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Dec. 28, 2013
  • The roycrosse Quartet performs, featuring roycrosse on pan.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Nancy’s Café (SNAC), Maryland Institute College of Art, corner of North and Maryland Avenues, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.     Info/tickets:  1 (410) 625-6440       More
     
Dec. 22, 2013
  • CSA (Community School of the Arts) Sinfonia Reunion Concert - a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the NIU (Northern Illinois University) Community School of the Arts features soloist Liam Teague.  Time:  3:00 p.m. CDT; (4:00 p.m. EST).  Venue:  Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, NIU Music Building, 400 Lucinda Avenue, DeKalb, Illinois, USA.      More
     
  • NYC Steel Orchestras 5th Annual Pan Parang features performances by CrossFire, Despers USA, NY Pan Stars, Harmony and D’Radoes steel orchestras, and Steel Sensation and USA East Side Symphony.  Doors open:  6:00 p.m.  Showtime:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  The Tropical Paradise Ballroom, 1363 Utica Avenue, (between Foster Avenue and Farragut Road), Brooklyn, New York, USA.      Tickets/info:  Mike 1 (347) 528-3560; Ocho - 1 (917) 346-3407; Kamau - 1 (347) 444-9964.
     
Dec. 18, 2013
  • Del Norte High School presents the annual Winter Choir and Band Concert.  Appearing are the Performance Choir, the Women’s Ensemble, the Madrigal Choir, the Concert Band, the Stage/Jazz Band and the Steel Band.  Time:   7:00 p.m.  Venue:  the school gym, Del Norte High School, 16601 Nighthawk Ln, San Diego, California, USA.
     
Dec. 17, 2013
  • The Frankfort Middle School (FMS) Holiday Concert features performance by the Advanced Band, Junior Band, Chorus and Teal Steel.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  the FMS gym, 356 Golden Drive, Ridgeley, West Virginia, USA.
     
Dec. 15, 2013
  • The Steelband Festival of Panorama Champions features Real Steel 2013 UK champs, Metronomes and Mangrove steel orchestras.  Time:  6:00-10:30 p.m.  Venue:  The Yaa Centre, 1 Chippenham Mews, London, ENGLAND, UK.     Info
     
  • ‘Christmas in the Park’ at the Botanical Gardens features a grand steel pan concert featuring steel pan bands from the Ministry of Culture’s Music School, the Buxton Pride, and Pan Wave steel orchestra.   Time:  4:00 pm, Botanical Gardens’ bandstand, Georgetown, GUYANA, SA.     More
     
  • The Virginia All-Steel Orchestra (VASO) performs along with the Halifax County High School Chorus.  Time:  3:30 p.m.  Venue:  Ebenezer CME Church, 2309 N Main Street, South Boston, Virginia, USA.     More
     
  • Christmas in the Park features performances by birdsong Academy Steel, birdsong Steel Orchestra, birdsong Academy Orchestra, Richie Quarless Orchestra, Raf Robertson & birdsong Small Ensemble, Los Paranderos de birdsong, John Thomas, Eastern Youth Chorale and more.  Time:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  Auzonville Park, Tunapuna, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.
     
  • CASYM Inc. presents A Caribbean Christmas Extravaganza - Dinner & Show.  Performances by CASYM Steel Orchestra, CASYM Classes 1 & 2, CASYM Adult Class, CASYM ICIDIC Dancers and more.  Doors open:  4:00 p.m.  Showtime:  5:00 p.m.  Venue:  St. Paul’s Episcopal Church,  157 St. Paul’s Place (corner St. Paul’s & Church Avenue), Brooklyn, New York, USA.  More info/Tickets:  1 (718) 735-6708; casymsteelband@gmail.com
     
  • Desperadoes Steel Orchestra presents The Hills Are Alive II - a musical Christmas tribute to the community.  Also appearing:  Marilyn Williams, the Morvant Church Choir, Singing Sandra, Los Tucusitos and The Cain Kids (Dejean and Deja).  Time:  5:30 p.m.  Venue:  Our Lady of Laventille Church Yard, Picton Road, Laventille, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.
     
Dec. 14, 2013
  • Melodians Steel Orchestra Annual Award Concert.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Henry Cavendish School, Hydethorpe Road, London, Balham, London, ENGLAND, U.K.
     
  • Pan Trinbago in collaboration with the Siparia Regional Corporation presents Pan in the Countryside with  Fonclaire, Fyzabad 4th Dimension, Curepe Polyphonics and Diatonic Pan steel orchestras, San City Symphony, Sweetness Serenaders Parang Group, and more.  Time:  5:00–10:00 p.m.  Venue:  Subnaik Park, Santa Flora, Arima, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I. 
     
  • Binghamton Philharmonic’s holiday pops concert features performances by (and collaborations with) soprano Jill Gardner, the Madrigal Choir, the Basically Bach Ensemble and the Binghamton High School Steel Drum Band.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  The Forum Theatre, 236 Washington Street, Binghamton, New York, USA.     More
     
  • Pan Ossia Steel Orchestra presents its Christmas Concert with performances by Pan Ossia Junior and Senior steel orchestras, singers, dancers and more.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  St. Rose Modern Secondary School, Gouyave, St. John’s, GRENADA, W.I.     More
     
  • Have a Pantastic Evening with the Champions of Pan is Beautiful XII - The Codrington Pan Family, along with Invaders Steel Orchestra, hosts Couva Joylanders Steel Orchestra and special guest TTFS (Trinidad & Tobago Fire Services) Single Pan Band.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Couva Joylanders House of S.T.E.E.L., Railway Road, Couva, (Opposite Regional Corporation), TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     Info
     
  • Radoes Steel Orchestra presents a Holiday Appreciation Party with music by Mastermix, DJ Get Loose and special performance by JahPan.  Time:  9:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Low Key Lounge, 598 Albany Avenue (between Midwood Street & Rutland Road), Brooklyn, New York, USA.     Info:  Man - 1 (917) 554-3944
     
Dec. 13, 2013
  • Tri-Cities Steel Band Association Christmas Concert.  Time:  6:30 p.m.  Venue:  Chief Joe Middle School auditorium, 504 Wilson Street, Richland, Washington, USA.
     
  • The roycrosse trio performs, featuring roycrosse on pan, and with Jeron White on bass and Bruce Jacobs on drums.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Nancy’s Café (SNAC), Maryland Institute College of Art, corner of North and Maryland Avenues, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.      More
     
  • Valley Harps Steel Orchestra presents Pan and Soca Parang, featuring performances by Phase II Pan Groove, Desperadoes and Invaders steel orchestras, Uni Stars and Kenny J.  and more.  Time:  9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Valley Harps Pan Theatre ( opposite the St. Anthony’s Church), Morne Coco Road, Petit Valley, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.
     
Dec. 12, 2013
  • Power Stars Steel Orchestra hosts a Media Launch of its new Panorama 2014 arranger, Terrance “BJ” Marcelle.  Music by T&T Music Stars; Scrunter’s Pan Groove; Golden Hands Symphony, Simply Smooth and Sapophonics.  Time:  5:00 p.m.  Venue:  Power Stars Panyard, 114 Western Main Road, St. James, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, W.I.     More
     
Dec. 8, 2013
  • The Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton (CCAH) invites one and all to their Christmas Steelpan Concert Party, with the CCAH Steelband and Christmas Carols. Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m. Venue: Queen Elizabeth Park, Community & Cultural Centre, 2302 Bridge Road, Oakville, Ontario, CANADA.     More
     
  • ADLIB Youth & Cultural Organization presents a fundraiser - Parang, Parang & Christmas Music with Caribbean-style dinner.  Music by DJ Funky Fat Boy and Las Reinas de la Cancion.  Time:  4:00 p.m.  Venue:  Saint Paul Church Hall, 18 West Centennial Avenue (corner Centennial Avenue & Nassau Road), Roosevelt, New York, USA.     Tickets:  Ralph - 1 - (718) 848-7086; ADLIB - 1 (516) 280-7117; Jean - 1 (516) 623-4061.     More
     
Dec. 6, 2013
  • NYU (New York University) Steel is in concert, directed by Josh Quillen. NYU Steel will perform works and arrangements by Murray Mast, Kyle Dunleavy, Akini Gill & Quillen, Matt Dudack, Tom Miller and Rick Kurasz.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  NYU’s Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th Street, New York, New York, USA.
     
Dec. 4, 2013
  • Higher Levin Steel Orchestra performs at Wendy’s.  Time-frame:  5:00–8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Wendy’s 78-11 Flatlands Avenue (between East 78th & East 79th Streets), Brooklyn, New York, USA.     Contact:  Stephaney - 1 (718) 869-0919.     More
     
Dec. 2, 2013
  • All Pan lovers, band captains, tuners, arrangers, students, cultural activists and more are invited to a Panel Discussion:  Steelband in Education.  Panelists include: UWI (University of the West Indies), UTT (University of Trinidad & Tobago), NAPA (National Academy for the Performing Arts) and Pan Trinbago.  Hosts Curepe Scherzando Steel Orchestra will perform.  Time:  8:00–10:30 p.m.  Venue:  Curepe Scherzando Panyard, #1 Evans Street, Curepe, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.      Info
     
Dec. 1, 2013
  • Carols & Classics on Steel 2013 features the birdsong Academy Orchestra, birdsong Steel Orchestra, T&T Sopranos, The Eastern Youth Chorale, The Alternative Quartet, and more.  Wine & Cheese Reception:  5:15 p.m.  Showtime:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  The Ballroom, Hyatt Regency, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.    Info/tickets - 1 (868) 625-8286, 1 (868) 627-9315; unitedway@tstt.net.tt 
     
  • Moods of Pan - Two-day Pan Festival, hosted by Gemonites Steel Orchestra.  Day 2:  Another Side of Pan concert with The Codrington Pan Family and Invaders Steel Orchestra, and others.   Time:  6:30 p.m.  Venue:  Deanery Grounds, St. John’s, ANTIGUA & BARBUDA, W.I.
     
Nov. 30, 2013
  • Moods of Pan - Two-day Pan Festival, hosted by Gemonites Steel Orchestra. Day 1: 25-A-Side steelband competition - “Bomb-style” with several steel orchestras including:  Original, Gemonites, 25-A-Side defending champs Halcyon, East Vibes, Panache, Hells Gate and West Side Symphony.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Deanery Grounds, St. John’s, ANTIGUA & BARBUDA, W.I.
     
Nov. 24, 2013
  • NIU (Northern Illinois University) Steel Band is in concert under the direction of Liam Teague and Cliff Alexis, featuring Andre White.  Time:  3:00 p.m. CDT; (4:00 p.m. EST).   Venue:  NIU Campus, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Music Building, 400 Lucinda Avenue, DeKalb, Illinois, USA.     Live webcast.  
     
  • Pan Nation Steel Drum Ensemble performs for the Estes Park Music Festival, part of the 2013-2014 Winter Series.  Doors open 1:30 p.m.  Showtime:  2:00 p.m.  Venue:  Stanley Hotel Concert Hall, Stanley Hotel Cascade, 333 E Wonderview Avenue, Estes Park, Colorado, USA.     Contact:  1 (970) 586-9519.
     
Nov. 23, 2013
  • Pan in de Rosa features performances by Melodians, Fonclaire, Silver Stars, Skiffle, Renegades, Trinidad All Stars, Desperadoes and Super Nova steel orchestras and Sound Specialists of Laventille.  Time:  5:00 p.m.–Midnight.  Venue:  Lime Boulevard, Santa Rosa Heights, Arima, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO.       Info
     
Nov. 21, 2013
  • The 3rd National Junior Panorama - Nigerian National Junior Steelband Competition features competing performances by fourteen Nigeria school steel orchestras.  Time:  8:30 a.m.  Venue:  Monarch Gardens, 2b Osapa Road, Off Lekki, Ajah Expressway, Osapa London, Lekki Peninsula, Lekki, Lagos, NIGERIA.
     
  • Steelpanist Andy Narell performs as part of The Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series.  Time:  7:30–9:30 p.m.  Venue:  Alfred C. Fuller Music Center, F Millard Auditorium, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.     More
     
Nov. 19, 2013
  • UI (University of Illinois) Steel Band and I-Pan perform in concert.  Time:  7:30 p.m.   Venue:  Colwell Playhouse, University of Illinois, Krannert Center, 500 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, USA.
     
Nov. 17, 2013
  • The Hollins World Music Ensemble takes the stage in concert featuring a steel orchestra and African marimba ensemble.  Time:  3:00 p.m.  Venue:  DuPont Chapel, Hollins University,  7980 E. Campus Drive, Roanoke, Virginia, USA. 
     
