Anthony Jay Houston

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



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1/17 - Health & Fitness Expo - Pan @ Mixin Mingle (Woodstock, IL)
1/20 - SALSA Night! - DJ @ Culture, Arts & Music (Woodstock, IL)
2/12 - Teen Mass - Vibes @ St. Joes (Libertyville, IL)
2/24 - Fourth Fridays - Vibes w/ P&P @ Starline Gallery (Harvard, IL)
3/12 - Teen Mass - Vibes @ St. Joes (Libertyville, IL)
4/8 - Great Lakes Steelpan Festival - Pan, Vibes, Event Director @ Creekside Elementary (Woodstock, IL)


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Facebook! This is where most public events will be posted as events!

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Instagram! This is a great place to catch pictures of performances, or random things I find cool.

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Snapchat! I do a lot of these before and after gigs, but this is also a place where I let myself be a bit silly from time to time :P

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Twitter! A collection of thoughts, mostly gig related, some deep, and others just fun!




Wedding Review

“I was looking to add something special during our ceremony I found the exact thing I was looking for! My fiancée and I were looking to add something to our wine ceremony (thing during our actual ceremony) and Anthony Houston, a member of Potts and Pans suggested he could arrange a unique piece for us(…)

Retirement Party

From the moment I contacted Potts and Pans they were a delight to work with, professional, informative, and helpful sums it up. The musician (Anthony) showed up on time and played nonstop during the entire event. What was really impressive is not only how good he was but the diffferant types and styles of music(…)

Church Service

Anthony is a wonderful musician–talented, flexible, creative. He provided a wide variety of music, including some last-minute creations. We were so lucky to have him with us. He plays with such expression and passion, communicating flawlessly with a diverse audience. – Teri view on original site

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.


News & updates

My Weekend with Andy & Jo

My Weekend with Andy & Jo

This past weekend I had the pleasure to play with two of my good friends, Andrew D. Huber and Jo Marie Sison for a great pair of shows. For those who haven’t caught a glimpse of Mercury Gets a Moon, it’s Andy’s latest album and you can hear Jo and I on most of the(…)

Ursäkta mig! Time to Talk Steelpan

Ursäkta mig! Time to Talk Steelpan

Potts & Pans frequently gets invited to cultural events. We’ve been known to play at general cultural fairs and parades, frequently have performed at Caribbean festivals, and have even found our way into repeated Oktoberfest events. Yesterday, we were thrilled to be part of the Swedish Cultural Society of Chicago’s October Meeting. After club organizer(…)

August with Potts & Pans

August with Potts & Pans

Summers with Potts & Pans are fantastic! We have so many things going on, that often Matt, Christina and Myself have to split up responsibilities and spread out to cover multiple shows at once! During the month of August, I was able to take lead or do solo performances for a number of really cool(…)

Great Lakes Steelpan Festival Is This Saturday!

Great Lakes Steelpan Festival Is This Saturday!

This is the biggest and best Great Lakes Steelpan Festival yet! Check out our recent Newsletter for all the details. Also, get your tickets in advance and save some money. In the meantime, keep up to date with all the Festival Related Things: Facebook Twitter GLSF15_Press_Release