- By Jan Critchley
Up's Crystal Ballroom is the place to be this Saturday, March 8th as seven young contestants vie for the title of the next big voice of the BVI. The competition, staged by "Follow The Movement" (FTM), has reached the finals. The Who Is Next talent search competition will help singers to make connections within the music industry. There will also be a special performance by the Virgin Island's very own "Planet VI" who are currently making big waves of their own having written hits for the likes of Rihanna, Kelly Rowland & Beyonce to name a few. So come out it's a night you don't want to miss!
The Carpet Baggers at Myett's
If you enjoy a little Honky Tonk with your sundowner, then head over to Myett's this Friday and Saturday night to catch The Carpet Baggers play live from 7:30pm. Lead guitarist, Matt "MF" Tyner taught himself guitar at the age of 16 and found his influences in blues, rockabilly, honky tonk and roots rock. So get your honky tonk vibes on this weekend at Myett's, where the beat goes on!
Make the most of your Holiday Monday and head off to Brewers Bay Beach for the ultimate beach party – "Waves" (the Bikini Edition). The music jumps off at 11am with DJ Dre and DJ Kuga and with free admission, food and drink for sale, a wet t-shirt competition and one drop dance off – this is going to be one sizzling affair!
Limelight Productions proudly presents Almost, Maine – a lighthearted play about love and relationships by John Cariani. The performances are at the HLSCC Auditorium on Friday and Saturday, 7th and 8th March at 7pm with a matinee on Sunday at 2:30pm. Tickets $25 adults and $10 kids.
The Boys are Back in Town
Join the BVI 49er Sailing Team (aka Alec Anderson and Chris Brockbank) at Sharky's, tonight March 6th at 6:30pm for a campaign update. An entry fee of $20 for adults and $10 for kids will get you a complimentary glass of champagne and give the boys a helping hand to compete in Rio 2016.
Lounging at Scaramouche
Scaramouche, the new Lounge Bar is opening tonight, March 6th in Soper's Hole. Open from 5pm they will be serving up enticing samples of their cuisine for only $20 in advance of their Fine Dining restaurant opening – very shortly! Currently open for breakfast, lunch and an evening bar menu from Tuesday to Sunday – you are guaranteed a great vibe.
Head to Bamboushay Lounge tonight, March 6th to witness a live painting demonstration by renowned artist, Robert Jennings at 8pm.