Small bands to battle for Panorama supremacy in Skinner Park
Draw for playing positions for the 14 National Panorama Small Bands Finalists took place at CNMG on Tuesday at the studios of CNMG, Newtown.
First in the line up is Revelation Institute for Performing Education with their rendition of “Birthday Party” arranged by Dante Pantin. Defending champions, LH Pan Groove will perform at position six.
The grand final is carded for Skinner Park, San Fernando, on Thursday, February 8 from 7 pm. Admission is $100.
For the competition, finalists may select and perform any calypso/soca or chutney providing that the selection has not been played by said steelband at a previous Panorama.
Tommy Critchlow, Bernadette Roberts, Joslynne Sealey, Michele Dowrich, Rogelle Granger-Morton and Vorbin Cordice will adjudicate in this category.
The bands will perform in the following order:-
Revelation Institute of Performing Education - Birthday Party
Fusion Steel Ensemble - Outta De Box
Harvard Harps - Buss Head
Fascinators Pan Symphony - Buss Head
T&TEC New East Side Dimension - Big Girl Now
La Horquetta Pan Groove - Magic Drum
Laventille Serenaders - Dingolay
Golden Hands - Trouble
Alpha Pan Pioneers - Prophet of Pan
Arima Golden Symphony - Du Du Yemi aka Natasha
Tobago Pan-Thers - Far From Finished
Our Boys - Big Girl Now
Old Tech - Doh Tell Ah Soul
Uptown Fascinators - Free Up