Everything Related to the Steelpan Instrument and Music
Time: August 18, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues)
Street: 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues
City/Town: New York
Event Type: concert
Organized By: Harlem Meer Performance Festival
Latest Activity: Aug 17, 2019
Founded in 1976 by members of world-renowned Desperadoes Steel Orchestra of Trinidad and Tobago, Despers USA continues to cultivate and share the art of steel pan music. Their slogan—Deeply Emotional Spirited Players Executing Rhythmical Sounds—illustrates their commitment to excellence. Despers’ players range in age from seven to seventy years old, and from one to one hundred in number. Despers is the first band to win ten New York Steel Band panorama titles, and the only in history to win six consecutive titles.
The Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent to Central Park! Enjoy a variety of performances featuring multicultural music and dance, family-friendly entertainment, and more while admiring the lakeside views.
All ages are welcome.