Bermuda Nightlife, Live Music

By Kamryn Minors

Let the music take over you. The options for musical entertainment in Bermuda are as diverse as our dining scene.  Experience what Bermuda has to offer in live music at these renowned restaurants. Here is a guide to five places to watch and listen to live music under the stars.

The Dock at Waterlot  Waterlot Inn, Southampton

Robert Symons, steel pan extraordinaire

Robert Symons, steel pan extraordinaire

Lounge beside the water, as you watch the sun set over Jews Bay.  At this chic establishment, you can hear live music being during the summer months by local celebrities like, Tony Brannon of The Big Chill, guitarist and singer Chris Finsness, and Mike Hind. Info: 441 238 8000

The Swizzle Inn  3 Blue Hole Hill, Bailey’s Bay

Famous for their Rum Swizzle, there are actually two locations to choose from, but it’s only at the east-end restaurant where you can enjoy live steel pan music with your meal. This harmonious instrument is guaranteed to get your foot tapping, skillfully played by local, Robert Symons. Info: 441 293 1854

Hog Penny 5 Burnaby St, Hamilton

Hop on stage and express your musical talents at an open mic night on Wednesday’s beginning at 10pm. Hosted by Will Black, a popular local entertainer, you can rock out a solo performance or do a duet with him as he sings along and strums on his guitar. Info: 441 292 2534

Marcus' Restaurants

Marcus’ Restaurants

Marcus’  76 Pitts Bay Road, Hamilton

Every Friday between 5-7 pm this visually striking restaurant offers live DJ entertainment. As you dine in an artistic atmosphere, enjoy local cuisine and some personalized dishes from the world-renowned owner, Marcus Samuelsson. Info: 441 298 2028

Chewstick 81 Front Street Hamilton

Every Friday from 7pm-10pm this hub of art, culture and community showcases talents from top local Jazz bands. Experience the authentic culture of Bermudian music in this intimate setting, meet like-minded people, and discover the underground artistic talents. Info: 441 292 2439


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