Kaiso & Humerous Tents 2018



Opening Dates for the Tents
 
Fri. Jan. 5D' Master Tent (Tobago)
Sat. Jan. 6Missioneers Calypso Tent
Fri. Jan. 12Birds Calypso Tent
Sat. Jan. 13Kaiso Karavan Calypso Tent
Sat. Jan. 13Kalypso Revue Calypso Tent
Thu. Jan. 18Klassic Russo Calypso Tent
Fri. Jan. 19Kaiso Showkase Calypso Tent
Sat. Jan. 20Kaiso House Calypso Tent
Sat. Jan. 20Central Rainbow Stars Calypso Tent
Thu. Jan. 25Divas Calypso Cabaret
Thu. Jan. 25Icon Calypso Tent
TBABacchanal Calypso Tent
TBACentral Rainbow Calypso Stars Tent
TBACommunity Development Culture Tent (CDC Tent)
TBACultural Ambassadors Calypso Tent
TBAD' Entertainers Calypso Tent
TBAD' Unique Calypso Tent
TBAGeneration Next Kaiso Tent
TBAGeorge Street Roving Calypso Tent
TBAGolden Gates Calypso Tent
TBAKalypso Revue Calypso Tent
TBAKaiso Wagon Calypso Tent
TBAMagnificent Glow Calypso Tent
TBAMaljo Humorous Calypso Tent
TBAMassive Gosein Roving Chutney Tent
TBAMasters Kaiso
TBANew Wave Caravan Calypso Tent (Tobago)
TBATbit's Calypso Tent (Tobago)
TBAThe Patriots Tent
TBATobago All Stars Calypso Tent (Tobago)
TBATop Line Calypso Tent (Tobago)
TBATUCO Tobago Magnificent Glow Calypso Tent (Tobago)
TBAVintage Kaiso Brigade Calypso Tent
TBAYangatang Calypso Tent
Spektakula Calypso Tent (no longer exist)
 
notes:
  • opening dates are subjected to change without notice
  • most tents should be open by 1st/2nd week of January ... check local papers for more information.
  • these are some of the calypsonians performing in various tents; calypsonians can change tent, not perform or participate in more then one tent when this page was compiled.
  • tents house band can change without notice when this page was compiled.
  • some tents may no longer exist when this page was compiled.
  • Tuco Tents: Kaiso House, Klassic Ruso, Kaiso Karavan, Kaiso Showcase, Super Liner (Tobago) and TUCO Glow (Tobago)
  • Independent Tents: Icons Calypso Tent (managed by Weston "Cro Cro" Rawlins), Calypso Revue (managed by Michael "Sugar Aloes" Osuna) and Divas Calypso Cabaret International (managed by Rudolph Ottley)


  • Bacchanal Calypso Tent (Tobago) launching: TBA
    season home based: Delaford Community Centre Grounds, Delaford, Tobago;
    Birds Calypso Tent launching: Friday, January 12, 2018 at Palo Seco Sporting Club, Palo Seco.
    season home base: Palo Seco Sporting Club
    Central Rainbow Stars Calypso Tent launching: Saturday, January 20, 2018
    season home base: roving tent
    Community Development Culture Tent (CDC Tent) launching: TBA
    season home base: Henry Street, Port of Spain.
    Cultural Ambassadors Calypso Tent launching: TBA
    season home base: Eastlime Entertainment Complex, Main Road, Sangre Grand
    D' Entertainers Calypso Tent launching: TBA
    season home base: roving tent
    D' Master Calypso Tent (Tobago Tent) launching: Friday, January 5, 2018 in Pembroke
    season home base: Roving Tent
  • music by: Caribbean INXS

    Lineup:
  • Calypso Prince (Henson Wright)
  • Excite (Wendell Fredrick)
  • Garve Sandy
  • Gilbert O'Connor
  • Giselle Fraser Washington
  • Jude Hurdle
  • Lady Baynes (Balanie Baynes)
  • Leslie-Ann Ellis
  • Shamika Denoon
  • Shantell Melville
  • Squeeze (Garth Washington)
  • D' Unique Calypso Tent launching: TBA
    season home base: 2J’s Pub and Diner, 40 Norfolk Street, Belmont
    Divas International Cabaret launching: January 25, 2018 at Newtown Playboys panyard, Tragarete Road, Woodbrook.
    season home base: roving tent!
  • music by: Titus Tannis and the Transition Brass
  • backup singers: The Divettes

