Everything Related to the Steelpan Instrument and Music
Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - Carnival 2020 comes back again as Pan Trinbago Inc. stages its annual post-Carnival event, “Lagniappe… A Night With The Champs” on Saturday February 29, 2020, at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, at 8:00 p.m.
The post-Carnival revue features some of the finest exponents of pan, mas, calypso and more on “de stage” giving the public another chance to savor all that was Carnival 2020.
Headline acts include the National Panorama Single, Small, Medium & Large Conventional winners - i.e. San Juan East Side Symphony & Marsicans, Uptown Fascinators, Couva Joylanders and Desperadoes with the 21 & Under Steel Orchestra winners, Trinidad All Stars Youths Steel Orchestra. Trinidad All Stars will make a guest appearance.
There will be the the 2020 winners including the Junior and Senior Kings and Queens of Carnival, the Junior Band of the Year (large) and the legendary Peter Minshall's "Mas Peita," the 2020 Band of The Year.
Also gracing the stage are Junior Calypso Monarch, Sharissa Camejo, Sekel McIntosh and Addelon Braveboy aka "Banjela.” National Calypso Monarch Terri Lyons will also be in attendance as well ex-tempo bards Brian London and Winston “Gypsy” Peters.
Adding flavor to the mix is the Prison Service Band, crowd favourite at the recently-concluded Brass Bacchanal, and winner, Temperature.
The audience will also be entertained by some of the big names in the business such as the Chutney Monarch Imran GI Beharry. Power Soca and Road March Monarch Neil Iwer George will complete the post-carnival experience.
“Lagniappe….. A Night With The Champions,” originally Champs in Concert, has been a fixture in the Carnival calendar since 1980, providing a fitting end to the annual celebrations.