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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

Video: City’s ‘Summer Sunday In The Park’

Video: City’s ‘Summer Sunday In The Park’

The City of Hamilton hosted their Summer Sunday: City Fair Edition yesterday [Aug 18] in Victoria Park.A spokesperson previously said, “Summer Sundays in the Park was launched in 2009 to provide a family fun day in the City that celebrates local music and talent while also supporting local vendors. “Whilst it may take place in the summer months,... Read more of this article

Richards Releases Re-Mastered ‘Talk Is Cheap’

Richards Releases Re-Mastered ‘Talk Is Cheap’

Partly recorded in Bermuda in 1988, rock and roll star Keith Richards’ debut solo album Talk Is Cheap was only half-jokingly called “the best Rolling Stones record in years” by citics when it was released. To mark Talk Is Cheap’s 30th anniversary, Rolling Stones co-founder, guitarist and songwriter Mr. Richards issued a re-mastered... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Unity Festival Concert Event

Photos & Video: Unity Festival Concert Event

Reggae veteran Buju Banton took to the stage at the Unity Festival concert event held at the National Sports Centre on Saturday night [Aug 17] along with other international artists including Agent Sasco aka Assassin and Masicka. Bermudian artists Jesse Seymour, Live Wires and C’Danger also performed, all backed by the Wall Street Band.DJs scheduled... Read more of this article

Wayne Wonder Will Not Perform At Unity Festival

Wayne Wonder Will Not Perform At Unity Festival

[Updated] The Unity Festival organizers said they “regrettably announce that due to circumstances beyond their control Wayne Wonder will not be performing at Unity Festival on August 17, 2019.” “All other advertised acts are confirmed and scheduled to performed and the Unity Festival organizers promise attendees an amazing show full... Read more of this article

Road Closures For Unity Concert On Saturday

Road Closures For Unity Concert On Saturday

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding the public of the road restrictions and road closures that will be in effect along Frog Lane, Roberts Avenue and Parson’s Road for the Unity Festival concert on Saturday [Aug 17]. A Government spokesperson said, “The road restrictions will be in effect from Saturday, 17 August to Sunday 18 August, 2019.“Frog... Read more of this article

Video: “Unity Festival” Press Conference

Video: “Unity Festival” Press Conference

[Updated] The organisers of the Unity Festival — which will feature Buju Banton — held a press conference this afternoon [Aug 13], where they provided more information on the upcoming concert, which they said is expected to attract thousands of attendees. Preparations underway today at the NSC:The organisers previously said “The reggae... Read more of this article

Bermudian DJ Featured In Billboard Magazine

Bermudian DJ Featured In Billboard Magazine

Bermudian DJ Collas, who hides his identity behind Gombey masks when he’s performing, is featured in a new Billboard magazine survey of performers who conceal their identities on stage to let their music better define them. Collas runs the popular US-based sound system Noise Cans, which specialises in a mash-up of Caribbean beats with modern day... Read more of this article

Coral Beats To Take Part In Pride Parade

Coral Beats To Take Part In Pride Parade

Coral Beats — the island’s all female drum band — said they are looking forward to participating in the inaugural Bermuda Pride Parade. “The theme of the Pride Parade, ‘We Belong’. is especially important to the members of Coral Beats where diversity is welcomed. The percussion group will play at Victoria Park and participate... Read more of this article

Heather Nova: ‘Bermuda Grounds & Inspires Me’

Heather Nova: ‘Bermuda Grounds & Inspires Me’

Bermuda’s chart topping alternative rock songbird Heather Nova will be embarking on a European tour in October to support her recently released album Pearl and will be hitting in the road in the US in 2020 for a series of concerts. Ms Nova, born Heather Frith, has released 10 full-length albums and numerous singles since launching her music career... Read more of this article

Vershon Was Not Barred, Apologises To Bermuda

Vershon Was Not Barred, Apologises To Bermuda

[Updated] Entertainer Vershon has confirmed that he was not barred from Bermuda, and has issued an ”unreserved apology” to the Government and people of Bermuda as a “statement was erroneously put out by my publicist.” In addition, the publicist’s website has posted a statement alleging that the “information that... Read more of this article