Nov. 16, 2013
  • “Pan In De City” winners, Steel Pan Jam perform - part of Pirates Week activities.  Time: 6:30–7:30 p.m.  Venue:  Grand Cayman, CAYMAN ISLANDS.
     
  • Pan Is Beautiful XII - Festival Finals - Orchestras.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Jean Pierre Complex, Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.        Info
     
Nov. 13, 2013
  • The Miami University Steel Band presents its annual fall concert.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  Hall Auditorium, 101 S. Campus Avenue, Oxford, Ohio, USA.     More
     
Nov. 12, 2013
  • The Coastal Carolina University (CCU) World Music Ensemble concert features the CCU Afro-Cuban Folkloric Music Ensemble and the CCU Steel Pan Ensemble. Time: 7:30 p.m. Venue: Wheelwright Auditorium, CCU campus, 107 Founders Drive, Conway, South Carolina, USA.     More
     
Nov. 11, 2013
  • ACU (Abilene Christian University) Percussion Ensemble and Steelband Concert.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  Abilene Christian University, Cullen Auditorium, 1600 Campus Court, Abilene, Texas, USA.     More
     
Nov. 10, 2013
  • Pan Is Beautiful XII Festival - Single Pan.  Time:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  NAPA (National Academy for the Performing Arts), Princess Building Grounds, Queen’s Park South, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.      Info
     
  • Invaders Steel Orchestra’s Pan, Parang and Pork Annual Dinner and Dance fundraiser features Marcia Miranda, Kenny J, Ninja, Central Bank Choir, Invaders Steel Orchestra and Invaders Youth Steel Orchestra. Traditional Trini Christmas Dinner Menu and lots more.  Time:  5:30 p.m.–12 midnight.  Venue:  Queen’s Park Oval, Elizabeth Street, Woodbrook, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     Info
     
Nov. 9, 2013
  • Pan Rocks - An Original Rock and Roll Experience on Pan is a concert showcasing classic rock hits performed by a massed steel band of 100 or more players, along with panist/drummer Tracy Thornton.  Appearing are: Joey Barnes, Robert Sledge, Liam Teague, Summit Academy Steel Bands, Binghamton Juice Blenders, Heavenly Metal Divine Steel, National Trail Steel Bands, Bahama Mammas, Kekionga Steel Bands, Wesleyan Steel and many more.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 South Main Street, Akron, Ohio, USA.     Info
     
Nov. 8, 2013
  • Pan Is Beautiful XII - Festival Finals - Soloists and Ensembles.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  NAPA (National Academy for the Performing Arts), Princess Building Grounds, Queen’s Park South, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.      Info
     
  • NIU (Northern Illinois University) Steel Band & and the All University Steel Band are in concert under the direction of Liam Teague and Cliff Alexis.  Time:  8:00 p.m. CDT.   Venue:  NIU Campus, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Music Building, 400 Lucinda Avenue, DeKalb, Illinois, USA.     Live webcast.  
     
  • Two-part concert with the Central Campus Steel Band.  The second part of the concert features musical artists Phil and Michelle Hawkins joining the steelband, and more.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  San Jacinto College Central Campus, Slocomb Auditorium, 8060 Spencer Highway, Pasadena, California, USA.      More
     
Nov. 7, 2013
  • CUC’s Pan In De City with several steel orchestras participating - part of Pirates Week activities.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Waterfront Harbour Drive, Grand Cayman, CAYMAN ISLANDS.
     
  • Palmetto Pans Steel Band Concert and Tropical After-Party.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  School of Music Building, University of South Carolina, School of Music,  Recital Hall, Room 206, 813 Assembly Street, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
     
Nov. 1, 2013
  • The Tinpanic Steel Drum Band performs as part of fundraising efforts for Black Mountain of Maine.  Time:  7:00–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Black Mountain ski lodge,  373 Black Mountain Road, Jackson, New Hampshire, USA.
     
Oct. 30, 2013
  • Antigua & Barbuda School Panorama features fourteen steel orchestras in competition - seven in the Primary School category and seven from the country's secondary schools.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Yasco Sport complex in St. John’s, ANTIGUA & BARBUDA, W.I.    details
     
Oct. 27, 2013
  • International Steelpan Jazz Challenge - Finals - 8 ensembles perform 2 pieces in jazz genre.  Time:  5:00 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Hall, 1–3 St. Ann’s Road, St. Ann’s, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.      Contact: 1 (868) 624 4569, 1 (868) 622 2544
     
Oct. 25, 2013
  • The Hollins World Music Ensemble takes the stage in concert featuring a steel orchestra and African marimba ensemble.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Hollins University, 7916 Williamson Road, Roanoke, Virginia, USA.     More
     
Oct. 23, 2013
  • The Summit Academy Steel Dragons and Steel Spartans perform in Concert - a  Dinner and Show fundraiser.  Time:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  Tangier’s Ballroom, The Tangier, 532 West Market Street, Akron, Ohio, USA.     More
     
Oct. 20, 2013
  • Pan Is Beautiful XII - is being held under the theme “Respect The Steelpan… Play It With Pride.”  Orchestra preliminaries, featuring the following steel orchestras:  Invaders, Diatonic, Couva Joylanders, Pan Elders, UWI Festival Steel Orchestra, Sangre Grande Cordettes and La Brea Nightingales.  Time:  5:00 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.        Info
     
Oct. 19, 2013
  • Pan Is Beautiful XII - is being held under the theme “Respect The Steelpan… Play It With Pride.”  Orchestra preliminaries, featuring the following steel orchestras:  Exodus, Tropical Angel Harps, Sforzata, San City Symphony, Sound Specialists of Laventille, Renegades and Codrington Pan Family.  Time:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.        Info
     
Oct. 18, 2013
  • Atlantic Clarion Steel Drum Band performs.  Showtime:  8:00 p.m.  Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Frontier Café, 14 Maine Street, Brunswick, Maine, USA.     More
     
Oct. 13, 2013
  • CANCELLED (due to unspecified “logistical and financial reasons.” - International Steelpan Jazz Challenge - Qualifying round - 14 ensembles perform a Caribbean piece in the jazz genre.  Time:  4:00 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Royal College Courtyard, Queen’s Park West, St. Clair, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.      Contact: 1 (868) 624 4569, 1 (868) 622 2544.
     
  • Pan Clash 2013 - Steelpan Soloist competition for young people aged 13–30.  Performances by Samuel Dubois & Friends, Endurance Steel Orchestra, Women of Steel, Kyron Akal, Chloe & 2 Bad.  Time:  6:00–11:00 p.m.  Venue:  Flyover Portobello (Inn on the green), 3 – 5 Thorpe Close, London, ENGLAND, U.K.     Info
     
Oct. 12, 2013
  • Pan Jazz festival features Renegades and Trinidad All Stars steel orchestras, Phase II Pan Groove and Desperadoes Steel Orchestra in concert.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Royal College Courtyard, Queen’s Park West, St. Clair, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     Contact:  1 (868) 624 4569, 1 (868) 622 2544
     
  • Spice Isle Pan Rockers perform at the 20th anniversary commemoration of the founding of the Commancheros New York Support Organization (CNYSO).  Time:  N/A.  Venue:  Grand Prospect Hall, 263 Prospect Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, USA.     More 
     
  • Miami Broward J’Ouvert with Steelbands and more.  Time:  7:00 a.m.  Venue:  Carnival Village, Central Broward Regional, 3700 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill, Florida, USA.     Info
     
  • Resounding Steel “Pan” Steel Drum Concert features Wilton Dubois on pan with Randy Evans on guitar.  Time:  5:00–7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Henderson Institute Museum, 629 West Rock Spring Street, Henderson, North Carolina, USA.     Contact:  1 (252) 430-0616     More
     
Oct. 11, 2013
  • Miami Broward Friday Kings and Queens - Steelband Panorama, with performances by Lauderhill Steel Ensemble, Miami Pan Symphony, New Generation Branches, Pantastic Steel, Resurrection Steel and Silver Stars USA.  Time:  5:30–11:00 p.m.  Venue:  Carnival Village, Central Broward Regional, 3700 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill, Florida, USA.     Info
     
Oct. 7, 2013
  • Steel Dreams, the community steel band from Mount Washington Valley presents a free program.  Time:  6:30 p.m.  Venue:  The Conway Public Library, 15 East Main Street, Conway, New Hampshire, USA.     More
     
Oct. 6, 2013
  • Pan Is Beautiful XII - is being held under the theme “Respect The Steelpan… Play It With Pride.”  Soloists and Ensembles preliminaries.  
    Soloists:
     Kyle Williams, Jonathan Emile Grant, Ashley Weeks, Dachelle Morrison, Micahi Felician, Anthony Phillip, Megan-Leigh Langton-Attang, Joshua Jabari Bedeau, Jerod Marc Superville, Kern Superville, De Jean Cain, Louis Rogers and Khari Codrington.
    Ensembles:  Longdenville Claytones, Golden Hands, Tobago Serenity Vibes, St. Margaret Super Stars and Stryke Stars.
    Time:  5:00 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.        Info
     
Oct. 5, 2013
  • Steel Pan Forum - all ideas, thoughts and plans are welcome.  Time:  2:00–4:00 p.m.  Venue:  CrossFire rehearsal site, 2301 Snyder Avenue, corner of Bedford Avenue (entrance is on Bedford Avenue), Brooklyn, New York, USA.     Open to the general public.  USSA (United States Steelband Association) asks everyone to come out.
     
  • Pan Is Beautiful XII - is being held under the theme “Respect The Steelpan… Play It With Pride.”  Soloists and Ensembles preliminaries.
    Soloists:  Shenelle George, Ashley Smith St Clair, Stefon Thomas, Desmond George, Tamara Silverthorne, Kristin Murrell, Meagan Taitt, Keisha Codrington, Andre Lamy, Brenton Joseph, Opal Murrell, Luke Walker, Avery Attz, Kadeem Sobers and Wendel Newsam. 
    Ensembles:  Perfect Cadence, Fusion Steel, Hatters, Tamana Pioneers, Success Stars Gems and Flabej Now Ensemble. 
    Time:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.        Info
     
  • Celebration for the life of panman Cyrus Busby.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  D’Radoes’ Panyard, 80-39 Chase Court (between Ralph Avenue and E. 83rd Street, near Foster Avenue), Brooklyn, New York, USA.     Info - Man: 1 (917) 554-3944
     
Sept. 29, 2013
  • SteelFestTT Floats & Steelband Parade featuring Musical Gems, Humming Birds Pan Groove, Laventille Serenaders, City Sun Valley Pan Groove, Tokyo Steel Orchestra, Curepe Scherzando, Sforzata, Melodians, Curepe Polyphonics, Claytones, Tornadoes, San City Steel Symphony and Southern Marines Steelband Foundation.  Time:  3:00 p.m.  Route:  beginning in front of Pan Trinbago’s Head Office in Port-of-Spain opposite Victoria Square, then proceeding east along Park Street, then left on Charlotte Street, north of Memorial Park and into the Queen’s Park Savannah to the front of the Grand Stand, where all thirteen bands will simultaneously play “God Bless Our Nation” as arranged by Barry Mannette.  Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     Info
     
  • New York Pan:  Let’s meet to discuss our concerns, options and solutions; all bands are welcome!  Time:  4:00 p.m.   Venue:  Metro’s Pan Yard, 173 Empire Boulevard (between Bedford & Rogers Avenues), Brooklyn, New York, USA.      Info:  TONY - 1 (718) 576-5500.     Info
     
Sept. 28, 2013
  • The Jonathan Scales Fourchestra featuring Jonathan Scales on pan performs as part of  the 13th annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  PJ’s Sea Shack, 491 E. Third Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, USA.     Info
     
Sept. 27, 2013
  • Mosaic Steel Orchestra performs at the Neptune Festival.  Time:  6:00–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  13th Street Boardwalk Stage, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia, USA.
     
