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New Ringo Video Features Bermuda Lyric Sheet

New Ringo Video Features Bermuda Lyric Sheet

Former Beatle Ringo Starr has released the official video for his rendition of one-time bandmate John Lennon’s Bermuda-penned song Grow Old With Me. The song will appear on Ringo’s new album, What’s My Name, to be released on October 25. John Lennon’s original lyric sheet for the song Grow Old With Me, annotated “Fairylands,... Read more of this article

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

Chewstick To Hold Open Mic Session On Sept 14

Chewstick To Hold Open Mic Session On Sept 14

Chewstick will be holding an open mic jam session at Blue Waters Anglers Club on September 14, with part proceeds going to help fund Bermudian Yassine Chentouf’s ongoing participation with the Up With People.troupe Every year US-based Up with People brings together almost one hundred college-aged participants from more than 20 countries for a multi-continent... 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