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Rap hero KRS-One and 2-Tone heroes The Selecter and The Beat to headline venue

The Pad Presents is gearing up for a busy weekend of music with hip-hop legend KRS-One, The Selecter and The Beat all heading to the region.

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Leo Richardson is coming to Bedford on Monday night

Jazz man Leo brings a night of top music to the White Horse

One of London’s leading jazz tenor saxophonists will be playing at The White Horse in Bedford on Monday night.

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Pop punk comes to Bedford

Essex pop punk outsiders SuperGlu and Vancouver trio Bad Pop bring their co-headline UK tour to Bedford Esquires on Saturday night.

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VIDEO: Bucks reggae star launches new song he hopes will be a surefire hit

Gospel reggae star Christopher Grant aka Chris Da Ambassada has launched a new single and video called Leave It Alone and says he wants to keep spreading positive vibes.

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Shout out to country musicians in Bedfordshire

Country solo acts and musical groups from across Beds, Herts and Cambs are being asked to pitch to perform at their late night harvest moon supper event at Jordans Mill.

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Relive the magic of the King of Pop with Corn Exchange show

Michael Jackson’s spirit lives in with Jackson - Live in Concert at Bedford Corn Exchange next week.

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Jo Harrop will sing a set of classic jazz standards

New face at a new venue for Bedford’s Monday Night Jazz

Young star Jo Harrop will be the first artist perform at the new venue for Bedford’s Monday Jazz session on September 4.

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Popular local acts complete line-up for Swanbourne Music Festival as competition winners are announced

The line-up for the Swanbourne Music Festival - headlined by Toploader of Dancing in the Moonlight fame - has been announced, as have the 10 lucky winners of tickets to the event.

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Trish Clowes is among the acts playing over the three days

A weekend of jazz for variety of tastes at Bedford festival

Newcomers and connoisseurs alike are promised delights aplenty when the Conscia Jazz Festival takes place in Bedford next month.

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2-Tone heroes The Selecter to play Bedford date

The Selecter, the riotous skank machine who exploded out of Coventry in the multi-cultural 2 Tone explosion of 1979, are playing in Bedford next month.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Bedford Park hosts riotous weekend of right good music

Bedford Park swapped birdsong for music of a decidedly louder kind last weekend, courtesy of 80s hit makers, current chart-toppers and classical stars.

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Atila returns to Bedford to jazz up your Monday night

A jazz singer will be returning to The Bedford Arms on Monday.

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Soprano Ellie Laugharne will lead the singing

Songs from musicals to join classics at rousing MK Proms

Favourite songs from opera and musical theatre will ring out at Campbell Park in Milton Keynes – with the help of an acclaimed soprano.

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Hip hop hitmakers Arrested Development line up Bedford date

Double Grammy Award winners and hip hop legends Arrested Development head to the region on August 16 for a special intimate show.

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Enjoy a classical take on film music at the Bedford Proms

The Bedford Proms returns to Bedford Park on Sunday August 6 – with concertgoers promised a very special night at the movies.

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Bedford favourites join indie giants for big day in the park

Bedford band The Wholls will take their place on a line-up of top indie-rock talent at Bedford Park on Saturday August 5.

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Jason Donovan is among the acts performing at the Bedford Park Concerts

Hit after hit from big names of the ‘80s and ‘90s scenes at Bedford Park

Some of the biggest names from the 1980s and ‘90s are coming to town this week to get the Bedford Park Concerts off to a poptastic start.

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Hoosiers head out on 27-date tour to celebrate debut album

The Hoosiers are heading out on the road to mark the 10th anniversary of their debut album and will playing a series of gigs in the region.

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Gilad Atzmon will be among the performers at the Bedford Arms

New York jazz star joins UK veteran at session in Bedford

A mainstay on the New York jazz scene performs at the Bedford Arms on Monday July 31 along with one of Britain’s most prolific musicians.

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