tenor panstenor pans Trinidad & Tobago 2018
Pan Events & Fetes










  • times and events subject to change without notice
  • 2018
    January
    Mon. Jan. 1stYohan Popwell's Birthday
    Thu. Jan. 4th to Sat. Feb. 17thPanorama 2018 Calendar
    Arima Panorama is CANCELLED
    Sun. Jan. 14thNational Panorama - Single Pan Finals at Arima Basketball Court, Arima; 4 pm.
    Sat. Jan. 20thT&T Chinese Steel Ensemble presents 'Steel Pan Vintage Evening' at the Chaconia Hotel, 106 Saddle Road, Maraval; from 7 pm.

    The evening, though not an all-inclusive affair, offers patrons one complimentary drink, the chef’s corn soup, ham & hops, accra and pholourie. There will also be other food items on sale and a cash bar.

    Contribution is $200 and tickets are available from band members and at the Chaconia Hotel office.
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    February
    Sun. Feb. 4thTrinidad AllStars - Soca By the River at Trinidad All Stars' Pan Theatre; 9pm.
    46-48 Duke Street
    Port of Spain.

    Tickets: $ 200TT; Aviailable from Band Members and at the Panyard or call 627-2121, 741-0796 or 379-5896.
    Sun. Feb. 4thPanLime in D City at the Government Campus Auditorium
    Richmond Street, Port-of-Spain; from 4 to 11 pm.

    Featuring: CAL Invaders Steel Orchestra, Massy Trinidad All Stars Steel, Dil-e-Nadan with Raymond Ramnarine, and D All Starz, with Blaxx and Ricardo Drue, David Rudder and Wayne Bruno Rapid Response. In addition, a "chip-home-to-pan" will be provided by Woodbrook Playboyz.

    Their will be a parking-inclusive event, as secure parking will be available at the Parkade, just a few footsteps away from the party.

    Tickets cost $800 each, and can be obtained from Ticket Federation, Ticket Gateway, and from committee members at 718-0175; 767-3327; 789-5345.
    Sat. Feb. 8thNational Panorama - Small Conventional Finals at Skinner Park, San Fernando; 7 pm.
    Sat. Feb. 10thNational Panorama - Medium and Large Conventional Bands Finals at Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 7 am.
    Wed. Feb. 14thPan Trinbago Carnival Cool Down Cruise to La Tinta Aboard the Treasure Queen; boarding 9 am. sailing 10 am.
    Sat. Feb. 17thAnnual Champs of Steel at Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain; 8:00 pm.
    Sat. Feb. 24thDr. Jit Samaroo's Birthday
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    March
    No events at the moment.
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    April
    Sun. Apr. 15thCousoumeh III will be staged at Siparia Deltones Steel Orchestra Panyard; 6 pm.

    Music by: Carlton 'Zanda' Alexander and the Coal Pot Band, the Petrotrin Siparia Deltones Steel Orchestra, Mistah Shak and Faces of Culture are only a few of the features acts at the festival.

    Tickets: $80, for more information contact Akinola Sennon (267-0876); Alpha Sennon (382-5780); or Email: deltonesinstitute@gmail.com.
    Wed. Apr. 18thAldwyn 'Lord Kitchener' Roberts' Birthday
    Sat. Apr. 21stADiatonic Steel in Motion tribue to Johnny King at High Street Siparia; 6 pm.

    Featuring: Arima All Stars; Gonzales Sheikers; Curepe Polyphonics; Blanca 47; New Dimension; Scrunters Pan Groove; T&T Fire Services; Trinidad East Side; San Juan All Stars; Trinidad East Side; Uni Stars and Harlem Snycopators.
    Sun. Apr. 22ndRay Holman's Birthday
    Sat. Apr. 28thRobert Greenidge's Birthday
    Sat. Apr. 28thcomPANions festival at Republic Bank Exodus panyard ... (cricket / all fours / scrabble)
    TBAPan Down Memory Lane/Pan in the 21st Century
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    May
    Sat. May 5thPt. Fortin Borough Steelband Competition (Pan on the Move) at Market Square, Point Fortin.