Sept. 22, 2013
  • St. Luke’s Steel Band performs, twice. First -  during Sunday morning church service at 11:00, then in the afternoon.  Concert time:  2:00–4:00 p.m.  Venue:  Faith Lutheran Brethren Church, 480 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, New York, USA.   Call Paul Berglund to reserve tickets:  1 (917) 626-3634     Info
     
Sept. 19, 2013
  • Pan Yaad Concert 2013 - Annual Steel Pan Concert, featuring Panempters Steel Orchestra and more. Time:  8:00 p.m., local time; (UTC -6 hours).  Venue:  House of Culture (Government House), far southern end of Regent Street, downtown Belize City, BELIZE, S.A.      More    Info:  011 + 501 227-2110
     
Sept. 15, 2013
  • Hackney One Carnival features performances by Kingsmead School Steelband, Hackney Creative Jazz Ensemble, Kingsmead Dynamix and vocalists from Rising Tide.  Time:  Noon–4:00 p.m.  Venue:  outside Hackney Town Hall, Mare Street, London, ENGLAND, U.K.     More
     
Sept. 14, 2013
  • Couva Joylanders Steel Orchestra performs.  Time:  2:00 p.m.  Venue:  Osu Oxford Street, near Papaye, Osu, Accra, GHANA.     More
     
  • D’Radoes Steel Orchestra presents a ‘Las Lap’ with performances by CASYM, Despers USA and more.  Time:  6:00 p.m. until...   Venue:  80-39 Chase Court (between Ralph Avenue and E. 83rd Street, near Foster Avenue), Brooklyn, New York, USA.     Info - Man: 1 (917) 554-3944
     
Sept. 13, 2013
  • Couva Joylanders Steel Orchestra performs with Ghanaian highlife musician ‘Iron Boy’ Amakye Dede.  Time:  N/A.  Venue:  +233 Jazz Bar and Grill, North Ridge Crescent, Accra, GHANA.     More
     
  • Desperadoes Steel Orchestra presents “Pantastic Friday #1<3 Pan - A show with a difference” featuring Invaders Steel Orchestra, Phase II Pan Groove, Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra and more.  Time:  7:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m.  Venue: Queen’s Park Savannah (behind the Grand Stand area), Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.
     
Sept. 8, 2013
  • Last Lap Jump-up features steel orchestras Utopia Pan Soul: the Next Generation, Steel Xplosion, ADLIB, Hearts of Steel, CASYM, Harmony and Steel Sensation.  Kutters Rhythm Section also appears.  Time:  3:00–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Metro Pan yard, 173 Empire Boulevard (between Bedford & Rogers Avenues), Brooklyn, New York, USA.       Info -  Tony:  1 (718) 576-5500; Lynette:  1 (718) 469-3250
     
  • Enjoy great performances by The Garvin Blake Quartet at the Sugarcane Restaurant After Labor Day Pan Jazz Celebration featuring Garvin Blake on double second, Frankie McIntosh on keyboards, Calvin Jones on bass & Sheldon Thwaites on drums.  Time:  6:30–9:00 p.m.   Venue:  Sugarcane Restaurant, 238 Flatbush Avenue (between Bergen Street and 6th Avenue), Brooklyn, New York, USA.    Reservations:  1 (718) 230-3954.
     
Sept. 7, 2013
  • Suffolk County Caribbean Cultural Association, Inc. presents its First Annual Carnival Parade in Brentwood, Long Island, featuring New York’s top Mas bands, New York’s top steel bands, DJs & Rhythm Sections.  Time:  11:00 a.m.  Route:  from Leahy Street & Crooked Hill Road, all the way to the Suffolk County Community College Grounds. The Parade would be followed by a power-packed evening of entertainment - Yankee Boy, Rayzor, Leonce - on the college grounds. Venue:  1001 Wicks Road, Brentwood, Long Island, New York.   Directions & info - 1 (631) 747-9785; 1 (631) 213-7970; 1 (631) 332-3338.     More
     
Sept. 1, 2013
  • K.I.T. Caribbean Connection presents ‘Sunday School Jamboree/Pre J’Ouvert’ event get-together, with K.I.T. Caribbean Connection with Kareem Thompson on pan, featuring ‘Liberation’ - André White’s group, with White on pan.  This is an after-panorama show - win, lose or draw - the event will celebrate pan unity.
     
  • Dimanche Gras features CASYM Steel Orchestra - 2013 New York Panorama Champions, King & Queen winners, David Rudder, Calypso Rose, Robert Greenidge, Andy Narell, Liam Teague and more.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Brooklyn Museum Grounds, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
     
Aug. 31, 2013
  • Annual New York Steelband Music Panorama competition - featuring the following New York steel orchestras including but not limited to:  CASYM, CrossFire, D’Radoes, Despers USA, Harmony, Metro, Pantonic, Pan Sonatas, Canada’s Pan Fantasy and defending champions ADLIB.  Note:  steelbands listed are subject to change.  Special guest appearance by NYU Steel.  Doors open 6:00 p.m.  Showtime:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:   Brooklyn Museum Grounds, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York, USA. 
     
Aug. 30, 2013
  • Steel The Night Away features performances by San City Steel Symphony, Fusion Steel Orchestra and Saphofonics Steel Orchestra.  Time:  8:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m.  Venue:  OWTU Palms Club, Point-a-Pierre Road, San Fernando, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.
     
Aug. 26, 2013
  • Flash! In the Pans Steel Drum Band performs.  Time:  7:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Blue Hill Town Park, Blue Hill, Maine, USA.     (Rain venue:  Blue Hill Consolidated School,  60 High Street, Blue Hill, Maine).
     
Aug. 25, 2013
  • K.I.T. Caribbean Connection performs live at the WMC, featuring Kareem Thompson on pan, Toure Fitzgerald - Keys, Iba Fitzgerald - Bass Guitar, KJ Marcelle - Drums, and “Pops” - Percussion, with vocalist.   Also appearing:  the Jonathan Scales Fourchestra featuring Jonathan Scales on pan.  Time:  9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Williamsburg Music Center (WMC), 367 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, USA.     Info
     
Aug. 24, 2013
  • Sukiyaki Steel Orchestra performs as part of ‘Sukiyaki Meets the World’ - Japan’s world music festival.  Time:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  Floral Stage, Nanto City Floral Park, Shibataya 128, Nanto City, Toyama, JAPAN.    Info
     
  • Defending NY Panorama Champs ADLIB Steel Orchestra presents a CurryQ.  Catch the band as they practice while enjoying delicious food fare!  Time:  2:00–10:00 p.m.  Venue: 855 Nassau Road, Uniondale, New York, USA.     Info:  1 (516) 672-1135
     
  • Catch Rhythem Raiders Children’s Steel Orchestra in their first public appearance, and fundraising ‘Pan-B-Que.’  Venue:  Todd’s Road - Main Road across from Robbie’s Parlour, Freeport, Central Trinidad, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     Info
     
  • 2013 UK National Steelband Panorama Competition features performances by defending champions Real Steel, Mangrove Steel Band, CSI Steel Band, Croydon, Ebony and Metronomes.  Time:  7:00–10:00 p.m.  Venue:  Horniman’s Pleasance, Kensal Road off Ladbroke Grove, London, ENGLAND, UK.    Info
     
Aug. 22, 2013
  • Invaders Steel Orchestra appears in concert with musical director Arddin Herbert.  Also - special performances by: Super Blue, Roland “Rebunction” Yearwood, Aaron Duncan, Diego Martin Footprint Drummers, Invaders Youth Steel Orchestra, H20 Phlo and much more.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  Lord Kitchener Auditorium, NAPA (National Academy for the Performing Arts), Princess Building Grounds, Queen’s Park South, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     Info
     
Aug. 17, 2013
  • Iman Pascall’s Trio—featuring Khuent Rose on keyboard, Ryan Osborne on drums and special appearance by Lani Fernando on double seconds—performs at Utopia Pan Soul’s Annual BBQ Fundraiser.  Food & drink on sale from 2:00–8:00 p.m.  Pan music from 7:00 p.m.  Venue:  969 Rogers Avenue (between Beverly Road & Tilden Avenue), Brooklyn, New York, USA.
     
  • Summer Steelpan Session with Toronto panist Dwight Belgrove, as he shares the history of the steelpan, how they are made, and of course, demonstrates songs on the instrument.  Free - all ages welcome!  Time:  2:00–3:00 p.m.  Venue:  Toronto Public Library- Downsview Branch,  2793 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA.    Contact:  1 (416) 395-5720;  doprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca      Info
     
  • Skiffle Through The Years with Skiffle Steel Orchestra and Ray Holman and Black Stalin among the guests.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Hall, 1–3 St. Ann’s Road, St. Ann’s, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.    Info:  1 (868) 787-1413; 1 (868) 752-8735
     
Aug. 16, 2013
  • The Limelight Steel Orchestra performs.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Levitt Pavilion, Memorial Park, 85 E. Holly St., Old Pasadena (on Raymond Ave, between Walnut and Holly just North of Colorado Blvd.), Pasadena, California, USA.     Info
     
Aug. 14, 2013
  • ADLIB Steel Orchestra performs as part of the 2013 Concerts in the Park Series.  Time:  6:30 p.m.  Venue:  Agawam Park, Southampton Cultural Center, Levitas Center For The Arts, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, Long Island, New York, USA.  More
     
Aug. 12, 2013
  • Flash! In the Pans Steel Drum Band performs.  Time:  7:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Blue Hill Town Park, Blue Hill, Maine, USA.     (Rain venue:  Blue Hill Consolidated School,  60 High Street, Blue Hill, Maine).
     
Aug. 11, 2013
  • Pantonic Steel Orchestra presents their Annual Band Launching featuring CASYM, New York Pan Stars, Steel Sensation and New Jersey’s Oasis Youth steel orchestras, along with host Pantonic Steel Orchestra.  Doors open:  7:00 p.m.  Showtime:  8:00 p.m.   Venue:  132 Erasmus Street (between Nostrand & Rogers Avenues - corner of Lloyd Street), Brooklyn, New York, USA.    Info -  Wayne - 1 (917) 620-1125; Gwynn - 1 (347) 251-4605; Matthew - 1 (347) 682-0825.
     
  • The One-Way Evangelistic Ministries Steelpan Team performs.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Newell City Hall, 207 E 2nd Street, Newell, Iowa, USA.     Info
     
  • St. Veronica’s Youth Steel Orchestra in conjunction with Pan in the Community hosts Pan on de Hill Community Fair 2013, featuring steelband performances, activities, food fare and more.  Time:  N/A.  Venue:  Baltimore City College parking lot, 3220 The Alameda at 33rd Street, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.     Info - 1 (410) 292-6814. 
     
Aug. 10, 2013
  • Grenada’s annual National Panorama competition showcases Angel Harps, New Dimension, Pan Lovers, Florida All Stars,  Grand Roy Pan Angels, Rainbow City All Stars, Commancheros and Pan Ossia steel orchestras.   Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  National Stadium, Queen’s Park, St. George’s, GRENADA, W.I.  
     
  • 1st Annual 'Laventille Reunion' features performances by Despers USA, D’Radoes and Pantonic steel orchestras.  Time:  5:00 p.m.   Venue:  80-39 Chase Court (between Ralph Avenue and E. 83rd Street, near Foster Avenue), Brooklyn, New York, USA.     Info - Man:  1 (917) 554-3944; Glenda:  1 (718) 434-0231; Wayne - 1 (917) 620-1125
     
Aug. 9, 2013
  • University of Akron steelband alumni perform as part of the First and Main Summer Music Nights.  Time:  7:00 p.m. Venue:  First and Main Green Address, 43 Village Way, Hudson, Ohio, USA.     Info - 1 (330) 653-9530
     
Aug. 4, 2013
  • Spiritual Steel performs in concert.  Time:  4:00 p.m.  Venue:  Rosalind Hills Baptist Church, 2712 Brandon Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia, USA.
     
  • RESCHEDULED from Saturday August 3, now instead on Sunday August 4-
    Despers USA Steel Orchestra, Inc. presents its annual Band Launch - ‘Unity 1Love,’ featuring performances by Despers USA, D’Radoes, CASYM, Pantonic, Pan Sonatas, Steel Sensation, New York Pan Stars and CrossFire steel orchestras.  Time:  7:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m.  Venue: KC’s Hideaway, 2512 Atlantic Avenue (corner Hinsdale Street), Brooklyn, New York, USA.       Info - Kern:  1 (718) 926-6578; Junior:  1 (347) 972-3877; Jojo:  1 (347) 526-9886.
     
  • The ​​West Point Steelband presents “Caribbean Sunset,” part of the Music Under the Stars concert series.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  Trophy Point Amphitheater, US Military Academy, Cullum Road, West Point, New York, USA.
     
Aug. 3–4, 2013
  • Annual International Marimba and Steelpan Festival showcases marimba bands, steel bands and mixed bands consisting of marimbas and/or steelpans and other instruments in competition.  Times:  Saturday - 9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.; Sunday - 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.  Venue:  St. Benedict’s College, 17 Kings Road and Harcus Road, Bedfordview, Gauteng Province, South Africa.     More 
     
Aug. 2, 2013
Aug. 1, 2013
  • birdsong pays tribute to Teddy Belgrave, with performances by birdsong steel orchestra’s stage side, the Birdsong Academy and pan soloists, oral tributes from members of birdsong and more.  Time:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  birdsong’s panyard, St. Vincent Street, Tunapuna, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     More
     
  • Antigua & Barbuda National Panorama features defending Panorama champs Hell’s Gate Steel Orchestra, along with Ebonites, Halcyon, Harmonites, Gemonites and East Vibes steel orchestras.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Carnival City (Antigua’s Recreation Grounds), St. John’s, ANTIGUA & BARBUDA, W.I.  
     
