Friday 13 December, 2019

WATCH: RBPF band delights at Crop Over in The City

Members of the Royal Barbados Police Force band at Crop Over in the City.

Members of the Royal Barbados Police Force band at Crop Over in the City.

The Royal Barbados Police Force Band showed its versatility yet again at its annual Crop Over In The City concert at Independence Square on Thursday night.

From kaiso to soca to bashment, members of the top-rated band didn’t miss a beat as they backed the packed line-up of calypso monarchs and popular entertainers who graced the stage during the free open-air show.

The statue of the Rt Excellent Errol Barrow stood silent watch over the breezy amphitheatre that filled up during the course of the evening, as patrons took in performances by Junior Calypso Monarchs Summa and MC, People’s Monarchs Statement and Marvay, as well as Road March and Soca Monarchs Grynner, Mistah Dale and Mikey, birthday girl Alison Hinds, and many others including King Bubba, Nikita, Marzville and Stabby.

Crop Over in The City 2017

Singing from their repertoire of hits, some of the performers - including Biggie Irie, Marvay, King Bubba, Nikita and Marzville - took the opportunity to deliver their new material for Crop Over 2017.

It was an enjoyable evening of music and relaxation for the entire family with children dancing and chasing bubbles as adults of all ages rocked in their seats or got to their feet to move to the music.

In his welcome remarks, National Cultural Foundation (NCF) CEO Cranston Browne, noted that the NCF was pleased to support the RBPF in the production of the event, given the tremendous service and technical assistance the police provide throughout the Crop Over season.

“We owe a lot of our success to the contribution of the Police Force and to their guidance at our weekly planning meetings throughout the season.”

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