    Featuring: Jah Roots, bpTT Renegades, CAL Skiffle, Desperadoes, Massy Trinidad All Stars, Exodus, Invaders, First Citizen Supernovas, Shell Invaders, Phase II Pan Groove, Pan Elders, Angostura Newtown Playboys Steel Symphony and others.
    Fri. May. 11thcomPANions festival at Phase II Pan Groove panyard ... (all fours and football)
    Sat. May 12thCaribbean Steelpan Connextion's (CSC) concert series entitled 'For the Women in Steel' at Pandemonium Steel Orchestra panyard
    3 Norfolk Street, Belmont; at 8 pm.

    Entertainment by The Codrington Pan Family, The Fuh Real Band with pannist Triston Marcano, Derron Ellies, Suave Steel and Jaime McLeod and Melanie Ramsarran.

    This year, CSC has decided to honour Vanessa Headley of Golden Hands Steel Orchestra and Candice Andrews-Brumant, leader of bpTT Renegades Steel Orchestra at the event. While both women scored gold at the helm of their respective National Panorama steelbands for 2018. They are also being recognised for the continued positive influence in youth development and their spirit of entrepreneurship in the local steelpan fraternity.

    Tickets are available at $200 and are food inclusive. For purchases, call 374.5262.
    Sat. May 12thcomPANions festival at MTHL Starlift panyard ... (all fours)
    Sat. May 18thcomPANions festival at Shell Invaders panyard ... (draughts / karaoke/ all fours)
    Sat. May 19thHADCO's Jam Down Concert at Phase II Pan Groove Panyard; from 7:00pm to 1:00am.

    Admission - $600.

    Featuring: Phase II Pan Groove & Len "Boogsie" Sharpe, 3Canal, Angela Hunte, Etienne Charles and much more.
    Sun. May 20thcomPANions festival's Walkathon around the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain [tentative]
    Fri. May 25thcomPANions festival Massy Trinidad All Stars panyard ... (big 8 football knockout/all fours & dominoes)
    Sat. May 26thcomPANions festival Republic Bank Exodus panyard ... (big 8 cricket knockout)
    Sun. May 27thcomPANions festival's Debate Competition [tentative]
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    June
    Thu. Jun. 7thPan Explosion (WeBeat 2018) at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James; 8pm, Admission is $150TT.
    Fri. Jun. 15thNorthern Region PanTrinbago in Collaboration with Uptown Carnival Improvement Committee presents 1-2-3 Plus 'Lets Celebrate with the Champs' at Renegades Panyard, Charlotte Street, Port of Spain; 7pm.

    Admission $100.

    Featuring: BP Renegades, Desperadoes, Shell Invaders, and Angosture Newtown Playboys.
    Sun. Jun. 17thPan Trinbago Northern Region - Father's Day Football Match & Cooler Lime at St. Mary's Grounds.
    Tue. Jun. 26thThe National Steel Symphony Orchestra will be held outside the eastern side of the National Library Building undercroft
    Abercromby Street, Port of Spain.
    Thu. Jun. 28thThe National Steel Symphony Orchestra will be held outside the eastern side of the National Library Building undercroft
    Abercromby Street, Port of Spain.
    Sat. Jun. 30thSupernova's Cruise entitle 'Drifting 3....... A Swimeear n Shades Affair' onboard Ocean Pelican.
    Boarding 9 a.m.; Sailing Promptly at 10:00 a.m.

    Tickets Are VERY Limited....Get Yours @La Luna Bar Arouca or any committee member Now Now Now!!!
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    July
    Sun. Jul. 1stT&T Music Company Limited (MusicTT) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry, in collaboration with the Port-of-Spain City Corporation, presents 'Live on the Avenue III' at Adam Smith Square, Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook, from 4:30 pm.

