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Blucher doesn’t let earrings, shoes & weave get in the way of ‘a good praise’

- Vincentian Gospel artiste, along with Adrian Cunningham & others minister to VI in songs
Just as she had hoped for, persons from various denominations turned up at Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall on Tortola to witness musical evangelist Bridget A. Blucher, along with other Gospel artistes, minister in songs on April 9, 2016. Photo: VINO
A section of the crowd at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall. Photo: VINO
A section of the crowd at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall. Photo: VINO
Shortly after taking the stage, Bridget A. Blucher kicked off her high heel shoes and set the atmosphere for praises with her song ‘In your presence’, one of the songs from her new album. Photo: VINO
Shortly after taking the stage, Bridget A. Blucher kicked off her high heel shoes and set the atmosphere for praises with her song ‘In your presence’, one of the songs from her new album. Photo: VINO
Adrian Cunningham delivered an energetic and inspiring performance. His main message was that persons should always seek to touch the lives of at least one person, whether by a kind word, deed, or through the sharing of the Gospel. Photo: VINO
Adrian Cunningham delivered an energetic and inspiring performance. His main message was that persons should always seek to touch the lives of at least one person, whether by a kind word, deed, or through the sharing of the Gospel. Photo: VINO
Getting their praises on! Photo: VINO
Getting their praises on! Photo: VINO
Regional General Manager of Delta Petroleum Caribbean Limited, Mr Bevis A. Sylvester was among the many persons at the Gospel show on April 9, 2016. Photo: VINO
Regional General Manager of Delta Petroleum Caribbean Limited, Mr Bevis A. Sylvester was among the many persons at the Gospel show on April 9, 2016. Photo: VINO
Ewart 'Second Chance' Blake. Photo: VINO
Ewart 'Second Chance' Blake. Photo: VINO
Local Gospel artiste Henry Nevers during his performance. Photo: VINO
Local Gospel artiste Henry Nevers during his performance. Photo: VINO
One of the local artistes, Amar, prepping the crowd for the international artistes. Photo: VINO
One of the local artistes, Amar, prepping the crowd for the international artistes. Photo: VINO
Ewart 'Second Chance' Blake gets the crowd involved. Photo: VINO
Ewart 'Second Chance' Blake gets the crowd involved. Photo: VINO
Ted Robertson delivered some Gospel songs from way back, such as Thank you lord for your blessings, God put a rainbow in the sky, and When the darkness I see. Photo: VINO
Ted Robertson delivered some Gospel songs from way back, such as Thank you lord for your blessings, God put a rainbow in the sky, and When the darkness I see. Photo: VINO
A section of the crowd at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall during the performance of Ted Robertson. Photo: VINO
A section of the crowd at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall during the performance of Ted Robertson. Photo: VINO
Bridget A. Blucher autographs a CD for one of the patrons of the show. Photo: VINO
Bridget A. Blucher autographs a CD for one of the patrons of the show. Photo: VINO
Patrons of the Gospel show flock to get CDs from the international Gospel artistes. Photo: VINO
Patrons of the Gospel show flock to get CDs from the international Gospel artistes. Photo: VINO
The Gospel show was put on by the International Morning Ride Show Promotions and was hosted by Paul ‘Gadiethz’ Peart. Photo: VINO
The Gospel show was put on by the International Morning Ride Show Promotions and was hosted by Paul ‘Gadiethz’ Peart. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Just as she had hoped for, persons from various denominations turned up at Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall on Tortola to witness musical evangelist Bridget A. Blucher, along with other Gospel artistes, minister in songs on April 9, 2016.

Blucher’s theme for the concert was ‘Restore’, which is also the name of her new album.

She told Virgin Islands News Online in an exclusive interview after the concert that her message was about unity, in that all Christians need to come together and win souls for Christ because even terrorists are uniting for their agenda.

Shortly after taking the stage, Blucher kicked off her high heel shoes and set the atmosphere for praises with her song ‘In your presence’, one of the songs from her new album.

Once she upped the tempo, the gospel singer encouraged the crowd to dance but with a purpose and not because the rhythm is good, before delivering some of her more familiar music.

‘Not letting earrings, shoes or weave get in the way’

At one point, she took off her earrings, and noted that she would never let earrings, shoes or a well done weave get in the way of a good praise, much to the agreement of the audience that unsurprisingly had a large number of Jamaicans and Vincentians.

She then belted out a few more songs, including ‘Somebody touched my soul’ and ‘Jesus brought me out alright’ before once again speaking about the unification of churches. “We need to come together, whether Adventist or Jehovah Witnesses, to win souls for the kingdom,” she said, while noting that she doesn’t plan to stay in the four corners of the church but to go out to minister in songs.

This was followed by one of her original songs ‘Can't sit down’.

‘Touch one’

The final gospel artiste to appear on stage was Adrian Cunningham, who delivered an energetic and inspiring performance. His main message was that persons seek to touch the lives of at least one person, whether by a kind word, deed, or through the sharing of the Gospel.

