Soca and calypso party music. The number one Swedish export to Trinidad!
Soca Rebels has been around for 18 years playing Soca and Calypso and promoting the culture of Trinidad & Tobago. The band is based in Gothenburg, Sweden and comprises Swedish musicians.
Not only playing as a band with original songs and hits from TnT Carnival but also backing up artists from Trinidad like Crazy, the Loveable Lunatic and Shirlane Hendrickson, daughter of calypsonian AllRounder, on their live performances in Sweden.
Soca Rebels are also arrangers and producers for songs on Crazy's albums and other TnT artists like the rapso pioneer Bro. Shortman, former member of the Network Riddum Band.
The band did also produce young singer Sarah Hansson, Queen of CariPop. Her debut song Never Knew is released on Hometown Music in New York.
For the Cropover Festival in Barbados, Soca Rebels are collaborating with young producer Sebastian Legall, MoonBlast Production, writing and producing songs.
Lars Hansson: lead vocal, guitar, steelpan
Annika Lidhammar: vocal
Yvette Palm: vocal
Mats Hansson: keyboards
Björn Hansson: bass
Anders Howerdal: drums
Klas Nilsson: trumpet
Kristian Gustafsson: trombone