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Hi Steel drum guy-Scott!  Judy and I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU for your work and helping make our party a hugh success! You are professional and it shows. I think a few of the guests were blown away when they walked into the yard and saw you---no doubt you make a great party impression and create a mood.  People are still talking about what a great time they had. It officially ended at 3:24 am! It took us 2 days to clean up. So, Thank you so much for everything, including your advice as it was helpful. Even though it was SOOOOO much work I hope to do another one.... "return to Margaritaville". I hope to do business with you in the future.  I overheard you and our dj Cheryl talking---you guys do a St Judes function?  That is our church-are you planning another St Judes event in the future---wouldn't want to miss it.  Thanks again, and best regards, Bill and Judy in New Lenox.

We hired Scott to play at our outdoor wedding.  Not only was he playing before the wedding, he also played the bridal march, and then played on a patio during cocktail hour for our guests as they waited for the reception to begin.  Everyone just raved about how fantastic he was.  People heard him playing as they got out of their cars and everyone said they felt like they were on a tropical island or a destination wedding.  He even let my Dad try his hand at the drums.  Not only was Scott prompt in communication, he was prompt and professional on our big day.  I would highly recommend him for any event and I look forward to hiring him in the future.  Thank you for making our wedding so memorable!

Kerrie Hartman Joliet Il.

This was the most enjoyable experience we have had when hiring entertainment. Scott hit the mark on everything we were looking for. Our annual picnic was a hit. We were told by many guest that the music we had this year was so much better than in the past. Scott was great with the guest and playing the personal request. Thanks so much for having The Steel Band Guy on your service. Kathy O'Connor
Kathy O'Connor has submitted the following client feedback for Gig ID# 561586

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The Steel Drum Guy, simply speaking, was terrific. His selection of music as well at the volume he played at, was perfect for our outdoor get together. He blended in nicely with our guests and was a perfect gentleman at all times. Prior to the party he asked us about a back up plan in case of rain. When the rain arrived, he quickly adjusted his location and the transition was so quick and professional that we felt he never missed a beat. As our guests were leaving, they all commented on how much Scott-The Steel Drum Guy added to our party. I could not agree more. Thank you Steel Drum Guy!
Ron and Eileen Van De Walle

Scott, thanks for the note.  The reviews of the party are in and it was a huge success!  One of the main reasons was your music.  Many people couldn't believe the quality of the sound.   Before they saw you, they thought it was recorded.  Connie and I always comment that music makes a party and everyone agreed that you set the tone for our Caribbean themed graduation for Olivia. You arrived well in advance of the party to set up and evaluate the setting.  You quickly adapted to the situation that the weather threw us and set up on our covered porch and it turned out to be a perfect day.  The sound of your steel drums put everyone in the proper frame of mind to relax and enjoy the day.  Thanks again for your great contribution to a perfect day and party.

Best Regards, Don & Connie Cronin
Madison WI.

Each interaction that I had with The Steel Drum Guy was excellent. He was very professional and I got a lot of compliments on his appearance. He will definitely be kept on my list of must haves for future events. His performance really adds to the atmosphere.
Kristi Bilica

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The Steel Drum Guy did a great job creating a very nice atmosphere at our corporate dinner. His music selection was wonderful; people really enjoyed it. He provided just the right soothing background for an our event.
Marilyn Failla
Kraft Foods

Colleen Senffner (St..Judes Fund Raiser)has submitted the following client feedback for Gig ID# 651200
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The steel drum guy performed wonderfully for our event. It was the perfect music for our Margaritaville theme. Scott was great to work with and was very accommidating. I would definitely hire Scott again.
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Thanks for providing the perfect music for the Cary Grove Rotary Auction/Dinner on February 9, Since our theme was “Shipwrecked on Gilligan’s Island” your steel drum music set the mood for the night.  Everyone on the Auction/Dinner Committee sends their compliments—they said I “did good” in hiring you!  The Set Up Committee and the Emcee for the evening said you were very easy to work with.  We’d hire you again!!
Susan Maifield
Executive Dean
Human & Public Services and Social Science
McHenry County College

Scott was great and very accommodating. Would highly recommend!!!
Fran Puleo
Community and Public Relations Manager
Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Madison WI.

Hello Scott,
Thanks for making our event great!

Allyson K Bahr

Event & Membership Specialist
Commercial Association of REALTORS-Wisconsin
CCIM - Wisconsin Chapter
Real Estate Alliance for Charity (REACH)

The Steel Drum Guy made the whole night a little magical. He was extremely professional and played beautifully throughout the event - It was an excellent experience. Thanks- -
Cheryl L, Montgomery, IL

He made our wedding reception perfect. My guests could still hear him and still hear their own conversations among themselves too. Thanks!!!!! -Claire R, Homer Glen, IL

Scott added the perfect touch to our wedding celebration following our destination wedding. He played for three hours in the POURING rain and kept our celebration upbeat and festive. Scott arrived before the event started and made sure that we always had music during his alloted time. He reminded us of the steel drum player we had at our wedding in Aruba. I highly recommend him!
--Becky O.

