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Voice familiar to millions will grace Bedford Arms session

Vocalist Kevin Fitzsimmons will be joined by pianist Leon Greening on Monday for the weekly jazz session at the Bedford Arms.

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Violinist Jonathan Stone, cellist Christian Elliott and pianist Sholto Kynoch

Acclaimed trio bring Brahms and Haydn classics to Bedford

Bedford Music Club welcomes the highly acclaimed Phoenix Piano Trio for a concert at Bedford Girls’ School on Thursday February 16.

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Mark Pringle and Tom Syson

Explore the art of the duo at a unique jazz concert in Bedford

Bedford-based Conscia Jazz bringing the duo of Mark Pringle and Tom Syson tExpo the Quarry Theatre bar on Wednesday February 15.

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Pete Tong

Pete Tong performs in Bedford

One of the most famous DJs in the country will be making a rare UK appearance for a new venue opening up in Bedfordshire.

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Harry Sankey has performed at some of the UKs top jazz venues

Jazz on guitar and vibraphone to get week off to bright start

Guitarist Harry Sankey and vibraphonist Nathaniel Steele will play a number of jazz favourites at the Bedford Arms in Bromham Road on Monday February 6.

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Alexander Bryson trained as a classical musician before pursuing a career in jazz

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 headline 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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