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The pied pannists

19 July 2010

The infectious beats and rhythm of LH Pan Groove from Trinidad caused the audience to form a line behind them, as they performed at Brandons Beach yesterday. Read More


Bands gone Bajan

18 July 2010

With Grand Kadooment just weeks away, many Crop-Over bands are pushing the Bajan theme for that big August 2 jump-up day. Read More

Gabby hits it on return

18 July 2010

ONE SYMBOL of the intensity of calypso in Crop-Over is the presence of the Mighty Gabby on stage and in competition. Read More



18 July 2010

Steel pan music and the vivacious Mother Sally were too irresistible a combination for this tourist Read More


Pan 'needs more respect'

18 July 2010

Liking the steel pan is not the same as respecting it, says leader of the Mosaic Steel Orchestra David Ziggy Walcott.  Read More

Party monarchs to compete in finals

18 July 2010

FOUR PARTY MONARCHS are among the nine finalists announced for the big showdown of the soca titans at Bushy Park, St Philip next Sunday. Read More


Big show with a bang

18 July 2010

MEMORIES of the good old days when Bajans turned out in their hundreds to hear the latest in calypso for the Crop-Over Festival were brought back last Friday night. Read More


Mixed views on extended Kadooment route

18 July 2010

Some bandleaders have mixed feelings about the route change for this year’s Grand Kadooment jump. Read More


Town alive with sounds of pan

18 July 2010

THE RHYTHMIC steel pan beat, the gyrations of Mother Sally and the imposing stiltmen brought Bridgetown Alive yesterday afternoon. Read More


School's 'out'

17 July 2010

Power suits came off and were replaced by school uniforms last Wednesday night when Wadadah held its annual Back To School fete at the Kensington Oval. Read More


Ole Tings rock party

17 July 2010

YESTERDAY MORNING as the roosters crowed, a bolstered 5:30 a.m. party crowd at the Brewsters Road Crew Crop-Over event Ole Ting, New Ting was being instructed to Guh Down for the umpteenth time. Read More


The 18 Pic-O-De-Crop semi-finalists

17 July 2010

SEVEN MONARCHS are included in the list of 18 for the Pic-O-De-Crop semi-finals announced by producer the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) just after 2 a.m. today. Read More


Jones' words anger kaiso managers

17 July 2010

TWO Tent Managers are furious with the statements made by Minister of Education Ronald Jones in which he described some of the calypsoes produced this season as "trash", Read More

Top ten for the party

17 July 2010

WHAT ARE THE TEN most popular songs so far this Crop-Over? Read More


Youth stage

17 July 2010

PREPARED TO BE WOWED by costumes showcasing history, fantasy, the environment, folklore, tropics and the community when the annual Kraft/Farmer’s Choice Junior Kadooment, Read More


Gladiators battle in song

16 July 2010

ON MAKE OR BREAK NIGHT at The Village Gate, Waterford, St Michael, three Super Gladiators got the "thumbs up" from the crowd by way of encores. Read More


Reggie's Merry band.

16 July 2010

Reggie’s Merry band. Veteran band leader Reggie Cave  who has been absent from the Grand Kadooment arena for the last eight years, will be returning this year with a band entitled One For The Merrymen which will pay a tribute to the ever popular singing group Emile... Read More


Bare Bacchanal

16 July 2010

A NEW PHENOMENON has hit the Crop-Over Festival. Read More

Gabby returns to contest

16 July 2010

GABBY IS BACK in the calypso competition. Read More

Musicians mourn for Jermaine

16 July 2010

The death of Guyanese-born Barbadian musician Jermaine Forrester has plunged the local musical fraternity into mourning. Read More


In the pan groove

16 July 2010

The annual Pan In The Plaza Steelpan Camp is gearing up for tomorrow’s Youth Pan Extravaganza at the Cathedral Plaza, Spry Street, The City, at 4 p.m. Read More


Should Barbados be reopening the borders to commercial airlines as announced by the Prime Minister?