Campbell Church to host steel drum band

One Love Caribbean Steel Drum Band will bring island music to the park and playground at Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church, 3712 Weems Road, Weems, from 5-8:30 p.m. July 20.

“Island Joy Comes to Weems” is the first of Campbell’s new four-part concert series centered on joy, peace and love. The free program of calypso, reggae and island music is appropriate for all ages. There will be a limbo contest and other island games.

Envisioning the series, chairman Susan Cousins sought a cross-section of musical events that would be different from other offerings in the area.

“We didn’t know of anyone who’d done a steel band,” said Cousins, who found the One Love band in Norfolk.

The group came to Hampton Roads in 1994 from the Caribbean island of Trinidad. It has performed more…