Baron is in the semifinal round of the 2014 Groovy Soca Monarch
Veteran Soca man Baron is in the semifinal round of the 2014 Groovy Soca Monarch competition.
The sweet soca man as he is often called, is among four other calypso veterans whose names were announced yesterday for the semifinal round of the Play Whe International Power and Digicel Groovy Soca Monarch competition at the Arima velodrome on February 9th.
Baron, who for almost 20 years has stayed away from competition, will perform “Irie Party” written by Jason “fridge” Seecharan of local R&B group H2o Phlo.
Defending Power Soca Monarch Superblue and Johnny King have also been placed in the groovy category while Crazy, Kurt Allen and Ronnie Mcintosh have earned a spot in the Power Soca category.
The finals of the International Soca Monarch 2014 take place on February 28th at the Hasely Crawford stadium, Port Of Spain.
Former Monarch Bunji Garlin will make a guest appearance on the night.
There are 40 semifinalists in the Groovy segment and 36 in the power Soca segment.
The semifinalists will draw for their order of appearance for the semifinals today from 11 a.m. At Digicel Imax, One, Woodbrook Place, Port Of Spain.