Published on February 21st, 2017 | by Angela Fox0
National Steelband Panorama Finals – Medium and Large Conventional Bands 2017
Reigning National Panorama Champions Desperadoes will be first in the Large Band category on Carnival Saturday February 25 2017 at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, with former multiple champion Republic Bank Exodus performing in the final position at number 11.
However, the first band on stage at 7:00 pm will be Pan-Demonium in the grande finale of the Medium & Large Conventional Bands Finals.
Twenty one (21) bands, ten (10) Medium and eleven (11) Large bands will challenge each other in two (2) categories as the transformation in steel reaches the ultimate heights.
After Tuesday’s draw for playing positions, the bands will appear in the following order:
MEDIUM CONVENTIONAL BANDS
- Pan-Demonium Cheers To Life Akua Leith
- NLCB Valley Harps Total Disorder Michelle Huggins-Wyatt
- NGC Steel Xplosion Wet Me Down Arddin Herbert
- Melodians UmBaYao Amrit Samaroo & Marlon White
- Courts Sound Specialists of Laventille Dangerous Rudo Forteau
- Curepe Scherzando Stranger Yohan Popwell
- NLCB Buccooneers Rhythm Run Things Seion Gomez
- Pan Elders Roti & Talkarie Duvone Stewart
- Petrotrin Katzenjammers Good Morning Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
- NGC Couva Joylanders Band of the Year Kareem Brown
LARGE CONVENTIONAL BANDS
- Desperadoes Good Morning Carlton”Zanda”Alexander
- PCS Nitrogen Silver Stars We Are Conquerors Liam Teague
- MHTL Starlift Good Morning Robert”Robbie” Greenidge
- Skiffle Good Morning Kendall Williams, Odie Gonzales, Mark Brooks
- CAL Invaders Full Extreme Arddin Herbert
- Phase II Pan Groove in Red, White & Black Len “Boogsie” Sharpe
- bp Renegades Good Morning Duvone Stewart
- FCB Supernovas Rumble In The Jungle Amrit Samaroo
- T&TEC Tropical Angel Harps Single Clarence Morris
- Massy Trinidad All Stars Full Extreme Leon “Smooth” Edward
- Republic Bank Exodus Good Morning Pelham Goddard/Terrence “BJ”Marcelle
Tickets for the events North Stand ($200.), Grand Stand ($300.), Grand Stand Reserved ($400.) are available at NLCB Lotto outlets nationwide while Grand Stand Special Reserved ($600.) can be purchased at NCC Corporate Office, Gray Street and St. Clair Avenue, St. Clair. Further information for the latter, call 622 1670, 622 1718.
Angela A. Fox