NLCB Buccooneers, playing a Seion Gomez arrangement of Madness by Aaron “Voice” St Louis and David Rudder, earned 250 points in the preliminary round of Panorama 2019 to qualify for Sunday’s semi-finals in the large band category.
BP Renegades, with its rendition of Hookin Meh, earned 273 points to top the category at the preliminaries. Shell Invaders placed second with 265 points, also with an arrangement of Hookin Meh. In third place was Massy Trinidad All Stars with 264 points, playing So Long, while Hadco’s Phase II Pan Groove earned 261 points with Party Start, followed by Desperadoes with 260 points, playing Iron Love.
Making it into the Panorama semi-finals in the medium band category were Katzenjammers playing Stranger to earn 261.5 points and NGC Steel Xplosion, playing Sing in The Party to earn 257 points.
BIG QUESTION? Does the PATT have the capacity to handle the 2 way transport of the instruments of ELEVEN steelbands within the time limit?