Twice as nice for San Juan East Side

TT – San Juan East Side Symphony create pan history on Saturday at the Grand Stand Queen’s Park Savannah at the NLCB National Single Pan Panorama competition. The band from Petit Bourg emerged as winners for the second time in a year. The band took the first place in the 2019 competition during the Carnival

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Expired: Single pan final at QPS

TT – When the NLCB National Panorama Single Pan Finals 2020 starts off on Saturday, Gonzales Sheikers will lead the charge in the musical battle for pan supremacy at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. The action stars at 6 pm. Defending Single Pan Champion San Juan East Side Symphony will perform

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Expired: Kilgore College will debut new steel drum ensemble

US – The Kilgore College Department of Music and Dance will present a performance by the KC Jazz Band and the official public debut of KC Steel at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in Van Cliburn Auditorium. KC Steel is the college’s new steel drum ensemble that consists of seven students and band director, Brent

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Expired: Marsicans surprises in pan semi-final

TT – San Juan East Side Symphony tied with Marsicans for the top position in the National Single Pan Panorama competition at last Sunday’s semi-final round at the Arima Basketball Court. Coming out the winner from the preliminary round with 268 points, the Petit Bourg-based, defending champion San Juan East Side added five points to

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Expired: SFA Steel Band to Perform Traditional Calypso Selections

US – The Steel Band at Stephen F. Austin State University will present its fall concert at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus. Directed by Dr. Ben Tomlinson, adjunct professor of percussion in the School of Music, the student ensemble will perform a number of traditional calypso selections

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Expired: NIU Steelband pays tribute to late founder

US – The NIU Steelband performed alongside the All University Steelband and Community School for the Arts Steelband Sunday afternoon inside Boutell Memorial Concert Hall at the Music Building. The concert was dedicated to the late G. Allan O’Connor, who passed in June and was the founder of the NIU Steelband. The concert was crowded

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