Chicago, IL

Our luncheon party was a success due to Scott and his music. Music was terrific and the employees are still talking about it.

Major Mary -  Salvation Army
Multi-Cultural Ministries
Des Plaines Illinois

Hey Scott,
Thanks for everything.  You were great.  Look forward to working with you again in the summer,
Brad Staab

Superintendent of Communications
Joliet Park District

Scott - Thank you so much for the enjoyable Chamber mixer. Everyone loved you. It was just what I wanted for our "Island" mixer. I look forward to hiring you again for another event.
Kathleen Powers
Harris Bank, Crystal lake Il.

Scott was wonderful. All my residents and their families loved the performance. It added to the overall fun ambiance of my program and I would hire him again in a heart beat!!
Cindy Garcia
Director of Sales & Marketing
The Seasons at Glenview Place


Thank you so much for playing at our wedding on Saturday! We received so many compliments about your playing and how neat it was! Our only regret was that we only heard you play for 30 seconds because we were back so late due to pictures, although we'll end up with some really neat photo album memories. We understand that you couldn't stay to play longer. Do you have any CD's out? Thanks for the decorations compliment, seems like we got the "tropical" theme going! Have a great day, and we'll definitely pass your name along!
Thanks again,
Scott & Pam Anderson

We were extremely pleased with "The Steel Drum Guys" (Scott's) professionalism and showmanship for our outdoor event. Despite weather conditions which forced an early closing we could not have been happier. Mother nature permitting we would most assuredly welcome his services for any outdoor event in the future, and anytime indoors. A big thank you from Sailor Dan's
Dan Brunner Prop.

Thank you so much for playing at our 10th Anniversary party at The Seville in Streamwood.  I had so many people come up to me and say what a wonderful job you did.  You were affordable, professional, well dressed, and worked well with our DJ.  I really appreciate everything especially because I was not there to set you guys up.  The music you play is extremely delightful and takes us to a happy place.  Thanks again and I hope to be able to have you at a home party someday.
Sheila and TJ Bednarke

 Hi Scott
Thank you SO very much for performing at our event! Everyone loved the music!!!! The flexibility you provide is priceless. You started when everyone arrived early and you were really great to work with. I hope you'll consider coming back next time we have a festival.
Warm Regards,
Alcuin Montersori School
Oak Park Il

The Steel Drum Guy (Scott) was the perfect fit for our Caribbean themed corporate picnic! He was friendly, accommodating, courteous, professional, and was a really big hit with both adults and kids (I hear his rendition of "Under the Sea" from _The Little Mermaid_ was a big hit). The music was perfect - not too loud, but still loud enough to be heard. I would definitely recommend Scott the Steel Drum Guy to anyone considering his talent for an event!

Shar Echempati
Cardinal Health
Waukegan Il.

HI Scott
I cannot thank you enough for being a part of our big day and entertaining our guests.  They loved the laid back festive feel your music gave to the cocktail hour and I think it really set the mood for the rest of the reception.  Everyone had a blast and I cannot thank you enough. 

Most Sincerely, Cheri Dwyer

Scott was very prompt, courteous, self-sufficient, and was everything I had hoped for musically. I was nervous about hiring someone to entertain at our yearly function that I had no prior experience with, but Scott was a perfect addition to our Hawaiian Luau! Thanks so much, Scott. Lisa from Waukesha, WI

-Edwin S,  Corporate Function, Waukesha, WI

Hi Scott,

Everyone on the committee agreed that your show added a great touch to the Women's Health Event.
You certainly put everyone in a festive mood and added a lot of fun to the event. Many women who attended had fun "dancing" along with the Caribbean beat of your music. You just had to smile and put a spring in your step when walking past "The Steel Drum Guy."
 Thanks again Scott!
 Liz Steinmetz
Community Memorial Hospital

Hi Scott,
Thanks again for the show! What an affordable addition to our annual pool party! All of my guests loved the music and I appreciated the fact that you'll do whatever it takes to make people happy (like learning a new song in advance and playing it several times when requested). The sound quality was awesome and I'm surprised the whole neighborhood didn't stop by to see what was going on! I'll be sure to book it again next year.

Dave Celovsky
Events Coordinator
Kula's Jewelry & Loan
Joliet, IL.

Thank you so much for the job that you did for us last week.  They said it all went great!

Thanks again for the last minute call!
  Lindsay Stein

Great Events, Inc.
3338 Commercial Avenue
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

The island music provided by Scott during cocktail hour at my son’s wedding reception at the Riviera Ballroom in Lake Geneva was excellent!  With the lake in the background, Scott’s steel drums were the perfect touch for the occasion.  Several guests stated that they wished he could have played longer, and, in fact, I just spoke to one of the guests who, even after the wedding is long over, commented on Scott’s great music.  Scott’s steel drums were the perfect kickoff to a very memorable reception.”