Jul. 29–Aug 2, 2013
  • One-week intensive Soundwaves Steel Band Workshop for students interested in a broad range of musical styles and developing their skills.  Workshop time/dates:  July 29–August 2.  Venue:  The Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Avenue, (use Stratford entrance), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.      For enrollment, contact soundwaves@kelly-strayhorn.org
     
Jul. 29, 2013
  • Flash! In the Pans Steel Drum Band performs.  Time:  7:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Blue Hill Town Park, Blue Hill, Maine, USA.     (Rain venue:  Blue Hill Consolidated School,  60 High Street, Blue Hill, Maine).
     
Jul. 28, 2013
  • “Panwomen is Boss” at the All-female Pan Jazz Concert.  Performers include Anther Balfour, Ayana Garcia, Shivana Ragoonanan, Keisha Codrington, Yesha George and Harmonites Juniors Female Ensemble.  Also appearing the sisters of Wasa Foli, up and coming jazz songstress, Hope Fairways. Musical director for the show is renowned panist Natasha Joseph of Phase II and Panazz fame. Natasha’s band, MAW-B, will provide the accompaniment for the soloists.  Time:  6:00–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  the La Joya Auditorium (opposite the Jinnah Memorial Mosque), Eastern Main Road, St. Joseph, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.    More     Info - Ajamu Nyomba:  1 (868) 291-4906; 1 (868) 767-5441; panatlanta@aol.com
     
  • D’Radoes Steel Orchestra hosts its Band Launching featuring performances by Philly Pan Stars, Women In Steel, CASYM, Despers USA, Harmony and Pan Sonatas steel orchestras.  Time:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  80-39 Chase Court (between Ralph Avenue and E. 83rd Street, near Foster Avenue), Brooklyn, New York, USA.    Info: 1 (917) 554-3944.
     
Jul. 27, 2013
  • Youth Pan Extravaganza during Barbados’s Crop Over Festival features performances at ‘Pan in the Plaza’ by the Pan in the Plaza Ensemble - students who attended the three-week Pan in the Plaza Steelpan Camp.  Time:  4:00–6:00 p.m.  Venue:  Cathedral Courtyard, Central Bank, Spry Street, Bridgetown, BARBADOS, W.I.      More    Additional details
     
  • CASYM Steel Orchestra presents their Band Launch - ‘The Bouncing Start’ featuring  performances by hosts CASYM, Pantonic, CrossFire, New York Pan Stars and Oasis steel orchestras.  Doors open:  6:00 p.m.  Showtime:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  81 East 53rd Street (between Church Avenue & Linden Boulevard), Brooklyn, New York, USA.   Info:  1 (718) 503-2911;  1 (718) 735-5708
     
Jul. 26, 2013
  • CrossFire Steel Orchestra presents their 2013 Band Launching featuring music by CrossFire, Higher Levin and New York Pan Stars steel orchestras.  Doors open:  9:00 p.m.  Venue:  1111 Utica Avenue (between Beverley & Clarendon Roads), Brooklyn, New York, USA.    Info: 1 (347) 262-5476
     
Jul. 22, 2013
  • Flash! In the Pans Steel Drum Band performs.  Time:  7:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  East Blue Hill, Blue Hill, Maine, USA.     (Rain venue:  East Blue Hill Church, Blue Hill, Maine).
     
Jul. 20, 2013
  • Jonathan Scales Fourchestra performs.  Doors open:  8:00 p.m.  Showtime: 9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Inside the Taproom, Pisgah Brewing Company, 150 Eastside Drive, Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA. 
     
Jul. 19, 2013
  • Jonathan Scales Fourchestra performs.  Doors open:  8:30 p.m.  Showtime: 9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Local 506, 506 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.     Info
     
Jul. 18, 2013
  • Summer Concert Series features a free performance by Potts and Pans Steel Band.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  600 N Main Street, Cook Park, Wauconda, Illinois, USA.     Info:  1 (847) 526-3610
     
Jul. 15–Aug. 14, 2013
  • Hatters Steel Orchestra invites young people between the ages of 6-19, to join their FREE steel pan and music literacy workshop. Steel pan and percussion instruments provided.  Time period: 15th July–14th August, 2013, Mondays–Thursdays, 10:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m. Venue: #100 Lady Hailes Avenue, San Fernando, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO.     Contact: Ann Marie Samuel – 1 (868) 752-8735; Kevin Mc Leod – 1 (868) 768-7241; David Balbosa – 1 (868) 683-0653
     
Jul. 15, 2013
  • PanSonics Steelband performs.   Time:  N/A.  Venue:  Boutwell Auditorium, 1930 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Boulevard, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.   
     
  • Flash! In the Pans Steel Drum Band performs.  Time:  7:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Pemetic Elementary School, 327 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, Maine, USA.
     
Jul. 14, 2013
  • Pan Pun De Sand during Barbados’s Crop Over Festival features performances by Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra, Olakunde, Pan Extreme, SKF Steel Orchestra and Pompasetters Tuk and Rhythm.  Time:  3:00 p.m.  Venue:  Brandon’s Beach, Spring Garden Highway, BARBADOS, W.I.
     
  • Despers USA Steel Orchestra, Inc. presents R&B and Reggae Night, featuring performances by Despers USA, New York Pan Stars, CASYM and ADLIB steel orchestras.  Special reggae performance by Maximum Krew and R&B performance by Rico Fly Foreva and Chi Chi.  Doors open:  6:00 p.m.  Showtime:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Despers USA Pan Loft, 621 Classon Avenue (between Pacific Street and Atlantic Avenue), Brooklyn, New York, USA.       Info - Kern:  1 (718) 926-6578; Junior:  1 (347) 972-3877; Jojo:  1 (347) 526-9886.
     
  • D’Radoes Steel Orchestra hosts its Band Opening featuring performances by Women In Steel, CASYM, Harmony, CrossFire and D’Radoes steel orchestras, along with Heart of Steel and Tropical Pan Vibes.  Time:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  80-39 Chase Court (between Ralph Avenue and E. 83rd Street, near Foster Avenue), Brooklyn, New York, USA.    Info: 1 (917) 554-3944.
     
Jul. 13, 2013
  • Pandemic Steel Drum Band performs at the eighth annual KidsFest event.  Time:  11:00 a.m.  Venue:  Foothills Arts Council garden, 129 Church Street, Elkin, North Carolina, USA.     More
     
  • St. Margaret’s Boys’ Steel Orchestra presents Junior Champions in Steel at its 7th Annual Pan Extravaganza, featuring performances by St. Margaret’s Boy’s Steel Orchestra, (National Junior Panorama Champions), Renegades Youth Steel Orchestra, St. Francois College Steel Orchestra, and Sonatas Steel Orchestra from New York.  Time:  2:00 p.m.  Venue:  Foyer Area, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.
     
  • Pan in de City & Cruise features Eastland All Stars dockside on the Lewis/Wickham Boardwalk in Bridgetown, as they board the boat.  Time:  5:30 p.m.  Performances on board by Sunset Steel Orchestra and calypso legend Grynner.  Next venue - boat heads to Speightstown for more pan with Banks Sound Tech, Olakunde and Unity Steel.  Time: 7:00 p.m.   Bridgetown, BARBADOS, W.I.       More    Additional details
     
Jul. 12, 2013
  • St. Lucia’s 2013 Panorama - Pantastic Friday, features ten steel orchestras performing in the Small Bands (five) category and Large Bands (five) category.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Beausejour Cricket Grounds, Gros Islet, ST. LUCIA, W.I.  
     
Jul. 11, 2013
  • “Pan Fusion” is part of the Crop Over Festival, featuring headline act Len “Boogsie” Sharpe, National Steel Symphony Orchestra (NSSO) of Trinidad and Tobago, panist panist Andre Forde & other artists.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Ilaro Court, Tweedside Road, (Hwy 5), Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, BARBADOS, W.I.      Info
     

  • Petoskey Steel Drum Band performs as part of the Charlevoix Concert Series.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Odmark Performance Pavilion, Charlevoix's East Park, Charlevoix, Michigan, USA.     More
     
Jul. 10, 2013
  • Dr. Ajamu Nyomba, is the guest speaker at Studio 66’s Pan focus.  Nyomba, a former Solo Harmonites player, speaks on Steelbands in Trinidad and Tobago: A History of Violence.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  66 Sixth Street (between Fourth & Fifth Avenues), Barataria, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     More
     
Jul. 8, 2013
  • Flash! In the Pans Steel Drum Band performs.  Time:  7:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Blue Hill Town Park, Blue Hill, Maine, USA.     (Rain venue:  Blue Hill Consolidated School,  60 High Street, Blue Hill, Maine).
     
Jul. 7, 2013
  • Steelband Music Ltd. performs at the Friends of Clapham Common summer fete.  Time:  12:30–5:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Clapham Common Bandstand, Clapham Common, London, ENGLAND, U.K.     Info
     
  • The 13th Annual Montreal International Steelpan Festival (Festival International de Steelpan de Montreal -F.I.S.M. - 2013) - Day 3
    - Adult and Junior Steelband Panorama competitions (main event, outdoors); with variety side show of Steelpan soloists, dancers, Hip Hop artists, Calypsonians, Reggae artists.  Time:  1:00–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  2515 Delisle, CEDA (Centre d’éducation populaire de la Petite-Bourgogne et de St-Henri) Building (Little Burgundy), (corner Charlevoix) métro Lionel-Groulx, Montréal, Québec, CANADA.   
    More info:  sal_wils@hotmail.com; 1 (514) 675-7307; 1 (514) 596-4422; 1 (647) 832-4820.    Check out past Montreal festivals

     
  • Grenada’s annual Bomb tune competition and Panorama Launch showcases Angel Harps, Pan Wizards, Pan Ossia, New Dimensions, Commancheros, Grand Roy Pan Angels, Rainbow City All Stars, Calabash Pan Lovers and Florida All Stars steel orchestras.   Time:  5:00 p.m.  Venue:  National Stadium, Queen’s Park, St. George’s, GRENADA, W.I.
     
Jul. 6, 2013
  • St. Margaret’s Boy’s Steel Orchestra presents Junior Champions in Steel at its 7th Annual Pan Extravaganza, featuring performances by St. Margaret’s Boy’s Steel Orchestra, (National Junior Panorama Champions), Grant Memorial Presbyterian School Steel Orchestra, Fonclaire Junior Steel Orchestra, Skiffle Junior Steel Orchestra and San Fernando Old Tech Youths Steel Orchestra.  Time:  2:00 p.m.  Venue:  Skiffle’s Pan Theatre, 110 Coffee Street, San Fernando, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.
     
  • The 13th Annual Montreal International Steelpan Festival (Festival International de Steelpan de Montreal -F.I.S.M. - 2013) - Day 2
    - Steelpan Workshop (outdoors) - Time:  4:00–7:00 p.m.
    - Live show (indoors) - International Steelpan Soloists (Jazz and Calypso Jazz oriented), Calypsonian, Steelbands.  Time:  8:00–10:00 p.m.  Venue:  2515 Delisle, CEDA (Centre d’éducation populaire de la Petite-Bourgogne et de St-Henri) Building (Little Burgundy), (corner Charlevoix) métro Lionel-Groulx, Montréal, Québec, CANADA.   
    More info:  sal_wils@hotmail.com; 1 (514) 675-7307; 1 (514) 596-4422; 1 (647) 832-4820.    Check out past Montreal festivals

     
  • Harmony Steel Orchestra hosts its Yard Opening featuring performances by Despers USA, D’Radoes, CASYM, Metro, New York Pan Stars, Sonatas, and Harmony steel orchestras.  Time:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  KC’s Hideaway, 2512 Atlantic Avenue (corner Hinsdale Street), Brooklyn, New York, USA.    Info - Mike: 1 (347) 528-3560.
     
