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Reggae star from Bucks scoops top honour at music awards

Buckinghamshire reggae artist Christopher Grant is celebrating after scooping the scene’s top award.

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David Ferris is playing at the White Horse next week

Fresh talent heads to Bedford for town’s weekly jazz night

Two young stars will be the special guests at the next Monday Night Jazz session at the White Horse in Bedford on April 23.

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The orchestra is based at the Southbank Centre in London

Lush and romantic evening is promised by top orchestra in Bedford

Passion and Poetry is the title of a concert being performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra in Bedford next month.

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Shonen Knife

Cult legends from Japan play Esquires date

Japanese punk trio Shonen Knife headline Esquires in Bedford on April 14.

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REVIEW: Gary Numan gives a masterclass at Northampton gig

David Jackson reviews Gary Numan at the Roadmender in Northampton

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The Philharmonia Orchestra. Picture: Camilla Greenwell

Power and melody combine in rousing Bedford concert

Trumpets and horns shout out in terror, the violins sob with longing – when Tchaikovsky wears his heart on his sleeve, there’s emotion in every note.

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The Choir of Clare College have gained an international reputation

Soaring choral voices bring peace to Bedford venue

One of the leading university choral groups in the world will perform in Bedford this week.

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Matilda the Musical

23 shows coming up at Milton Keynes Theatre

Here are a few of the highlights coming up in Milton Keynes Theatre's new season.

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Enjoy a continental journey with Bedford Choral Society

Enjoy a continental journey with Bedford Choral Society

Bedford Choral Society will take the audience on a European Journey at the Corn Exchange this weekend.

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Therapy?

Review - Therapy? warm up for Stranglers gigs with sell out Milton Keynes show

Therapy? returned to Milton Keynes for their first club gig in the town for about two decades this week ahead of heading out on tour with the Stranglers.

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Terri Walker has been nominated for the Mercury Prize and the Mobo Awards

Star singer to bring the soul

Focus on Jazz returns with what promises to be a memorable evening of soulful music in Luton on this month.

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Frank Griffith lived in New York from 1980 to 1995

Sax player for the stars plays at Bedford pub’s jazz night

Tenor saxophonist Frank Griffith will lead a quartet at the next Monday Night Jazz session at the White Horse in Bedford on March 12.

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Van Morrison has won six Grammy awards

Music legend Van Morrison headlines concert at Wrest

Van Morrison, The Waterboys and Hothouse Flowers are coming to Wrest Park this summer to play as part of the Heritage Live concert series.

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King Blues main man Itch

Acts lining up for big month at Bedford Esquires

Esquires in Bedford is gearing up for a busy March with gigs by Catholic Action, Itch, the 2 Tone All Ska’s and Red Kite.

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Catholic Action

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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