June 16th, 1p-4p.
This is a very casual and relaxed family type of atmosphere.

Below is a press release for the event:

Stress Free Music Events

We are pleased to announce that The Steel Drum Shop will be hosting an exciting event at the Reservoir Park Family Festival in Signal Hill, June 16 from 1 to 4 pm.

If you like the happy, carnival sound of a Steel Drum band, mark your calendar for the afternoon of June 16th and plan to attend this fun-filled annual event at Reservoir Park. The festival is open between 1 and 4 PM and includes games, crafts, food, refreshments and a great prize drawing. It’s all free! You can even sign up for Steel Drum Lessons right on the spot!

Read more about all of the activities below.

I look forward to seeing you there!

Sincerely,

Larry Mebust / Owner

p.s. Read the bottom of this email for information on how you can learn to play steel drum!!!!!!!!!!

Steel Drum Entertainment
Featuring live steel bands

Larry Mebust, President of Hopetown Music and proprietor of the Steel Drum Shop in Signal Hill announced this year’s Family Festival will be spiced up by a performance by the student Steel Drum Band from East Whittier Middle School. The band is lead by Ms. Jennifer Keser and is rehearsing hard for their performance.

The ‘anchor band’ for the event is Steel Parade, the well known, hi energy Pan Ensemble group led by Phil Carillo. Steel Parade rocks the Southern California beach club and park concert scene all year when they are not touring.

Come early and bring your lawn chairs and a hat. The music starts at 1 pm sharp with Steel Parade and continues non-stop until 4 pm. There will be a drawing that includes a complete steel drum outfit from The Steel Drum Shop.

The free, Family Festival at Reservoir Park is an annual event sponsored by the Friends of Signal Hill Cultural Arts (FOSHCA) under the leadership of Ms. Sue Hughes, the Community Services Supervisor for the City of Signal Hill.

Here is a map link for directions. Click Here

Where & When
Reservoir Park
3315 Gundry Avenue
Signal Hill, California 90755
June 16, 2007
1:00PM-4:00PM

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Hurricanes Bar n Grill
Sunday, June 17th, 2007.
5p-9p
21 and over

this is a late sunday hang. if youve been here before, you know the vibe. HB in all its’ glory.

always lots to look at.
these are just a few photos borrowed from smoking hot waitress.com.

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show up and have sum fun!
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harper family 6/9/07

tonight we performed at a birthday party for the Harper family in Long Beach, CA.

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pine ave 6/8/07

we performed for the city of Long Beach on Pine Ave., if front of Rock Bottom Brewery.

this little guy danced while we played.

O.C.M.M.C 6/4/07

Today we performed for a luncheon at the Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center in Fountain Valley, CA.

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gabe played a little steel drum today.

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