• Congrats to our Junior Calypso Winners!

    Primary Winner Ka’stin-Italia “Princess Italia” Roach!

    Simply a magnificent night!! The First Bank Junior Calypso Competition presented by the VI Carnival Committee on Tuesday, April 18th was second to none!!! Congratulations to the winners – Ka’stin-Italia “Princess Italia” Roach (Primary), K’Nia “Lady K” Maduro (Intermediate), and Khamoi “Prince Khamoi” DeSilvia (Secondary)!

    It was an honor to serve alongside these amazing musicians: Clayton Emanuel (Trumpet); Kaseem Pemberton (Trumpet); Akeel Breedy (Saxophone); Sherwin Williams (Saxophone); Michael “Coggy” Cuggins (Trombone); Te’Jani Jackson (Trombone); Georges “Frere Soul” Thomas (Guitar); Nyere Francis, Jr. (Drums); Khaimal Venzen (Bass).

     

  • King Kan takes 18th Annual Buoy Ah Buoy Crown!

    One of the best calypso shows/competitions I’ve ever had the privilege of being a part of: the 18th Annual Buoy Ah Buoy Big Man Ah Big Man on April 16th… Congrats to winner King Kan, 1st runner up Waggy, and 2nd runner up Mighty Pat! [Read More…]

  • Meet some of our 2017 Junior Calypsonians!

    Listen to some of this year’s Junior Calypsonians right now on SoundCloud! Recorded at RSL Studios on St. Thomas are – Listen now!

    Featured:

    Amari “Amigos” Phillips
    (Lockhart Elementary School)

    Ka’stin-Italia “Princess Italia” Roach
    (Lockhart Elementary School)

    Qian “The Mighty Qi” Harrigan-Thomas
    (All Saints Cathedral School)

    Seronai “Lady Serenade” Carty
    (Charlotte Amalie High School)

  • Don’t Miss the 2017 First Bank Junior Calypso Competition!!!

    The message is in the music at the First Bank Junior Calypso competition presented by the VI Carnival Committee on Tuesday April 18th at 8pm at the Lionel Roberts Stadium, and it promises to be an exciting night filled with talented youngsters delivering social commentary as only they can! [Read More…]

  • 18th Annual Bouy ah Bouy, Big Man Ah Big Man Calypso Competition

    Strictly Local Productions presents the 18th Annual Bouy ah Bouy, Big Man Ah Big Man Calypso Competition on Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday) at the Charlotte Amalie High School Auditorium at 7pm. This year’s topic: “Back in De Day”. [Read More…]

  • Working the Musical at Pistarckle Theater – Whatta Band!

    Well – we finished ‘Working’, the musical production at Pistarckle Theater! Whatta band Whatta band Whatta BAND!!!

    It was a marvelous experience….taking this opportunity to acknowledge and thank ALL the musicians during the run: Steve Richman (guitar), Paul Dirks (bass guitar), Paul Cater Deaton (drums & percussion), Eric Malmstrom (guitar), Khaimal Venzen (bass guitar), Nyere Francis Jr. (drums)…

    Your contributions made this musical an exciting and rewarding adventure!!! (Band photos by Bonnie Goodman Erb via Facebook)