When: Tue., March 3, 7-9 p.m. 2015
The 'Bacchanal Steel Band' from Cincinnati, is a premiere Caribbean ensemble, promoting the world’s newest acoustic instrument through performance, demonstration, and storytelling. Since 1999, Bacchanal has been entertaining and educating throughout the midwest with it’s combination of calypso, soca, reggae, pop, and classical music. From Belafonte, to Beethoven, to Buffet, audiences marvel at the lush tones produced on these instruments made from 55-gallon oil barrels. The band has performed throughout the Caribbean, even opening for The Beach Boys. Their debut CD, Standard, on the Stork record label, features music written for “pan” by the greatest composers of the genre.