Bermudian talent set to shine at music event

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  • Identifying talent: Keri Hilson is one of the leading music professionals attending concert (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    Identifying talent: Keri Hilson is one of the leading music professionals attending concert (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)


Local artists are to get the chance to showcase their talents to international music industry professionals.

A handful of local artists have been selected to perform in front of Shanti Das, the founder of the Hip Hop Professional Foundation, Anthony Blakey, songwriter for Sony, award-winning artists Anthony Hamilton and Keri Hilson, and Blac Elvis, a Grammy Award-winning American record producer.

The leading industry figures will also give advice and guidance on career progression at the event, which has been organised by Savvy Entertainment and is open to the public.

Mr Blakey, chief executive of Savvy Entertainment said: “We are ecstatic to bring Savvy Sessions to Bermuda. We truly believe that Bermuda has a number of undiscovered talents and are elated to be able to provide a platform for them to showcase their skills.”

Mr Elvis added: “I’m excited about participating at Savvy Sessions this week.

I look forward to discussing every facet of the music business with the participants, and we’re going to have a blast.”

Savvy Sessions will be held on Friday at the Earl Cameron Theatre at Hamilton’s City Hall from 6pm to 8pm.

A limited number of tickets to Savvy Sessions are available for a $10 donation at www.ptix.bm.

Visit www.savvy-ent.com or www.savvyfoundation.org for more information.

Savvy Entertainment can also be found on Instagram at @savvyentertainment @savvyfoundation and on Facebook at Savvy Entertainment and Savvy Foundation.

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Published Jan 4, 2018 at 8:00 am (Updated Jan 4, 2018 at 9:15 am)

Bermudian talent set to shine at music event

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