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GTyme Productionz To Release “I’m A Winner”

GTyme Productionz To Release “I’m A Winner”

GTyme Productionz are getting set to release a single titled ‘I’m a Winner’ featuring former Bermuda Idol winner Larrita Adderley and Brotha Richie. A spokesperson said, “Just in time for the Easter holiday, GTyme Productionz is happy to announce the release of the single ‘I’m a Winner’ featuring former Bermuda Idol winner Larrita... Read more of this article

Tribute Of Song & Word For Leroy Simmons

Tribute Of Song & Word For Leroy Simmons

[Written by Dale Butler] On Sunday, April 14th at precisely 3.00pm as advertised, The Bermuda Entertainers’ Union [BEU] Executive Committee, with the support of the Spinning Wheel establishment, greeted and entertained a packed house of family, friends, musicians, and fans of popular teacher, musician, radio host, and union president, the late Leroy... Read more of this article

‘Evening With Otis Redding III’ On April 18

‘Evening With Otis Redding III’ On April 18

“Falling in love with old music is beautiful,” says the organizer of an event dubbed ‘An Evening with Otis Redding III,’ which is set to take place on Thursday, April 18 at the Earl Cameron Theatre. A spokesperson said, “Redding Jr, an iconic southern soul performer and producer, was well known for songs such as These Arms... Read more of this article

BTUC Express Condolences To Simmons Family

BTUC Express Condolences To Simmons Family

Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] expressed their sincere condolences to the family of Leroy Simmons, saying that “Bermuda has lost one of its shining stars.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] wishes to express its sincere condolences to the wife and family of Brother Leroy Simmons. “Bermuda has lost one... Read more of this article

Gospel Duo ‘Last Call’ Sign Recording Contract

Gospel Duo ‘Last Call’ Sign Recording Contract

After hitting the #1 spot on the Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart, Bermudian gospel music duo ‘Last Call’ continue to make waves in the music world, with the talented duo announcing that they have now signed a recording contract. “Fred ‘Uncle Freddie’ Jerkins III, President of DarkChild Gospel, announces the signing of gospel... Read more of this article

‘Last Call’ Song Hits #1 On Billboard Charts

‘Last Call’ Song Hits #1 On Billboard Charts

The hit song ‘Victory’ by Fred Jerkins and Bermudian group Last Call has claimed the number one spot on the Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart, while also enjoying its 19th consecutive week on the Billboard Gospel Indicator Chart. In an online post, Fred Jerkins said, “When I tell you God is awesome, you better believe it. I’m sitting here... Read more of this article

Review: The Kings Band Perform At PYC

Review: The Kings Band Perform At PYC

[Written by Dale Butler] On Friday, April 5, The Heartbeat of Hamilton came to life at PYC in a free concert that started at 8.30pm after sound and instrument checks and warm lights were installed. The hall was lit in traditional reggae fashion, exactly the way staunch reggae fans love to dance alone, or in small groups. I had heard the band earlier... Read more of this article

Bermuda Mourns Passing Of Leroy Simmons

Bermuda Mourns Passing Of Leroy Simmons

The island is mourning the passing of Leroy Simmons, who is being recalled as a champion of the rights of Bermudian entertainers and a fierce advocate for performing artists and local entertainers. Inter-Island Communications An Inter-Island Communications spokesperson said, “Today marks a very sad day for many in the community on the passing... Read more of this article

Audio: Collie Buddz Releases New Single “Bank”

Audio: Collie Buddz Releases New Single “Bank”

Bermudian reggae artist Collie Buddz has released a new single, with his latest song ‘Bank’, featuring Russ and B Young. A report from Billboard said, “After being wooed by ‘Love & Reggae’ last summer, Collie Buddz is now ready to chase that paper. The Bermudian reggae star returns with his catchy new single ‘Bank.’ Audio... Read more of this article

Devils Isle Audio ‘Live & Direct’ On May 4th

Devils Isle Audio ‘Live & Direct’ On May 4th

Enygma Productions is getting set to present ‘DIA Live and Direct’ on Saturday, May 4th at the Blue Waters Anglers Club. A spokesperson said, “Come and hear one of Bermuda’s hottest bands, DIA [Devils Isle Audio] Live and Direct at the historic Blue Waters Anglers Club on Saturday, May 4th. “As seen at Marcus’ famous... Read more of this article

Video: Music & Entertainment Panel Discussion

Video: Music & Entertainment Panel Discussion

[Updated with video] Bernews will be hosting a News & Views panel discussion at around noon today [April 3] with Selena Fields, Tony Brannon, and Ed Christopher set to discuss the music and entertainment industry and more. The trio will be discussing the matter with journalist Don Burgess, and we will update this article with the live video at around... Read more of this article

Review Of Eugene Joell & Max Maybury

Review Of Eugene Joell & Max Maybury

[Written by Dale Butler] On Sunday, March 31 at 11.00am, I joined the artists who had painted a mural featuring butterflies as a celebration of poet, photographer and rap artist Ras Mykkal, who has several CDs of his own. At the conclusion of the blessing at 1.00pm, I did not think I had any energy to go anywhere, but after a short rest, my hunger for... Read more of this article

Review: “Gin & Jazz” Live At Astwood Arms

Review: “Gin & Jazz” Live At Astwood Arms

[Written by Dale Butler] On Sunday, March 24, three veteran Bermudian musicians took The Astwood Arms at 85 Front Street by storm. Described as “a Victorian era styled pub,” it lived up to its name in style and music. From the minute you arrived, manager Mark James Connor, son of the famous Jimmy O’Connor of “The Happening BDA,” gives... Read more of this article