US – National Trail’s Gathering of the Pans will be held on Saturday, March 7, starting at 7 p.m. The 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. Admission is $6 general admission, students and senior citizens $5, or
TT – With the pressure of the National Panorama competition behind her, Pan Trinbago’s president Beverley Ramsey-Moore enjoyed the sweet sounds of the steel pan on Tragarete Road, Port of Spain, on Carnival Monday night. The event was a joint venture between Pan Trinbago and the St James Carnival Improvement Committee where a Steelband Bomb
TT – If you’re a fan of Katzenjammers Steel Orchestra in Tobago or simply a pan enthusiast, chances are you’ve seen Jadon Ramsey Phillip. He’s the pint-sized, nine-year-old in the band’s frontline and quite a sight to behold when performing alongside the older players. The gifted pannist plays with an intensity which belies his age.
1. Desperadoes – 286 2. Trinidad All Stars – 282 2. Renegades – 282 4. Phase II – 281 5. Invaders – 279 6. Skiffle – 277 7. Supernovas – 276 7. Exodus – 276 9. Tropical Angel Harps – 275 10. Redemption Sound Setters – 273 11. Fonclaire – 268
TT – WITCO Desperadoes Steel Orchestra’s new home will be at the corner of George Street and Independence Square, near the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Despers’ captain Adrian Glasgow confirmed this on Saturday to Sunday Newsday. Referring to the Prime Minister’s announcement when he visited the band’s temporary home at Tragarete Road on Thursday,
TT – Hugh Borde left us on February 18. Although it was not a shock to hear this news, it brought a flood of emotions and memories of a dear friend. We met by chance, standing in a line waiting for service. Over the years I grew to know him as a generous, caring, funny,