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Review: BHW Cirque Du Soca J’Ouvert Party

Review: BHW Cirque Du Soca J’Ouvert Party

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Jouvvvvaaaayyyyyy! The song blares in my head every single time I think about Carnival or hear anyone talking about J’Ouvert. It immediately gets me excited and puts me in the mood to get up and party at 3am in the dark. Not to mention, willingly being covered in paint and mud then being sprayed with cold water. Maybe... Read more of this article

Coral Beats Set To Perform Concert On Sunday

Coral Beats Set To Perform Concert On Sunday

Coral Beats, Bermuda’s all-female percussion band, will perform their new repertoire of songs at Warwick Academy’s Phoebe Purvis Memorial Hall on Sunday, June 24 from 7.00pm to 7.45pm. A spokesperson said, “The band specializes in the samba and reggae rhythms of Brazil. Mestre Bola will be conducting a four-day workshop with the group... Read more of this article

Review: Machel Montano ‘Pure’ Music Concert

Review: Machel Montano ‘Pure’ Music Concert

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Bermuda Heroes Weekend came alive early Monday morning when soca king Machel Montano graced the stage at Pure. The annual white fete, put on by Wild Apache Promotions, was set to be the biggest event of the weekend and it certainly lived up to expectations. Bermuda Carnival or #BHW is now in its fourth year and this... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BHW ‘Pan In The Park’ Event

Photos & Video: BHW ‘Pan In The Park’ Event

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Heroes Weekend Pan in the Park event is taking place this afternoon [June 17] at Victoria Park, with people coming out to enjoy a relaxing afternoon of steel pan music. Update: The live broadcast has ended, and the 20-minute video replay is belowThis year’s BHW got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’... Read more of this article

Bermuda Artist Amaya Previews New Song

Bermuda Artist Amaya Previews New Song

Bermudian singer Amaya has previewed a new song, saying “I feel like, as a Bermudian artist, we have to recognize Bermuda’s talent, whether we sing, dance, ride bikes, or build things.” Amaya said, “I was born and raised in Bermuda. I started singing when I was 3 years old; my mom used to sing in a group called Choral Dynamics... Read more of this article

‘Old School Happy Hour’ Set For June 22

‘Old School Happy Hour’ Set For June 22

A ‘Taste of Bermuda Old School Happy Hour’ event will be held on Friday, June 22nd from 5.30pm until 11pm at the Loyal Hill Community Field, North Shore Road, Devonshire. A presentation will be made to Raleigh Bermuda, music will be by Royal Empress – Bussy Dread, and for admission you can make a donation towards the playground. Related... Read more of this article

Smirnoff H2O Party To Be Held On Saturday

Smirnoff H2O Party To Be Held On Saturday

2018 Smirnoff H2O brought to you by Off Level BDA & YGS Ent is set to take place on Saturday, June 2nd, at Snorkel Park Beach. The party will include a number of attractions which include a light show, water trucks, pools, sprinklers, slip n slides, mechanical bull, foam pit, professional photography, a photo backdrop on entry, giant inflatables,... Read more of this article

Family Centre Lip Sync Battle On June 22

Family Centre Lip Sync Battle On June 22

On Friday, June 22nd, Family Centre will host their Lip Sync Battle event at the Hamilton Princess to raise funds for its critical Counselling Services. “The incredible Patrina ‘Powergirl’ O’Connor will act as MC, as star judges DJ Chubb from Vibe 103, comedian Nadanja Bailey and Hott 1075 radio host, Nikita Robinson, provide ‘American... Read more of this article

Eclipse Summer Series To Be Held On June 2nd

Eclipse Summer Series To Be Held On June 2nd

The Eclipse Summer Series Part 1 will be staged at The Shed located on Cross Island in Dockyard on Saturday, June 2nd, featuring performances by international DJs; DJ Outkast and DJ Delano of Renaissance. A spokesperson said, “Savvy Entertainment and Animal Productions announce the world’s top DJs arriving to perform in Bermuda at The Eclipse... Read more of this article

Music Video: Heritage Releases New Single

Music Video: Heritage Releases New Single

L.A.-based soul/pop band HEЯITAGE, which is comprised of Bermudian musicians, released their new single and music video cover for “I Can” by Chronixx. A spokesperson said, “The video was directed by Brandon Lee and shot in various locations in Los Angeles. With HannaH’s soulful crooning and Gianluca Gibbons’ enchanting saxophone playing,... Read more of this article

Win Free Tickets To PURE 2018 “White Fete”

Win Free Tickets To PURE 2018 “White Fete”

The tenth annual White Fete will be staged at the National Sports Centre North Field on Sunday, June 17, featuring performances by Machel Montano, DJ Young Chow, DJ Rusty G, Jazzy T of Renaissance, Mista Genius, and Markie T, among others, with Bernews giving away four pairs of free tickets – a total of eight – to the show. The giveaways... Read more of this article

Jay III Nominated For International Soca Award

Jay III Nominated For International Soca Award

Bermudian recording artist JayLynn Hines, also known as Jay III, has been nominated as part of an international soca competition in the category “Groovy Soca of the Year”, and locals can cast their vote for her online. The award ceremony for the competition will be held in St. Lucia on July 10. The competition’s website says, “SAO... Read more of this article

CultureShock Concert To Take Place On July 7

CultureShock Concert To Take Place On July 7

The founder of CultureShock, Keith Simmons, has announced the return of its annual concert event, set to be held at Snorkel Park on Saturday, July 7th. Mr Simmons said, “ This year’s event, known as CultureShock 18, features icons PopCaan backed by Ruff Kutts Krew Band, Ifrica and I-Octane backed by Riddim 2000 Band. Also performing are Bermuda’s... Read more of this article