Cuesta Steel Drum Events blog


Cuesta Steel Drum Bands at SLO's Farmers' Market May 23, 2019

The Cuesta College Steel Bands will be presenting a final performance for the Winter/Spring semester at San Luis Obispo's Downtown Farmers' Market on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 6:00- 8:45 PM on the corner of Higuera and Morro Streets in downtown SLO.  Come out to enjoy the rare treat of steel band in San Luis Obispo.  Fun for all ages!


Cuesta Steel Bands at SLO's Farmers' Market December 6, 2018

Cuesta College Community Programs and Aircut Music will be presenting the Fall 2018 Steel Bands final performance of the year at SLO's Downtown Farmers' Market.

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Time: 6 PM- 8:45 PM

Location: Morro and Higuera Streets

Special Guest Artist: Jeff Narell

Come down to Farmers' Market to enjoy the beautiful sounds of steel pan band.  Both beginning and intermediate bands will perform and a special guest artist, world renowned pan composer and performer Jeff Narell will be on hand.  Come and join the fun! 


Central Coast Day of Percussion December 8, 2018

Aircut Music and Cuesta College Community Programs are proud to present A Day of Percussion featuring world-classclinician, Jeff Narell(steel pan performer, composer and educator), Darrell Voss (Jazz Drummer and Cuesta College Percussion Faculty), John Astaire (Cal Poly Percussion Faculty and Polyrhythmics Director) Polyrhythmics(Cal Poly Percussion Ensemble), Blair Helsing (Percussionist, Electronic Percussion), Patty Dee (Director of Cuesta Steel Bands), and Cuesta Steel Bands- Beginning and Intermediate.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

1 PM

Cuesta College Associated Students Center - Room 5401

San Luis Obispo Campus

Tickets: $12 General Admission/Free Parking

Ticket Purchase:


For Information:

Patty Dee



Performances and hands-onclinics will be presented inworld, drum set, orchestral and electronic percussion.  All ages are welcome to attend.  This event is an incredible opportunity to experience quality music and be inspired by these professional percussionists.


Additional sponsors: Palm Theatre and KCBX FM



Cuesta Steel Bands Fall 2018 Performance

The Cuesta Steel Bands will be performing at SLO's Downtown Farmers' Market on Thursday, December 6, 2018.  The bands will be on the corner of Morro and Higuera Streets from 6-8:45 PM.  Come down and enjoy Farmers' Market while listening to the beautiful sounds of steel band music!


Cuesta Steel Bands Performance at SLO's Farmers' Market 5/24/18

The Beginning and Intermediate Steel Bands from Cuesta College will be performing live at SLO's Downtown Farmers' Market on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 6-8:45 PM.  The groups will perform all the tunes they've learned during the Winter/Spring session.  We will be located on Morro and Higuera Streets.  Come on down and enjoy the incredible sounds of steel drums!  Free!