Where to go for music and fun to dance, sing and sip the night away all summer long + your ultimate 2022 summer playlist

Whether you are looking for soft sounds by the beach, a rocking night in town or an evening belting out the lyrics to your favourite songs with a live band overlooking Hamilton Harbour, we’ve got the vibe for you every night of the week.

MONDAY 

  • Mia & James at Cambridge Beaches | 7pm-10pm
  • Summer barbeque nights at Cambridge Beaches would not be complete without iconic husband and wife duo, Mia and James. Enjoy acoustic compilations while you relax by the beach with a cocktail in the most picturesque setting. The final hour of their set will have you up on your feet as they amp up to DJ vibes.
  • Tony Bari at The Reefs Clubhouse Bar & Lounge | 7pm – 10pm
  • Enjoy the musical magic of professional pianist and entertainer, Toni Bari as he performs a wide variety of music from all eras on the piano while you take in ocean views of the fabulous South Shore. 
  • The Market Fresh
  • Brighten up your Monday with a low ABV drink that is light and refreshing.
  • Ingredients:
  • 1½ oz Grey Goose Essence White Peach & Rosemary
  • ½ oz of Martini & Rossi Bianco vermouth
  • Directions:
  • Fill Collins glass with ice, add Essence and vermouth, top with club soda and garnish with Peach or Orange Slice and Rosemary sprig

TUESDAY

DJ Aztec at Pickled Onion | From 9pm 
The cosmopolitan vibes of Pickled Onion coupled with the soft beats of lounge-house style music by DJ Aztec make this an easy Tuesday night in Town to casually unwind with friends after work with a cocktail in hand. 

  • St. Germain Spritz
  • A little spritz and sparkle to look forward to on Tuesday evening.
  • Ingredients:
  • 40ml St. Germain
  • 60ml Martini Prosecco
  • 60ml Soda Water
  • Lemon twist 
  • Directions:
  • Pour St-Germain over ice into your glass
  • Top with prosecco and soda water
  • Give the drink a good stir

WEDNESDAY 

  • Katie Ewles at Pickled Onion Restaurant & Bar | from 9pm
  • If you’re looking to catch a little live music on Front Street, stop by the Pickled Onion and settle in for a night soudtracked by the talented Katie Ewles. Situated in the heart of the city, their signature drinks are perfectly paired with live local performances. 

Island Vibes with Rusty G at The Birdcage | 6pm – 8pm
Groove into the evening with Bermuda’s best DJ, Rusty G as he delivers an energetic set of island beats on The Birdcage’s glorious rooftop. Flowing handcrafted cocktails fused with local ingredients and excellent tunes make this an authentic Bermudian happy hour. 


Jam Night – Mike Hind & The Limestones at The Docksider Pub & Restaurant | 9pm – midnight
For sociable pub-goers, Docksider’s is a must visit if you’re looking to rock the night away with a live band. On Wednesday nights you’ll be treated to their notorious jam sessions with Mike Hind & The Limestones, a vibrant atmosphere like no other.

  • Bacardi Daiquiri
  • A little pick me up for A Wednesday night that brings a smile!
  • Ingredients:
  • 2oz. Bacardi Light Rum
  • 2oz. Lime Juice 1oz simple syrup.
  • Directions:
  • Shake all ingredient vigorous with ice, strain and serve neat in coupe

THURDAY

  • Tony B at Coconuts | 7pm – 10pm
  • The one and only Tony Brannon on acoustic guitar at the beautiful relaxed Beach BBQ at Coconuts playing great music along with island vibes and classics by Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Jimmy Buffet, 10cc, Gregory Isaacs, and more.

Mia & James at Sea Breeze Lounge & Terrace | 7pm – 10pm
Join iconic husband and wife duo Mia and James as they take you on a night of acoustic song and dance in the serene setting of Sea Breeze. Revel in their classic music compilations as you watch the sun go down on a terrace overlooking the pink sandy shores of Elbow Beach.

Live Vibes with Derek G & Local Artists at The Birdcage | 6pm – 8pm
Fronting an epic lineup of live talented local artists each week, The Birdcage is the spot to be on a Thursday night. Soak up the gorgeous views of Hamilton Harbour on their rooftop terrace as you indulge in handcrafted cocktails.  

Mike Hind at Breezes, Cambridge Beaches | 7pm – 10pm
Few sounds are as synonymous with island vibes as Mike Hind on the ukulele. Slip away into paradise with tranquil beach views, fabulous cocktails and gorgeous tunes when dining at Breezes on a Thursday night. 

