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2014 Richland College Carnival of Steel to be April 26

Richland College announces the line up for its 11th annual Carnival of Steel (COS) Festival on April 26.

The 2014 COS Festival will be from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and will feature performances by Jeff Narell, steel pan recording artist; Jose Aponte, drum set and world percussionist; and Shelly Irvine, steel pan and percussion artist.

The Richland College Steel Band and high school, elementary school and college steel bands from around the state will also perform.

Vendors in music and Caribbean cultures will be on-site with food, clothing and other items for sale. The Carnival of Steel is presented by Richland College in partnership with the Caribbean Association of Texas and Dallas West Indies United.

Admission to the day concert at 11 a.m. is free. Tickets for the performance demo at 5:30 p.m. are $5 and tickets for the guest artist evening concert at 8 p.m. are $10.

To purchase tickets in advance, contact Derrick Logozzo at derricklogozzo@dcccd.edu or 972-238-6254. Tickets may also be purchased on-site the day of the performance.

For more information, visit www.richlandcollege.edu/carnivalofsteel. Richland College is located at 12800 Abrams Road in Dallas.