A premiere DFW world music event, the 2019 Richland College Carnival of Steel Festival, is on Saturday, April 13 at Richland College in Dallas, Texas in its 16th Year!
This year, the COS Festival will feature steel bands, percussion groups, and jazz bands from around the U.S. in a free concert performing all styles of music from Caribbean and Latin to Classical and Rock. The Festival Steel Drum Guest Artist in a performance demo clinic and evening concert will be world-renowned steel drum artist,
Ray Holman. Also appearing will be Steel Drum Artist, Festival Tuner, and Massed Band Leader, Shelly Irvine, as well as Director of Jazz Studies and Saxophone, Tim Ishii, and Vibraphonist, Ed Smith. Performers receive performance time, comments, recordings, and concert tickets.
Performances will be outdoors in the breezeway on the east side of campus adjacent to Fannin Performance Hall
Performance Stage/Group: There are two stage areas: A and B. They will be labeled on site and are opposite of each other. Groups will be able to set up for 30 minutes while watching another group through this two-stage design.
Admission for Public to these Events: Performance Demo - $5 Per Person Evening Concert - $10 Per Person
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Event and Location Itinerary |
Steel Drum Tuning Service
Event PosterCarnival of Steel 2019 Poster (PDF 1.8 MB)
Derrick Logozzo Carnival of Steel Festival Host Director of Instrumental Music 972-238-6254