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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

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

Review: ‘Unity Fest Was A Phenomenal Night’

Review: ‘Unity Fest Was A Phenomenal Night’

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman + Updated with video] The last time Buju Banton was in Bermuda, I remember staring at the stage in awe of the reggae legend. The energy, the vibes, the music – it was an incredible, memorable night. Needless to say, I had high expectations for Unity Fest and wondered if Buju would meet them. The answer is yes. He... 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

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

Soul Session Saturday Event On August 31

Soul Session Saturday Event On August 31

Tino Sax is getting set to hold an event titled ‘Soul Session Saturday’ on August 31 at the Blue Waters Anglers Club dock from 8.00am to 12.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Kicking off Labour Day weekend, Tino Sax is back with his Soul Session Saturdays. If you missed the first one, be sure to catch this event. “Capping off the end... Read more of this article

Review: A Night To Remember At Culture Shock

Review: A Night To Remember At Culture Shock

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Culture Shock 26 was a night to remember thanks to an excellent lineup, great organization and a beautiful night. The concert was held at Snorkel Park on Saturday night featuring a full lineup of Bermudian and international talent. I hadn’t been to Culture Shock since 2010 having gone yearly since 2005. After a bit... Read more of this article

Unity Fest Announce Full Lineup For Concert

Unity Fest Announce Full Lineup For Concert

The organisers of Unity Fest today announced the full lineup, saying that in addition to Buju Banton, Wayne Wonder, Agent Sasco aka Assassin and Masicka are also expected to perform. “The reggae veteran will take the stage at the National Sports Centre on August 17 in what is expected to be a sold-out event. The strong lineup includes international... Read more of this article

‘Koffee Lit Up Stage, Left Crowd Wanting More’

‘Koffee Lit Up Stage, Left Crowd Wanting More’

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] After covering Bermuda’s entertainment scene for over a decade, it’s rare that I’m impressed by a new artist. Most are still struggling to find their way and working on perfecting their stage presence. It usually take a while before they really have it down. On Saturday night, I had the pleasure of watching new... Read more of this article

Collie Buddz Rises To Top Of Billboard Chart

Collie Buddz Rises To Top Of Billboard Chart

Bermudian reggae artist Collie Buddz has seen his latest album, Hybrid, rise to the top of Billboard’s Reggae Album chart following its release last month. Buddz is the second Bermudian artist to achieve a number one placement on Billboard recently, with gospel group Last Call topping the Billboard Gospel Indicator Chart earlier this year. Regarding... Read more of this article

‘Culture Shock’ Event To Be Held On July 6th

‘Culture Shock’ Event To Be Held On July 6th

The 26th Culture Shock event is set for Saturday, July 6 at Snorkel Park, with a full slate of artists set to entertain attendees. A spokesperson said, “Culture Shock is back in effect in its 26th year of bringing unity to the island of Bermuda. While combining music, culture, and community, the event continues to lead with the promotion of peace. “This... Read more of this article

Minister Confirms ‘Buju Banton’ Can Perform

Minister Confirms ‘Buju Banton’ Can Perform

Minister of National Security Wayne Michael Caines has confirmed that permission has been granted for Mark ‘Buju Banton’ Myrie to visit and perform in Bermuda. Minister of National Security Wayne Michael Caines Statement A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of National Security the Hon. Wayne Michael Caines, JP, MP, has announced... Read more of this article

Buju Banton To Perform At Unity Festival BDA

Buju Banton To Perform At Unity Festival BDA

Buju Banton will be performing in Bermuda on August 17, 2019 at a concert event hosted by Unity Festival BDA. A spokesperson said, “On August 17, 2019, Buju Banton will return to the shores of Bermuda for an unforgettable concert event hosted by Unity Festival BDA. “Unity Fest BDA will deliver a star-studded event featuring both local... Read more of this article