  • Tom Collins
  • Cheers to Thursday with this refreshing, old-school classic.
  • Ingredients:
  • 1 ½ oz Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • 1 oz lemon Juice
  • ½ oz simple syrup top Club soda
  • Ice & Collins Glass.
  • Directions:
  • Add Gin, syrup and lemon juice into a Collins glass and stir over ice, top with club soda, and garnish with a lemon slice

FRIDAY

Working Title at Crown & Anchor, Hamilton Princess | 6pm – 9pm
Finish the week off right with Working Title who are serving up nights of groovy tunes every Friday at Crown and Anchor. Their vibrant and versatile set lists spotlight all genres, so you can ensure you find something to boogie to. 

REWIND featuring Sarah & Tony B at Marea, Newstead Hotel | 6pm – 9pm
Delve into an evening of old-school vibes with Rewind as they take you through the decades with a roster of rock, pop, soul and reggae. Nab yourself a table overlooking Hamilton Harbour but leave yourself enough room to get your groove on.

Silver City at Sea Breeze Lounge & Terrace | 7:30pm – midnight
Ring in the weekend with the band Silver City at the stunning venue, Sea Breeze Lounge & Terrace. With a set list featuring the likes of top 40 songs, old school classics and island flavours, they bring the party vibe to keep you dancing all night long. 

  • Patron Margarita
  • The perfect Friday happy hour starter!
  • Ingredients:
  • 1 ½ oz Patron Silver
  • 2 oz lime Juice
  • 1oz triple sec
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • salt & limes
  • Directions:
  • Place salt on a plate, rim chilled glass with lime, dip glass edge into salt.
  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add tequila, lime juice, Simple Syrup and orange liqueur. Cover and shake until mixed and chilled, about 30 seconds. Shake, strain margarita into glass.

SATURDAY

REWIND featuring Sarah & Tony B at The Reefs Clubhouse Bar & Lounge | 7pm – 10pm
Unwind and enjoy an evening of old-school vibes with Rewind as they take you through the decades with a roster of rock, pop, soul and reggae at the Clubhouse Bar & Lounge over looking the south Shore 

Mike Hind at the Conservatory Bar and Lounge, Rosewood Hotel | 6:30pm – 10pm
Head down east to Rosewood on a Saturday night and you’ll be treated to live entertainment by Mike Hind and his ukulele. Settle in for a night of craft cocktails and embrace the warm atmosphere of their lounge by cozying up to twin fireplaces overlooking Castle Harbour. 


Mia & James at Sea Breeze Lounge & Terrace | 7pm – 11pm
Join iconic husband and wife duo Mia and James as they take you on a night of acoustic song and dance in the serene setting of Sea Breeze. Revel in their classic music compilations as you watch the sun go down on a terrace overlooking the pink sandy shores of Elbow Beach.

  • Penicillin Cocktail
  • The ultimate welcome to the party drink to ring in a Saturday night.
  • Ingredients:
  • 1 ½ oz Dewar’s Caribbean Smooth 8-Year-Old Whisky
  • ¾ oz fresh lemon juice
  • ¾ oz honey-ginger syrup
  • Candied ginger slice
  • Directions:
  • Add Whisky, lemon juice and syrup into a shaker with ice, and shake until well-chilled, strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a piece of candied ginger.

SUNDAY

  • Sunday Brunch with DJ Felix at Crown & Anchor, Hamilton Princess | 11am – 3pm
  • Head down to the iconic pink palace for the ultimate brunch experience. Every Sunday the Hamilton Princess is serving up one lavish daytime party thanks to their tasty sharable platters and bottomless booze, all accompanied by tunes from DJ Felix. 
  • Tony B at Breezes, Cambridge Beaches| 6:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Indulge in the most serene beachside setting at Breezes, accompanied by acoustic guitar performances by Tony B. This charming setting oozes romance so you can enjoy an intimate experience at a table for two while reveling in live music just like the good ol’ days. 
  • Strawberry Fields
  • A low ABV effervescent drink perfect to wind down with on a Sunday afternoon.
  • Ingredients:
  • 1½ oz Grey Goose Essence Strawberry & Lemongrass
  • 1 bar spoon of Martini & Rossi Rosso sweet vermouth
  • Directions:
  • Fill red wine glass with ice, add Essence, vermouth top with club soda garnish with lemon wheel and Strawberry

The Ultimate Summer Playlist:

DJ Rusty G brings us a rocking playlist to set the tone for the best summer ever!

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