15th Annual Richland College Carnival of Steel Festival

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Shelly Irvine
Shelly Irvine Photo courtesy of Richland College Music Department

The Carnival of Steel 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, Tracy Thornton. 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.

Event Details



Fannin Performance Hall at Richland College
12800 Abrams Rd.
Dallas, TX 75243


Ticket Info

$5-$10; admission to day concert is free.