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Sessions Pop-Up Jazz Lounge On September 27

Sessions Pop-Up Jazz Lounge On September 27

The Tino Martinez Quintet [TMQ] will be featured at the Daylesford Bar in Hamilton tomorrow [Sept 27] from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. A spokesperson said, “If you missed the last pop-up set, no worries. TMQ is back with another pop-up jazz lounge at the Daylesford Bar from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. Are you looking for a mature and intimate setting? Then Sessions... Read more of this article

Tony Brannon On Therapeutic Power Of Music

Tony Brannon On Therapeutic Power Of Music

[Written by Stephen Wright] Tony Brannon has always believed in the power of music to uplift, soothe and inspire the soul. However, it was not until he began playing songs for people with Alzheimer’s disease and watching their reactions to recognisable lyrics and melodies that he believed in its therapeutic power. For the past nine years, the local... Read more of this article

Album Featuring Collie Buddz #1 On Charts

Album Featuring Collie Buddz #1 On Charts

Reggae band Stick Figure has unseated Bob Marley and the Wailers’ “Legend” from the top spot on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart, with the American group’s album featuring Bermudian artist Collie Buddz. The New York Carib News website said, “American reggae band Stick Figure unseats Bob Marley and the Wailers’ ‘Legend’ from... Read more of this article

Music Review: Just Friends At Bungalow 56

Music Review: Just Friends At Bungalow 56

[Written by Dale Butler] On Sunday, September 11, 2022 at 7.00pm at Bungalow 56 on Reid Street in Hamilton, adjacent to The Music Box, I was flooded with numerous memories of Hubie’s Bar, the iconic jazz club that closed in May 2010. Hubie’s was located on Angle Street in Pembroke [north Hamilton area] directly opposite Rosalie Gardens, which has... Read more of this article

Review: Performance By Wanda Ray Willis

Review: Performance By Wanda Ray Willis

[Written by Dale Butler] Danji Productions, led by Wendell “Shine” Hayward, should be commended for taking the risk to bring in a one act solo musical featuring Bermudian Wanda Ray Willis on the weekend of September 9 to 11 at the beautiful Athene Theatre at the Bermuda College. Wanda, a well-known Bermudian singer, could easily have passed as Dorothy’s... Read more of this article

Myah V Surprised By On-Stage Proposal

Myah V Surprised By On-Stage Proposal

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian singer-songwriter Myah Ballentine was stunned when her boyfriend proposed to her on stage after her first headline concert last week. Ms Ballentine, known by her stage name Myah V, had finished playing to a sell-out crowd at the Grog Shop, an iconic venue in Cleveland, Ohio, when her boyfriend, DJ Bank Shaq, got... Read more of this article

Newmark Plays At International Beatleweek

Newmark Plays At International Beatleweek

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian drummer Andy Newmark performed at the “Lennon 1980” headline show at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall as part of the International Beatleweek Festival on Friday. Newmark, born in Port Chester, New York, to a Bermudian mother and American father, was among three musicians who played on John Lennon’s final pair... Read more of this article

Harbour Nights Edition Of Creatives Live

Harbour Nights Edition Of Creatives Live

This Wednesday [Aug 31], the Department of Culture will host a special Harbour Nights edition of Creatives Live! – featuring local artists Lyaness, Will B, Pier and Cush Evans. A Government spokesperson said, “Happening at the Flagpole on Front Street, this special performance of the popular open air concert series will take place from 9.00 pm –... Read more of this article

Sessions Pop-Up Jazz Lounge On August 30

Sessions Pop-Up Jazz Lounge On August 30

The Tino Martinez Quintet [TMQ] will be featured at the Daylesford bar on Tuesday, August 30 from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. A spokesperson said, “If you missed the last pop-up set, no worries. TMQ is back with another pop-up jazz lounge at the Daylesford Bar from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. Are you looking for a mature and intimate setting? Then Sessions pop-up jazz... Read more of this article

Myah V To Headline First Show In Cleveland

Myah V To Headline First Show In Cleveland

[Written by Stephen Wright] Myah Ballentine did not feel confident enough to sing even in the shower a year ago, however next month, the Bermudian singer-songwriter will headline her first concert, Myah V and Friends, at the Grog Shop, an iconic venue in Cleveland, Ohio. It has been a remarkable turnaround for the 22-year-old, who was the opening act... Read more of this article

Made In Bermuda Nights On Aug 20, 27 & Sept 3

Made In Bermuda Nights On Aug 20, 27 & Sept 3

The Bermuda Tourism Authority, in partnership with PinkSand Entertainment LLC, will be holding Made in Bermuda Nights on August 20, August 27, and September 3. A spokesperson said, “After hiatus in summer 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic, Made in Bermuda Nights is returning to the summer calendar with an upgraded VIP Experience. This year’s must-attend... Read more of this article

Video: 2022 Premier’s Concert Performances

Video: 2022 Premier’s Concert Performances

The Premier’s Concert was recently held, serving as an “annual showcase of Bermudian talent, featuring musicians, visual artists, poets and dancers who have received sponsorship from the Department of Culture or the Bermuda Arts Council.” The video description noted that that concert featured: Jay III [with Sacha Dill and Antoine Williams] Melanie... Read more of this article

Hott Magic Summer Showcase On August 20

Hott Magic Summer Showcase On August 20

Inter-Island Communications is getting set to present the Hott Magic Summer Showcase event on Saturday, August 20 from 8.00pm to 1.00am at the CedarBridge Courtyard. An online promo said, “Local artists The Soul Sistas, Jesse Seymour, Willard ‘Will B’ Burch, The Kings’ Brand featuring Arijahknow Livewires, Lyaness, Sheila Smith, Gita Blakeney... Read more of this article