  • The Gunslingers Steelband presents their Sixth Annual Steelpan Show, featuring four steel bands and eight guests.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  White Tent, Port de Plaisance Resort, 155 Union Road, Cole Bay, ST. MAARTEN/ST. MARTIN, W.I.    Contact - thegunslingerssteelband@gmail.com     More 
     
Jul. 5, 2013
  • St. Vincent & the Grenadines Steelband Panorama showcases Georgetown All Stars Steel Orchestra, defending champs Sion Hill Euphonium Steel Orchestra, Potential Steel Orchestra, Elite Steel Orchestra, Symphonix Steel Orchestra, South East Steel Orchestra, and Starlift Steel Orchestra in competition.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Carnival City, Victoria Park, Grenville Street, Kingstown, ST. VINCENT, W.I.     More
     
  • The 13th Annual Montreal International Steelpan Festival (Festival International de Steelpan de Montreal -F.I.S.M. - 2013) - Day 1 - Live show - Steelpan Soloists, Steelbands, Calypsonians, Hip hop artists (indoors).  Time:  8:00–10:00 p.m.  Venue:  2515 Delisle, CEDA (Centre d’éducation populaire de la Petite-Bourgogne et de St-Henri) Building (Little Burgundy), (corner Charlevoix) métro Lionel-Groulx, Montréal, Québec, CANADA.   
    More info:  sal_wils@hotmail.com; 1 (514) 675-7307; 1 (514) 596-4422; 1 (647) 832-4820.    Check out past Montreal festivals
     
  • “Pan at the Ranch” is part of the Crop Over Festival, featuring Mosaic Steel Orchestra & Mikey Dread and the Magnum Team.  Time:  9:00 p.m.  Venue:  The Ranch, Spring Garden Highway, St. Michael, BARBADOS, W.I.      Info
     
Jul. 2, 2013
  • Jonathan Scales Fourchestra performs at Groovin’ On Grovemont.  Time:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  Grovemont Square, next to the  Swannanoa Library, 101 West Charleston Avenue, Swannanoa, North Carolina, USA. 
     
Jul. 1, 2013
  • Flash in the Pans Steel Band performs.  Time:  7:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Fort Point Lighthouse, Fort Point State Park, Stockton Springs, Maine, USA.   EVENT CANCELLED due to inclement weather!
     
Jun. 30, 2013
  • The Hamilton Youth Steel Orchestra (HYSO) performs during the Tall Ships Dulth 2012 Festival.  Time:  7:00 p.m..  Venue:  Bayfront Park, Duluth Waterfront, Bay Street N., Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA.
     
  • St. Vincent & the Grenadines Junior Pan Fest features twelve steel orchestras.  Six school-based bands:  C.W. Prescod Primary School, the Girl’s High School (GHS), St. Joseph Convent Kingstown (SJCK), the Adelphi Secondary School, the Bishop's College Kingstown (BCK) and Troumaca Primary School - along with six community-based orchestras:  Starlift Steel Orchestra, defending champs Sion Hill Euphonium Steel Orchestra, Genesis Steel Orchestra, Symphonix Steel Orchestra, New Dimension and Rose Bank North Stars.  Time:  4:00 p.m.  Venue:  Carnival City Victoria Park, Grenville Street, Kingstown, ST. VINCENT, W.I.   Info 
     
Jun. 29, 2013
  • The Panorama Management Committee of St. Lucia’s National Steelband Association hosts “Pan Clash” - Panorama Prelims, featuring the country’s national steel orchestras.  Time:  9:00 a.m.  Venue:  William Peter Boulevard, Castries, ST. LUCIA, W.I.     Info
     
  • New Jersey’s 1st Steelband & Jazz Festival hosted by Oasis Steel Orchestra featuring Utopia Pan Soul: the Next Generation, Pantonic, CASYM and Oasis steel orchestras, jazz band V-Music, and calypsonian Brother Marvin.  Doors open:  2:00 p.m.  Showtime:  5:00–10:00 p.m.  Venue:  The Old United Hospital, 15 South 9th Avenue (off Central Avenue), Newark, New Jersey, USA.     Info - Pam:  1 (862) 452-9610; Postman:  1 (973) 979-8221; Bigman:  1 (973) 687-9532.
    NOTE - Venue revised to:  The basketball courts, corner of Prince Street & Springfield Avenue, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
     
  • Despers USA Steel Orchestra, Inc. presents their 2013 Panyard opening, featuring performances by Despers USA and New York Pan Stars.  Additional music by DJ Novocaine.  Time:  5:00 p.m.  Venue:  621 Classon Avenue (between Atlantic Avenue & Pacific Street), Brooklyn, New York, USA.     More.
     
  • Pan Masters Steel Orchestra opens the 2013 Bluemont Concert Series.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  Culpeper and Hotel streets, in front of the Warren Green Building, Old Town Warrenton, Virginia, USA.    More
     
Jun. 28, 2013
  • New York Pan Stars presents Pantastic Friday, with appearances by New York Pan Stars, CASYM, Despers U.S.A., Steel Sensation and Pantonic steel orchestras.  Music by DJ Bossman-The Elevated Experience.  Doors open:  7:00 p.m.  Showtime:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Volume II Mas Camp, 115 Veronica Place (between Tilden Avenue & Albermarle Road), Brooklyn, New York, USA.
     
Jun. 24, 2013
  • Flash! In the Pans Steel Drum Band performs.  Time:  7:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Blue Hill Town Park, Blue Hill, Maine, USA.     (Rain venue:  Blue Hill Consolidated School,  60 High Street, Blue Hill, Maine).
     
Jun. 22, 2013
  • The One Island Steel Band, the Hendon Youth Orchestra and headliner Soul Fiesta perform in the free open-air ‘Concert in the Park.’  Time:  4:00–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Beaufort Park, Aerodrome Road, Hendon, ENGLAND, U.K.     Info
     
  • The International Steelband Festival.  Start time:  12:00 p.m.  Program as follows:
    Banda Nobra - 12:00–12:45 p.m.; The Steel Masters - 12:45–1:30 p.m.
    Apollo - 1:30–2:15 p.m.; Global Drums Steel Band - 2:15–3:00 p.m.
    Panmagic Steelband - 3:00–4:00 p.m.; Calypsonic Steel Orchestra - 4:00–5:00 p.m.
    Tropical Steelpans - 5:00–6:00 p.m.; Dutch Police Steelband - 6:00–7:00 p.m.
    GPH / Slagkracht - 7:00–8:00 p.m.; Dutch Navy Steelband - 8:00–9:00 p.m.
    Venue:  Oranjepark, Apeldoorn, THE NETHERLANDS     
    Info
     
  • New York Pan Stars presents their annual Bus Ride to Atlantic City, destination - the Showboat Casino.  Departure time:  8:00 a.m.  Departure venue:  corner Avenue D & Troy Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, USA.    Tickets/info:  Shafina - 1 (646) 644-3017; Roberta - 1 (347) 578-0227; George - 1 (347) 409-2214
     
  • Soul Interactive celebrates the 5th anniversary Souls of Steel Orchestra, who perform, along with special guests Afropan Steel Orchestra and more.  Doors open:  4:00 p.m.  Showtime:  5:00 p.m.  Venue:  Holy Name Catholic School, 690 Carlaw Avenue (just west of Pape and Danforth Avenues),  Toronto, CANADA.    Tickets/info - communications@afropansteelband.com
     
  • Jonathan Scales Fourchestra performs.  Time:  10:00 p.m.  Venue:  Boone Saloon, 489 W. King Street, downtown Boone, North Carolina, USA.     More
     
Jun. 21, 2013
  • The Xalapa Steel Band of Mexico performs, playing arrangements and compositions by Len “Boogsie” Sharpe, Jit Samaroo, Ray Holman, Lalo Téllez and Glenn Miller - in “Fiesta de la Música” organized by the Alianza Francesa (The French Alliance of Mexico).  Time:  9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Calle Aristóteles s/n entre Emilio Castelar y Luis Urbina. Col. Polanco, C.P. 11560, Miguel Hidalgo, Distrito Federal, MEXICO.
     
  • CrossFire Steel Orchestra presents their 2013 Panyard opening featuring music by CrossFire, CASYM, Despers USA and Pantonic steel orchestras.  Time:  9:00 p.m.  Venue:  1111 Utica Avenue (between Beverley & Clarendon Roads), Brooklyn, New York, USA.    Info: 1 (347) 262-5476
     
Jun. 20, 2013
  • Oakland University’s (OU) World Music Summer Concert brings the sounds of Africa to campus; performing are Akwaaba, the African Ensemble and the Pan-Jumbies Steel Band. Time: 12:00 p.m. Venue: the Oakland Center patio, OU campus, 2200 N. Squirrel Road, Rochester, Michigan, USA.
     
Jun. 18, 2013
  • Renegades Steel Orchestra hosts a Pan Jam, featuring Exodus Steel Orchestra, Skiffle Steel Orchestra, Renegades, calypsonians Crazy, Explainer, more.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Renegades Pan Theatre, 138 Charlotte Street, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.
     
Jun. 16, 2013
  • Steel panist Harry Best performs.  Time:  3:00–6:00pm.  Venue:  Lake Chalet Restaurant, 1520 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, California, USA.
     
  • Pan 1.2.3....Plus features performances by Phase II Pan Groove, Renegades, Couva Joylanders, City Sun Valley and Trinidad All Stars steel orchestras.  Time:  5:00 p.m.   Venue:  Trinidad All Stars’ panyard, 46-48 Duke Street, Port of Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.
     
  • The Hell’s Gate Steel Orchestra honors all fathers through music for Fathers’ Day 2013.  See and hear the fusion of steelpan with the saxophone, keyboard, dance, vocals and guitar; appearing - Hell’s Gate Steel Orchestra with Tyrone Mason, Vincent Blaize, Raynel Carroll, Annalisa D’Ornellas, Lincoln Burton, Felicia Martin, Rudolph Davis, SJA Glee Club, Clifford “Bum” Ralph & Khan Cordice.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  The Dean William Lake Cathedral Cultural Centre, St. John’s, ANTIGUA & BARBUDA, W.I.    Info
     
  • Duvone Stewart performs in a Father’s Day Concert, along with Toronto All Stars and comedian Marc Trinidad.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Ontario Science Centre, Imperial Oil Auditorium, 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA.
     
  • ADLIB Steel Orchestra performs at the 4th annual Long Island Caribbean American International Festival (LICAIF).  Time:  NA.  Venue:  Eisenhower Park, Picnic Ground, 1899 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, New York, USA.     Info
     
Jun. 15, 2013
  • Pantonic Steel Orchestra presents its annual pre-Father’s Day Bus Ride to Atlantic City.  Departure time:  8:00 a.m.  Departure venue:  corner Nostrand & Church Avenues, Brooklyn, New York, USA.    Tickets/info:  Ms. Glenda - 1 (917) 587-0880; Gwyn - 1 (347) 251-4605; Matthew - 1 (347) 682-0825.
     
  • Soundwaves Steel Band performs as part of the Penn Avenue Arts in Motion festival.  Soundwaves performance time:  3:30–4:10 p.m.  Overall event time:  12:00–6:00 p.m.  Venue:  Penn Avenue between Atlantic and Pacific Avenues, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.     More
     
  • CASYM presents ‘Spring Paling’ featuring steelpan performances by CASYM Class One and CASYM Class Two, and dances by CASYM I.C.D.I.C. DANCERS.  Doors open:  5:00 p.m.  Showtime:  6:00–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  PS (Public School) 161 (between New York and Nostrand Avenues), Brooklyn, New York, USA.    Tickets/info:  1 (718)-503-2911; 1 (718) 735-6708; 1 (347) 592-6728, casymsteelband@gmail.com
     
  • ‘Steelband Parade’ during WeBeat 2013 features appearances from sixteen steel orchestras - Exodus, Invaders, Trinidad Pan Connoisseurs, Starlift, Phase II Pan Groove, Rhapsody, Valley Harps, Humming Birds Pan Groove, Old Tech, Scrunters Pan Groove, St. James Tripolians, Woodbrook Playboyz, Musical Gems, Harvard Harps, Brimblers and Longdenville Claytones.  Time:   7:00 p.m. 
    Simultaneously,
    La Creole Pan Groove is scheduled to perform while stationed at venue:  St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James.  Steelband parade route:  along the Western Main Road, St. James, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.      More
     
  • Worship in Steel presents the 2nd Annual Celebrating The Father - A Pre-Father’s Day Evening of Gospel Entertainment.  Time:  7:00–10:00 p.m.  Venue:  The Gospel Cafe, 5120 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA.     Info:  1 (905) 282-9007
     
  • Panist Victor Provost performs with Siné Qua Non.  Time:  8:30 p.m.  Venue:  the Capitol Bop Jazz Loft Pop-Up Hall, 906 H St. NE, Washington, DC, USA.
     
  • Panist Victor Provost with trio performs.  Time:  10:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m.  Venue:  Kramerbooks Afterwords Cafe & Grill, 1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW (just above Dupont Circle), Washington, DC, USA.
     
Jun. 14, 2013
  • Blue Steel Steel Drum Band performs as part of the Music in the Courtyard series.  The event is free, and free Velvet Ice Cream treats will be provided; outdoor activities will take place.  Time:  11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.  Venue:  the LeFevre Courtyard of The Works, 55 S. First St., Newark,  New Jersey, USA.     Info:  Samantha Harris - 1 (740) 349-9277.
     
  • Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Steel Drum Band features Ross Harper on steelpan, performing as part of the 2013 Music on the Plaza Series.  Time:  6:00–9:00 p.m.  Venue:   Venue: the Dome Arclight Entertainment Center, 6360 W. Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA.     Info
     
  • The United States Steel Band Association presents Pan On Fire - The Solo Edition features a Pan Ramajay opportunity for anyone to win the competition.  Doors open at:  7:00 p.m.  Showtime:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  The Tropical Paradise Ballroom, 1363 Utica Avenue, (between Foster Avenue and Farragut Road), Brooklyn, New York, USA.     Info/Registration forms:  1 (718) 495-2895; 1(718) 629-1330;  1 (718) 503-2911.
     
  • Steelpan performer and educator Liam Teague and world percussionist Robert Chappell deliver a steelpan, piano & percussion performance, part of The Princeton Festival.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Clark Music Center, the Lawrenceville School, 2500 Main Street, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, USA.     Info
     
  • Panist Victor Provost performs with Latin Jazz ensemble Afro Bop Alliance.  Time:  7:30–8:30 p.m.  Venue:  Gristmill Park, 5699 Old Mill Road, Alexandria, Virginia, USA.
     
  • Panist Victor Provost with trio performs.  Time:  10:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m.  Venue:  Kramerbooks Afterwords Cafe & Grill, 1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW (just above Dupont Circle), Washington, DC, USA.
     
Jun. 13, 2013
  • ‘Pan Explosion’ - steel orchestra concert during WeBeat 2013 features music from Exodus, Starlift and Harmonites steel orchestras, and St. James Tripolians.  Keyboardist Louis Nurse joins Harmonites for an “Ivory & Steel” session.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  St. James Amphitheatre, St. James, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     More
     
Jun. 11, 2013
  • The Panhandlers Steel Band performs.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Castleton State College Pavilion, Castleton State College, 49 College Drive, Castleton, Vermont, USA.      Info - 1 (802) 273-2911.
     
Jun. 10, 2013
  • Flash! In the Pans Steel Drum Band performs.  Time:  7:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Blue Hill Town Park, Blue Hill, Maine, USA.     (Rain venue:  Blue Hill Consolidated School,  60 High Street, Blue Hill, Maine).
     
Jun. 8, 2013
  • Crossfire Steel Orchestra’s Curry-Q & Lime fundraiser is on.  Entertainment includes Fashion Show and music by Crossfire Steel Orchestra.  Time:  12:00–10:00 p.m.  Venue:  1729 Albany Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, USA.   Tickets/info:  1 (347) 262-5746; 1 (646) 269-8354; 1 (917)-602-4363
     
  • Pan Trinbago presents ‘Pan in De Countryside’ featuring performances by Trinidad All Stars, Arima Golden Symphony, Super Novas, Marsicans and Panatics steel orchestras. Time: 5:00—11:00 p.m.  Venue:  Biche Recreation Grounds, (left turn by the Biche Police Station), Biche, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.  Info: 1 (868) 623-4486; 1 (868) 625-3556.    More
     
  • Panist Victor Provost with trio performs.  Time:  10:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m.  Venue:  Kramerbooks Afterwords Cafe & Grill, 1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW (just above Dupont Circle), Washington, DC, USA.
     
Jun. 7, 2013
  • Panist Victor Provost with trio performs.  Time:  10:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m.  Venue:  Kramerbooks Afterwords Cafe & Grill, 1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW (just above Dupont Circle), Washington, DC, USA.
     
Jun. 5, 2013
  • Melodians Steel Orchestra performs.  Time:  5:00 p.m.  Venue:  Elys Department Store, 16 St George’s Road, Wimbledon, ENGLAND, U.K.
     
  • The Old Mill Steel Drum Band performs in a free concert, part of the Sachs Memorial Summer Concert Series.  Time:  6:00 p.m.  Venue:  Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, Maryland, USA.    More
     
Jun. 4, 2013
  • Jonathan Scales Fourchestra performs.  Time:  9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Pour House & El Bohio, 1977 Maybank Hwy., Charleston, South Carolina, USA.    More
     
Jun. 3, 2013
  • Flash! In the Pans Steel Drum Band performs.  Time:  7:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Lamoine State Park, 23 State Park Road, Ellsworth, Maine, USA.
     
Jun. 2, 2013
  • Jim Royle Drum Studio Steel Pan Concert on the Green features the Studio Steel Bands, A,B,C,D, Student to Student, and the adult band ‘Silver Steel.’  Time:  2:30–4:30 p.m.  Venue:  the Fairfield Green Gazebo, downtown Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
     
  • ‘Jazz In De Studio’ features Pamberi Steel Orchestra.  Time:  6:30 p.m.  Venue:  Studio 66, #66 Sixth Street, Barataria, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     Info - 1 (868) 675-1421; 1 (868) 353-8233.     More
     
  • ‘Les 4 Heures Du Manche’ Festival de la Guitare et du Steelpan features headliner veteran guitarist Germain Galbert, and performances from several artists including panist Laurent Lalsingué, Royal Steelpan, Claudy Novarre, José Ultet and more.   Showtime:  2:30 p.m. (Master classes with Lalsingué are scheduled for the morning period - registration: 0696 726 050; steelpan workshops by Edmond and Guy Louiset Yala are also planned).  Venue:  Hotel Marouba Le Carbet, 97221 Carbet, MARTINIQUE, W.I.    Info
     
Jun. 1, 2013
  • PanExcel Steel Orchestra invites all to their fundraising BBQ, in support of their upcoming Caribbean trips to St. Martin and Barbados in July.  Time:  11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.  Venue:  Arima Angel Harps Panyard, corner Olton Road and Eastern Main Road, Arima, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     Tickets/info:  Ronald - 1 (868) 740-8915; Sherene - 1 (868) 751-1039.
     
  • ‘Les 4 Heures Du Manche’ Festival de la Guitare et du Steelpan features headliner veteran guitarist Germain Galbert, and performances from several artists including panist Allison Marquis & Quartet, José Longlade, Alain Louis, Andréas Oberg and more.   Showtime:  2:30 p.m. (Master classes are scheduled for the morning period - registration: 0696 726 050).  Venue:  Hotel Marouba Le Carbet, 97221 Carbet, MARTINIQUE, W.I.    Info
     
  • The USVI Annual Steelband Jamboree features Emmanuel Benjamin Oliver Steel Owls, Josesh Sibilly Sunrays, Uller F. Muller Panatics, Joseph Gomez Elementary, Addelita Cancryn Panguanas, BCB Burning Blazers, Wes Stars Pan in Motion, Love City Pan Dragons, Superior Court Rising Stars and St. Thomas All-Stars steel orchestras.  Time:  4:00 p.m.  Venue:  Winston Wells Ball Field, Cruz Bay, St. John, UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS (USVI).
     
  • The ACHS (Ashe County High School) Steel Drum Band and the Ashe County Marching Band perform as part of the ‘Music in the Park’ series.  Time:  6:30 p.m.  Venue:  Lansing Creeper Trail Park, 9281 Hwy 194, behind the Lansing Volunteer Fire Department, Lansing, North Carolina, USA.     Info
     
May 29, 2013
  • Pan Extravaganza features Renegades Steel Orchestra, Sound Specialists of Laventille, Arima Golden Symphony, Scrunters Pan Groove and Valley Harps Steel Orchestra.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Valley Harps panyard Morne Coco Road, Petit Valley, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.    Tickets/info:  Roland Augustus - 1 (868) 685-2031; Sharmain Baboolal - 1 (868) 367-6849.
     
May 27, 2013
  • Flash! In the Pans Steel Drum Band performs for a Street Dance.  Time:  7:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Blue Hill Town Park, Blue Hill, Maine, USA.     (Rain venue:  George Stevens Academy Gym, 23 Union Street, Blue Hill, Maine).
     
May 26, 2013
  • Pan Masters Steelband Organization presents their 15th Annual Steelband Jamboree, featuring CASYM Steel Orchestra (New York), St. Veronica’s Youth Steel Orchestra (Baltimore), Philly Pan Stars Steel Orchestra (Philadelphia) and Pan Masters Steel Orchestra (Baltimore).  Special appearance by the PanMasters Rhythm Section.  Time:  2:00–10:00 p.m.  Venue:  4509 Rhode Island Avenue, North Brentwood, Maryland, USA.    Info/tickets - 1 (301) 864-2610.
     
  • Pan with the Saints features performances by Starlift, birdsong, Silver Stars, Exodus and Desperadoes steel orchestras, and St. Mary’s College Pan Ensemble.  Time:  5:00 p.m.  Venue:  St. Mary’s College (Pembroke Street entrance), Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.    Tickets/info - 1 (868) 623-8835; 1 (868) 624-8468; 1 (868) 623-0874.
     
May 25, 2013
  • K.I.T. Caribbean Connection performs live at the WMC, featuring Kareem Thompson on pan, Toure Fitzgerald - Keys, Iba Fitzgerald - Bass Guitar, KJ Marcelle - Drums, and “Pops” - Percussion, with vocalist.  Time:  9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Williamsburg Music Center (WMC), 367 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, USA.     Info
     
May 24, 2013
  • Neville Jules Pan Jam pays homage to the legendary steelpan music icon.  Performances by Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra, guest artists Desperadoes Steel Orchestra, Renegades Steel Orchestra, Phase II Pan Groove and many more.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Trinidad All Stars’ panyard, 46-48 Duke Street, Port of Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.
     
  • Jonathan Scales Fourchestra performs.  Doors open:  9:30 p.m.  Showtime:  10:00 p.m.  Venue:  SubCulture, 45 Bleecker Street, Downstairs, New York, New York, USA.
     
May 22, 2013
  • Jonathan Scales Fourchestra performs.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  the Opera House at Boothbay Harbour, 86 Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, USA.
     
May 18, 2013
  • The Panache Steel Band performs at the Nailsworth Festival.  Showtimes:  12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.  Venue:  Mortimer Gardens, Nailsworth, Gloucester, ENGLAND, UK.     Info
     
  • Hell’s Gate Steel Orchestra hosts its 2013 Family Extravaganza.  The fundraiser promises great food, and music by Hell’s Gate Steel Orchestra.  Time:  12:00–7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Hell’s Gate Panyard, Bay Street, Villa Area, St. John’s, ANTIGUA & BARBUDA, W.I.
     
May 17, 2013
  • World-renowned steelpan performer and educator Liam Teague is the special guest at the 2013 Utah State Steel Band Festival - a multi-high school competition.  Festival time:  9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.  Venue:  Juan Diego Catholic High School (JDCHS) Auditorium, 300 E 11800 S Draper, Utah, USA.  Open to the public.
     
May 16, 2013
  • Leon “Foster” Thomas is in concert, performing material from his critically-acclaimed and latest release “Brand New Mischief.”  Time:  9:00 p.m.  Venue:  PAX (Performing Arts Exchange), 337 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, Florida, USA.     Info
     
May 12, 2013
  • Wizards & Friends in Concert present A Mothers’ Day Treat featuring accomplished pan soloist Natasha Joseph, and New Dimension, Angel Harps, Pan Ossia and Comancheros steel orchestras, dance and more.  Time:  5:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Spice Basket Theatre, Beaulieu, St. George’s, GRENADA, W.I.
     
May 11, 2013
  • 11th Annual PANorama Caribbean Music Fest - Day 2
    • Steel band festival (elementary and middle school bands).  Time:  10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    • Steel band festival (high school, private studio, and community bands).  Time:  12:30-6:00 p.m.
    • Steel band festival awards ceremony.  Time:  6:30–6:50 p.m.
      Venue:  24th Street Pavilion, Oceanfront Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.   Info
    • Concert performance - Jonathan Scales Fourchestra.  Time:  7:00–7:40 p.m.  Venue:  24th Street Stage, Oceanfront Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.  
    • Headline act ADLIB Steel Orchestra.  Time:  8:00–10:00 p.m.  Venue:  24th Street Stage, Oceanfront Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.   Info
       
  • Pantonic Steel Orchestra hosts a Fundraising Curry-Q.  Time:  12:00 p.m.  Venue:  775 East 39th Street, Brooklyn, New York, USA.  Advance tickets/menu details:  Glenda - 1 (917) 587-0880; Gwyn - 1 (347) 251-4605; Wayne - 1 (917) 620-1125.
     
  • Steel in the City features St. Veronica’s Youth  Steel Orchestra in a Mother’s Day concert.  Time:  7:00–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.     Info/tickets - 1 (410) 292-6814; 1 (410) 608-5660; 1 (443) 799-8060.
     
