Expired: NIU Steelband Fall 2021 concert

US – Sunday, November 21st, 3pm(CST). NIU, All University, and CSA Steelband Concert. Tickets available online at Live Webcast! The concert will feature Professor Robert Chappell, Dr. Greg Beyer and Arcomusical, Michael Taylor, NIU African Drumming Ensemble, Professor Rodrigo Villanueva, and guest vocalist Lili Fijiu.

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Expired: Book launched on Desperadoes: Musical Conquerors

TT – Desperadoes – Musical Conquerors takes its reader on “a chronological journey of the history of Desperadoes Steel Orchestra, noting several critical events and paying homage to key personalities, such as Lennard “Spike Jones” Edwards, Carl Greenidge, Clive Bradley, Rudolph “The Hammer” Charles, Roy Cape, Pat Bishop, Raymond “Artie” Shaw, Robert Greenidge, David Davis,

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Expired: Vibrant steelpan competition takes centre stage tonight

AG – The soothing sounds of steelpan music will resonate throughout the Dean William Lake Cultural Centre tonight where a steelband competition is scheduled to take place. Eight bands, comprised of five players each, will take center stage as they compete in the event which is part of the nation’s 40th Independence celebrations. The competition,

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Expired: Steelpan scholars appeal for funds

TT – “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” That quote by Scottish writer and poet Robert Louis Stevenson is posted on the crowdfunding donor wall of three T&T scholars, at Northern Illinois University (NIU) Joshua Bedeau, Jalen Charles and Roshunda Dorset-Headley, who are desperately trying to

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