As has been the norm, the seventeen (17) Large Conventional Bands registered for Panorama 2019 will be visited by the judges and Pan Trinbago officials.
The competitors comprising four (4) from the East, seven (7) from the North, four (4) from the South and two (2) in Tobago will be judged by a panel of four (4) adjudicators. Two of the regions, Tobago and South/Central have been judged. Of the remaining two, East will face the panel tonight (Monday 11 February) with North on Tuesday 12 February commencing at 7:00 pm each night. The line-up is as follows:
TOBAGO - SATURDAY FEBRUARY 09 2019 – 7:00pm
SOUTH/CENTRAL –SUNDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2019 -6:00pm
EASTERN REGION – MONDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2019 – 7:00 pm
1.First Citizens Supernovas Surrey Village, Lopinot Rd. Arouca Hookin Meh
2.Birdsong Cor. Sapodilla & Vincent Sts. Tunapuna Hookin Meh
3.Republic Bank Exodus Eastern Main Rd. St. Augustine Rag Storm
4.Harmonites Churchill Roosevelt HWay, Morvant Junction The Hills Coming Down
NORTH Large Bands Preliminary Judging -Tuesday 12 February 2019- 7:00 pm
1.MHTL Starlift Christopher Samuel Drive, Mucurapo Rd Alive & Well
2.HADCO Phase11 Pan Groove Hamilton Street, Woodbrook Party Start
3.Shell Invaders Queen’s Park Oval, Tragerate Road Hookin Meh
4.Nutrien Silver Stars 56 Tragerate Road, Newtown Rag Storm
5.Desperadoes Tragerate Road, Newtown Iron Love
6.Bp Renegades 138 Charlotte Street, Port of Spain Hookin Meh
7.Massy Trinidad All Stars Duke Street, Port of Spain So Long
At the end of the Preliminary Round, fourteen (14) Large and 14 Medium will proceed to the National Panorama Semi Finals on Sunday February 17 2019 at Carnival City, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. Starting time is 1:00 pm. Prices of admission are: Grand Stand $300. General, North Park Covered $400., North Park Grounds $300, and Pan Avenue $250. Tickets are on sale at al NLCB Booths, on line www.suntixx.com and at NCC Ticket Booth.
3. NLCB BUCCOONEERS
Three of these BANDS are on the CUSP of ELIMINATION!!!
I am going with 2 and 3 and 5 to NOT MAKE THE CUT!!!
It's odd, but on PANORAMA FINALS NIGHT -- only about 5 of the bands really sound COMPETITIVE!!!
And INVADERS always sound the same:TERRIBLE!!!