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These photographs are of the Adlib Steel Orchestra taken during the last night of rehearsal for the Brooklyn Panorama on August 31st, 2018. The band rehearses at its new panyard (rehearsal space), 431 North Main Street, Freeport, NY nightly during the months of July and August every year. It is preparing for the Brooklyn Panorama competition, held on the Saturday evening of the Labor Day weekend.

Adlib took 4th place in the competition. Seven Steel Orchestras participated in the competition. Adlib has taken first place three times, has come in second three times, and third twice in recent years. Adlib is the only band from outside Brooklyn to ever win the competition.

To see photographs of Adlib participating in the 2018 competition click here

You can listen to two versions of Adlib's Panorama arrangement as recorded in the panyard shortly before Panorama: click here for the "tempo" version. or click here for the sweet, slow "laid back" version complete with cricket accompaniment.