PAN-JUMBIE

EVENTS

Mar
6
Fri
Sojourn Steel Band concert @ ArtSpace/Lima
Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm

ArtSpace/Lima will host a house concert with the Sojourn Steel Band.

Sojourn Steel Band is a three-piece band playing traditional island sounds of Calypso and Soca to pop, Latin and Jazz.

Tickets at the door or by calling ArtSpace/Lima.

Mar
7
Sat
South Carolina PAS Festival of Steel @ CCU Wheelwright Auditorium
Mar 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

The South Carolina chapter of the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) hosts the South Carolina PAS Festival of Steel on the CCU campus in Conway. Throughout the day, public school steel bands from around the region perform for a panel of guest judges. The festival concludes with an evening concert with the CCU Steel Band, featuring the award-winning, world-renowned steel pan player Andy Narell.

Gathering of the Pans @ National Trail High School
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm

National Trail’s Gathering of the Pans  steel band festival will feature six bands this year and have opportunities for the community to have a fun night supporting National Trail’s program.

The festival will be located at National Trail High School gym and concessions will be open.

According to Judy Jordan, NT Steel Band Director, music of all types will be played during the festival. Clinicians are able to come in and work with the students before the festival. The six bands involved have even been working on music to perform together for their two mass band tunes. The Saturday of the festival, the bands will have an hour to practice their mass tunes with the clinicians.

“I love getting all of the different groups together. It is a great night of steel band music,” she said. “It’s going to be entertaining, fun, and you’re supporting the community. Plus, you get to see what else is out there! It’s just fun.”

The other bands do pay $250 to perform in the festival, but that helps pay for the clinicians. The groups essentially pay their clinician fees and have the opportunity to work with professionals before hand.

The funds raised from admission goes back to the National Trail Steel Band program to buy additional instruments or other costs associated with the program, including trips and competitions.

According to Jordan, attendees at Gathering of the Pans are helping support the National Trail Steel Band program and the students who participate.

“The kids enjoy working and learning the history of Steel Band. Our kids will teach the other kids. I think they just like making music — it’s fun! How can you sit there and listening to it [without having fun] — it’s like being on an island,” she said. “They get to come together and show off their talents.”

Festival of Steel feat. Andy Narell @ Wheelwright Auditorium
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The South Carolina chapter of the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) hosts the South Carolina PAS Festival of Steel on the CCU campus. Throughout the day, public school steel bands from around the region perform for a panel of guest judges. The festival concludes with an evening concert with the CCU Steel Band, featuring the award-winning, world-renowned steel pan player Andy Narell.

Mar
13
Fri
Dr. Mia Gormandy & the Old Mill High School Steelband @ Old Mill High School
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm

Dr. Mia Gormandy & the Old Mill High School Steel Drum Band live in concert.

Mar
15
Sun
Annise “Halfers” Hadeed @ Kafe Blue (formerly Kaiso Blues Cafe)
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm

Annise “Halfers” Hadeed live and uncut.

Mar
25
Wed
Inside Out Steelband with students from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired @ TSBVI Auditorium
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm

Please join Inside Out Steelband as they perform with students from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. This performance is the culmination of Inside Out’s residency at TSBVI. It is free and family friendly!

Mar
28
Sat
Spring Panyard Party #28 @ Calypsociation Panyard
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm

Venez, à quelques jours du Printemps, vous réchauffer le coeur, le corps et l’esprit dans notre beau Panyard de Romainville.

ET OUI! C’EST LA SPRING PANYARD PARTY !!
( La première de l’année 2020 )

L’air estival, tropical, CANICULAIRE qui y règne vous transportera illico dans les Caraïbes. Embarquement immédiat!

Au programme : de la musique, de la bonne humeur, des éclats de rire, de l’émerveillement, quelques pas de danse endiablés, et encore un peu de bonne musique… et bien entendu de quoi se restaurer et se désaltérer sur place.

Mar
29
Sun
Intimate Moods 3.0 @ Kafe Blue (formerly Kaiso Blues Cafe)
Mar 29 @ 7:30 pm

Intimate Moods 3.0, seduction candle light affair featuring Panist Noel La Pierre, backed by Faces the band. With special guests Adrian Philbert and Arthur Marcial.

Apr
3
Fri
Steely Pan Steel Band @ Hiddenite Center Educational Complex
Apr 3 @ 6:30 pm

The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center will present a dinner concert by Appalachian State University’s Steely Pan Steel Band.

The public is invited to experience Steely Pan’s energetic and innovative compositions. Audience members will enjoy a buffet meal before Steely Pan’s performance of steel drum music ranging from contemporary, classical, and popular music set to pan.

Composed primarily of music majors, Steely Pan Steel Band is directed by Diana Loomer.

Audience members will enjoy special arrangements of calypso, classics, blues, and rock and pop music.

This special evening of music is provided through the Hiddenite Center and the Sharpe Chair of Fine and Applied Arts of Appalachian State University. The Sharpe Chair of Fine and Applied Arts was established and is funded by Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center founders, the late R.Y. and Eileen Lackey Sharpe.