    Featuring: Hadco Phase II Pan Groove and Nex Chapta.
    Mon. Jul. 2ndAmrit Samaroo's Birthday
    Sat. Jul. 7thRhythm and Voices A NGC Nightingales Steel Orchestra Concert in memory of Michael L. J. Scott at Scenic Nightingales Panyard, Tanti Park, Point D'or La Brea; 7.30pm.

    Featuring: Earl Rodney, Ken "Professor' Philmore, Anselm Walters, Adan Hagley, Francis Prime, Vaughnette Bigfood, Darren Greenidge accompanied by NGC La Brea Nigthingales Steel Orchestra; MC Damien Melville.

    Admission $150, available at Seon's Bar (San Fernando); Coco Shed (La Brea) and Legends Bar (Pt. Fortin)

    Part of the proceeds go towards the establisment of "The Michael Scott Memorial Charitable Foundation".
    Sat. Jul. 14thQLife Promotions concert entitled 'Ramajay II' at Under The Trees at The Normandie in St Ann's.

    Featuring: Liam Teague, Clive 'Zanda' Alexander, Myron B, Winston 'Gypsy' Peters with MC Willard 'Relator' Harris to complete a cast of musicians and chantwells.
    Sat. Jul. 14thSt. Margaret's Youth Steel Orchestra presents Junior Champs in Steel 11th Annual Youth Pan Extravaganza at Queen's Park Savannah (Foyer Area), Port of Spain; 2 pm.

    Featuring: St Margaret's Youth Steel Orchestra; St Margaret's Boys Anglican School Pan Ensembles; St Margaret's Boys Anglican School Steel Orchestra (U13 Champs); Invaders Steel Orchestra; St Francois Girls College; Trinidad All Stars Youth Steel Orchestra, BP Youth Steek Orchestra and Queen's Royal College Steel Ensemble.

    Contribution: Adults $50; Children under 12 free. For more information call 374-6339 or 765-0669.
    Sat. Jul. 28th to Sun. Jul. 29thT&T Steel & Brass Symphonic Orchestra in collaboration with the Bon Air Secondary PTA presents Thank You For The Music - A Musical Tribute honouring the life and legacy of Mr.Leslie Clement at DAAGA Hall, UWI St. Augustine.

    Cost $100, for more information called 702-9171 or 704-2616.
    Tue. Jul. 31stDesperadoes Say Come Emancipate Yourself Through Steel at 2-4 Victoria Avenue, Port of Spain.

    Featuring: Desperadoes, Desperadoes Youth Band, Renegades, Starlift, Supernovas, Roadblock, Suave Steel and Caribbean Steelpan Connextion.
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    August
    Thu. Aug. 2nd to Fri. Aug. 24thHands to Heart II (Trinidad All Stars Pan Camp) at Trinidad All Stars Pan Theatre, Duke Street, Port of Spain.

    Learn to play our National Instrument.

    Ages: 6 yrs to 16 yrs.; Time: 8 am to 2:30 pm; Cost: $400; limited scholarships available.

    For information call Jackie (627-2127) or Carel (685-1767)
    Sat. Aug. 4thLaventille Steelband Festival at Eastern Main Road, Laventille; 5pm.
    Mon. Aug. 6th to Thu. Aug. 23rdNGC Steel Xplosion Pan Camp at Steel Xplosion panyard behind Bumper to Bumper Tyre shop, Carnbee.

    Time: 8.30 am to 12.30 pm.; Registration: $100.00
    Mon. Aug. 6th to Fri. Aug. 24thPhase II Pan Groove Junior Pan Camp at Phase II Panyard, Hamilton Street, Woodbrook.

    Ages: 7 yrs to 21 yrs; Time: 9am, to 12 noon

    Camp outline: Music Education Sessions, Pan Factory Field Trip; History of Pan, History of Phase II Pan Groove, Pan playing techniques, repertoire development.

