Musical tribute to island’s greats

  • Playing today: Cleveland Simmons will be performing in Hamilton this afternoon (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    Playing today: Cleveland Simmons will be performing in Hamilton this afternoon (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

A tribute to Bermuda’s musical greats will be held today on the steps of City Hall in Hamilton.

“Music Expressions” will feature artists such as June Caisey, Papa D, John Burch and Cleveland Simmons.

It includes a salute to the Bermuda Entertainment Union and others who support Bermuda’s artists.

Mr Simmons said the performance, from 2pm to 4pm, was a fitting end to Black History Month.

He said: “We’re talking about musical black history. Our musical history in Bermuda goes on and on.

“Ultimately we think there should be a memorial or plaque in City Hall to recognise all the musicians and entertainers who have done so much for the island.”

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Published Feb 29, 2020 at 8:00 am (Updated Feb 28, 2020 at 11:42 pm)

Musical tribute to island’s greats

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