Music

Culture Department Hosts Mini Bahamian Music Workshop for California Choir

April 06, 2018

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture hosted a number of members of the Edison High School Choir to a mini workshop on Bahamian music, on April 5, 2018...

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Ayriel Trio to close out NMS concert season
Ayriel Trio to close out NMS concert season

April 06, 2018

The Ayriel String Trio -- Ambra Albek on violin, Simone Gramaglia on viola and Jamie Walton on cello -- a classical string ensemble will close out The Nassau Music Society's (NMS) concert season this weekend. The trio is expected to delight with two exceptional evenings [...]

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Kirkland 'KB' Bodie releases new album, 'Jones Town, Eight Mile Rock'
Kirkland 'KB' Bodie releases new album, 'Jones Town, Eight Mile Rock'

April 06, 2018

Kirkland "KB" Bodie has released his newest body of work, the 12-track "Jones Town, Eight Mile Rock" his first full-length CD since "Rake N Scrape Fool" in 2013. The CD's first release, "Dis Time", is a mid-tempo rake 'n' scrape love song with a smooth [...]

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Eleuthera All That Jazz Festival on tap
Eleuthera All That Jazz Festival on tap

April 06, 2018

Myra Maud, a singer based in Europe with roots in Martinique, is on tap for this year's Eleuthera All That Jazz Festival. Maud will be backed by Tommaso Starace on sax and Massimo Colombo, also from Europe, on piano. Also back by popular demand are [...]

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KB Releases New Album Entitled ' Jones Town, Eight Mile Rock'

April 03, 2018

Jones Town, Eight Mile Rock’ is the latest music project by iconic Bahamian singer, songwriter, producer and entertainer KB. The twelve track CD is the first full length album released by KB since ‘Rake N Scrape Fool’ in 2013. The title ‘Jones Town, Eight Mile Rock’ is a tribute to the community where young Kirkland ‘KB’ Bodie was raised...

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(Video)Supernova: BahamasLocal.com reflects on our time with Ronnie Butler

November 20, 2017

As the country mourns the loss of Bahamian music legend Ronnie Butler BahamasLocal.com reflects on our time with the icon during an interview six years ago. We love you Ronnie.

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Legendary Bahamian musician King Errisson publishes autobiography

March 13, 2017

Legendary Bahamian musician King Errisson has recently written a book about his life from childhood in The Bahamas and his climb to fame as a world renowned percussionist. His book “My Life, My Loves” tells the story of his early years of growing up in the beautiful Bahama islands and knowing that one day he would be somebody. His grandmother knew he was special and she called him “King.” He is known worldwide as an illustrious percussionist, composer and actor.

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New Year's Day Junkanoo Results!
New Year's Day Junkanoo Results!

January 02, 2017

New Year's Day Junkanoo Results! Congratulations To The Valley Boys Being The First Place New Year's Day Junkanoo Winners!

1. Valleys Boys - 80.23
2. One Family - 79.91
3. Saxons - 77.77

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Ja Rule & Friends Bahamas Hurricane Relief Concert: Dec. 10

December 07, 2016

The best of both worlds collide for an explosive night of entertainment as the Caribbean and the United States come together to support the Ja Rule & Friends Bahamas Hurricane Relief Concert on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Arawak Cay brought to you by Fyre Media, Fresh Entertainment Bahamas and BTC (Bahamas).

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Moore's Island Contestants Claims BTC Gospel Voice Competition at FamFest
Moore's Island Contestants Claims BTC Gospel Voice Competition at FamFest

December 05, 2016

BTC partnered with Fam Fest to put on the first annual “BTC, Fam Fest Gospel Voice Competition”.

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The wait is over!!!

December 05, 2016

Jazz, funk, R&B, hip-hop and soul bounce -- music for every appetite will be had at the 12th annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) Music Fest, which has released another stellar lineup of artists for the ever-popular festival presented by the City of Miami Gardens.

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Blues Artist Adam Karch to Perform Free Concert in Grand Bahama Dec. 3
Blues Artist Adam Karch to Perform Free Concert in Grand Bahama Dec. 3

December 01, 2016

Canadian blues artist, Adam Karch will perform a free concert at Rooster's Sports Bar on Saturday, December 3rd. For those that attended his 2011 concert, you already know this is a performance not to be missed!

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Ja Rule & Friends Bahamas Hurricane Relief Concert: Dec. 10

December 01, 2016

The best of both worlds collide for an explosive night of entertainment as the Caribbean and the United States come together to support the Ja Rule & Friends Bahamas Hurricane Relief Concert on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Arawak Cay brought to you by Fyre Media, Fresh Entertainment Bahamas and BTC (Bahamas).

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Julien Believe taking Bahamian music to new heights

November 28, 2016

Bahamian recording artist Julien Believe has been very busy this year, performing locally, regionally and internationally, creating new music, pushing and expanding his brand and working on his new album.

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Local Artist Partner for Free Charity Concert to Benefit Hurricane Victims

November 25, 2016

At a time when residents across the country are still grappling with the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, one local musician is bringing a message of hope and perseverance.

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Praise, Prayer and and Charity at 'Restoration' gospel concert

November 24, 2016

With praise on their lips and a song in their hearts, hundreds gathered on Sunday November 13 at Evangelistic Temple on Collins Avenue to support "Restoration - A hurricane relief gospel concert".

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Bahamian Musician Wins Highest Honour From YoungArts

November 22, 2016

The National YoungArts Foundation based in Miami, Florida just announced its list of 2017 winners — 691 of the US’s most promising young artists in the literary, visual, design and performing arts were declared winners.

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Diane Bish Gives Organ Recital at St. Agnes Anglican Church in Honour of its 170th Anniversary

November 21, 2016

Her Excellency Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling, and Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie attended an Organ Recital by renowned classical organist and host of 'The Joy of Music' television series, Diane Bish, in celebration of the 170th Anniversary of St. Agnes Anglican Church.

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Bel Canto Singers gears up for Christmastide 2016

November 17, 2016

After a splendid international summer tour in Montreal and Quebec, Canada, the members of Bel Canto are back to work for this year's "Christmastide".

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Chippie goes big with birthday bash party

November 09, 2016

IT is never too late to start something new and the legendary entertainer John "Chippie" Chipman, 88, proved that as he recently hosted his first ever birthday bash on the historic plantation grounds opposite Arawak Cay.

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