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San Diego Steel Drum Band



We Kinda Music has become the premier steel drum entertainment in San Diego & Southern California. If you're looking for and love great music, take a listen. You'll hear the difference.

From solo to full band performances and shows, the Caribbean Islands and the sound of the Pan are a single beat away.

Patrick's music is very unique. By playing a Panyard state of the art instrument combined with the knowledge from Berklee College of Music, he is able to play from the most elegant and intimate settings to large lively parties.

Based in San Diego and led by Patrick Burke, We Kinda Music can perform from solo,duos, trios and large ensembles. Acoustic to electric, add vocals, guitar, percussion, ukulele, and any additions a you might like.

Patrick Burke has been playing the Pan (steel drum) for many years. Starting on drums at 10, and playing the vibraphone for 30 years, the Pan was a natural fit.

All styles of music are covered. Traditional island songs, calypso, reggae, soca, bossa novas, smooth jazz, jazz standards, latin, and popular hits. For all the Parrotheads / Jimmy Buffett songs can be yours! From solo or with vocal / duo, trio, or more.

Marley / Buffett / Beatles / Jobim / Belafonte to Jack Johnson / Jason Mraz / Santana / PLUS Christmas & Holiday songs.

WE KINDA MUSIC is a perfect choice for your event. Weddings ( Ceremonies, Cocktail hours & Receptions ), Private parties, School education, Concert, Fundraisers, and Corporate events.



Steel Drum & Ukulele for your Wedding or Event

Caribbean & Hawaiian Islands meet ! / Video / Audio / Pictures - coming soon!


ASK about the COMPLETE WEDDING PACKAGE : Music with steel drums and/or guitar vocals. Featuring Patrick Burke & Jim Gibson.

OPTIONS INCLUDE music for: Pre-ceremony / Ceremony / Cocktail Hour / Dinner music / Reception Duo / & DJ with MC for reception.


Above all, We Kinda Music with Patrick Burke prides itself on being professional and presenting a quality music product !



When looking for entertainment for your event, please hire the steel drum musician direct. If we can't perform for your event we will refer you to other professional players. ALWAYS talk to the musician that will be performing at your event. NOT someone claiming to be a steel drum band that plays another instrument.

Top Ranking in San Diego & Southern California on Gigmasters /For Client Feedback and Rating you can go to Gigmasters !

PLUS - Lots of Video

We Kinda Music / PerfromanceVenues

San Diego:

Bahia Resort / Bali Hai / Bay Club Hotel & Marina / Barona Casino / Bay Club Hotel & Marina / Bloomingdale's FV / Carlsbad Sea Pointe Resort / Catamaran Resort / Coronado Yacht Club / The Dana on Mission Bay / Del Mar Country Club / Del Mar Fair / Del Mar Marriott / Del Mar Racetrack / Escondido Stone Brewery / El Cortez / Fairbanks Ranch / Four Seasons Aviara /Georges's La Jolla / Grand Del Mar Resort / Grand Pacific Palisades / Grand Tradition Fallbrook / Golden Acorn Casino / Hilton Inn - Mission Bay & Mission Bay / Hilton Inn Torrey Pines / Hornblower Cruises / Hotel Del Coronado / Humphries Resort / Hyatt Mission Bay / Hyatt San Diego / IKEA / Island Palms Resort / Karl Strauss Brewery / Kona Kai / La Costa Grill / La Costa Resort (poolside) / La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club / La Jolla Bridge Club / La Jolla Women's Club / La Jolla Tennis Club / Le Auberge Del Mar / Loew's Coronado / Levyland Carlsbad / Marriott Coronado / Marriott San Diego / Marston House / Mission Bay Yacht Club / Pala Casino / Pala Mesa Resort / Paradise Point Resort / Power House Pt. Del Mar / Sheraton Inn / Paradise Point Resort, / Petco Park / Diamond View at Petco / Rady Children's Hospital Events / Rancho Bernardo Inn (poolside yearly) / Rancho Bernardo Country Club / San Diego Convention Center / San Diego Town & Country / San Diego Zoo & Wild Animal Park / San Diego Yacht Club / SDSU / Sripps Forum / Tommy Bahama's in La Jolla - San Ysidro - Fashion Valley / Silver Gate Yacht Club / Sycuan Casino / Sycuan Resort / USD / UCSD / Welk Resort / Woodfin Suites


Retirement Communities:

The Arbors / Mt Miguel Covenant Village / Paradise Village / Villa Bonita /


Southern California:

Balboa Bay Club New Port Beach / Cannon's Seafood Grill -Dana Pt. / Casino Morango -Palm Springs / Dana Point Yacht Club / Laguna Beach / La Quinta Resort / Hilton Palm Springs / Home Depot Center / Indian Wells Resort / La Quinta Resort / Lake Elsinore Storm / The Lodge at Rancho Mirage / Mount Palomar Winery / Montage Laguna Beach / Newport Dunes / Salt Creek Grill Dana Pt / Staples Center / San Diego Sports Arena / Temecula Creek Inn / Many Temecula Wineries / Salt Creek Grill / Worldmark Indio Resort /



Cancer for College / Harbor Island Boat Show / Los Angeles Clippers / March of Dimes / MDA / Rady Children's Hospital / Retiremment Homes / San Diego Padres / San Diego Chargers / San Diego Soccers / San Diego Boat Show / School Education / School Fundraisers / Sheltar Island Boat Show / Starpals

We Kinda Music / Steel Drums Receives 2008 Best of Lemon Grove Award

U.S. Local Business Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement

WASHINGTON D.C., September 3, 2008 -- Steel Drums We Kinda Music has been selected for the 2008 Best of Lemon Grove Award in the Wedding Supplies category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA).