Music

Immortalizing Rake 'n' Scrape

February 23, 2016

Musician Fred Ferguson along with Ronald Simms and the late Nat Williams decided that it was important to preserve the dying art of Rake ‘n’ Scrape; so they identified two popular groups, namely Bo Hog & The Rooters, and Ophie & The Websites, and got them into a recording studio.

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Next stop USA for band

February 23, 2016

THE Urban Renewal Band is looking forward to performing at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Washington, D.C. next month.

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Immortalizing Rake 'n' Scrape

February 23, 2016

Musician Fred Ferguson along with Ronald Simms and the late Nat Williams decided that it was important to preserve the dying art of Rake ‘n’ Scrape; so they identified two popular groups, namely Bo Hog & The Rooters, and Ophie & The Websites, and got them into a recording studio.

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Second Annual Youth Culture Fest to Depict Road to Majority Rule

February 22, 2016

Sporting the beauty of straw work as costume, young people from tots to teens on Thursday showed off their ‘Youth Culture Fest’ fiesta attire at the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture to the announcement from the Minister that “this year’s Youth Culture Fest will be staged at Arawak Cay Heritage Site on April 9.”

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Marketing push begins for Junkanoo Carnival

February 22, 2016

THE Ministry of Tourism launched its 2016 Junkanoo Carnival marketing campaign in Washington, DC, over the weekend, showcasing the anticipated event to thousands at the Travel Adventure Show.

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Ministry of Tourism promotes carnival in D.C.

February 22, 2016

The Ministry of Tourism kicked off its marketing campaign over the weekend for the upcoming Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival, as it works to improve on last year's visitor arrival numbers during the inaugural event.

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Eddie Minnis and Ronnie Butler drop new singles

February 18, 2016

After a year of critiques and tweaks to ensure that they put out the best product that they could at this point in their careers, music legends Ronnie Butler and Eddie Minnis have unleashed two new singles.

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Dynamic duo gear up for release of new single 'One Shot'

February 18, 2016

The dream team of Bahamian producer Padrino and singer/songwriter/lyricist Chase Fernander has joined forces yet again to release what is expected to hopefully become the most epic release of 2016 -- "One Shot."

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Wilchcombe says 2016 carnival will cost less than last year's

February 18, 2016

Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe yesterday admitted that the $12.9 million spent on the inaugural Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival was too high and the government is working to shave that figure down for this year's festival.

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Ministry of Tourism to launch "From Bahamas With Love" campaign

February 15, 2016

As part of its aggressive plan to capitalize on the romance market declared by Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and simultaneously, showcase the charm, beauty and authentic romantic product of the Islands of The Bahamas, the Ministry of Tourism (MOT) will kick off its “From Bahamas With Love” campaign on Tuesday, February 16th, at 2:30 p.m. in Pompey Square.

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PM Christie at Historic Bahamas Foundation Fair 'We must remember and honour our rich society'

February 15, 2016

In an initial effort to link the past with the future, goods with goodwill, the first Historic Bahamas Foundation Fair drew hundreds to the grounds of Collins House February 6, raising nearly $15,000 with proceeds to various charities and restoration of stone steps at an historic site, The Hermitage in Cat Island.

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A Mouth Full with DRE helps you fall in love with FOOD
A Mouth Full with DRE helps you fall in love with FOOD

February 11, 2016

As Valentine's Day nears there is no shortage of events meant to attract the attention of the lover in all of us. None quite catches the eye, however, like Amor Alimentos, "Food Love", a gourmet event hosted by local TV show A Mouth Full with DRE.

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FNM Deputy: New Carnival, but same mistakes as last year

February 09, 2016

FNM DEPUTY Leader Peter Turnquest yesterday said it seems the government and the Bahamas National Festival Commission "have not learned anything" from the failure of last year's Junkanoo Carnival and are "back to making the same mistakes."

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Names released for Junkanoo Carnival Music Masters competition

February 09, 2016

17 artists, 20 songs vie for $20,000 grand prize

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Names released for Junkanoo Carnival Music Masters competition

February 08, 2016

The Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) congratulates the contestants in the 2016 Junkanoo Carnival Music Masters Song Competition as they embark on a journey to Music Masters stardom.

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Dates for 2016, 2017 Junkanoo Carnival set

February 08, 2016

The Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) is pleased to announce the official dates for the 2016 and 2017 Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival.

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Child don't do that... Dat's Nasty!

February 08, 2016

The voice that became the conscience of the country is now urging us to stop littering and start respecting the beauty of The Bahamas.

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Names released for Junkanoo Carnival Song Competition

February 08, 2016

The Bahamas National Festival Commission congratulates the contestants in the 2016 Junkanoo Carnival Music Masters Song Competition.

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Official announcement of 2016/2017 Junkanoo Carnival dates

February 08, 2016

The Bahamas National Festival Commission is pleased to announce the official dates for the 2016 and 2017 Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival.

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Country legend Travis Tritt to perform in paradise.
Country legend Travis Tritt to perform in paradise.

February 05, 2016

Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas will welcome Grammy Award-winning artist Travis Tritt to paradise on March 5, 2016.

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