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String Serenade Concert On Sunday May 15

String Serenade Concert On Sunday May 15

The Bermuda Philharmonic is “Bach” with their first concert for three years in the form of String Serenade at St John’s Church in Pembroke on Sunday [May 15]. The concert runs from 4 to 6 pm and features Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings, George Walker’s Lyric for Strings, Mendelssohn’s String Symphony in D Major and Gershwin’s An American... Read more of this article

Music Review: Three Cups Of Honey

Music Review: Three Cups Of Honey

[Written by Dale Butler] The City of Hamilton set the template with its Spring into the Arts shotgun highlights of programmes that have excited promoters and enticed the lethargic public with spoons of honey, ignited energy, and lots of activity. Life has returned and so much more is on the horizon. Here are just three spoonfuls of honey, all in one... Read more of this article

Video: CNN Features Bermudian Kaelyn Kastle

Video: CNN Features Bermudian Kaelyn Kastle

Bermudian recording artist Kaelyn Kastle has been featured in a CNN article and video about young Black influencers in Atlanta. Kastle has joined nine other young creators at the “Collab Crib”, which CNN describes as “one of the nation’s only content houses for all-Black influencers.” CNN reports, “Kastle, the self-described... Read more of this article

Photos & 360: Spring Into The City In Hamilton

Photos & 360: Spring Into The City In Hamilton

The City of Hamilton held their ‘Spring into the City’ grand finale this afternoon [May 7] at Victoria Park. A spokesperson previously said, “Local band Aimee & Davy will keep the energy flowing as they play under the park’s iconic bandstand [which will be adorned with locally sourced flowers courtesy of the Garden Club of Bermuda] while... Read more of this article

Brunchy Bunch Tour Event Set For Saturday

Brunchy Bunch Tour Event Set For Saturday

Lovers of soca music and fine dining are urged to dress to impress when the Brunchy Bunch Tour arrives in Bermuda on Saturday [May 7]. The glitzy event, sponsored by Bacardi and Johnnie Walker, will be held at Huckleberry Restaurant on Pitts Bay Road from 1 pm to 7 pm.Featuring Back2Basics, Tony X, Mastermind, DJ Burge, DJ Mystro and DJ Fury, the... Read more of this article

Open Mic Night At Astwood Arms On Saturday

Open Mic Night At Astwood Arms On Saturday

Local musicians can showcase their talent in an open mic night at the Astwood Arms on Front Street on Saturday [April 30]. Hosted by Harmony Song, otherwise known as Sharon DeCouto, the evening starts at 7.30 pm. The Bermuda Folk Club has been running since 1971 and started in the Captain’s Club at The Hofbrau Pub, and has also been staged at the... Read more of this article

‘Old School Jam’ On Saturday April 30th

‘Old School Jam’ On Saturday April 30th

Soul music lovers can enjoy some of the classics at Old School Jam at The West End Sailboat Club in Sandys on Saturday [April 30]. Presented by Soul Family Productions, the event features guest artist Desta ‘Zion’ and SOS. Doors open at 7 pm, with the show starting at 8 pm. Tickets at $50 are available at WEBC and the Soul Family Members. Light... Read more of this article

Rian “8track” Williams Produces Protoje Song

Rian “8track” Williams Produces Protoje Song

Rian “8track” Williams has produced a song by Jamaican reggae artist Protoje, who is signed to RCA Records, marking what he called “his first big record label album placement.” Mr. Williams told Bernews, “It’s been a long time coming. I have known Protoje for eight years and he constantly told me to be patient and... Read more of this article

Sail Away Soca To Host Fundraising Event

Sail Away Soca To Host Fundraising Event

On Thursday, May 26, Sail Away Soca – a team that consists of Melissa Trott, Sheena Chomoledgy and Hafid James – will be hosting its second fundraising event. A spokesperson said, “This year they decided to have a fundraiser to get the frontline nurses a thank you gift for their hard work and commitment during this Covid pandemic. Even... Read more of this article

Bermuda Philharmonic Returning To The Stage

Bermuda Philharmonic Returning To The Stage

[Written by Laure Marshall and Cheresa Lemaire] The Bermuda Philharmonic Society [BPS] is excited to announce its return to the stage for its upcoming spring concert, Strings Serenade. The strings-only concert will be held on Sunday, May 15 from 4 to 6pm at St John’s Church in Hamilton. The philharmonic is currently looking for professional and... Read more of this article

Video: Cindy Smith Performs At Creatives Live

Video: Cindy Smith Performs At Creatives Live

The latest Creatives Live event — a musical midday concert series aimed at showcasing and supporting Bermuda’s artists – hosted by the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs was recently held on the steps of City Hall, with the event featuring Cindy Smith.Related StoriesCreatives Live To Feature Cindy Smith On Friday Creatives Live... Read more of this article

Soja Wins 2022 ‘Best Reggae Album’ Grammy

Soja Wins 2022 ‘Best Reggae Album’ Grammy

Virginia-based reggae band Soja won the 2022 ‘Best Reggae Album’ Grammy Award for ‘Beauty in the Silence,’ an album which features an appearance by Bermudian Collie Buddz on one song. The six nominees for the  Best Reggae Album were Etana’s Pamoja, Sean Paul’s Live N Livin, Spice with 10, Jesse Royal’s Royal, Gramps... Read more of this article

Review: Livin’ Local Production At The Loft

Review: Livin’ Local Production At The Loft

[Written by Patricia Pogson-Nesbitt] Hindsight’s “Livin’ Local” is a polished nightclub review of Old School music. The production opens with Hindsight’s signature song, and video, so aptly named, “There’s No Place Like Bermuda.” Tourists and locals were greeted with a projected visual tour of the island’s coast, from St. George’s... Read more of this article