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Trinidadian band set to headline Heroes

Fun and games at last year's Bermuda Heroes Weekend

Top Trinidadian group Kes The Band will be returning to headline the Bermuda Heroes Weekend concert at the National Sports Centre.

Five Star Friday is the opening event of the weekend with several other overseas entertainers joining Kes The Band, including Lyrikal, who debuted in Bermuda last year.

Voice, the 2016 Soca Monarch champion, Teddyson John, Preedy, Ricardo Drue and King Bubba FM are among the other acts.

Jason Sukdeo, president of the Bermuda Heroes Weekend, said: “We have put together an amazing concert to officially open Bermuda Heroes Weekend and I invite the community to join us for a world-class event.

“We are very excited not only for Five Star Friday, but also for the whole weekend and we look forward to introducing the many international revellers to Bermuda.”

Taking place from June 17 to 20, the music festival will see seven bands and numerous international soca artists performing at various venues.

Additional events include BHW Glow J’Ouvert, which will be held on Saturday, June 18 at 3am at the Michael Preece Softball Stadium in Bernard Park, followed by the Parade of Bands at 2pm, beginning in St. David’s with the route ending at Clearwater Beach.

Pan in the Park is scheduled for Sunday, June 19, at 3pm, featuring live steel pan artists.

Sunday is also promoters’ day and local promoters have various events scheduled.

Rounding out the weekend is Raft Up in the Great Sound.

Tickets for Five Start Friday are $20 in advance and $30 at the gate. Children ages 12 and under are $10 when accompanied by a paying adult. The gates will open at 6pm with the show starting at 7pm and finishing at midnight.

All-Inclusive Ultra VIP tickets are $200 and include open bar and food from Marcus’. Tickets are available at www.bermudaheroesweekend.com.

•More information can be found by visiting www.bermudaheroes weekend.com or by downloading the BHW Smartphone app