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Pianist set to bring New York style to Bedford jazz night

A London-based musician with extensive experience of the New York jazz scene is coming to Bedford on Monday January 30.

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Rehearsals for the concert, which will feature singers from Bedford and Bremen

Bedford welcomes Bremen for work inspired by town

An orchestral work written by a Bedford composer and inspired by people from the town will be performed at the Corn Exchange next month.

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Luca Stoll will lead the ensemble

Leading jazz musicians to play at weekly Bedford Arms night

Some of the UK’s top jazz musicians are coming to the Bedford Arms on Monday January 23 for its weekly session.

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The London Mozart Players were founded in 1949

Players to perform virtuosic and monumental classics in Bedford

A rare treat is promised for music lovers in Bedford when The London Mozart Players play in the town on Thursday January 19.

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What is your favourite Bowie No.1?

POLL: On first anniversary of his death, vote for your favourite David Bowie No.1?

A year has passed since the sad death of legendary musician David Bowie and fans undoubtedly know their favourite tracks and albums.

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Amber Arcades released their debut album Fading Light in June last year on Heavenly to universal acclaim

Estrons and Amber Arcades to play Independent Venue Week gigs at Esquires

Esquires is gearing up for Independent Venue Week which takes place across the country this month.

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Rachael Cohen has become a mainstay at leading London jazz clubs

Bright jazz star will light up Monday at Bedford Arms

Monday night jazz continues next week at the Bedford Arms in Bromham Road with one of the brightest emerging stars of her generation.

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Barry Steele as Roy Orbison

Relive the hits and presence of Roy Orbison in Bedford

The magic of Roy Orbison comes alive once again at the Corn Exchange in Bedford this month.

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Billy Mitchell with Bob Fox, Benny Graham and Jez Lowe

A taste of North East culture comes to Wavendon with Pitmen

The songs, humour and culture of the mining tradition of the North East come to the area this month courtesy of the Pitmen Poets.

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Frank Griffith has played with the likes of Buddy Rich and Mel Torme. Picture: Paul Wood

Two top veterans combine at last jazz session of the year at the Bedford Arms

Two jazz musicians in demand across the country play at the last weekly session of the year at the Bedford Arms in Bromham on Monday, December 19.

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Tom Hingley featured on the bands biggest hits including This Is How It Feels, Dragging Me Down and I Want You

Former Inspiral man Hingley to headline Bedford venue

Former Inspiral Carperts frontman Tom Hingley is back in the region and headlines Esquires in Bedford this month.

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VOTE: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

VOTE: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

What is your favourite Christmas song of all time?

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Dead Men Walking

Beatboxing, melodic rock and ska at Esquires

Esquires in Bedford continues a busy run up into the festive period.

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David Bowie at Friars, July 15, 1972

Campaign to fund world’s first David Bowie statue falling short with 24 hours to go

A crowdfunding campaign to help build the world’s first David Bowie Statue is £16,000 short with just 24 hours to go.

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Ben Lee, who will perform on Monday

Duo of musicians perform at jazz night at Bedford Arms

Alto saxophonist Ronan Perett and guitarist Ben Lee will perform at the Bedford Arms Monday Night Jazz next week.

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European baroque group on the way back to Bedford Music Club

A baroque group will make the trip from Amsterdam to Bedford for a show taking on Thursday December 1.

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The Wholls

A Wholl Lot Of Love

Bedford rockers have taken a big step on their journey towards world domination, after signing a deal with Sony Records.

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Ferg Ireland plays double bass for the trio

Top young talent from London comes to the Bedford Arms

Some of the best young jazz musicians in London will play at the Bedford Arms in 
Bromham Road on Monday.

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The Shires

Biggleswade band The Shires bring UK tour to area

A band from the Biggleswade area is about to start a UK tour to mark their second album.

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Keith Murray being held aloft in the crowd

Review: Frantic scenes and a rapturous response at We Are Scientists gig in Bedford

David Jackson reviews We Are Scientists at Bedford Esquires

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