Bp Renegades tops large bands heading into Pan semis
Bp Renegades has topped the preliminary round of the National Panorama Large Band competition.
The band playing Duvonne Stewart arrangement of “Year For Love” accumulated 264 points, two points more than the second-placed Skiffle and Phase II Pan Groove (tie 262) for their renditions of Kees’ “Hello”.
Pan Elders, defending champs, scored the most points in the Medium Band category with an aggregate of 265 points.
They were followed by Petrotrin Katzenjammers, Courts Sound Specialists of Laventille and Power Stars. The three tied with 258 points each.
Adjudicators in this round were Martin Albino, Lorna Conyette, Ezra Joseph, Richard Pierre (Medium) with Corrine Soo Ping Chow, Damion Phillip, Roger Sardinah and Lennox London (Large).
The draw for playing positions in the two categories will be conducted at CNMG (ctv) on Thursday morning.
Fourteen bands in the Medium and fourteen bands in the Large categories will compete for places in the finals at the National Panorama Semi-Finals and Savannah Party on Sunday, January 28 at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, from 1 pm.
The results are as follows:
LARGE CONVENTIONAL BANDS
1.bp Renegades: Year For Love 264
2. Skiffle: Hello 262
2. Phase II Pan Groove: Hello 262
4. T&TEC Tropical Angel Harps: Sweet For Days 261
5. FC Supernovas: Sweet For Days 260
5. Desperadoes: Year For Love 260
7, Massy Trinidad All Stars: Lighting Flash 259
8. Shell Invaders: Inside The Festival 258
9. Nutrien Silver Stars: Lighting Flash 257
10. MHTL Starlift: Full of Vibes 255
11. Republic Bank Exodus: Sweet For Days 253
12. NGC La Brea Nightingales: Inside The Festival 251
12. NLCB Fonclaire: Inside The Festival 251
14. RBC Redemption Sound Setters: Long Time 245
MEDIUM CONVENTIONAL BANDS
1.Pan Elders: Limbo Break 265
2. Courts Sound Specialists of Laventille: Swing 258
2. Petrotrin Katzenjammers: Lorraine 258
2. Power Stars: Stranger 258
5. NLCB Buccooneers: I Love Being Me 257
6. Curepe Scherzando: Buss Head 256
6. Sangre Grande Cordettes: Meet Superblue 256
8. Petrotrin Siparia Deltones: Leave Me Alone 255
8. NGC Couva Joylanders: Nah Do Dat 252
11. Carib Dixieland: Big Girl Now 251
12. Pamberi: Fiery 250
13. Potential Symphony: Government Boots 248
13. Arima Angel Harps: Pan In A Minor 248
Tickets priced at $200. Grand Stand, $350. North Stand and $250. North Greens for the Semi-Finals for the Pan Trinbago at NLCB Outlets and on the day of the event at the venue.
11. Carib Dixieland Big Girl Now 251
12. Pamberi Fiery 250
13. Potential Symphony Government Boots 248
13. Arima Angel Harps Pan In A Minor 248
Tickets priced at $200. Grand Stand, $350. North Stand and $250. North Greens for the Semi Finals for the Pan Trinbago at NLCB Outlets and on the day of the event at the venue.