Tobago Single Pan Bands will play off on Friday January 31 at the Buccoo Integrated Facility, Buccoo, Tobago.
Five (5) steelbands will run through their Panorama selection before four adjudicators.
New Vision will be the first band on stage. The band from Calder Hall Road, Scarborough, will be performing the all-time favourite, “This Melody Sweet”, composed by the prolific writer Winsford Devine with arrangement by Ryan John.
Next in line is Metro Stars with Steve Jack’s arrangement of the remix of Cecil Hume’s “Gold” as sung by Machel Montano, Rikki Jai, Karen Ashe, and Dwayne O’Connor. This band hails from Pembroke.
Hope Pan Groovers will play at position four. Their tune of choice is ‘Both Ah Dem” composed and sung by Slinger Francisco aka The Mighty Sparrow. Tony “Pan Jumbie” Williams is their arranger.
Bringing up the rear is Pan Fanatics of Mas Hall with another Austin Lyons’ composition, ”Poom Poom’ arranged by Gerard Balfour.
Competition starts at 7:00pm with tickets priced at $60.00.
The action shifts to Trinidad on Saturday 01 and Sunday 02 February with bands in the Northern and South/Central Regions respectively