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BEU To Host “Open Mic” Event On November 15

BEU To Host “Open Mic” Event On November 15

The Bermuda Entertainment Union [BEU] will be hosting an “Open Mic” event at the Leopard’s Club for members and potential members on Friday, November 15 from 7.00pm to 9.30pm. A spokesperson said, “On Friday Nov. 15th from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the [BEU] is hosting an “Open Mic” event at the Leopard’s Club for members and potential... Read more of this article

Column: Celebrating Emperor Haile Selassie I

Column: Celebrating Emperor Haile Selassie I

[Written by Chris Famous] “Hail him without any apology. Hail His Imperial Majesty” – Burning Spear” “Look to the east for the crowning of a Black King” - Hon. Marcus Garvey On November 2nd, 1930 in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, Ras Tafari was crowned as His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie the first and his wife... Read more of this article

Beat Breakers Event At Strykz On November 10

Beat Breakers Event At Strykz On November 10

An event sponsored by The Akayo Group LTD dubbed as ‘Beat Breakers’ will be held on Sunday [Nov 10] from 8 pm until 2 am at Strykz Bowling Lounge, St. Davids. This event will feature DJ Korie Minors, “playing the best in Club, Techno, Afro beats, and Latin Music.” Related StoriesTime Change For Destination Dockyard Simons... Read more of this article

Temptation Recalls Motown Stars’ Bermuda Visit

Temptation Recalls Motown Stars’ Bermuda Visit

They way they did the things they did had already made The Temptations Motown’s brightest stars by the time they played their only engagement in Bermuda in 1964. While such classics as My Girl and Papa Was A Rolling Stone still lay in the Detroit vocal group’s future, they had already charted on both sides of the Atlantic with a strings... Read more of this article

Unleashed: Show Us Your #WKDside On Nov 2

Unleashed: Show Us Your #WKDside On Nov 2

Chivas Entertainment will be hosting their “Unleashed: Show Us Your #WKDside” event on Saturday, November 2nd at Docksiders on Front Street. The night will be filled with entertainment with the event poster saying, “DJ Rusty G, Mista Genius, and DJ Mystro will play the best Soca, Reggae, Hip Hop, and the Top 40. Ttickets cost $15,... Read more of this article

Ministry Supports Cultural Music Programme

Ministry Supports Cultural Music Programme

The Department of Community Affairs and the Bermuda Arts Council donated a combined $6,500 to the Eddie Ming Drum School and Rhythm Lab. The funds will aid in the hosting of an upcoming student workshop, which features Cuban guest percussionist Angel Luis. Minister Foggo, Eddie Ming and Angel Luis at the Ministry of Labour, Community Affairs and SportsEarlier... Read more of this article

Video: Heather Nova Kicks Off European Tour

Video: Heather Nova Kicks Off European Tour

Bermudian folk rocker Heather Nova has launched a barnstorming European tour to support her critically lauded new album Pearl. Ms Nova opened her swing through Europe with a show in Paris on October 13. She will have made appearances in Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the UK by... Read more of this article

Singer Chelsea Amber To Perform In Toronto

Singer Chelsea Amber To Perform In Toronto

An upcoming concert by Bermudian-Canadian singer-songwriter Chelsea Amber is one of the hottest tickets in Toronto right now. She will be headlining a show along with fellow Juno Award-nominee Drew Brown on October 28 at Mississauga’s Gospel Café. The Ontario city’s JOY Radio is promoting the show heavily, including re-posting this 2017... Read more of this article

Video: Roy Talbot’s Famed “Bermudavarius”

Video: Roy Talbot’s Famed “Bermudavarius”

It was to plucked string instruments what the bumble bee is to flight. It shouldn’t have worked, but it did. Beautifully. The Talbot Brothers. Archie, Austin, Ross, Bryan and Roy along with their cousin Cromwell [Mandy] Mandres, entertained locals and visitors for decades. Talbot Brothers [1959]Their smooth blend of calypso and swing helped... Read more of this article

Bermudian Singer In UK Music Charity Venture

Bermudian Singer In UK Music Charity Venture

Bermudian entertainer Janita Adderley is part of a charity initiative in the UK which is using music to raise awareness and funds for those suffering from mental health issues. Singer Ms Adderley, a member of the Bermuda group The Loquats and the all-female band Stiletto 5, studied at York College and still spends time in that northern English city. She... Read more of this article

Win Free Tickets To ‘The Three Rs’ Concert

Win Free Tickets To ‘The Three Rs’ Concert

In commemoration of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants in Bermuda, a concert event dubbed ‘The Three Rs’ will be held on Sunday, November 3 at the #1 Car Park in Hamilton, featuring performances by Romaine Virgo, Richie Campbell, and more, with Bernews giving away four pairs of free tickets – a total of eight – to the show. The... Read more of this article

New Ringo Video Features Bermuda Lyric Sheet

New Ringo Video Features Bermuda Lyric Sheet

Former Beatle Ringo Starr has released the official video for his rendition of one-time bandmate John Lennon’s Bermuda-penned song Grow Old With Me. The song will appear on Ringo’s new album, What’s My Name, to be released on October 25. John Lennon’s original lyric sheet for the song Grow Old With Me, annotated “Fairylands,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Canadian Songsters Mini-Concert

Photos/Video: Canadian Songsters Mini-Concert

[Updated with photos] The Salvation Army is holding it’s annual Congress this weekend and provided Bermuda with the opportunity to hear the visiting musical group, the Canadian Staff Songsters at a mini-concert this afternoon [Sept 27] on the steps of City Hall. The 66-minute live video replay is below: Related... Read more of this article