  • K.I.T. Caribbean Connection performs live at the WMC, featuring Kareem Thompson on pan, Toure Fitzgerald - Keys, Iba Fitzgerald - Bass Guitar, KJ Marcelle - Drums, and “Pops” - Percussion, with vocalist.  Time:  9:00 p.m.  Venue:  Williamsburg Music Center (WMC), 367 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, USA.     Info
     
May 10, 2013
  • Bromyard Queen Elizabeth Humanities College Steel Band & Choir in Concert.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  St. Clement’s Church, Henwick Road, Worcester, ENGLAND, UK.
     
  • 11th Annual PANorama Caribbean Music Fest - Day 1
    Workshops -
    Dr. Lennard Moses, Gary Gibson and Liam Teague present concurrent sectional workshops, followed by an engine room demonstration and mass steel band performance.  Time: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Venue: Virginia Beach Convention Center, Meeting Suite 1, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
    • Concert performance by Eastern Kentucky University Steelband. Time:  6:30–7:15 p.m.   Venue:  24th Street Stage, Oceanfront Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.  
    • Headliner ADLIB Steel Orchestra performs.  Time:  8:00-9:45 p.m.  Venue:  24th Street Stage, Oceanfront Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.   Info
       
May 5, 2013
  • The 18-piece Somersfield Steel Pan Orchestra, the Happy Hands steel pan group and the Bermuda School of Music and the Giant Steps Band perform during the Pan Jazz Festival .  Time:  4:00 p.m.  Venue:  Somersfield Academy, 107 Middle Road, Devonshire,  BERMUDA.    More
     
  • The 23rd Annual PanNE Steel Band Festival showcases school, community and professional steel bands from all over New England in a one-day festival of performances, ending with a mass performance of all bands.  Time: 10:00–4:00 p.m.  Venue: YourSpace Indoor Sport and Recreation Facility, 215 Narragansett Street, Gorham, Maine, USA. 
    Contact tracybwheeler@gmail.com  or call 1 (207) 222-1206 for more information or to register your band for the event.

     
  • Graduate recital for panist, percussionist, arranger and composer Kendall Williams of NYU (New York University).  Time:  4:45 p.m.  Venue:   NYU’s Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th Street, New York, New York, USA.
     
May 4, 2013
  • A Special Evening with Duvone Stewart in Concert.  Doors open:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  The Panyard Music and Culture Club, Riedbachstrasse 51, 3027 Bern, SWITZERLAND.    Info:  076 562 70 70;    info@thepanyard.ch
     
  • The Richland College annual Carnival of Steel Festival features an outdoor concert showcasing Liam Teague, drum set and percussionist José Aponte and steelpan and percussion artist Shelly Irvine.  Includes concert, guest-artist performance demo clinic, and evening concert.  Time:  11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.  Venue:  Richland College, 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, Texas, USA.     Info
     
May 1, 2013
  • The Laborie Pan Project, the Shomari Maxwell Quintet, the Manmay-La Di Way project and more appear as part of Jazz in the South 2013.  Time: 2:00 p.m.  Venue:  Rudy John Beach Park, Laborie, ST. LUCIA, W.I.
     
Apr. 30, 2013
  • The BHS (Binghamton High School) Steel Drum Band presents the ‘Juice Blenders’ concert.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Montrose Theatre, 18 Public Avenue, Montrose, Pennsylvania, USA.     More
     
  • NYU (New York University) Steel is in concert, directed by Josh Quillen.  Special guests:  PS 161 Steel Orchestra (Michelle Williams and Rico Hunte, Directors). NYU Steel will perform the works of Len “Boogsie” Sharpe, Clifford Alexis, Thomas Tallis, Dan Trueman and more.  Also featured, Kendall Williams’ arrangement of Edwin Pouchet’s ‘It’s Showtime.’  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  NYU’s Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th Street, New York, New York, USA.
     
Apr. 29, 2013
  • Florida Memorial University Youth Steelband Festival, hosted by Dr. Dawn Batson.  Featuring top youth steelbands from Miami and Trinidad: John A. Fergusson Steelband, Redlands Elementary Steeldrum Ensemble, Steel Your Heart Steelband and St. Margaret’s Steel Orchestra.  Host: Dr. Dawn Batson Time 10:00 a.m.  Venue:  Florida Memorial University, 15800 NW 42nd Avenue, Miami, Florida, USA.    Info:  1 (305) 626-3128
     
Apr. 28, 2013
  • St. Lucia’s Junior Panorama (previously schedule for April 1) features performances by the junior arms of national steel orchestras, and more:  Diamond Steel Orchestra, Pantime Steel Orchestra, Emerald Steel Orchestra, Harmonites Steel Orchestra, Babonneau Steel Orchestra, Laborie Steel Orchestra, Assumption Knights Youth In Action (AKYIA) Steel Orchestra and Pantastic Music.  Time:  3:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Cultural Centre Grounds, ST. LUCIA, W.I.  
     
Apr. 27, 2013
  • The Walla Walla University Steel Band appears in concert with Gary Gibson and local jazz legend Mike Agidius.  Time:  8:30 p.m.  Venue:  the Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 North 6th Avenue, (north of Rose Street), Walla Walla, Washington, USA.    More
     
Apr. 25, 2013
  • The Liam Teague Faculty Steelpan Recital features new music for Steelpan by Kevin Bobo, Ben Wahlund and Deborah Fisher Teason.   Time:  6:30 p.m., CDT (7:30 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time)). Venue:  Recital Hall, Northern Illinois University (NIU) Music Building, 550 Lucinda Avenue, NIU Campus, DeKalb, Illinois, USA.   Live webcast.    More.
     
  • Eastern Kentucky University Steel Band presents a concert featuring Andy Narell.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Brock Auditorium, 521 Lancaster Avenue, Coates Building,  Eastern Kentucky University campus, Richmond, Kentucky, USA.    More
     
Apr. 23, 2013
  • Khion De Las Graduate Steelpan Recital.  Time:  6:30 p.m., CDT (7:30 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time)).  De Las’ recital will feature a variety of selections including works by Liam Teague, Len “Boogsie” Sharpe and Niccolo Paganini, his own arrangements, the first public performance of one of De Las’ latest compositions, “Ukishizumi” and more.  Venue:  Recital Hall, Northern Illinois University (NIU) Music Building, 550 Lucinda Avenue, NIU Campus, DeKalb, Illinois, USA.   Live webcast 
     
Apr. 20, 2013
  • Funland Serenaders CD Launching, with special guest appearance by Rudy “Two Left” Smith.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  The Panyard Music and Culture Club, Riedbachstrasse 51, 3027 Bern, SWITZERLAND.    Info:  076 562 70 70
     
  • 2nd Annual Legends on Steel Dinner and Show features Higher Levin Steel Orchestra & House of Living Bread.  Dinner time:  6:30–8:00 p.m.  Showtime:  8:00–10:00 p.m.  Venue:  Father Simonetti Parish Center, 714 East 86th Street (Flatlands Avenue & Glenwood Road), Brooklyn, USA.
     
Apr. 15, 2013
  • MSU (Michigan State University) Festival features performances by Andy Narell with Lord Relator, MSU Jazz Orchestra I, Oakland University Steelband and Mott Steelheads Steel Orchestra. Time:  7:30 p.m. Venue:  MSU Community Music School, 4930 South Hagadorn Road, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.    Info
     
Apr. 14, 2013
  • The Washington High School (WHS) steel drum band performs.  Time:  4:00 p.m.  Venue:  Hickory United Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 210 Main Street, Pennsylvania, USA.    More
     
  • When the Pan Strikes 10 - Panfest 2013 - UWI Panoridim Steel Orchestra with Krispercs Downer & The Portmore Chorale.  Time:  4:00 p.m.  Venue:  Philip Sherlock Centre, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, JAMAICA, W.I.     Info:  contact@panoridim.net
     
Apr. 13, 2013
  • The 2013 Great Lakes Steelpan Festival expects to “....emphasize educating all participants on various aspects of the steelpan including its rich history, playing techniques and touch on the basics on building and tuning.”  Clinics, workshops will feature Clyde “Lightning” George, Ellie Mannette, Gary Gibson and more; day’s events will be closed off with an evening concert.  Time:  8:00 a.m.  Venue:  Hannah Beardsley Middle School, 515 E. Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA.   Info - 1 (815) 245-3624.
     
  • When the Pan Strikes 10 - Panfest 2013 - UWI Panoridim Steel Orchestra with Krispercs Downer & The Portmore Chorale.  Time:  4:00 p.m.  Venue:  Philip Sherlock Centre, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, JAMAICA, W.I.     Info:  contact@panoridim.net
     
Apr. 12–14, 2013
  • The 1st Australian Steelband Festival features steelbands from around Australia and New Zealand including Pans on Fire (Marysville & Triangle District), Rivercity Steel Band (Brisbane), Cairns Pan Stars Steel Orchestra (Cairns), Caribbeanz Southern Stars Steelband (Auckland), Sydney Children’s Steelband (Sydney), The Pantastic Steelband (Sunshine Coast), Jammin’ (Taggerty) and Hot Pans (Marysville & Triangle District), plus the Trinidadian Connection (Lennox Jordan, Alvin Rostant, Matthew Davies, Denis Gonzales, Sharon Brown, Kenny Griffiths, Courtney Leiba) with Trinidadian performers who live and perform in Australia, and Australians; individual performances and workshops throughout the weekend, Calypso Night on Saturday, and the Super Steelband Concert on Sunday afternoon.  Venue:  Marysville, Victoria, AUSTRALIA.   Info
     
  • When the Pan Strikes 10 - Panfest 2013 - UWI Panoridim Steel Orchestra with Krispercs Downer & The Portmore Chorale.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Philip Sherlock Centre, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, JAMAICA, W.I.     Info:  contact@panoridim.net
     
Apr. 11, 2013
  • Cape Town Steelband Festival 2013 features performances by Heideveld Secondary School Steel Band, Riebeek Kasteel Steel Band, Wynberg Boys’ High School Junior Steel Band, Wynberg Boys’ High School Senior School Steel Band, Graeme College (Grahamstown) and PanJazz International (UK).  Time:  7:45 p.m.  Venue:  Baxter Concert Hall, Baxter Theatre Complex, Main Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA.     Info
     
  • When the Pan Strikes 10 - Panfest 2013 - UWI Panoridim Steel Orchestra with Krispercs Downer & The Portmore Chorale.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Philip Sherlock Centre, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, JAMAICA, W.I.     Info:  contact@panoridim.net
     
Apr. 7, 2013
  • The San Jacinto College Central Steel Band hosts a mega-steel band concert featuring Lord Relator, Andy Narell, Mark Walker, the Lone Star College–North Harris Steel Band, the newly-formed Texas A&M Steel Band and many special guests - the largest assembled steel band in Houston history.  Time:  2:00 p.m.  Venue:  Lone Star College–North Harris campus, 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, Texas, USA.    Info
     
  • NIU (Northern Illinois University) Steelband under the direction of Liam Teague and Cliff Alexis and the All University Steelband, with featured artist Robert Greenidge headline NIU’s annual Spring steelband concert.  Time:  3:00 p.m. CDT (4:00 p.m. EST).   Venue:  NIU Campus, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Music Building, 400 Lucinda Avenue, DeKalb, Illinois, USA.    More
     
Apr. 6, 2013
  • The 2nd Annual Boston Public Schools (BPS) Steel Pan Festival features performances by the Roland Hayes Citywide Steel Band, Zach Field Drum Studios of Newburyport, Planet Pan Steel Band of Blue Hill, Maine, Boston Metro, Heavenly Fire Steel Band, Mission Hill School and USA East Side Symphony from New York. Time:  12:30–3:00 p.m.  Venue:  Roland Hayes School of Music, 55 Malcolm X Boulevard, Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA.  more;  info:  1 (617) 635-8973; RolandHayesSteelDrums@gmail.com  -  info
     
  • Pan Trinbago presents ‘Pan in De Countryside’ featuring performances by Rio Claro Koskeros, San City Symphony, Golden Hands, Pamberi and Renegades steel orchestras. Time: 5:00—10:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Tableland Recreation Centre, Tableland Extension Road, Tableland, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.  Info: 1 (868) 623-4486; 1 (868) 625-3556.    More
     
  • The San Jacinto College Central Steel Band hosts a mega-steel band concert featuring Lord Relator, Andy Narell, Mark Walker, the Lone Star College–North Harris Steel Band, the newly-formed Texas A&M Steel Band and many special guests - the largest assembled steel band in Houston history.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Slocomb Auditorium, San Jacinto College Central, 8060 Spencer Highway, Pasadena, Texas, USA.
     
