Calypso icon Baron to headline ‘Soca Gold’ in Pickering

The Baron

The vibrant rhythms of soca and the festive spirit of Christmas are set to collide in a spectacular way as the renowned calypsonian Baron (Timothy Watkins Jr), and fondly referred to as the “Sweet Soca Man,” takes center stage at the highly-anticipated “Soca Gold Christmas Edition” event. The action will take place at Diamonds Lounge, 2200 Brock Rd. in Pickering, Ontario, this Sunday, November 19, 2023; it promises to be an unforgettable night of music and merriment.

Baron, often heralded as the “golden voice of calypso,” is no stranger to the limelight. After a sold-out performance at the same venue last year, the Trinidad-based superstar is gearing up to treat his Toronto fans to yet another stellar performance. His dedicated following can expect a fusion of his classic Christmas hits along with some fresh, new tunes, all delivered with the trademark charm and energy that have made Baron a beloved figure in the world of soca and calypso.

This year’s edition of Soca Gold Christmas is not just about Baron, it is poised to be one of the biggest parang extravaganzas of the season. What sets it apart is the inclusion of top parang band Los Pajaros, whose melodic and festive tunes are sure to get the audience in the holiday spirit. Included in the star-studded lineup is Toronto’s own golden voice, Gunny Cedeno, and the versatile Caribbean music sensation Connector.

But wait, there’s more! The event promises a special surprise guest appearance that is sure to delight and thrill the audience. To keep the party going, a cadre of talented DJs, including DOC, Flex Got Next, Dynamic Crew, Bad Lad, and Sweet Pan Music, will take the stage, ensuring that the music never stops and the energy remains electric throughout the night.

Hosting the event will be SKF, known for its engaging and charismatic stage presence. With such a diverse and talented lineup, Christmas Soca Gold is guaranteed to be a memorable evening for all attendees.

Doors to this extraordinary event open at 4 p.m., giving music enthusiasts and revelers plenty of time to soak in the festive atmosphere and savor every moment of this Trinidad-style Christmas celebration.

Don’t miss your chance to witness Baron, “the sweet soca” man himself, alongside a stellar lineup of artists, bands, and DJs, all under one roof.

Secure your tickets now and get ready to dance, sing, and celebrate the holidays in style at Christmas Soca Gold 2023.

For information call 647-823-8757