Freeport, Grand Bahama Island – Grand Bahama’s favorite multi-genre band, Uppercut 242 has been booked for the 47th Annual Bernie Butler BASRA Swim & Beach Party on August 19th, 2017. The band is excited to return to the beach after an overwhelming response in 2016. Bandleader David Mackey stated.
“It’s an incredible experience to perform for Grand Bahama’s biggest beach party for a second year. We have just expanded our band with 2 incredible new members; Syd Collie on vocals and keyboards and Massawe Dean on vocals and percussion. I should also mention that we have a hot new Bass player, although Bonzi Ferguson has been with us longer than Massawe and Syd, he did not perform the BASRA event with us last year.”
Mr. Mackey went on to say, “Uppercut 242 now comprises seven members and our vocals are TDF. Because our band caters to everyone, The BASRA event is perfect fit for BASRA.”
Uppercut 242 features the the dynamic Javan Hunt (lead vocals), bandleader David Mackey on wailing Guitars from the Grammy Nominated T-Connection band; our drummer, David ‘Shakey’ Williams is the T Connection concert drummer he also raps and singss backing vocals. Shaquita Stubbs is our keyboard player who also sings lead and back ups; Bonzi Ferguson is our young killer Bassman, Syd Collie sings lead and backing vocals and plays 2nd keyboard, Massawe Dean sings lead and backing vocals and plays percussion.
‘Taking it to the Streets’ ‘Rollin on a River’ into the ‘White Room’ at ‘China Grove’ to see ‘What Happens in The Party stays in the party’ when we eat ‘Cake by the Ocean’ with a ‘Dancing Queen’ and ‘That’s The way it is’ if you ‘Remember the Time’ with ‘Billie Jean’ it’s ‘Human Nature’ to ‘Listen to the Music’ of Grand Bahama’s ultimate high energy multi-genre band Uppercut 242!