Global - Seventeen small and ten medium conventional steel orchestras will take centre stage as the bands in the Northern Region vie for places in Trinidad & Tobago’s 2014 National Panorama semi-finals.
The preliminary round takes place at The Paddock, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, on Saturday 8 February. Starting time is 2:00 p.m. with admission of TT $75.00.
In the Small band category, Merry Tones Steel Orchestra of Diego Martin will start the competition. They have chosen “Excitement” written by Clive Telemaque & Shirlane Hendrickson and sung by Hendrickson, while Panatics will open the Medium category with Reynold “Pro” Huggins’ arrangement of “Pan in Yuh Ras.”
The order of appearance for the Northern Region bands follows.