DON’T MISS THIS ENTERTAINING AND TALENTED GROUP OF MUSICIANS!
The University of Iowa’s PanAmerican Steel Band is perhaps the most recognized percussion group on campus. They perform regularly throughout Iowa and the Midwest through the UI Arts Share program. The band has two CDs to their credit: everywhereCalypso and Noise Brigade. In addition to the annual Percussion Spectacular, they appear at events sponsored by UI Cancer Survivors, American Heart Association, UI Dance Marathon, United Way of Johnson County, The Belin-Blank Honors Center, and many others. They have been the featured performers for Compeer of Johnson County’s Sounds of Friendship fundraising concert for five of the last seven years. Each summer they present a very popular concert at F.W. Kent Park to an enthusiastic audience.Their music ranges from folk and popular styles to the most challenging new music for pans by composers such as Ray Holman, Andy Narell and others. The band has performed with pan artists Mat Britain, Liam Teague, John Wooton, and Ray Holman.