‘Made In Bermuda’ Festival Set For September

July 30, 2018

It’s going to be a Bermuda family affair when one of the Island’s most popular events returns for its third year.

The annual Made in Bermuda Festival will be held over the Labour Day weekend at venues including White’s Island, the Hamilton Princess and the Royal Naval Dockyard with a host of acts lined up to take part.

Headlining will be Grammy award winning Monica Brown – whose lead keyboardist, Dainavon Tuzo, is Bermudian and his father, Eugene ‘T’ Tuzo, is the lead bassist for the Wall Street Band, who anchored Made in Bermuda festival during its first two years.

Dainavon said: “It’s going to be great coming home to perform and maybe I might even get a chance to do some jamming with my Dad. There is nothing more special than performing in your own country in front of your own people and I know they are going to love Monica, she is sensational.”

Dainavon Tuzo with Monica Brown Bermuda July 2018

The event is being organized by PinkSand Entertainment and its CEO Jonathan Tankard said: “We are excited that the festival has continued to grow into this our biggest year and to have Monica coming to Bermuda headlining alongside a Bermudian is fantastic.

“The Made in Bermuda festival showcases the talent of our local musicians from the developing artist to those reaching the heights of the music industry.”

Monica will be performing on September 1 and other acts lined up for the weekend are: The Wall Street Band, Live Wires; One SOULution; Olivia Hamilton; Sheila Smith; Brixx; Sinead the flower; B.L.A.C.; Tyler Wilson, DJ Chubb and DJ iBreeze.

The full schedule is:

  • Thursday, August 30 – Made In Bermuda Nights Finale on Whites Island at 8:30pm
  • Friday August 31 – Made In Bermuda Panel on Developing Arts and Entertainment at HP’s Trudeau Ballroom at 10.30am
  • Friday – Made In Bermuda Marina Nights at the Hamilton Princess marina at 5pm
  • Saturday September 1 – Made In Bermuda Festival Concert in Dockyard at 7pm
  • Monday September 3 – Float BDA at Tobacco Bay at 12.30pm.

Jonathan added: “We want to thank everyone who has supported Made in Bermuda over the past three years and are looking forward to a great evening of Bermudian entertainment.”

Tickets are available at Ptix.bm.

Made in Bermuda July 2018

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  1. Kenny Foggo says:

    None of these events in St. George’s?

    I’ll skip this entire weekend of events then


    • Kenny Foggo says:

      REAL St Georgians prefer Fort St Catherine’s Beach… tobacco bay is now for tourists..

    • Kenny Foggo says:

      Or better yet, Clearwater Beach… plenty parking and it’s STILL in St. George’s

    • Anonymous says:

      Tobacco Bay is in St. George’s

      • Kenny foggo says:

        Tobacco bay is in st geo, ur correct but it’s for tourists, and instead of cramming the neighbourhood and causing traffic and safely disruptions, and $10 beers and $16 for ‘just’ a chicken burger… they could have had one of the events at Clearwater, it’s STILL in St. George’s and there’s plenty parking for cars, bikes & boats.

  2. Brown says:

    Dockyard for a show is a better venue. Even better than Tiger Bay