Bahamian musicians at 50th anniversary New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Bahamian musicians performed at the recent 50th Anniversary New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, attended by Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar and Ministry officials.  Musicians Raphael Munnings, Nehemiah Hield, Dyson and Wendy Knight, Patrick Carey, Raphael “Raffe” Munnings, Jr., and the Bahamas Revue Band were featured in the lineup.  (BIS Photos/Kemuel Stubbs)  

Junkanoo at New Orleans Jazz Festival

A Bahamas Junkanoo contingent performed at the  50th Anniversary New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2019, on May 3 and 4.  The group comprised members of the Saxons Superstars, One Family, Roots, and the Valley Boys.  Minister of Tourism & Aviation the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar, Ministry officials, and entertainment notables Ronald Simms and Fred Munnings […]

Julien Believe’s 2019 world tour covers the US, China, Germany and his beloved Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Bahamian singer, songwriter and producer Julien Believe has once again elevated his music career by embarking on his biggest world tour to date. The Julien Believe 2019 World Tour kicked off in Miami, Florida on April 5th and stops in Los Angeles, San Diego, Boston, Washington, New York, Orlando and Atlanta.  Beijing, China […]

Governor General presents award at gala performance of the National Youth Choir

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — At a gala performance of the 29th annual concert season of The Bahamas National Youth Choir on Wednesday, April 10th, Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling presented a lifetime award to choir alumnus, Alfred Culmer at the Winston V. Saunders Theatre of the Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts.  (BIS Photos/Patrick […]

Grand Bahama teachers take to the stage in National Arts Festival

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA, — Grand Bahama teachers Kemelo Porteous and Shaquita Stubbs took the stage twice in the Community class, during the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Grand Bahama adjudications on April 2, 2019 at Grand Lucayan Convention Centre. During the morning gospel session, Mr. Porteous received cheers for his performance of “Total Praise” […]

Jay-Z, Dead & Co, the Killers to perform at Woodstock 50

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z, Dead & Company and the Killers will headline one of the 50th anniversary shows commemorating the groundbreaking Woodstock festival this summer. Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang announced Tuesday that Miley Cyrus, Santana, Imagine Dragons, Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, the Black Keys and Chance the Rapper will also perform […]

Buju Banton All Access tickets sold out

Organizers bringing in 300 police officers to secure concert   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Organizers of the upcoming Buju Banton: Long Walk To Freedom concert confirmed Wednesday that their All-Access tickets are sold out. Paradise Productions, which is staging the concert, said VIP and Platinum tickets are also moving fast. The concert, slated for March 30, […]