Spirit of Montserrat photo of King Natty after being crowned 2016 calypso monarch.

King Natte Ready for Leeward Island Calypso Competition

Kevin ‘King Natte’ Farrell is preparing to represent Montserrat in the 21 st Annual Leeward Islands Calypso Monarch Competition which is scheduled to take place on Saturday 12 th August, 2017 in the island of Anguilla.
This will be King Natte’s first time representing Montserrat regionally since taking possession of the Calypso Monarch title in December 2016. The Leeward Islands Calypso Competition allows reigning Calypso Monarchs, of participating countries to compete against each other and showcase the calypso art form in two rounds.
King Natte will face calypsonians from Anguilla, Antigua, BVI, Nevis, St. Kitts, St. Maarten and USVI.
Acting as manager to King Natte while in Anguilla is Kenneth ‘Rabo’ Silcott. Mr. Silcott will also be representing the Montserrat Arts Council as the Head of Planning & Production. He is also a veteran calypsonian. He is assisting the King in his preparation to leave Montserrat and while in Anguilla, he will ensure that things run smoothly so that our national representative can be ready for the show on Saturday August 12, 2017.