TT – At 3:50 a.m. Sunday it was declared that the BpTT Renegades Steel Orchestra had successfully retained their National Panorama Championship (Large Bands).
Renegades scored 288 pints with their rendition of, “Hookin Meh” arranged by Duvone Stewart who took them to victory last year. In fact, it was yet another night of double portions of joy for Stewart who also saw Pan Elders retain their National Panorama Medium Bands title, with their performance of, “The Will.” They scored a total of 282 points.
Rounding out the top three in the Large Bands category were; Desperadoes in 2nd place with 285 points for their rendition of “Iron Love” and the Trinidad All Stars with a score of 284 points earned for a scintillating performance of, “So Long.”
Exodus having created a stir two weeks ago when they changed their tune of choice from, “Rag Storm” following the semi-final round and went to Court against Pan Trinbago to fight for their right to make the change, placed 9th with their rendition of, “Savannah Grass.” They tied with Tropical Angel Harps.