    For more information call 620-2802 or 490-4085 or email phase2pangroovelld@gmail.com.
    Sat. Aug. 18thSwavic presents 'Pangulay' at Hazel Rogers Dick Park, Dick Street, San Fernando; 5 pm to 11 pm, admission free.

    Music by: Pan Elders, Fusion Steel, Swavic, Kalomo Kings and other guest entertainment.

    Food and refreshments on sale. For more information call 798-8414 or 742-6360.
    Sun. Aug. 26thIndepan Fest along Tragarete Road, from Colville Street to Maraval Road; 6pm.
    Thu. Aug. 30thCarib Woodbrook Playboyz annual pre-Independence Day steelband parade along Tragarete Road, Newtown.
    Fri. Aug. 31stCAL Invaders Steel Orchestra's Annual Independence Day Sidewalk Breakfast Sale at Invaders pan yard; 7am, 147 Tragarete Road, Woodbrook.

    Featuring Brimblers, CAL Invaders and Invaders Youth Steel Orchestra.

    For information call Desiree Myers @ 798-7573.
    Fri. Aug. 31stNewtown Playboys' Second Annual Independence Brunch and Street Festival at Playboys Pan Theatre, 64 Tragarete Road, Newtown.
    Fri. Aug. 31stMHTL Starlift Steel Orchestra's Independence Day Brunch at Starlift Pan Complex; 10 am., 1 Christopher Samuel Drive, Mucurapo Road, St James.

    Featuring Starlift junior and senior steelbands plus more.
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    September
    Mon. Sep. 17thDuvone Stewart's Birthday
    Sat. Sep. 22ndBig 5 We Comin' Again at The Paddock, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 6 pm.

    Featuring: Massy Trinidad All Stars, Desperadoes, bp Renegades, Republic Bank Exodus, and Phase II Pan Groove in collaboration with HADCO.

    Tickets price $300 until 8th Sept; $400 thereafter; available at Lotto Booths Nationwide. Coolers allowed.
    Mon. Sep. 24thBP Renegades and CAL Skiffle under the patronage of His Worship the Mayor of San Fernando Alderman Junia Regrello present: 'Hello, This Is The Year For Love!' at SAPA, San Fernando at 6pm.

    Tickets are $200 and are available at: City Hall, San Fernando; BP Renegades' Panyard; CAL Skiffle's Panyard; Atherly's Restaurant, Sutton St San Fernando; Wack Radio and Suddies Electronics, Point Fortin.

    For more info: 787-7324, 758-5317 (San Fernando); 497-5494, 678-5445 (Port Of Spain).
    Wed. Sep. 26thTerrance "BJ" Marcelle's Birthday
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    October
    Thu. Oct. 18thA music production by Caribbean Steelpan Connextion entitled 'From Belmont to Paris' - A Love Story about the Steelpan at Alliance Francaise, Alcazar Street, St Clair; 6 pm.

    Under the patronage of the Alliance and the French Embassy.

    The show will also feature instrumentalists and vocalists but will specifically reflect on the experiences of the musicians of Calypsociation Steel Orchestra whose annual journey to local Panorama festivities began some 18 years ago.

    From Belmont to Paris is a fundraiser to assist with travel expenses for the Connextion's planned trip to the Calypsociation Steel Orchestra's 25th anniversary celebrations in December.

    The band was invited to be part of the event and also hopes to produce a digital CD for retail during the visit.

    For more information and tickets: e-mail Caribbean.steelpan@gmail.com.
    Sat. Oct. 20thGeneration - The Concert at Arima Angel Harps Pan Theater; 7.30pm - 10pm.

    Featuring: Arima Angel Harps Steel Orchestra, Betaudier's Steelpan Academy, Island magic Steelband and Arima All Stars.

    Price - $100.
    Sun. Oct. 28thLen "Boogsie" Sharpe Birthday
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    November
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    December
    Wed. Dec. 12thPelham Goddard's Birthday
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  • times and events subject to change without notice
  • some of the information courtesy Pan Trinbago, Pan-Jumbie and Diego Martin Pan Institute (DPMI)









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