Cunningham opened with a medley of songs, that included Hear my cry oh Lord, It is raining, Christian warrior and Things already better.

One woman, who was among a group of persons dancing in front of the stage nearly danced out of her dress, as she pranced around to the tunes of the melodious Cunningham, who ended with two of his most well-known songs ‘The Rest in the arms of Jesus’ and ‘Lord I love you’.

The Virgin Islands can expect to see Mr Cunningham again on these shores as he said he had an awesome time and loves Tortola. “I want to come back, definitely you will see me again” Mr Cunningham said.

He also said he was surprised by the reception, which was amazing. “My message is to reach one. We all go around sometimes as Children of God and we call ourselves Christians but we never talk to our friends or neighbours and we don’t know what they are going through. We don’t know what a word of encouragement could do for them. We can just tell them God loves you…”

Cunningham now heads back home to Florida before travelling to Jamaica and Canada as part of his Gospel ministry.

Other artistes

The first international Gospel artiste for the night was Ted Robertson, originally from Jamaica, but lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Robertson delivered some Gospel songs from way back, such as Thank you lord for your blessings, God put a rainbow in the sky, and When the darkness I see.

“I just love the way they worshipped. I loved the audience, I loved the feedback, I just loved the support and would definitely come back again,” Robertson said after his performance.

'A God of second chances'

The next artiste from Clarendon, Jamaica, Ewart ‘Second Chance’ Blake, said he came with a message that God is a God of second chances.

Right away he moved the crowd into dancing and singing with ‘Am too blessed to be stressed’, and followed up with songs such as ‘Ketch a Fire’, and ‘Daddy-O’.

Blake had the honour of introducing Blucher to the stage.

Following the show, Blake said it was “awesome” to see a large turnout of Jamaican and Vincentians and that his performance was like a dream come through “to be able to give God glory, on this stage, at this magnitude, because this stage large and a whole heap of people come.”

Blake’s next stop is Miami where he would be opening for Yolanda Adams at a memorial Gospel fest on May 28, 2016.

There were also local gospel singers on stage, including Henry Nevers, who warmed up the crowd with songs like ‘If you standing on the solid rock, ‘My God is good’ ‘If you don't come to my rescue I would be lost’ and ‘My God is able.’

The show was put on by the International Morning Ride Show Promotions and was hosted by Paul ‘Gadiethz’ Peart.

Sponsors for the event included Delta Petroleum Caribbean Limited, Bolo’s Department Store, Happy Lion Restaurant and Apartments, One Stop Mall and JJ Gift Store.

15 Responses to “Blucher doesn’t let earrings, shoes & weave get in the way of ‘a good praise’”

  • pat (10/04/2016, 14:59) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    the concert was nice mehson
  • LOL (10/04/2016, 15:21) Like (0) Dislike (4) Reply
    Only women and shims were there.
  • wize up (10/04/2016, 15:44) Like (6) Dislike (7) Reply
    hope government collected their share on taxes for this artist
  • church (10/04/2016, 18:01) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    le the church say AMEN
  • shark (10/04/2016, 18:59) Like (2) Dislike (5) Reply
    whenever the want money everybody flock to the British Virgin Islands.set of Parasites
  • yes (10/04/2016, 20:10) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    @ wise up.....thats they only thing can come to your mind....you just love money.
    • wize up (11/04/2016, 06:40) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ yes: do you think that it is fair for those of us that live and work in this territory to pay tax on the money that we make while someone else comes in to the BVI and sell his or her CDs and walk away without paying tax(plus gets paid to perform)..as a matter of fact your tax soon going up but probably have lots of money but i am a poor black man: the conversation is not about the few pennies BUT you live here and must pay tax anyone else that makes money in this territory should pay tax as well....
  • Dragon (11/04/2016, 07:30) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
    A journalist was sent out because he did not have a work permit. Did she have a work permit?
  • Genesis (11/04/2016, 10:29) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply

    It’s all under the name of the next most powerful institution on Earth, besides Government. It’s called, Religion. They are the only two (2) Institutions that can collect money and do not have to pay taxes. Religion, on the other hand, is but an institutionalized form of legal exploitation. One of the BIGGEST SCAMS ever created by man to extort money from the poor, again. There are more churches in any poor community that you can find, all sending prayers to some fictitious entity who has never even listened to one thing they have to say, and their circumstances either remain the same or get worse if they themselves don’t get up and use their brains and two (2) hands that they were born with to do something to change it. I guess it solves its purpose for those who desperately need an alternative escape from their reality- so they pay dearly for that- plus 10% of their earnings in a collection plate to their favourite WAR-SHIP/Battlefield.
    • yeah (12/04/2016, 18:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      So what is it to your if i chose to do so? Do not let it bother you brother. You can chose to pander to the other person. He will reward you accordingly.
  • i from here (11/04/2016, 10:42) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    i was blessed from this cocernt
    • elegal (12/04/2016, 04:47) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
      @i from here looks like your blessings fell short cause u can't even spell the word concert correctly. lmfao


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