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Glasgow’s Catholic Action bring LP tour to Bedford Esquires

Catholic Action return to the region in March as part of a 14 date trek around the UK.

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Rowan Rheingans, Hazel Askew and Hannah James are Lady Maisery

Top folk trio to weave magical sound at Bedford concert

One of Britain’s most acclaimed young folk acts perform in Bedford next month.

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World-class Orchestra Wows Bedford Children

World-class orchestra wows children at concert in Bedford Corn Exchange

Some 700 children from 15 state schools were taken on a musical guided tour of a world-class orchestra.

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Spirit of the Bridge was released in 1983

ChameleonsVox announce Bedford gig to mark anniversary of classic album

Influential alternative post punks ChameleonsVox will be marking the 35th anniversary of their classic album Script of the Bridge with a headline gig at Esqures in June.
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Mark Hale

Drummer Mark takes centre stage with his jazz quintet in Bedford

The man behind Bedford’s weekly jazz night will perform for the first time with his own quintet at the White Horse on Monday February 12.

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Don Broco celebrate Technology release with hometown gig in Bedford

Don Broco got their UK tour off to a flying start on Thursday night with a triumphant hometown gig on the eve of the release of their third album.

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The Valentine Ensemble will sing works by Brahms and Schumann

Classical love songs to ring out at Bedford concert

Bedford Music Club will celebrates Valentine’s Day – albeit one day later – with a recital of romantic love songs given by four singers.

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Joanna David, Robert Glenister and Lucy Parham are coming to Bedford

Star names come to Bedford to raise money for theatre

Internationally renowned pianist Lucy Parham is making her third visit to Bedford to present another of her acclaimed ‘composer portraits’.

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Young stars get a chance to shine at Bedford jazz night

Some of London’s most creative young jazz musicians are coming to the White Horse in Bedford on Monday January 29.

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Inheaven and Dead! among Bedford Esquires' Independent Venue Week gigs

Esquires in Bedford is gearing up for Independent Venue Week with headline gigs by I Am Kloot’s John Bramwell, indie quartet Inheaven, Dead! who are out touring in support of their debut album and reggae legends Black Uhuru.

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Tamsin Waley-Cohen, Emma Parker, Rosalind Ventris and Nathaniel Boyd of the Albion Quartet

Much-loved string quartets to be brought to life in Bedford concert

An evening of string quartet favourites performed by a newly-formed ensemble of virtuosos takes place in Bedford this week.

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Don Broco

Don Broco to play hometown show ahead of new album release

Don Broco will play a hometown gig in Bedford next month to celebrate the release of their new album.

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Allison Neale has played with an array of leading international artists. Picture: Joe McCarty

American sax star leads the band at weekly jazz session

The White Horse in Bedford welcomes alto saxophonist Allison Neale to lead the weekly Monday session on January 15.

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Original Ha�ienda DJ Graeme Park will be among those taking part. Picture by Jack Kirwin

Relive the glory days of the Haçienda at Wrest Park

Live music will be returning to the stunning grounds of Wrest Park in Silsoe this summer with a series of concerts – with Haçienda Classical among the line-up.

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The show features projections accompanying live music

Acclaimed singer leads top Beatles tribute in Bedford

He’s written songs for artists as diverse as Cliff Richard and Status Quo and earned plaudits galore for his live shows.
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Anthony Marsden is influenced by artists including Donny Hathaway, Amy Winehouse and Ray Charles

Eclectic Irish vocalist to sing at weekly Bedford jazz night

Irish vocalist Anthony Marsden will be the guest performer at the next Monday Jazz Session at the White Horse in Bedford on December 11.

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Classical guitarist, Valerie Hartzell pictured at St Cuthbert's Hall, Bedford, UK.Pic - Richard Marsham/RMG PhotographyRMG Photography - Tel : 07798 758711 NNL-171130-110737001

Christmas tunes and variety galore with guitarist Valérie

Bedfordshire musician Valérie Hartzell rounds off a big year with a special concert in Cranfield this weekend.

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Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Any music fan will be aware of how vinyl records have become strangely fashionable again, with the retro format enjoying a resurgence as an alternative mp3 downloads and streaming.

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Bad Manners frontman Buster Bloodvessel

Larger-than-life ska heroes Bad Manners play Bedford show

A night of old-school ska antics is promised at Bedford Esquires this week when Bad Manners perform.

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Roachford was approached by Michael Jackson and Chaka Khan to write songs

Maverick hitmaker to bring Cuddly Toy to Bedford venue

A musical maverick behind some of the best-known songs of the 1980s takes to the stage at Bedford Esquires on Saturday, December 2.

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