2024 Panorama Info Complete

Finals: Order of Appearance for SMALL Steel Orchestras - Trinidad and Tobago National Panorama 2024

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. -  Tobago’s New East Side Dimension Steel Orchestra has maintained its lead coming out of the preliminaries and going into the home stretch of competition on final night, Friday January 12. Skinner Park in San Fernando, south Trinidad is the host venue - where four of the fifteen final steelbands in the small conventional category are from sister isle Tobago, including title defenders Uptown Fascinators.

Golden Hands Steel Orchestra will deliver the opening musical salvo in the competition, and is one of three qualifying bands from the South/Central region. With arranger Vanessa Headley-Brewster, Golden Hands is determined to do the region proud once more and keep the championship trophy right there in the South. And the band knows what success tastes like, having been at the top in 2018.

There are also three finalists from the Eastern region, and La Horquetta Pan Groove will be the first heard from when they play in position three.  The North is the most quantitative for 2024 in the finals, with five steel orchestras ‘reppin’’ the region. Tokyo Steel Orchestra will be one of the most watched - and listened to - as they go toe-to-toe with the other bands from a third-place tie in the semi-finals. The veteran champion arranger Carlton “Zanda” Alexander, together with Rikky Andre Robley, is responsible for Tokyo’s great musical strides as they show out on final night for the first time in years.

Organized by Pan Trinbago, this annual Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama season has already fielded the Single Pan category which concluded with Chord Masters Steel Orchestra triumphing back on December 3.

Start time for Friday’s finals is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. AST (Atlantic Standard Time).

Following is the Order of Appearance for final night competition in the 2024 Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama - for the SMALL conventional steel orchestras.


Color Key East Zone Region North Zone Region South/Central
Zone Region
Tobago Region

Small Steel Orchestras - Finals:  Order of Appearance

  App# BAND SONG ARRANGER
  #1 Golden Hands Steel Orchestra

 
Tension
Vanessa Headley
Vanessa Headley-Brewster
  #2 New East Side Dimension

Toco Band
kersh-ramsey
Kersh Ramsey
  #3 La Horquetta Pan Groove

Spring Garden on Fire

Stefon West
  #4 Fusion Steel

Free Up
Darren Sheppard
Darren Sheppard
#5 Tokyo 

 
 
Sing in She Party
Carlton “Zanda” Alexander
Carlton “Zanda” Alexander
  #6 T&T Defence Force 


 
Ben Lion
Steelband Panorama arranger Shaquille Vincent
Shaquille Vincent
#7 Fascinators Pan Symphony


 
Deputy Amrit Samaroo
Amrit Samaroo
 
 
  #8 Uptown Fascinators

Chutney Bacchanal
Ojay Richards

 
  #9 Roadblock


 
Jahaji Bhai
Dejean Cain
  #10 Panosonic Connection


 
Ragga Ragga Marclon Byron
  #11 St. Margaret’s Superstars 

 
 
Somebody

Sheldon Peters 
  #12 Tobago Pan-Thers


 
Teaser
Micheal Toby
Micheal Toby
  #13 Arima Golden Symphony


 
Doh Back Back
Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
  #14 Harvard Harps


 
Dead or Alive
Liam Teague
Liam Teague
  #15 Our Boys


 
Say Say
Marlon White
Marlon White


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