When the Petrotrin Single and Small Band Finals get on the way at Skinner Park, San Fernando, on Thursday 27th February, defending Single Pan Champion San Juan East Side Symphony will lead the charge in the musical battle.
Under the baton of arranger Duvone Stewart, the San Juan based band will perform “Fantastic Friday” composed and sung by Austin Lyons aka Superblue.
The other winner, Arima Golden Symphony, will play in number seven In the Small Band category. Their selection, “In De Minor” is arranged by Terrence “BJ” Marcelle.
The San Fernando event is the first of two Finals in which the top steel orchestras by an elimination process will vie for bragging rights and cash prizes.
Twenty six (26) bands will transform Skinner Park, San Fernando, into a musical battle zone for pan supremacy. The action starts at 6:00pm.
Winners in the Single Pan category will receive $200,000. while the Small Band will collect $400,000., the Pan Trinbago and bp Challenge Trophies .
Patrons attending the event will have an opportunity of winning two (2) Return Economy Class tickets to any destination courtesy Caribbean Airlines.
Admission is $100. Gates open two hours before the show.
The National Panorama Single Pan and Small Bands Finals is sponsored in part by Petrotrin.
See order of appearance
SINGLE PAN BANDS
|1||San Juan East Side Symphony||Fantastic Friday|
|2||T & T Fire Service||Rainorama|
|3||D' Original Woodbrook Modernaires||Sing In She Party|
|5||Uni Stars||Woman Is Boss|
|6||Scorpion Pan Reflections||Fire Coming Down|
|7||Hope Pan Groovers||Both Ah Dem|
|8||Scrunters Pan Groove||Breakaway|
|9||Brimblers||Ah Want It|
|10||Curepe Polyphonics||Bacchanal Time|
|11||Carib Woodbrook Playboyz||Spankin|
|12||Shades In Steel||Ah Going And Party Tonight|
|13||Pam Jammers||This Melody Sweet|
|14||Trinidad East Side Symphony||Poom Poom|
|16||La Creole Pan Groove||Carnival Tabanca|
|1||Fascinators Pan Symphony||Big In The Dance|
|2||Codrington Pan Family||EPIC|
|3||Laventille Serenaders||Pan Scandal|
|4||Pandemonium||Pan In Yuh Pwefem|
|5||LH Pan Groove||This Melody Sweet|
|7||Arima Golden Symphony||In De Minor|
|8||Petrotrin Siparia Deltones||Play More Local|
|9||Super Novas||In De Minor|