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The Four Pillars Of Steel Concert - No Prisoners Allowed

Desperadoes, Trinidad All Stars, Invaders and Tokyo represent Trinidad’s oldest steel orchestras. At the 2011 Four Pillars Of Steel Concert, these musically revered orchestras deliver magnificent performances from their distinguished repertoires. click to watch full performances -- http://whensteeltalks.ning.com/forum/topics/four-pillars-of-steel-a-repertoire-championship-the-concert

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Comment by Michaele on January 17, 2012 at 7:49pm

AWESOME !

Comment by Steve "Carter" K. on January 14, 2012 at 10:31pm

That Invaders performance of "SteelBand Clash " should be Framed and kept for Posterity . Also this coming Carnival they should definitely be playing it on the road . Dey make de War Lord PROUD .

Comment by Stephen Howard on January 14, 2012 at 5:06pm

These performances are fantastic!  Will air some on my program on Monday, January 23rd, between 3 and 5 am New York Time.  I'll be happy to mention WST as a place Listeners can visit to hear these absolutely wonderful performances.  Stephen The Soca Warrior, Executive Producer and Host of Telling It Like It Is, alternating Mondays on 99.5 FM in the NY Tri-State Area, streaming live and archived at www.wbai.org.  Happy New Year Everybody!

Comment by Yolanda Morean on December 31, 2011 at 10:55am

This is really great. Sorry that I missed the live performance!

Comment by Crab Calahloo on December 30, 2011 at 6:25pm
Great idea, just wish it can just be a concert without a contest.
Comment by Brian Williams on October 29, 2011 at 10:32pm
This concert should be on world tour
Comment by Cuthbert Matthew on October 25, 2011 at 10:34pm
It was quite a rewarding experience for all who attended, except the judges.
Comment by ed cee on October 25, 2011 at 8:53pm
I missed it but I heard it was a great night of pan music. I am also sorry that Renegades was not asked.
Comment by Ian Franklin on October 24, 2011 at 8:49pm

This was a great idea by Mr. Junior Hutson. I did question him as to why Renegades was not invited. I thought that Desperadoes and Renegades came out around the same time, but I was wrong. I know that Renegades has a great repertoire, and I hope that Casablanca will be ready for "The Six Pillars Of Steel" (lol)

The turn out would have been larger if rain did not fall that Friday Night. Wack Radio streamed the Concert, so Steve Sealy and myself had to keep commenting as the crowds ran for shelter. Thanks for the Giant Umbrellas, we only got slightly wet. The performance of all the Steel Orchestras were outstanding. I was mostly suprised by Tokyo. Since they performed first, I said, the bigger bands will have to watch out. Their was a little controversy over Desperadoes winning of the Classical Category.                                                                    All Stars performed "The Barber Of Seville," Invaders played the "Hallelujah Chorus." Both Steel Orchestras played the entire piece. But, Desperadoes only played the can can part of "Orpheous Of The Underworld," which was only three minutes in length however, they received the largest ovation from the crowd.

All Stars won the Calypso Category, Desperadoes won the other three categories. I am looking forward to      The Pillars Of Steel from the South and from Tobago. Thanks Junior for your brainstorm,                              and big up to Richmond Street Boys of the 60's.  

Comment by Bugs on October 24, 2011 at 6:34pm

Two thumbs up on this one.

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