  • Caribbean Night features the music of the Pan Fried Steel Drum Band.  Time:  7:30–9:30 p.m.  Venue:  Opera House, Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, USA.    Info:  1 (207) 633-5159
     
  • The University of Akron Steel Drum Band appears in concert, featuring Ray Holman.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, University of Akron main campus, 198 Hill Street (corner of University Avenue and Hill Street), Akron, Ohio, USA.     Info
     
Apr. 5, 2013
  • The San Jacinto College Central Steel Band hosts an open rehearsal for their mega-steel band concert on April 6.  Time:  12:30-5:00 p.m.  Venue:  Slocomb Auditorium, San Jacinto College Central, 8060 Spencer Highway, Pasadena, Texas, USA.
     
  • Pan Trinbago’s Northern Region’s 1-2-3-Plus series features performances by Phase II Pan Groove, Renegades Steel Orchestra, Defence Force Steel Orchestra and Sapophonics Steel Orchestra. Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Phase II Pan Groove Pan Theatre, Hamilton Street, Woodbrook, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     Info
     
Mar. 31, 2013
  • Khuent Rose - panist, arranger and composer directs CASYM Steel Orchestra, and debuts his new ensemble, EP!K.  Also performing are Tatiana Ame Obu, mime David Thomas and baritone Lawrence Craig.  Time:  3:00 p.m.  Venue:  Elim International Fellowship, 20 Madison Street, Brooklyn, New York, USA.     Info
     
Mar. 30, 2013
  • Barry Mannette Graduate Steelpan Recital.  Time:  11:00 a.m.  (Noon, EST (Eastern Standard Time)) Venue: Recital Hall, Northern Illinois University (NIU) Music Building, 550 Lucinda Avenue, NIU Campus, DeKalb, Illinois, USA.   Live webcast 
     
  • Andy Akiho on steelpan & The Foundry perform.  Time:  8:30 p.m.  Venue:  Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street and 254 Nassau Street, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.   Admission: free.    1 (609) 924-4377
     
Mar. 26, 2013
  • The SFA (Stephen F. Austin [State University]) Steel Band - the “Jacks of Steel” perform.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  Cole Concert Hall, the Wright Music Building, 2210 Alumni Drive, Nacogdoches, Texas, USA.    Info
     
Mar. 25, 2013
  • The Steelband Festival features a performance by regional steelbands after a day-long workshop.  All ages.  Features Tracy Thornton.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  Mainstage Theater, Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center, One Lincoln Park, Midland, Pennsylvania, USA.    Info
     
Mar. 23, 2013
  • An evening of Caribbean music features the sound of the Pantasy Steel Band.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  the Memorial Hall, 374 Ringwood Road, Verwood, ENGLAND, U.K.      Info/tickets - Ian Lucking:  01202 821280; Brian Bowey: 01202 822299.    More
     
Mar. 16, 2013
  • Skiffle Through The Years showcases the orchestra’s history from its inception, capturing significant events from a musical perspective.  Show features Ray Holman, Black Stalin, Nadia Madhoo, Raymond Edwards, Turon Nicholas.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Southern campus, NAPA (National Academy for the Performing Arts), Lady Hailes Avenue, San Fernando, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.    Info: 1 (868) 787-1413; 1 (868) 752-8735.
     
Mar. 12, 2013
  • The Western Mountains Trash Can Band performs in spring concert.  Time:  6:30–8:00 p.m.  Venue:  The Herbert Grand Hotel, 246 Main Street, Kingfield, Maine, USA.
     
Mar. 10, 2013
  • Panist Leon Kuma Rodney celebrates 40 years of contribution to the Art of Steel band.  Performances by Kuma, Roots Steelband, Aubrey “Lacu” Samuel & the Cutting Edge Band, The Spirited Band, and more.  Time:  6:30 p.m.  Venue:   The Grand Royal Antiguan Hotel, Five Islands, Deep Bay, St. John’s,  ANTIGUA, W.I.    Info:  1 (268) 464-3778.
     
  • Flying Pans Steel Band from Central College in Pella first presents a workshop for all ages, from:  5:30–6:30 p.m.; the group then performs.  Time:  7:00 p.m.   Venue:  the Maurice Reformed Church, 410 Main Street, Maurice, Iowa, USA.     Info
     
Mar. 9, 2013
  • Panakolada Steel Drum Band performs as part of the 2013 Pow Wow Festival.  Time: 12 Noon.  Venue:  Pow Wow Festival Stage, Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. North, Seminole, Florida, USA.
     
Mar. 3, 2013
  • The St. Luke’s Steel Drum Band performs in a concert entitled “Joyous Sounds of the Caribbean.”  Time:  2:00 p.m.  Venue:  Thornton Wilder Hall, the Library, Miller Cultural Complex, 2901 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, Connecticut, USA.     Info
     
  • The WVU (West Virginia University) Steel Drum Band, African Ensemble and WVU Brazilian ensemble appear in a Performance of World Music.  Time:  2:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Woodrow Wilson High School auditorium, 410 Stanaford Road, Beckley, West Virginia, USA.     Info
     
Mar. 2, 2013
  • NIU (Northern Illinois University) Steelband returns in third concert, led by Liam Teague.  Time:  7:30–9:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Norris Cultural Arts Center, 1040 Dunham Road, St. Charles, Illinois, USA.     Info:  1 (630) 584-7200.
     
Mar. 1, 2013
  • NIU (Northern Illinois University) Steelband performs in concert, led by Liam Teague.  Time:  6:30 p.m.  Venue:  the Evangelical Free Church of Sycamore-DeKalb, 150 Bethany Road (corner of Bethany Road and First Street), DeKalb, Illinois, USA.    Info
     
Feb.22, 2013
  • Steelband Concert - part of the Mashramani calendar of events.  Time:  4:30 p.m.  Venue:  Reagent and Camp Street, Georgetown, GUYANA, S.A.     Info
     
  • Jazz at the Village features performances by the Laborie Pan Project and the Shomari Maxwell Quintet, each with special guest, panist Andy Narell.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Laborie Village Square,  Labrorie, ST. LUCIA, W.I.     Info
     
Feb. 20, 2013
  • Steelband Concert - part of the Mashramani calendar of events.  Time:  4:30 p.m.  Venue:  Botanical Gardens, Georgetown, GUYANA, S.A.     Info
     
Feb.19, 2013
  • Steelband Concert - part of the Mashramani calendar of events.  Time:  4:30 p.m.  Venue:  Stabroek Market, Georgetown, GUYANA, S.A.     Info
     
Feb.17, 2013
  • Mashramani Pan-o-rama Steel Band Competition features a preliminary under-15 competition, and categories of Big Bands, Church Bands, and Solos – both Adult and Junior, and Duets.  Time:  4:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue, Georgetown, GUYANA, S.A.    Info
     
  • The Dover High School Steel Band appears in concert ‘Pantasia 2013: iPan, u listen!’  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  the Auditorium, Dover High School, 520 N Walnut Street, Dover, Ohio, USA.    Info  1 (330) 364-7134
     
Feb.16, 2013
  • Annual Champz of Steel +Plus features performances from 2013 Steelband Panorama Champions in respective categories, soca stars and more.  Time:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO. W.I.
     
Feb.12, 2013
  • Pan on the Road - All Regions for Trinidad & Tobago Carnival Tuesday.  Venue:  Carnival routes in TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.
     
Feb.11, 2013
  • Pan on the Road - All Regions for Trinidad & Tobago Carnival Monday.  Venue:  Carnival routes in TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.
     
  • Groovy Soca Monday Night - Steel Orchestras perform Groovy Soca selections - North, South/Central and Tobago Regions.   Time:  6:00 p.m.–Midnight.  Venue:  TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.     Full details
     
Feb. 9, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Steelband Panorama FINALS - featuring Large and Medium Conventional Steel Orchestras.  Time: 7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.    Full details
     
Feb. 7, 2013
Feb. 5, 2013
  • Tobago House of Assembly (THA) 2013 Panorama finals - features Single-Pan bands and Small, Medium & Large Conventional steel orchestras.  Time: 7:00 p.m.  Garden Side Street Car Park, Scarborough, TOBAGO, W.I.
     
Feb. 4, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National 2013 ARIMA Panorama featuring ARIMA Steel Orchestras.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue: Basketball Courts, Hollis Avenue, Arima, TRINIDAD, W.I.    Full details
     
Feb. 3, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Junior Panorama Finals:  features Junior steel orchestras in the Primary Schools category, the Secondary Schools category and the Non-Schools category.  Time:  9:00 a.m.  Venue:  the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.    Full details
     
Jan. 27, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Medium & Large Conventional Steel Orchestras:  - Semi Finals.  Time:  12:00 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD, W.I.     Full details
     
  • The University Of Akron Steel Drum Band performs.  Time:  2:30 p.m. Venue:  Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main Street, Akron, Ohio, USA.
     
Jan. 26, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Single Pan Bands & Small Conventional Steel Orchestras:  - Semi Finals.  Time:  12:00 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD, W.I.     Full details
     
  • PanJazz Concert Fundraiser for St. Mary’s Heavenly Fire Steel Band.  Time:  6:30 p.m.  Venue:  St. Mary Episcopal Church, 14 Cushing Ave, Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA.    Info
     
Jan. 22, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Large Conventional Steel Orchestra:  Preliminaries Visit/Players Check - Tobago Region.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venues:  respective panyards across TOBAGO, W.I.
     
Jan. 21, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Large Conventional Steel Orchestras:  Preliminaries Visit/Players Check - East, North, South/Central Regions.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venues:  respective panyards across TRINIDAD, W.I.     Full details
     
Jan. 20, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Small & Medium Conventional Steel Orchestras Preliminaries - Northern Region steelbands.  Time:  3:00 p.m.  Venue: The Paddock, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD, W.I.      Full details
     
Jan. 19, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Small & Medium Conventional Steel Orchestras Preliminaries - South/Central Region steelbands.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Skinner Park, San Fernando, TRINIDAD, W.I.    Full details
     
  • Pan Arts Network presents: 16thAnnual Snowflakes on Steel featuring Afropan Steelband, Gemini Pan Groove, Pan Fantasy Steelband and Silhouettes Steel Orchestra.  Doors open:  6:00 p.m.  Showtime: 7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Chinese Cultural Centre - P.C. Ho Theatre - 5183 Sheppard Ave. E. (just East of Markham Road on Sheppard), Toronto, Ontario, CANADA.  More info/Tickets - Wendy: 1 (416) 286-7756;  Earl: 1 (416) 953-0905.   www.afropansteelband.com
     
Jan. 18, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Small & Medium Conventional Steel Orchestras Preliminaries - Eastern Region steelbands.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Arima Velodrome, Arima, TRINIDAD, W.I.     Full details
     
Jan. 17, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Small & Medium Conventional Steel Orchestras Preliminaries - Tobago Region steelbands.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:  Pan yards of respective bands, TOBAGO, TRINIDAD, W.I.   Full details
     
Jan. 13, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Single Pan Preliminaries -Eastern Region steelbands.  Time:  3:00 p.m.  Venue:  Arima Velodrome, Arima, TRINIDAD, W.I.     Full details
     
Jan. 12, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Single Pan Preliminaries -South/Central Region steelbands.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:   Pleasantville Community Grounds, San Fernando, TRINIDAD, W.I.    Full details
     
Jan. 11, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Single Pan Preliminaries -Northern Region steelbands.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venue:   The Paddock, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD, W.I.    Full details
     
Jan. 10, 2013
  • Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Single Pan Preliminaries -Tobago Region steelbands.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  Venues:  Pan yards of respective bands, TOBAGO, W.I.    Full details
     
Jan. 6, 2013
  • A Piano and Pan Recital featuring Liam Teague on Steel Pan and Richard Tang Yuk on Piano - with the music of Bach, Vivaldi, Schubert, Chopin, Viennese melodies, along with the world première of a new work for Pan and piano by Ben Wahlund.  Time:  5:30 p.m.  Venue:  Queen’s Hall, 1–3 St. Ann’s Road, St. Ann’s, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.  
    Tickets:  C.E. Tang Yuk locations in West, Long Circular and Trincity Malls, Adam’s Bagels in Maraval.  Info:  1 (868) 727-1907.
     
Jan. 5, 2013
  • A Piano and Pan Recital featuring Liam Teague on Steel Pan and Richard Tang Yuk on Piano - with the music of Bach, Vivaldi, Schubert, Chopin, Viennese melodies, along with the world première of a new work for Pan and piano by Ben Wahlund.  Time:  7:30 p.m.  Venue:  Naparima Bowl, 19 Paradise Pasture (adjacent to the San Fernando General Hospital) San Fernando, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.  
    Tickets:  After Nine Ltd., Gulf City Mall, & Roxanne’s Beauty Salon, Cross Crossing Shopping Center, both in San Fernando.  Info:  1 (868) 727-1907.
     
 
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