Festival Overview

​COS Festival Schedule

Daytime Concert (free): 11 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
COS Luncheon (at the Daytime Concert): 12 p.m.
Guest Artist Performance Demo Clinic: 5:30 p.m.
Guest Artist Evening Concert: 8 p.m.

Attending the Evening Concert and Performance Demo

For advance ticket purchases, contact Derrick Logozzo, COS Festival Host, at 972-238-6254, or derricklogozzo@dcccd.edu. For event day ticket purchases at the door, visit the ticket booth at Richland’s Fannin Performance Hall. Prices are $10 for the 8 p.m. Evening Performance and $5 for the 5:30 p.m. Performance Demo.

Performing at the Daytime Concert

Band categories include:

  • Steel Bands
  • Percussion Groups
  • Jazz Bands
  • Vocal Jazz Groups

Solo categories include:

  • Keyboard Percussion
  • Steel Pan

Please contact us to receive the COS enrollment forms. The COS Festival enrollment deadline for performing groups and Soloists is April 1, 2020.

Hire the COS Steel Drum Tuning Service

Provided by Shelly Irvine, master tuner and builder, this is a feature of the Festival allowing steel band directors and steel drum owners to schedule a tuning appointment with one of the finest pan innovators in the world.

Exhibit at a Booth

Organizations, companies, clothing and food vendors and Caribbean cultural groups will be on site throughout the festival promoting and selling their products and services. Apply for a booth by April 10, 2020. Please contact us to receive a vendor form.


Contact Derrick Logozzo at 972-238-​6254 or derricklogozzo@dcccd.edu for more details on the Carnival of Steel Festival and the Richland Music program.