    Lineup:
  • Anastacia Richardson
  • Empress Natty (Natalie Joseph-Settle)
  • Helen Jones
  • Jillain Smith (M.C.)
  • Karen Eccles Thomas
  • Khadja Antoine
  • Maria Bhola
  • Nicole Cezair
  • Rae Ann Guerra
  • Sherisse Collymore
  • Stacy Sobers
  • Generation Next Kaiso Tent launching: TBA
    season home base: ???
  • music by: Earl Knight and Services Brass
  • George Street Roving Calypso Tent launching: TBA
    season home base: Good Times Recreation Club, George Street, Port of Spain
    Golden Gates Calypso Tent (Tobago roving tent) launching: TBA
    season home base: roving tent
  • music by: Jackie Johnson Excel Sound System
  • Icon Calypso Tent launching: January 25, 2018 at Ambassador Hotel on Long Circular Road, St Jame
    season home base: Ambassador Hotel, Long Circular Road, Port of Spain
  • music by: Vincent Rivers
  • backup singers: Honey Voices

    Lineup:
  • Cro Cro (Winston Rawlins)
  • Heather MacIntosh
  • Short Pants (MC - Llewellyn MacIntosh)
  • Kaiso House Calypso Tent launching: Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Globe Cinema, Park Street, Port-of-Spain
    season home base: Globe Cinema, Park Street, Port-of-Spain
  • music by: Len Cummings and the Wailers featuring ace trumpeter Errol Ince
  • backup singers: Kaiso Jewels (Marilyn, Ramona, Rhonda and Kathleen)

    Lineup:
  • Black Sage (Phillip Murray)
  • Brother Mudada (Allan Fortune)
  • Brother Resistance (Roy Lewis aka Lutalo Masimba)
  • Brother Valentino (Anthony Emrold Phillip)
  • Bunny B (Neville Brown)
  • Calypso Kerr (Carlston Kerr)
  • Chuck Gordon (Roderick Gordon)
  • Dee Diamond (Denesian Moses)
  • Duane O’Connor
  • Explainer (Winston Henry)
  • Gypsy (Winston Peters)
  • Exposer (Moses Monroe)
  • Karene Asche
  • Lani-K (Jalani Kojo)
  • Mistah Shak (Selvon Noel)
  • Mr King (Marvin Lewis)
  • Poser (Sylvester Lockhart)
  • Sharlan Bailey
  • Singing Sandra (Sandra Millington-De Vignes)
  • Sista Ava (Ruth Ava Shallow)
  • Snakey (Heaven Charles)
  • Tommy Joseph (M.C.)
  • Twiggy (Ann Marie Parks-Kojo)

    for more information call TUCO North Zone office at 623-9660
  • Kaiso Karavan Calypso Tent launching: Saturday, Janaury 13, 2018 at Eric Williams Auditorium, La Joya Complex, St. Joseph.
    season home base: Eric Williams Auditorium, La Joya Complex, St. Joseph.
  • music by Fortunia Ruiz & Ruiz Brothers
  • backup singers: Karavan Gems: Elizabeth Julien, Joseph Williams, Allison O'Connor Britto and Sernia Baker

    Lineup:
  • Anthony Johnson
  • Bally (Errol Ballantyne)
  • Bro Alpha (Alpha John)
  • Cardinal (Elon Bagoo)
  • Dirty Curty (Curtis Conyette)
  • Eric James
  • Erphaan Alves
  • Eunice Peters
  • Georgia Mc Intyre
  • Godfrey Pierre (M.C.)
  • Guana (Anthony Joseph)
  • Helon Francis
  • Ian Hamiliton
  • Johnny King (Johnson King)
  • Karega Mandela
  • Lady Adana (Marsha Charles)
  • Lord Have Mercy (Clyde Patrong)
  • M'Ba (Gary Thomasos)
  • Noon (Roger Denoon)
  • Potential (Curtis Charles)
  • Sheldon Nugget (Sheldon Bullen)
  • Singing Francine (Francine Edwards)
  • Slick (Harmon Bruce)
  • Surpriser (Celvin Romero)
  • Sweetheart (Asha Kamachee)
  • The Incredible Myron B (Myron Bruce)
  • The Original De Fosto Himself (Winston Scarborough)
  • The Messenger (Georgia Mc Intyre)
  • The Stinger (Dexter Parsons)
  • Tiny (Kerine Williams-Figaro)
  • Walter Taylor

    for more information call TUCO East Zone office at 667-2262
  • Kaiso Powerhouse (Tobago Tent) launching: TBA
    season home base: TBA
    Kaiso Showkase Calypso Tent launching: Friday, January 19, 2018 at Palms Club.
    season home base: Palms Club, Pointe-a-Pierre Road, San Fernando.
  • music by: Temperature
  • backup singers: Kaiso Flames (background vocalists: Roxanne Singh, Leika Thomas, Nigel O'Connor and Crystal Mitcham)

