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Published on February 21st, 2017 | by Angela Fox


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:


  1. Pan-Demonium            Cheers To Life              Akua Leith
  2. NLCB Valley Harps      Total Disorder             Michelle Huggins-Wyatt
  3. NGC Steel Xplosion     Wet Me Down              Arddin Herbert
  4. Melodians                      UmBaYao                     Amrit Samaroo & Marlon White
  5. Courts Sound Specialists of Laventille   Dangerous    Rudo Forteau
  6. Curepe Scherzando      Stranger                         Yohan Popwell
  7. NLCB Buccooneers    Rhythm Run Things       Seion Gomez
  8. Pan Elders                   Roti & Talkarie                Duvone Stewart   
  9. Petrotrin Katzenjammers   Good Morning      Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
  10. NGC Couva Joylanders       Band of the Year    Kareem Brown



  1. Desperadoes                               Good Morning                          Carlton”Zanda”Alexander
  2. PCS Nitrogen Silver Stars        We Are Conquerors                 Liam Teague
  3. MHTL Starlift                             Good Morning                         Robert”Robbie” Greenidge
  4. Skiffle                                           Good Morning                 Kendall Williams, Odie Gonzales, Mark Brooks
  5. CAL Invaders                              Full Extreme                              Arddin Herbert
  6. Phase II Pan Groove in             Red, White & Black                 Len “Boogsie” Sharpe  
  7. bp Renegades                             Good Morning                          Duvone Stewart
  8. FCB Supernovas                       Rumble In The Jungle             Amrit Samaroo    
  9. T&TEC Tropical Angel Harps     Single                                       Clarence Morris
  10. Massy Trinidad All Stars         Full Extreme                          Leon “Smooth” Edward
  11. 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






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