Steel Parade has been rockin the SoCal area for over 20 years. We perform an average of 140+ shows a year. We’ve performed over 2,500 shows over the past 20 years, and we’re still going strong.
A few random facts about Steel Parade:
Steel Parade performed for the Staples Center Grand Opening Celebration.
All members of Steel Parade are full-time musicians.
Steel Parade was the featured entertainment for the International Wedding Show.
Steel Parade has performed private events for Brad Pitt, Kobe Bryant, Steven Spielberg, Harry Conick Jr., Glenn Close, Keanu Reeves, Magic Johnson, Paul Newman, Jay Leno, Tom Cruise, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tori Spelling, Forrest Whittaker, Lisa Kudrow, D.J. Quick, Stan Chambers, Jeff Gordan, Melissa Ethridge, Drew Carey, Dudley Moore, etc.
Members of Steel Parade have also performed with many different artists such as Della Reece, Nancy Sinatra, Leif Garrett, O.C. Smith, Neville Brothers, Nick Lachey, Carrie Underwood, Jimmy Hendricks, David Archuleta, Melissa Ethridge, Billy Childs, George Lopez, etc.
Steel Parade performed 258 performances in 1998….whew!
Steel Parade was not invited back to perform at the Orange County Fair because we “make too many people dance”……..true story.
Steel Parade documents each event performed. Simply search “Steel Parade” on YouTube for hundreds of videos from all of our events.
Steel Parade performs Holiday Christmas Music during the Holiday Season.
Phil J. Carillo entered college on a clarinet scholarship.
Steel Parade has performed on the sand, in a tree house, on a flat bed truck, on a balcony, in a hallway, on a roof top, on a sail boat, etc.
Steel Parade has performed for hundreds of Wedding Ceremonies.
We pride ourselves on our ability to make people dance, perform quietly when necessary, and our punctuality.
Steel Parade has performed Concerts in the Parks for more than 100 different cities in the Southern California area.
Before forming Steel Parade, Phil J. Carillo performed in over 100 Musical Theater Productions as a percussionist.
Steel Parade performs interactive education shows for schools K-College. We educate students of the history of the steel drum, the music, and the culture. Students take turns playing the steel drum.
For booking info call us at (562)989-1060, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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