• ISLAND NIGHTS 2020 April 3 and April 4. Click Here to order tickets. 
    This event sells out!  Buy tickets in advance!
     
     
    Welcome to our Carnival Kids Steel Orchestra (CKSO) Webpage
     
      2020 CKSO Schedule

     

    For more information, please contact kkowalski@lancasterschools.org

      After you see the schedule, SCROLL DOWN to see some pictures of this amazing group !    

      

    January through May performances

     

    January 17 Friday - Roycroft Inn Caribbean Night !   Their website or call 652-5552 for more information. 6 - 8 pm.

    February 16 Sunday - CKSO with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Kleinhan's Music Hall.  Call BPO Box Office for ticket information ! 

    March 6 Friday - Elks Scholarship evening.  33 Legion Parkway, Lancaster.  Call 685-1478 for tickets and more information.

    April 3 and 4 CKSO ISLAND NIGHTS - Ismailia Temple, West Seneca.  Click link at the top of this page for tickets!

    April 17 Friday - CKSO becomes the first Steel Band to perform at Graceland, home of Elvis, in Memphis! 

    May 14 Thursday - Private Performance (Possible) 

     

     

     CKSO SUMMER 2020 SCHEDULE 

     

    ( * Bring a chair for these concerts)

    June

     *June 4 Thursday - St. Phillips Church Food Truck Night (Outdoor Concert) - 950 Losson Road, Chktg, 6 - 8 pm

    June 28 Sunday - Details to be announced

     *June 30 Tuesday - Quaker Arts Pavillion - 60 S. Lincoln, Orchard Park - 7 - 8:30 pm

    (rain site is in middle school auditorium)

     

    July

     *July 1 Wednesday - Town of Alden Concert in the (Fireman's) Park, Highway 20E and Broadway, 7 - 9 pm

    *Town of Lancaster Indepence Days Celebration Concert - Date and time to be announced

    *July 5 Sunday - Olcott Gazebo  – Main Street, Olcott Beach, 2 - 4 pm

     *July 7 or 10 (Tu or F) - POSSIBLE - Town of Tonawanda Music Series, Aquatic & Fitness Center, 1 Pool Plaza - 7:00 - 8:30 pm 

    July 8 Wednesday - Greenfields, 5959 Broadway in Lancaster, 6:30 - 8 pm

    July 9 Thursday (morning) - Private performance for Intandem

    *July 9 Thursday Evening - Village of Depew Summer Music Series celebrating Depew's 125 Year Anniversary - More details to be announced.

    July 10 Friday - M&T Bank Summer Music Series - Downtown Buffalo, 1 M&T Plaza - Noon - 1:00 pm

    July 11 Saturday - Lockport, NY  Private Event - 2 pm

    July 12 Sunday - John Paul II Church Picnic, 2052 Lake View Rd, Lakeview - 2:15 - 4:30 pm

    *July 14 Tuesday – Burchfield Penney Summer Concert Series – Union & Clinton, W. Seneca – 6:30 – 8 pm

    *July 15 Wednesday - Amherst Center for Seniors, 370 John J Audobon Pkwy, 6 - 8 pm

    *July 16 Thursday - Bennington Pine Tree Park (Clinton to Lapp and turn Left), 7 - 8:30 pm

    July 20 Monday (#1 of 2) - 9:50 - 10:50 am Private Event

    July 20 Monday (#2 of 2) - Veteran's Hospital 3495 Bailey Avenue, Noon - 1:15 pm

    *July 21 Tuesday - Cheektowaga Senior Center, Union and Broadway, 6 - 8 pm

    July 22 Wendesday - Private Event - Evening

    July 26 Sunday - Private - Leisurewood Campground - Akron, NY, Times TBA

     *July 27 Monday CKSO Senior Send Off Concert  – Lancaster Band Shell - 7:00 - 8:45 pm 

    *July 29 Wednesday - Angola Gazebo Summer Lawn Chair Series - Center & High Streets, Angola - 7:00 - 9:00 pm

    *July 30 Thursday - North Tonawanda Youth Recreation and Parks, 700 River Road, North Tonawanda, Time TBA

     

    August

    August 1 Saturday - Private Event - Small group 6 - 7pm

    August 14 Friday - Sacred Heart Church Picnic and Food Truck Night, 5537 Genesee St, 6 - 8:15 pm

     

      

    Another Year of Wonderful Memories !
    Teamwork. . . Hellsgate Steel Orchestra and CKSO  Easter 2019
    CKSO with Hellsgate Steel Orchestra - Easter 2019
     
    CKSO with Rising Stars Easter 2019
    CKSO with Rising Stars in their Panyard - Easter 2019
     
    Easter 2019
    It's a SHIP, not a Boat !   CKSO and the Celebrity Summit ! 
     
     
                                     From 2017 - 18
     
    2017 CKSO at Kleinhans  
    CKSO Showing off the new formal attire !  Photo at Kleinhans.   
     
     Southern Most Point
    EASTER 2017 - CKSO in Key West, southernmost point of the USA !  
     
    CKSO BPO  
    A RARE opportunity indeed.   CKSO performs with the Buffalo Philharmonic
    February 12, 2017
    Katelyn, Alyssa - front.  Gracie, Kalyn and Sofia back.
    (and a little bit of Jen far left!)  
     
    How cute is this?
     
    July 2017 - How precious!  One of our most special memories.
    Photo by Glenn E. Murray  (Thank you so much Glenn!)  
     
     
    It's not THAT bad Maeve!
     
     
     CKSO feature story on Channel 7 WKBW-TV CLICK HERE
     
     
     
     The Carnival Kids Steel Orchestra is proud to announce our latest CD "Steel Your Heart" featuring the newest and most popular songs heard in our live performances.  Released at Island Night in April of 2018, the CD is available at all performances, and through this website.  
     
Last Modified on January 16, 2020