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Review: Chaka Khan Lights Up Bermuda Festival

Review: Chaka Khan Lights Up Bermuda Festival

[Written by Vejay Steede] First thing’s first; Chaka Khan is a Goddess. She is a criminally underrated vocalist whose voice can deliver primal screams with the same unflinching mastery as it delivers melodic lullaby hums. She is, in a word, magnificent. Now don’t get me wrong; those of us who know her power certainly consider Chaka a legend. The... Read more of this article

Veteran Musicians Open For Mary Bridget Davies

Veteran Musicians Open For Mary Bridget Davies

The Bermuda Festival has announced that “the Festival is looking forward to a special tribute to Janis Joplin and the music of the 60s, costumes and all, this weekend.” Mr. Armand said, “I am happy to announce that 4Time, a band comprised of Bermudian musicians Robert “Sai” Emery, Jeffrey Marshall, Ben Payne, and David Skinner will... Read more of this article

Bermuda Festival Starts Rush Ticket Policy

Bermuda Festival Starts Rush Ticket Policy

44th annual Bermuda Festival Executive Director T.J. Armand announced today [Jan 18] that the Festival will start a Rush Ticket policy, “which allows available discount tickets to be sold to the public one hour before each show at the box office.” The Festival will host a Rush Ticket Happy Hour before each show where the ticket buyers and... Read more of this article

Chaka Khan Looking Forward To Performing

Chaka Khan Looking Forward To Performing

Ten-time Grammy Award-winning singer Chaka Khan said she is “really looking forward” to performing at the Bermuda Festival next month. The super star singer tweeted the photo below today from her verified Twitter account, saying, “Hello Bermuda! I am really looking forward to performing at the 44th Annual Bermuda Festival on February... Read more of this article

Bermuda Festival Stage Competition Finalists

Bermuda Festival Stage Competition Finalists

The 44th annual Bermuda Festival has announced the contestants who will take part in the second annual On Stage Competition, which is set for February 6. Executive Director T.J. Armand said, “Once again, we were blown away by the many talents of Bermudian youth and it was a difficult decision-making process to determine the finalists. I would like... Read more of this article

Bermuda Festival Offers $1 Annual Memberships

Bermuda Festival Offers $1 Annual Memberships

For the month of December, the Bermuda Festival is offering $1 annual memberships for students and seniors. A spokesperson said, “Membership includes 50% discounts on Festival tickets for students and 25% off for seniors. Benefits also include special access to specified rehearsals, priority seating for student outreach programmes and discounts... Read more of this article

Bermuda Festival Offers Student Outreach

Bermuda Festival Offers Student Outreach

The Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts announced the 2019 Student Outreach Programme, offering young people access to world class artists and thrive on opportunities to interact with and learn from them. The Festival’s Executive Director T.J. Armand said: “Thanks to the supporters of the Festival, the Student Outreach Programme will be free... Read more of this article

Wall Street Band Confirmed For Competition

Wall Street Band Confirmed For Competition

The Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts has announced that the annual On Stage Competition – set for February 6, 2019 – will feature Wall Street Band as the host band, along with Heather Nova, Sheila Smith and Gita Blakeney-Saltus as the judges. A spokesperson said, “Presented by Aspen, the inaugural competition proved to be one... Read more of this article

Ian Davidson Receives Festival Award Of Merit

Ian Davidson Receives Festival Award Of Merit

The Board of Directors of the Bermuda Festival have announced that the inaugural Bermuda Festival Edgar Humann Award of Merit, to be awarded annually by the Festival, was given to Mr. Ian Davidson for his lifetime contribution to the performing arts in Bermuda. The award was presented to Mr. Davidson by Governor John Rankin at a reception held at Government... Read more of this article

2019 Bermuda Festival Brochure Released

2019 Bermuda Festival Brochure Released

The 2019 Bermuda Festival is set to be held from January to March 2019, and the organisers have released the Festival Brochure, providing more details on the entertainment extravaganza. Executive Director of Bermuda Festival T.J. Armand said, “Along with Chaka Khan, the 44th Annual Bermuda Festival will take off with the legendary The Manhattan... Read more of this article

Productions Honouring Simone, Joplin & Callas

Productions Honouring Simone, Joplin & Callas

Executive Director T.J. Armand announced that three special performances are scheduled to honour three legendary women of the performing arts at the 44th annual Bermuda Festival. Mr. Armand said: “In keeping with our Empowerment of Women theme, I’m happy to announce that award-winning playwright Christina Ham’s explosive play with music, Nina... Read more of this article

Chaka Khan To Perform At The Bermuda Festival

Chaka Khan To Perform At The Bermuda Festival

Ten-time Grammy Award-winning singer Chaka Khan, along with 12-time Grammy Award-winning jazz vocal group The Manhattan Transfer, will be among the lineup of artists making their way to Bermuda early next year for the Bermuda Festival, the organisers have confirmed. The Festival will take place between January 19th and March 9th, 2019, and performance... Read more of this article

Bermuda Festival Appoints Gita Blakeney Saltus

Bermuda Festival Appoints Gita Blakeney Saltus

The Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts announced the appointment of Gita Blakeney Saltus to the position of Deputy Chair of the Festival’s Board. The appointment takes effect immediately. Chairman Mr. David Skinner said: “I am excited that Gita has accepted this role. She brings a wealth of experience to the Festival, both as a world class... Read more of this article