Marlene Kopala

Scott did an incredible job playing during cocktails and dinner at our wedding reception.  He was professional in all of our interactions before and during the wedding.  Our guests remarked over and over again about how great the music was, and what a different twist it was to have steel drums at a wedding.  Several guests let me know that they could have listened to him all night.  We could hear some of the guests singing along to the music as he played.  Scott really helped make the day special for us!  Thank you thank you thank you!!

Autumn and Dave Schmitz
Panoramix was perfect. I was initially searching for a D.J. when I received his bid. Not only was he well within the budget, he was better than any d.j. we could have gotten. The right music, the right volume, and the steel drums fit the party theme better than any D.J. could have. The guests were all very impressed with his talent and I came out smelling like roses. I would, without a doubt, recommend Scott (Panoramix) for any occasion. Thanks again for your help finding him.
Justis A. Wilkins

You did a fantastic job at our wedding!  We would have kept you all night if we could.  Your music was the perfect compliment to a perfect day and helped create an unforgettable ambiance for us and our guests.  I guarantee that I will be enjoying the pleasure of your company again in the future.
Thank you for your help.
Carter Sterling

Scott was very professional and the island music was a great enhancement to our event. We are planning on booking The Steel Drum Guy again in the next few months and reserving our key 2008 dates.
Debby LaMotte
General Manager Johnson Creek Premium Outlets


Thank you so much for providing the perfect backdrop for my husband's Hawaiian 40th birthday party!  You play the steel drums beautifully.  Your music was complimented throughout the entire party and everyone wanted to know where I found you.  It was especially nice for a smaller home-based party as the music wasn't overpowering that it inhibited conversation amongst the guests.  Again, thank you so much for a job well done! 

Jodi Caithamer
The Steel Drum Guy was perfect for our event. He was prompt, and flexible. We had to change the date and time of our event and he was very accomodating. He was concerned about the volume of the music to not be too loud, and I appreciated that. He is friendly, and provided an atmosphere that was family friendly for our New Members event. I am glad we chose him.

-Elaine M Dinner Dance, Batavia, IL

Dear Scott
Thank you so much for performing at out 2nd annual Wine Tasting on March 4, 2006. Your music truly created the mood and atmosphere we were hoping for! Thanks you again

Marcie Kruger

Kenneth Young Center

Scott was pleasant and quite easy to work with. He came early and played a little longer than expected. He gave some brief history and information about the steel drum which added to the presentation. He is quite affordable and, with his background audio track, had a good sound.

-Lynn Z, Community Event, Park Ridge, IL

Hello Scott,

I just wanted to thank you very much for the wonderful job you did on Friday night.  You were the perfect addition to the party!!  Many people commented on the same.  I also loved the decorations you brought.  Thanks again!! 
                                      Thanks again!! 
Laura O'Loughlin St. Roberts, Shorewood WI.

Scott made our house party theme complete. Friends still talk about how good The Steel Drum Guy was.
Owen Bennett

Hi, Scott,

Thank you so much for the wonderful performance last night.  I think that your music really added to the festivities.  Of course the lighted palm tree really added a special touch!  I also appreciated the use of the microphone.  
I understand that my neighbors are looking forward to hiring you for one of their events next year.  They have a really nice pool deck just across the street from me.  Also, Linda and Larry, the couple who were dancing, are also interested in hiring you.  They like to dance and really appreciated that you played a lot of really good dance music. 
Thanks again, Scott. 

Scott performed at one of our promotions.  He wowed the crowd with his steel drum performance!  He was a pleasure to work with and I recommend him to anyone looking for a talented and professional performer.

Megan Beger, Project Manager
Pro Motion, Inc.

First..... exceptional job earlier this year and we've already been asked by many when we are bringing you you will be our choice for Caribbean Night in 2006 again!!
 Look forward to hearing from you and to bringing you back......
  Char Pachniak
Executive Director
Above & Beyond Children's Museum

Scott, thank you for providing the musical backdrop for our “Dog Days of Summer” celebration, at McHenry County College.  Your steel drum band added the perfect tropical accompaniment to sing along with, dance to, or just sit on a beach blanket and enjoy.

 Thank you again for adding to our day.

 Harmony Committee

McHenry County College


Thanks for coming out. Everyone had a great time. You can quote this..."The Steel Drum Guy (Panoramix) provided the perfect background music for our party. His performance set the mood for a most enjoyable evening".


Dear Scott-

We want to tell you how much we enjoy your steel drum music.  It lends the perfect "Island Ambience" to our tropical restaurant here at Julio's Cocina Latina.  The customers always comment on how it makes them feel like their on vacation in a warm exotic place.  Can't wait to have you play again.  Hope to see you soon.
Cindy & Julio Ramirez


The steel drum music that Scott provided at our Client Appreciation Holiday party was just awesome!!!.  It provided a refreshing twist on the holiday songs.  This was the second time we have used Scott for parties and will call him back again!!.

cindy denikas
office manager
studionorth, inc.


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