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Philip & Webel Awarded Menuhin Scholarships

Philip & Webel Awarded Menuhin Scholarships

The Menuhin Foundation has announced the recipients of their annual scholarship, with Marcolliver Philip and Sam Webel both receiving the award. A spokesperson said, “Since 1976, The Menuhin Foundation has provided stringed music tuition to thousands of Bermuda’s school children free of charge as part of their mandate to foster and develop an... Read more of this article

Felix Tod Will No Longer Perform With Brannon

Felix Tod Will No Longer Perform With Brannon

Noting his “unacceptable comments,“ Felix Tod said that he will no longer perform alongside Tony Brannon. Mr Tod said, “In light of Tony Brannon’s unacceptable comments, I have made the choice to no longer perform alongside him. For me, The Big Chill was not only about entertainment, but also about equality. “It has been a... Read more of this article

Hayley Francis Cann To Launch New Book

Hayley Francis Cann To Launch New Book

Bermuda’s Hayley Francis Cann, a certified music therapist who now resides in Canada, will be hosting a book launch signing for her new book Mandy’s Mom, The Music Therapist on Saturday, March 14 at the Long Story Short Bookstore in St. Georges from 3.00pm to 4.30pm. The event poster says, “Bermuda’s own Hayley Francis Cann lives... Read more of this article

Ruben Studdard To Perform In Bermuda In May

Ruben Studdard To Perform In Bermuda In May

[Written by Don Burgess] An American Idol winner will be performing in a pre-Mother’s Day concert in May.Ruben Studdard, also known as the ‘Velvet Teddy Bear’, will do a tribute to Luther Vandross on May 9 at the Fairmont Southampton. Studdard released an album entitled Ruben sings Luther in 2018. He has won several honours including a Billboard... Read more of this article

Violinist Sisters Set To Open For Red Priest

Violinist Sisters Set To Open For Red Priest

Violinist sisters Sari and Naphisa Smith are getting set to open for Red Priest in the Bermuda Festival this weekend. A spokesperson said, “Instrumental music is a universal language that allows one to make up his/her own story – phrasing it in different ways, coming up with one’s own words or pictures in the mind.“When preparing for... Read more of this article

Audio: Sir Dudley Releases ‘Gal Gone’ Song

Audio: Sir Dudley Releases ‘Gal Gone’ Song

Bermudian reggae artist Giles Spurling, also known as Sir Dudley, has released a new single titled Gal Gone. The song is composed of an instrumental created by Mr. IVibes of IVibes Productions and lyrics and vocals composed by Sir Dudley. The record was recorded, mixed and mastered at MassFX Recording by Mr. IVibes. A spokesperson said, “The new single... Read more of this article

Audio: Singer Celebrates Romance With Song

Audio: Singer Celebrates Romance With Song

Local singer and songwriter Valerie Sherwood has recorded a new version of her song One Heart and One Mind, which she wrote in 1984 to perform at the wedding of her friends Alan and Ruth Marquardt, who are celebrating 35 years of marriage this year. The guitar ballad version of the song features music and lyrics by Ms. Sherwood and was arranged and... Read more of this article

Coral Beats Band Head To Brazil This Month

Coral Beats Band Head To Brazil This Month

All-woman percussion band Coral Beats will be heading to Brazil this month for a two-week tour of the country. A spokesperson said, “Coral Beats, Bermuda’s own all-woman percussion band, will be heading to Brazil this month for its first two-week tour of the country, where they will participate in workshops and perform alongside Brazilian percussion... Read more of this article

BIFF To Screen ‘Echo In The Canyon’ Film

BIFF To Screen ‘Echo In The Canyon’ Film

The Bermuda International Film Festival is to screen an award-winning music documentary at its BIFFlix monthly series. Echo in the Canyon is a film about the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s.It features candid conversations and performances with Brian Wilson, Ringo Starr, Michelle Phillips, Eric Clapton,... Read more of this article

Jugglin Jason To Host Program On Full 100 Radio

Jugglin Jason To Host Program On Full 100 Radio

Jugglin Jason is set to host his popular radio program “The Office Workout” on The Full 100 Radio which will air Fridays from 10am to 3pm. A spokesperson said, “The Full 100 Radio is pleased to welcome its first live DJ, Bermuda’s own Jugglin Jason, to the family with his popular radio program the ‘Office Workout’ which will... Read more of this article

Somerset Brigade Band To Host Festival of Music

Somerset Brigade Band To Host Festival of Music

Under the patronage of Premier David Burt, the Somerset Brigade Band will present their annual “Festival of Music” on Saturday, February 8th at 7.30pm at St. James Church Hall, as they also celebrate their 90th anniversary. The event will feature vocalist Mrs. Melinda Jennings, trumpet soloist Mr. Conrad Roach, and the Somerset Brigade Band;... Read more of this article

Salayah Stange Wins Heather Nova Competition

Salayah Stange Wins Heather Nova Competition

Salayah Stange is this year’s winner of the Bermuda Festival Heather Nova Singer/Song Writer competition, with the young singer set to receive a cash prize,  perform at the Bermuda Festival events, and professionally record one of her songs. Ms. Nova said, “I am thrilled to announce that this year’s winner of the annual Heather Nova... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Lip Sync Idol On December 28th

Bermuda’s Lip Sync Idol On December 28th

Mark — “Sybil Barrington” — Anderson will be hosting a lip sync competition titled “Bermuda’s Lip Sync Idol” on Saturday, December 28th at 8.00pm at City Hall, with a $1,000 cash prize up for grabs.The contestants are scheduled to include Clarence Simmons, Ingrid Welch, Reesie Shakir, Gina Love, Simone Boreland,... Read more of this article