International News

Apr 12, 2017

Woodstock hosts pan festival


USA - Woodstock, New York is renowned for the rockfest held in 1969 that attracted thousands of music-lovers hankering for an outdoor communal gathering of like-minded rock and roll aficionados. Last weekend, Woodstock, Illinois may have imprinted its own music legacy hosting the Great Lakes Steelpan Festival at Creekside Middle School. Celebrating its fifth year, guest artists Gary Gibson, Kurry Seymour, Akinola Cennon and Potts & Pans Steel Band joined five bands from four states to present pannists ranging from middle school to college to herald the music of Trinidad & Tobago.

[Caribbean Life News]