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Fourteen Semi-finalists in Medium Steel Orchestra Category
Trinidad & Tobago Steelband Panorama 2013

Global - Couva Joylanders came in at position one at the conclusion of the National Panorama Medium conventional steel orchestra preliminaries.  The band from South/Central earned 260 points for its rendition of “Band from Space” arranged by Kenneth “Panam” Clarke.

Defending champions Katzenjammers from the sister isle of Tobago amassed 252 points for their performance of “Keshorn – The Javelin Champion.”

The fourteen semi-finalists in this category will share the Queen’s Park Savannah stage with seventeen Large steel orchestras on Sunday 27 January, from 12 noon.

Tickets for the Semi Finals aka “Savannah Party” went on sale on Monday at the Ticket Booth, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, and Atherly’s, Sutton Street in San Fernando. Tickets are in the range of TT $300.00 to TT $350.00 for the North Stand, North Greens and Grand Stand.



1. Couva Joylanders 260 Band From Space Kenneth “Panam” Clarke
2. Curepe Scherzando 258 We Come Out to Play Yohan Popwell
3. Sound Specialists of Laventille 257 Long Time Ken “Professor” Philmore
4. Buccooneers 256 Gold Seion Gomez
5. Pan Elders 255 We Come Out to Play Duvone Stewart
5. Valley Harps 255 More Love Michelle Huggins–Watts
7. Katzenjammers 252 Keshorn – The Javelin Champion Len “Boogsie” Sharpe
8. Dixieland 249 Shock Attack Leon “Smooth” Edwards
8. Steel Xplosion 249 Tell Dem Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
10. Arima Angel Harps 247 We Come Out to Play Shelton C. Besson
11. Melodians 242 My Band Amrit Samaroo
11. Power Stars 242 Shock Attack Arddin Herbert
13. Pamberi 241 Wettin’ Cheo Cato
14. Sangre Grande Cordettes 240 Champions Anders Kappel Øvre

Following are the remaining steel orchestras in this “Medium” category which did not make the cut to move further.



15. West Side Symphony 236 Pan Fire Works Kareem Brown
16. Belmont 5th Dimension 234 Nah Getaway Clive Telemaque
16. Hatters 234 Superman Jeannine Remy
18. Trinidad Valley Harps 227 My Time Roger A. Charles
19. Tokyo 219 Gold Eddie Quarless
20. Sforzata 199 Pan Birthday Kenneth Guppy

From the News Desk of Pan Trinbago

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