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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

Emergency Radio Station Will Have New Music

Emergency Radio Station Will Have New Music

As a bit of a silver lining in the midst of these storm clouds, the Emergency Broadcast Radio station will apparently have new music for their upcoming broadcast during Tropical Storm Jerry. While the Emergency Broadcast Station — which broadcast on FM 100.1 — is a quality source of information during storms as it includes various experts... Read more of this article

Ex-Beatles Reunite Over Lennon Bermuda Song

Ex-Beatles Reunite Over Lennon Bermuda Song

Come together, sang John Lennon in the classic Beatles track of that name, right now — over me. And his two surviving bandmates have done just that, staging a semi-Beatles reunion of sorts to record a new version of Grow Old With Me, one of the songs Mr. Lennon wrote in Bermuda during the summer of 1980. Ringo Starr will be singing the number... Read more of this article

‘Last Call’ Gospel Duo Receive $15,000 Grant

‘Last Call’ Gospel Duo Receive $15,000 Grant

Recently, the Ministry of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports provided support to the local Gospel music duo Last Call by presenting them with a grant for $15,000.Tricray Astwood and Adrian Jones comprise of the popular group Last Call, and the funds will go towards assisting with the group’s upcoming musical tour. In making the presentation, the... Read more of this article

Warwick Concert To Honour 9/11 Victims

Warwick Concert To Honour 9/11 Victims

Warwick Academy will be holding its second annual school concert next week to celebrate the memory of former student Rhondelle Tankard and all other victims of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in the US. Ms Tankard, 31 at the time, died when jetliners hijacked by terrorists were flown into the two World Trade Centre buildings. An employee of re/insurance... Read more of this article

Azorean Fado Musicians To Perform In Bermuda

Azorean Fado Musicians To Perform In Bermuda

The Portuguese Cultural Association will be hosting an evening of Fado music on Saturday, October 5th at the Vasco da Gama Club. A spokesperson said, “The Portuguese Cultural Association is pleased to announce an evening of Fado music to take place on 5 October 2019 featuring musicians coming from the Azores: Alfredo Gago da Câmara [Guitar and... Read more of this article

Mamma Mia! Abba Musical Coming To City Hall

Mamma Mia! Abba Musical Coming To City Hall

Here they go again! The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Bermuda will be staging the international hit musical Mamma Mia! at City Hall’s Earl Cameron Theatre from October 3-12. Based on the songs of Swedish supergroup Abba, the jukebox musical is about a bride-to-be who tries to discover the identity of her father on the eve of her wedding by... Read more of this article

Bermuda Cedar John Lennon Music Boxes

Bermuda Cedar John Lennon Music Boxes

The song would soon become freighted with heartbreaking associations, of course. But when John Lennon wrote Grow Old With Me on the island in July, 1980 and played it over the phone to wife Yoko Ono in New York ["It was a musical postcard from Bermuda," he joked], tragedy still lay in the future. The song was simply a heart-baring declaration of love,... Read more of this article

Desta Zion Wilson In Britain’s Got Reggae

Desta Zion Wilson In Britain’s Got Reggae

Bermudian musician and vocalist Desta Zion Wilson recently placed as runner up in Britain’s Got Reggae, a UK-based reggae competition. The competition encourages seasoned and unseasoned artists alike to get involved with reggae music. It is produced in collaboration with London Notting Hill Carnival Enterprises Trust, Rototom Festival Spain, One Love... Read more of this article

Chelsea Amber Scores Dual Airplay Hits

Chelsea Amber Scores Dual Airplay Hits

Two singles from Bermudian-Canadian songstress Chelsea Amber’s most recent album have been riding high on the Canadian Christian music airplay charts this month. The songs Mosaic and Praise Your Name from the singer-songwriter’s Christian/gospel album Face The Waves have been in heavy-rotation on Canadian radio stations throughout August. Bermudian-Canadian... Read more of this article

Magazine Rhapsodic Over Bermudian Singer

Magazine Rhapsodic Over Bermudian Singer

When she first burst onto the British musical scene in 2017, the UK’s online Independent newspaper hailed Bermudian Kristen Bassett as “incredible” and said she might well develop into one of that country’s defining R&B voices Two years later that prediction may be about to come true. Ms Bassett, who performs under the stage name Bassette,... Read more of this article

Otis Redding III To Appear At Local Fundraiser

Otis Redding III To Appear At Local Fundraiser

American singer Otis Redding III, who inherited his legendary father’s name and rich vocal delivery, will be headlining a fundraiser for Bermuda’s Family Centre next month. The entertainer shot to fame in the chart-topping 1980s/1990s funk, soul and disco band The Reddings, but in recent years has introduced many of his father’s classic... Read more of this article

Unity Fest Management On Wayne Wonder

Unity Fest Management On Wayne Wonder

Responding to a recent LoopJamaica story that quotes reggae artist Wayne Wonder as citing a fundamental disagreement leading to his decision not to appear at the upcoming Unity Fest, the management team behind the event say that “his comments are inconsistent with any correspondence and or legal documentation” The LoopJamaica story said,... Read more of this article