TCSBA Christmas Concert
December 16, 2017 – 6:30pm
The sounds of the season take on a new ring as steel drums and marimbas take the stage together in this annual event! Join OK2Botay ~ Bram Bratá ~ ‘Baduku & ‘Bahuru as they perform two hours of fantastic music from as far away as the Caribbean and Africa, but as close as your favorite Christmas tradition… The evening’s activities will also include blissful treats to tempt you to the bake sale, as well as a sundry of silent auction items for you to peruse. All proceeds benefit the youth of the non-profit Tri-Cities Steel Band Association. Doors open at 5:30 – music at 6:30. Tickets available at the door, or online using the “PURCHASE” button above.
The Tri-Cities Steel Band Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Richland, Washington. We promote world music in the Mid-Columbia region through education and music performance. The organization currently sponsors four performance bands: two steel drum bands (OK2Botay and Bram Bratá) and two marimba bands ( ‘Baduku and ‘Bahuru). Learn more about TCSBA or about the steel pan instrument.
Steel Drum and Marimba Classes
TCSBA offers steel drum and marimba classes for children throughout the year (Summer, Fall, and Winter/Spring). Our classes teach music fundamentals in a fun, creative and energetic environment. Our instructors and student helpers provide hands on instruction to help students master new skills. Full details on the Classes page.
Schedule a Performance
All four bands are known throughout the Mid-Columbia region for their fun, musically rich performances. The bands perform at public events throughout the Pacific Northwest. Check out our calendar of public events so you, too, can enjoy our music. Or book your own performance. Our bands also perform for conferences, parties, wineries, fairs, retirement communities, telethons, weddings — you name it. Contact Us to schedule a gig.