Medium and Large Conventional bands order of appearance
The Carnival now start as the semi finalists of the Medium and Large Conventional bands rage a musical battle for pan supremacy.
Fourteen (14) Medium and seventeen (17) Large Bands will compete on Sunday 27th January, at the “Big Yard”, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, from 12 noon. ( See playing order)
The play off is the highly anticipated National Panorama Semi Finals at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain from 12 noon. Bmobile is
Selections include current and traditional music with the majority of steelbands opting for the latter. These include Winston Scarborough’s “We Come Out to Play” (3) , Clive Telemaque’s “Bounce & Drive” (2), and Pouchet/Daniell’s “Shock Attack” (4).
Unlike the Large Bands, the elimination round for Medium Bands was held in four zones over a four-day period with a total of 25 bands.
Tobago is represented by Medium Band winner Petrotrin Katzenjammers, NLCB Buccooneers, Steel Xplosion, Carib Dixieland and RBC Royal Bank Redemption Sound Setters.
Large Band winner Neal & Massy Trinidad All Stars will face the judges in position 12 in their category. Their tune of choice is “Bounce & Drive” composed by band member Clive Telemaque with arrangement by Leon “Smooth” Edwards.
Tickets for the semi finals aka “Savannah Party” are on sale at the advertised outlets for North Stand and North Greens at $350. respectively and Grand Stand at $300.
2013 commemorates the 50th anniversary of Panorama and is in tribute to the late Bertie Marshall ORTT.
The bands in appear in the following order:
1. Arima Angel Harps We Come Out To Play
2. Sangre Grande Cordettes Champions
3. Pan Elders We Come Out To Play
4. Steel Xplosion Tell Dem
5 Power Stars Shock Attack
6. Courts Sound Specialists of Laventille Long Time
7. Carib Dixeland Shock Attack
8. Petrotrin Katzenjammers Kershorn- Javelin Champion
9. NGC Couva Joylanders Band From Space
10 Curepe Scherzando We Come Out To Play
11. Pamberi Wettin
12. Melodians My Band
13. NLCB Buccooneers Gold
14 Valley Harps More Love
1. Humming Bird Pan Groove Haunting Melody
2. Bp Renegades Shock Attack
3. PCS Nitrogen Silver Stars Shock Attack
4. Solo Harmonites More Love
5. Petrotrin Siparia Deltones Blackman Feeling To Party
6. CAL Invaders Dat Is Lie
7. NGC La Brea Nightingales Bubble
8. WITCO Desperadoes Hammer Time
9. RBC Redemption Sound Setters More Than An Oil Dru
10. T&TEC Tropical Angel Harps No Getaway
11. Petrotrin Phase ll Pan Groove More Love
12. Neal & Massy T’dad All Stars Bounce & Drive
13. Junior Sammy Skiffle Supma- The Dream
14. Republic Bank Exodus Gold
15. Starlift Bounce & Drive
16. Birdsong The Last Word
17. NLCB Fonclaire Addicted