    Lineup:
  • Alicia Richards
  • Count Robin (Randolph Hillaire)
  • Curlissa Charles Mapp
  • Damian Melville (MC)
  • Def Prince (Keith Wason)
  • El Drago (Ainsley Mayers)
  • Impulse (Wayne Modeste)
  • Joanne Foster
  • Joseph Adams
  • Kaiso Nobby (Carl Barrington)
  • Kerice Pascall
  • King Harry (Alfred Harry)
  • Lady Gypsy (Lynette Steele-Aberdeen)
  • Meguella Simon
  • Mr. Mack (Victor Mc Donald)
  • Nerukhi (Ato Osei)
  • Nikko (Allan Nicholas)
  • Protector (Michael Leggerton)
  • Queen Victoria (Victoria Cooper-Rahim)
  • Ras Kommanda (Steve Pascall)
  • Ricky Gibson
  • Ronaldo London
  • Rondell Donawa
  • Sasha Liz (Elizabeth Pamponette)
  • Singing Sonia (Sonia Francis)
  • Trevor B (Trevor Barrow)
  • Wayne P (Wayne Pierre)

    for more information call TUCO South Central Zone office at 653-5732
  • Kalypso Revue Calypso Tent launching: Saturday, Janaury 13, 2018 at SWWTU Hall, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain
    season home base: SWWTU Hall, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain
  • music by: Revue Orchestra
  • backup singers: Revue Angels

    Lineup:
  • Alana Sinnette
  • Bally (Errol Ballantyne)
  • Baron (Timothy Watkins Jr.)
  • Chalkdust (Dr Hollis Liverpool)
  • Devon Seales
  • Ninja (Kenson Neptune)
  • Pink Panther (Eric Taylor)
  • Skatie (Carlos James)
  • Sprangalang (Dennis Hall - MC)
  • Starr George (popular for his annual tribute to Kitchener)
  • Sugar Aloes (Michael Osouna)
  • Kaiso Wagon Calypso Tent launching: TBA
    season home base: roving tent
    Klassic Russo Calypso Tent launching: Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Murchison Brown City Hall Auditorium, Knox Street, Port of Spain.
    season home base: Murchison Brown City Hall Auditorium, Knox Street, Port of Spain.
  • music by Klassic Ruso Orchestra
  • background vocals by Klassic Ruso Gems

    Lineup:
  • Allrounder (Anthony Hendrickson)
  • Black Prince (Kenroy Smith)
  • Brian London
  • Contender (Mark John)
  • Crazy (Edwin Ayoung)
  • Hamidullah (Hamidullah Wahid)
  • Lady Wonder (Dianne Hendrickson)
  • Shirlane Hendrickson(MC/Performer)
  • Versatile (Dorrill Hector)
  • Maljo Humourous Calypso Tent launching: TBA
    season home base: TBA
    Massive Gosein's Roving Chutney Tent launching: TBA
    season home base: roving tent
    Masters Kaiso (Tobago Calypso Tent) launching: TBA
    season home base: TBA
    Missioneers Calypso Tent launching: Saturday. January 6, 2018 at Princes Town Community Centre, Princes Town
    season home base: Princes Town Community Centre, Princes Town
    New Wave Caravan (Tobago Calypso Tent) launching: TBA
    season home base: TBA
    Spektakula Calypso Tent (no longer exist)
    The Patriots Tent launching: TBA
    season home base: Belmont Community Centre, 47 Jerningham Avenue, Belmont
    Tibit's Calypso Tent (Tobago Tent) launching: TBA
    season home base: Phoenix Entertainment Center, Bon Accord
  • music by: Brass Institute
  • backup singers: Tibits Angels
  • Tobago All Stars Calypso Tent (Tobago Tent) launching: TBA
    season home base: Scarborough Community Centre, Bacolet Street, Scaborough
    Top Line Calypso Tent (Tobago Windward-Based Tent) launching: TBA
    season home base: TBA
  • music by: Harold Stewart and Aquarians Brass
  • TUCO Tobago Magnificent Glow Calypso Tent (Tobago Tent) launching: TBA
    season home base: Ghany Building, Wilson Road, Scarborough
  • music by: Lindon Rowley and Caribbean InXs
  • Vintage Kaiso Brigade Calypso Tent launching: TBA
    season home base: TBA
  • music by: Reflections
  • backup singers: Regeneration Now

    For more information call 868-730-1507, or email us at VintageKaisoBrigade@yahoo.com
  • Yangatang Kaiso Calypso Tent launching: TBA
    season home base: roving tent
    notes:
  • opening dates are subjected to change without notice
  • most tents should be open by 1st/2nd week of January ... check local papers for more information.
  • these are some of the calypsonians performing in various tents; calypsonians can change tent, not perform or participate in more then one tent when this page was compiled.
  • tents house band can change without notice when this page was compiled.
  • some tents may no longer exist when this page was compiled.
  • Tuco Tents: Kaiso House, Klassic Ruso, Kaiso Karavan, Kaiso Showcase, Super Liner (Tobago) and TUCO Glow (Tobago)
  • Independent Tents: Icons Calypso Tent (managed by Weston "Cro Cro" Rawlins), Calypso Revue (managed by Michael "Sugar Aloes" Osuna) and Divas Calypso Cabaret International (managed by Rudolph Ottley)





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