North Tyneside Steelband 30th Anniversary Concert @ The Exchange
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm

North Tyneside Steelband 30th Anniversary Concert.

Wheelchair users please select floor. If there are no available spaces please ring the box office on 0191 258 4111.

Steel Drum concert features Halloween music @ King Chapel, Cornell University
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm

The Steel Drum Ensembles program will present a concert of Halloween favorites. This is an ideal concert for families where you can dress in costume and join the fun.

The ensembles, directed by Music Professor Martin Hearne, will perform “Monster Mash,” “Ghostbusters,” “The Addams Family” theme and other Halloween songs.

Bahamas Benefit Concert @ Memorial Episcopal Church
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Get your tickets now for a special Bahamas Hurricane Relief Benefit concert, October 25th at Memorial Episcopal Church.

The concert will feature the Catonsville High School Steel Drum Band. Celebrating its 28th anniversary, CHS Steel, the Catonsville High School Steel Band directed by Jim Wharton and Andrew Hamilton, was founded in 1991 and for seven years was the only school steel drum program in the state of Maryland. From a four-piece ensemble, the band has grown to its present size of 17 musicians.

​Formed as a means for students to study and perform music from a culture other than their own, the band shares the music of Trinidad and Tobago with audiences throughout the Maryland region.

100% of the revenue from the concert will go to Episcopal Relief and Development’s Hurricane Relief Fund. Working through their vast disaster response network and the more than 100 Anglican/Episcopal Churches in the Bahamas they will ensure that relief and rebuilding efforts are delivered quickly and efficiently.

The Jazz Vibe @ Tonhalle Wil
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm

Alexia Gardner (Vocals)
Junior Edwards (Steel Pan)
Leon Duncan (Electric Bass)

Eine magische Formation und Meister des Jazz, Latin und Reggae. Alle 3 Musiker stammen ursprünglich aus der Karibik und bringen ihre Liebe zu Musik und Jazz mit auf die Bühne, perfekt dargeboten mit Steel Pan, Electric Bass und der ganz speziellen Stimme von Alexia Gardner: ein Brise Karibik gemischt mit Reagge und Jazz Tunes.

Junior Edwards (Steel Pan) ist ein phänomenaler Steel Pan Spieler auf Weltklasseniveau, oft international auf Tournee und er arbeitet nebenbei als Musiklehrer.

Leon Duncan (Electric Bass) ist ein virtuoser Musiker mit zahlreichen weltweiten Auftritten, unter anderem als Bassspieler von Monty Alexander.

Alexia Gardner ist eine international renommierte Jazz Vocalistin. Sie ist britischen Ursprungs mit jamaikanischen Wurzeln, wohnt zur Zeit in New York, ist Gewinnerin des 2011 Swiss Jazz Award und für das Album “Chasing Hope” mit dem Offbeat Trio für einen Grammy vornominiert. Alexia singt seit sie 11 Jahre alt ist und tritt regelmässig rund um den Globus au.

Panomundo Part 2 @ Clapham Picturehouse
Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm

The Fan Carpet are very excited to share with you that this November our friends over at Xplore the World will be screening PANOMUNDO PART 2: PAN WORLDWIDE (85 mins) — the second half of their two-part documentary about the history of the steelpan and its global influence!

Panomundo is a feature-length documentary about the history of the steelpan in Trinidad & Tobago and its global influence as featured in Canada, Japan, Nigeria, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States. The documentary is made in two parts – Part 1: The Evolution of the Steelpan and Part 2: Pan Worldwide.

Q&A with filmmakers Charysse Tia Harper and Keith Musaman Morton and special musical performance of Panomundo All-Stars.

Victor Provost and Steel Pan Ensemble @ Crouse College
Nov 8 – Nov 10 all-day

“Provost has reached that combination of sensibility and chops that turn his bop-driven jazz solos into mesmerizing rides that at times swing the listener off into an abyss and then pull him back with a triumphant return home”
– The Washington Post

Victor Provost is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading voices on the unique, and often misunderstood, steel pan (or steel drum). Through appearances at concert halls, clubs, and stages throughout the world, he has been meticulously developing a reputation as a “dazzling” soloist, crafting an impressive improvisational voice and style. With a strong foundation in Bebop, a contemporary sensibility, and deep roots in Caribbean music, he seamlessly melds and mixes genres. The Washington D.C. City Paper’s “Jazz Percussionist of the Year” six years running, his new recording Bright Eyes debuted at #5 on the iTunes Top 40 Jazz Charts and has been met with praise from The Washington Post, Downbeat Magazine, and Hot House Magazine, as well as artists and presenters.

In addition to leading his own group, Victor tours with NEA Jazz Master, Paquito D’Rivera, is a member of the GRAMMY award-winning Afro Bop Alliance, and works with several of the Mid-Atlantic region’s most lauded musical collectives. Already in his relatively young career, he has performed and recorded with Jazz luminaries such as Wynton Marsalis, Hugh Masakela, Joe Locke, Nicholas Payton, Terell Stafford, Dave Samuels, Steve Nelson, Ron Blake, and Wycliffe Gordon, among others.

Victor is an Adjunct Professor of Music at George Mason University and conducts residencies and master classes throughout the United States and the Caribbean at schools such as Berklee College of Music in Boston, University of Akron, Miami University, NYU, TTU, and Northern Illinois University. He is also an Arts Ambassador to his hometown of the U.S. Virgin Islands, which honored him with a Special Congressional Recognition in 2014, and to which returns frequently to perform and teach as part of Dion Parson’s community-based arts initiative, the United Jazz Foundation.

While in residence Victor provost will participate in:

12:30 p.m. Setnor Convocation
5:15 p.m. Jazz + Commercial Music Masterclass

Lecture at 6:30 p.m., Concert with Syracuse All Steel Percussion Orchestra + Morton Schiff Jazz Ensemble

9:00 a.m. In-service Educator’s Workshop
6:00 p.m. concert with Insomniac Wookies

4:00 p.m. performance with Syracuse All Steel Percussion Orchestra + Hendricks Chapel Choir

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Dinner mit Steel @ Landgasthof Bären
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Dinner mit Steel – Konzerte mit Abendessen.

Karibikabend à la carte @ Hotel Weisses Kreuz
Nov 15 – Nov 16 all-day

Auch dieses Jahr begrüssen wir Sie herzlich zum Karibikabend der Steelband Lyss. Lassen Sie sich von den karibischen Klängen unserer Instrumente verzaubern. Dieses Jahr stehen die beiden Abende unter dem Motto “à la carte”. Neben dem Konzert und verschiedenen Showeinlagen ist auch unsere Steelband-Bar im Eingangsbereich für Sie geöffnet.

Der Vorverkauf startet am 27. Oktober 2019.

NIU Steelband Fall 2019 Concert @ Boutell Concert Hall, School of Music
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm

NIU Steelband Fall 2019 concert, celebrating the life of G. Allan O’Connor.

National Panorama Single Pan Semi Finals @ Arima Basketball Court
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm

National Panorama Single Pan Semi Finals featuring 30 bands.