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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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Amy Lennox (Elly), Michael C Hall (Newton), Sophia Anne Caruso (Girl)

Review: David Bowie's spirit rises again in Lazarus

Peter Ormerod reviews Lazarus, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, at King's Cross Theatre, London

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Sara Dowling was a talented cellist but now focuses on singing and songwriting

Emotional and poetic sound of Sara Dowling comes to Bedford venue

Poetic lyrics, haunting melodies and emotional vocals come to the Bedford Arms on Monday when Sara Dowling performs.

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Gilad Hekselman has been popular on the New York jazz scene

Globally acclaimed guitarist brings jazz to the Pavilion in Bedford

Internationally renowned guitarist Gilad Hekselman comes to Bedford on Thursday, November 10, for a unique performance.

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Michelle Nicolle has won numerous awards throughout her career

Top talent from Australia to jazz up Monday night in town

Multiple award-winning Australian jazz vocalist Michelle Nicolle performs at the Bedford Arms in Bromham Road on Monday.

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Pianist Rick Simpson won a Yamaha Scholarship Prize for Outstanding Young Musicians

Award-winners to help jazz up Monday night with music in Bedford

A popular jazz saxophonist and pianist are the next artists performing at the weekly Bedford Arms jazz session on Monday October 17.

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Helena Moore will be singing with the group

Sing from scratch in one day for concert at Bedford church

One of the most enjoyable fixtures on Bedford’s musical calendar returns on Saturday October 15 with Bring & Sing at St Andrew’s church.

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Eighties boy band Bros announce big reunion gig

Eighties boy band Bros announce big reunion gig

Eighties boy band Bros are getting back together - more than 20 years after they called it a day.

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Noel and Liam Gallagher in 1997

Why Be Here Now is the worst essential album ever

Peter Ormerod reviews the 1997 Oasis album Be Here Now, which is being reissued this week

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Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

Headphones causing hidden hearing loss ‘epidemic’

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

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Little Lions are influenced by singer-songwriters, film scores and  grooves

Enjoy a fresh take on the piano trio at pavilion jazz concert

A piano trio with a difference comes to the Pavilion in Bedford Park to play and speak to music fans on September 29.

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Josh Kemp has been praised by the Daily Telegraph and the Guardian

Lush sounds from lauded jazz saxophonist at Bedford Arms

Acclaimed saxophonist Josh Kemp will treat jazz fans to his talents at the Bedford Arms in Bromham Road on Monday September 19.

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The Cheeky Girls scooped the number two spot - their highest chart appearance for some time. Shutterstock

Revealed: Top 50 worst albums EVER

Mr Blobby has beaten Justin Bieber to the unwanted title of ‘worst album of all time’.

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