Anthony Jay Houston

Percussion Performer and Educator.
Specializing in Jazz Vibes and Steelpan.



Upcoming Performances



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Betty Bash Fundraiser

We had fundraiser with a Reggae theme. Needed some love music during cocktails for approx 1 1/2 hrs. Anthony was great. Our guests loved the music. It was a perfect way to start our night out on the right foot! –Carrie Read on original site.

Wedding Review

Potts & Pans was the perfect fit for our beach wedding on the shores of Lake Michigan. We had Anthony come and preform for the ceremony and cocktail hour on our big day. He came early to set up and was very professional. My husband and I would recommend Potts & Pans to anyone looking(…)

Wedding Review

I had been planning my ceremony music with Potts & Pans for about a year. Every single time I emailed or called, I got a response within a business day or two. The song list they have is long and fun! I had a Caribbean themed wedding so I wanted to make sure they knew(…)

Solo Review

Potts & Pans were fabulous for our music program at a Rockford Park District music event. All of our guests thoroughly enjoyed the music as well as our performer, Anthony. Anthony did a great job of giving background and the history the steel drum while performing. The audience participation was fabulous & guests left with(…)


News & updates



This past week was a good one for gigs. I got to do 3 with Potts & Pans, each very rewarding. The first was a private event for a women with terminal breast cancer. Getting to bring smiles and laughter into the house was amazing, and this performance was very special. We also did an(…)


I love this season – the food, the drink, and even the weather are all ideally suited to my tastes. The work is good too. Last week I played Timpani for the Red Mass at St. Joseph’s in Libertyville. I started playing here a few months back and have fortunate to be able to return(…)


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We all know that America is the best country in the World – so Matt Potts and I put together a recording of all the Armed Forces songs for Memorial Day. We sent the video out on all of our social media sources this past Monday, but if you missed it: CLICK HERE TO CHECK(…)