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Choral society’s big year to culminate with big Bedford concert

Bedford Choral Society is one of the oldest choirs in the country – and its 150th anniversary year culminates with a concert this weekend.
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Jim Gold has won various plaudits for his playing

Sax player with star quality to play at weekly jazz night in Bedford

An acclaimed saxophonist leads a quartet at the White Horse in Bedford on Monday for the pub’s weekly jazz session.

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Imelda May

Irish superstar Imelda May brings LP tour to the region

A limited number of tickets remain for Irish superstar singer and songwriter Imelda May who is back in the region on Friday to headline The Corn Exchange in Bedford.

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The Philharmonia Orchestra are based at the Southbank Centre in London

Experience music on the edge as orchestra returns to town

Bedford hosts the second of a series of concerts by the Philharmonia Orchestra next week.

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Josh Kemp has completed several national tours

Sax player and trumpeter to team up for jazz night in Bedford

Two of Britain’s leading jazz musicians play at the White Horse in Bedford next week.

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Kevin Fitzsimmons is coming to The White Horse in Bedford

Kevin aiming to jazz up your Monday night at Bedford pub

The jazz vocalist, Kevin Fitzsimmons, will lead the weekly jazz session at The White Horse in Bedford on Monday night.

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Julia Pusker will be playing a concert at Bedford School later this month

Beethoven and Schubert are bought to life with Bedford concert

The recipient of a prestigious award will play at the latest concert organised by Bedford Music Club.

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The Ampthill Singers getting ready for a new concert

Selection box of music treats with concert in the church

A pinch of Sunday Night at the London Palladium, a dash of Juke Box Jury and a big dollop of Old Time Music Hall come together for a concert in Ampthill.

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Luca Burrato won the Honens Prize in 2015

Graceful piano sounds to get new season of music started in Bedford

Bedford Music Club’s new season begins this week with a concert by a world-renowned pianist.

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Cabbage

Headline dates for Cabbage and Dream Wife

Cabbage and Dream Wife both bring their UK tours to the region next week.

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Guitarist Artie Zaitz

Fresh jazz star Artie joins top organ player at Bedford session

Guitarist Artie Zaitz leads a trio session for Monday Night Jazz at The White Horse in Bedford on October 16.

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Do you have a fortune hiding in your vinyl collection?

Could you have vinyl worth thousands in your collection?

A rare vinyl recording of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre originally being sold for £1.99 by an Oxfam shop in Thornbury, S Glos is now being offered online by the charity for £2,000.

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The Subways

Subways kick off busy month of gigs for Esquires

Esquires is gearing up for a hugely busy October with headline sets by acts including The Subways, Coasts, The Eskies Cabbage and Dream Wife.

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Riley Stone-Lonergan has won a number of awards and studied in New York

Acclaimed young sax player brings jazz to Bedford pub

An award-winning saxophonist is the guest artist at next week’s Monday Night Jazz session at the White Horse in Bedford.

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The Philharmonia Orchestra are resident at the South Bank Centre in London

Great works come to Bedford in new season of concerts

Bedford hosts the first of a series of concerts by the Philharmonia Orchestra this month.

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The Jesus and Mary Chain. Picture: David Jackson

Review: The Jesus and Mary Chain captivate Northampton with Damage and Joy

Yoshe Watson reviews The Jesus and Mary Chain at The Roadmender

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Zoe Francis

Effortless class from vocalist and top jazz-fusion pioneer in Bedford

Vocalist Zoe Francis and guitarist Jim Mullen are the guest performers at next week’s Monday Night Jazz session at the White Horse.

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Ute Lemper

Review: Heartwarming, heartwrenching and life-affirming music from Ute Lemper at Stables

Peter Dennis reviews Ute Lemper at The Stables, Wavendon
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New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

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KRS-One

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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